Articles Tagged precise

Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 13

Development Update Ubuntu 12.04 is shaping up nicely. Last week Alpha 2 got released, which means you should be testing by now. Next week we will hit Feature Freeze, by which time we “stop introducing […]

9 February 2012
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Mark Shuttleworth Explains Launcher Dodge Decision in Precise

One feature you may be surprised (or relived) to find missing in Ubuntu 12.04 is the 'Dodge' effect of the Unity Launcher. A healthy pot of debate has been stirring on the Unity Design mailing list over the decision to remove it entirely and instead default the launcher to 'not hide'.

9 February 2012
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Privacy Controls & Minor UI Tweaks Land in Ubuntu 12.04

With Ubuntu 12.04 edging closer to its developmental deadlines many of the more visual features and changes are beginning to land in updates. Many of the latest changes, highlighted below, were expected, having previously been highlighted in […]

7 February 2012
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Unity 5.2 Lands in Precise, Brings Numerous Changes

Unity 5.2 has arrived in Ubuntu 12.0, a day after the release of alpha 2. Unity 5.2 has under gone rigorously testing over the past weeks or so ahead of its deposit in Ubuntu 12.04. Along with much improved multi-monitor support come a handful of other notable changes.

3 February 2012
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Developer Week: Summary Day 3

It’s sad news, yes – Ubuntu Developer Week for the 12.04 cycle is over. It’s been three fantastic days full of action-packed sessions. If you couldn’t attend, check out the logs of the sessions, all […]

3 February 2012
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Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2 Released

The second alpha of Ubuntu 12.04 has been made available for download. As Ubuntu 12.04 is a 'Long Term Support' release development is focusing on creating a dependable stable experience. As such Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2 features only a handful of modest user-visible changes to the desktop. Check in for screenshots, video and the all important download link.

2 February 2012
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Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 12

(Brought to you by the Ubuntu Development News team and first posted here.) Development Update It is the week of Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2 which is to be released in just a few hours. Everybody […]

2 February 2012
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Developer Week: Summary Day 2, Outlook Day 3

Day 2 of Ubuntu Developer Week is over and it was awesome! Logs up are up at the UDW page, so go and check them out if you couldn’t make it yesterday. Let’s take a […]

2 February 2012
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Developer Week: Summary Day 1, Outlook Day 2

Day 1 of Ubuntu Developer Week is over and what a fantastic day it was. Logs up are up at the UDW page, so go and check them out if you couldn’t make it yesterday. […]

1 February 2012
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Precise Update Removes Giant Shortcuts from Dash

We previously mentioned that the 'Giant Shortcuts' in Unity's Dash were being given the ol' heave-ho in Ubuntu 12.04. That update has now landed in the Unity PPA ahead of its push to Ubuntu 12.04.

31 January 2012
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Ubuntu Developer Week – Outlook Day 1

Today is day 1 of this cycle's Ubuntu Developer Week. Let's have a quick look at today's schedule to whet your appetite...

31 January 2012
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Lubuntu 12.04 Default Wallpaper Revealed

The default artwork for Lubuntu 12.04 is one step nearer to being ready as its default wallpaper and system theme get updated.

29 January 2012