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Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 11

(This article was posted here before) Development Update Huzzah, time flies when you are having fun. We are in week 15 of the release already and have 13 weeks left until release. Next week, according […]

26 January 2012

[How to] Play with Unity ‘Keyboard Shortcuts Overlay’ In Ubuntu 12.04

If you've upgraded Unity in Precise so you can play with Ubuntu's new 'HUD' feature then you also have another slick new update ready and waiting to be checked out...

26 January 2012
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Precise Adds New Unity Configuration Options

A handful of new configuration options have landed in the Ubuntu 12.04 'User Interface' settings pane.

26 January 2012

Ubuntu Developer Week: 31st January-2nd February

It's everybody's second-most favourite time of the release again. No, not the actual release, but it's Ubuntu Developer Week!

25 January 2012
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Meet HUD: The New Way of Using App Menus in Ubuntu

A brand new way of using application menus in Unity interface is coming to Ubuntu. HUD - Heads UP Display - uses an intelligent search-based approach to finding and accessing menu items you need. It's smart too; HUD is capable of remembering what items you use most often and prioritising them in the results.

24 January 2012
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wallpaper Contest Launched

The wallpaper contest for Ubuntu 12.04 has kicked off. The contest runs an open submission process that allows anyone to submit their own photographic and illustrated wallpapers to a public pool on social networking Flickr. Of the submissions received by the deadline a dozen or so will be selected to form Ubuntu's default wallpaper pack and ship on the Ubuntu CD.

23 January 2012
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Ubuntu 12.04 Development Update 10

Welcome back everyone after the holiday break. Since we spoke the last time, there has lots been happening. By now we only have 14 weeks left until Ubuntu 12.04 a.k.a. Precise Pangolin, another LTS release gets out the door.

19 January 2012
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Wallpaper Switching Lands in Precise Login Screen

The user account wallpaper transition feature has landed in Ubuntu 12.04 default login screen. The effect shows the desktop wallpaper of each user as accounts are scrolled through. Although the current implementation is not quite […]

19 January 2012
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Unity’s Dash to Ditch Giant Shortcuts

Not a fan of the 8 giant shortcuts in the Unity Dash? Ubuntu 12.04 might just present you with something different... Ubuntu developers are testing a new layout for the Unity 'Home Lens'.

19 January 2012
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Nautilus Quicklist Adds Bookmark Support for Precise

Support for accessing bookmarked folders through the Nautilus Quicklist in Ubuntu 12.04 has finally arrived. The feature, one long overdue, lists user's bookmarks - both custom and default - alongside a static entry for opening a new Nautilus window. Which is all very handy.

17 January 2012
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lets You Disable ‘Apps for Download’ in Unity

Ubuntu 12.04 has added the option to disable the "Apps available for Download" pane shown in Unity's Applications Lens

13 January 2012
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See What’s New in Unity 5.0

If you're easily excited you might want to sit down. The latest version of Ubuntu's Unity Interface - version 5.0 - has landed in Ubuntu 12.04 - and it comes with a number of nifty new features.

12 January 2012