Articles Tagged Saucy Salamander

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Ubuntu Desktop To Drop PowerPC Builds Later This Week

PowerPC builds of Ubuntu desktop are to be dropped by the end of this week developers have announced, after a month of failing to build.

30 July 2013
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Ubuntu 13.10 Alpha 2 Released, Five Flavours Taking Part

Five Ubuntu flavours, including Lubuntu & Ubuntu GNOME, have taken part in the Alpha 2 release of the 'Saucy Salamander' development cycle.

25 July 2013

Ubuntu 13.10 Wallpaper Contest Kicks Off

The Ubuntu 13.10 Wallpaper Contest has opened for entries, giving enthusiast photographers the chance of exposure to millions of people.

12 July 2013
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Ubuntu 13.10 Refines Click Behaviour, No Longer Previews Installed Apps

An update that allows users to open apps from the Dash with a single click is on its way back to the Saucy Salamander.

8 July 2013
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Lubuntu, Kubuntu Won’t Ship With Mir in 13.10

The KDE-based spin Kubuntu, as well as the lightweight distro Lubuntu, have both announced they have no plans to adopt Mir for their future releases.

30 June 2013
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Mir To Ship As Default Display Server in Ubuntu 13.10

Mir is to ship as the default display server in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu engineers have today announced.

27 June 2013

Ubuntu 13.10 Tweaks Dash Click Behaviour

A recent design change to Unity Dash behaviour in Ubuntu 13.10 has been met with irritation by early testers.

16 June 2013

Debate Continues on Ubuntu 13.10’s Default Browser

The debate as to which web browser will come installed by default on Ubuntu 13.10 continues.

13 June 2013

Unity Smart Scopes Feature Arrives in Ubuntu 13.10

Unity's much-delayed, and much-heralded, Smart Scopes Service is preparing to land in the daily builds of Ubuntu 13.10.

7 June 2013

What to Expect from Unity in Ubuntu 13.10

It may be 5 months away from release but we already know most of the new features planned for Unity in Ubuntu 13.10.

17 May 2013

Unity 8, Mir Preview To Be Available in Ubuntu 13.10

Both Unity 8 and Ubuntu's new display server Mir will be available to try in Ubuntu 13.10. At least, that's the aim, anyway.

16 May 2013

Chromium Likely to Replace Firefox As Default Browser in Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 is hoping to ship with Chromium as the default web-browser in place of Mozilla Firefox. In a discussion on the subject at the current Ubuntu Developer Summit developers expressed broad support for the change, saying that they are "leaning towards" supporting such a switch.

16 May 2013