The third alpha release in the Ubuntu 12.10 development cycle has been made available for download. Various user-visible changes are present, including a new Session Menu, refined Software Updater and 3rd party driver installer.
A new radio lens has been added to the Ubuntu Software Center in Ubuntu 12.10. Station listings are fetched from the radio.de group of websites thus making over 7,000 radio channels accessible from the lens.
So you've read about Ubuntu's innovative new web apps feature that integrates websites with the Ubuntu desktop but what you really want to know is how you can try it, right? Well here's how.
See the bar of innovation? Ubuntu has just raised it again with the unveiling of new 'web apps' feature to debut in Ubuntu 12.10. The feature allows webapps, sites and services to integrate directly into the Ubuntu desktop to take advantage of Ubuntu technology such as the app menu, the HUD, the Messaging Menu, Sound Menu, Quicklists, etc
A new-look Nautilus file manager has landed in Ubuntu 12.10. The changes, which include a rejigged toolbar; new sidebar icons; and re-placed app menu, come directly from 'upstream' GNOME development. GNOME developers have stripped back the file-manager interface to make it 'more like a GNOME 3 app'.
A recent update to Ubuntu 12.10 has brought subtle improvements to the default "date and time" applet. The Indicator Datetime menu has supported the listing of "other locations" for several releases, but it's only with this update in Ubuntu 12.10 that an options to choose how they are sorted has been available.
A refined, compacted session indicator has landed in Ubuntu 12.10. The new applet merges items from the previously separate User and System menus into one new look, unified drop-down.
The second milestone in the Ubuntu 12.10 development cycle has been made available for download.
In this update we reached out to Ubuntu Developer and juju Extraordinaire Clint Byrum for an interview and to see what he is working on in the 12.10 Release Cycle. Benjamin Kerensa: What are you doing […]
And we’re off! The first Alpha in the Ubuntu 12.10 development cycle has been released. Now before anyone get’s too excited I will temper enthusiasm: there aren’t a wealth of forward-facing changes for you to […]
For Ubuntu 12.10 the 'Update Manager' tool has been retitled to 'Software Updater' - a subtle retitling that affirms the applications role and purpose on the desktop.
Just when you thought the roller-coaster had stopped the daily builds of Ubuntu 12.10 (Pre-alpha) go live. If you're thinking of downloading and installing Qunatal do be aware that there's very little to see in terms of changes yet - much of the detail is still being hammered out at this weeks Ubuntu Developer Summit.