We all want the latest features and changes an app has to offer, and for many of us that means using unstable, beta or sometimes even alpha quality software. This 'bite of the beta pie' approach has drawbacks: application performance may not be ideal and you risk files being trashed by buggy new features.
Sergey “Shnatsel” Davidoff has revived his ‘old school gnome-menu-like Dash’ for Ubuntu. The project, which we first wrote about back in March of this year, replaces the stock Unity Dash with a traditional 'GNOME Menu' style layout based on categories.
Boot screens: generally the land of the bland. But not so anymore.
Over on DevinatArt, designer Izobalax has been musing on a minor flaw in Zeitgeists armour: the ability to easily 'take' your logswith you.
Elephants and readers with a good memory may remember an 'ambient boot splash' proposal we featured at the end of October.