More posts about “quantal”

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Unity 6.8.0 Arrives in Ubuntu 12.10 with Performance Fixes

Unity 6.8.0 landed in Ubuntu 12.10 this morning - but what's changed? Largely a bug fix release, 6.8.0 addresses numerous performance and visual glitches experienced by beta testers over the last few months.

5 October 2012

Ubuntu Adds ‘Amazon Results’ Off Switch, Fixes NSFW Issues

A 'Kill Switch' to disable online results Ubuntu's Dash is ready to land in Ubuntu 12.10.

4 October 2012
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Ubuntu 12.10 Ditches ‘Messaging Menu’ Pips, Updates Icons

Ubuntu 12.10 has updated its Messaging Menu icons once again. Five revamped 'pips' - small icons that appear on the panel 'envelope' icon - have been added.

3 October 2012
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Ubuntu ‘Won’t Fix’ NSFW Content in Amazon Unity Results

An unfortunate "side effect" of Ubuntu's new 'shopping suggestions' feature is that, regardless of what you're looking for, be it local or online, you're going to be met with a barrage of results. This filterless 'show whatever from where-ever' approach has raised the eyebrows of some early testers...

1 October 2012
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Will You Be Trying Out Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2?

A new beta release of Ubuntu 12.10 was released yesterday with a host of nifty new features, bug fixes and general improvements. But do you plan on using it?

27 September 2012
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Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Released

The second beta release of Ubuntu 12.10 has been made available for download. It arrives ahead of Ubuntu 12.10's final release in just over 2 weeks time.

27 September 2012

Ubuntu’s New Sync Menu In Action

A new 'Sync Menu' is one of several new features available to those testing Ubuntu 12.10 Beta.

26 September 2012

Ubuntu 12.10 Amazon Shopping Results to be Made Optional

Ubuntu's last-minute decision to add shopping results to the Home Lens of the Unity Dash proved controversial earlier this week - but is a compromise on the cards? A Google+ update from Unity developer Didier Roche seems to hint so

25 September 2012
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[How To] Use Different Messaging Menu Icons in Ubuntu 12.10

Icon changes to the Messaging Menu in Ubuntu 12.10 were met with a lukewarm reception from many users. The good news is that like all things open source if we don’t like it we can, with a little effort, tweak things to suit our personal preferences. And in this guest post from Sam Hewitt, we take a look at how to do just that....

23 September 2012
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Mark Shuttleworth Explains Ubuntu’s New ‘Amazon Suggestions’ Feature

Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Ubuntu, has taken to his blog to add context to the latest controversial change in Ubuntu: shopping results.

23 September 2012
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Online Shopping Feature Arrives in Ubuntu 12.10

Amazon shopping results have been integrated into the Dash of Ubuntu 12.10. The feature comes a day after news that Ubuntu were adding Amazon and Ubuntu One Music web-apps as default items on Unity launcher.

21 September 2012

Unity Update Introduces Animated Dash, Price Ribbons, Visual Tweaks

Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 is due out next thursday, which means that today marks the last date at which interface and feature changes can be added. I.e. It's exciting new features and changes time! The following updates have already landed in the 'Quantal Proposed' repo and - should nothing bar their way - trickle on down to Ubuntu 12.10 shortly.

20 September 2012