More posts about “Software Center”

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Revamped Software Centre Preview Lands in Ubuntu 11.10

The new look 'GTK3' version of the Ubuntu Software Centre is available for testing in Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha.

8 August 2011
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Ubuntu Software Centre’s New Look

Earlier today I pulled the latest development branch of the Ubuntu Software Centre to check in on development. Upon running the 'software-centre-gtk3' file inside this stunning Software Centre revamp appeared my desktop - and I just had to share...

1 August 2011
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New Look Ubuntu Software Centre Delayed Until 12.04?

The design overhaul of the Ubuntu Software Centre many had hoped would land in Ubuntu 11.10 is seeming less likely.

20 July 2011
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Critically Acclaimed Puzzle Game Braid Hits Ubuntu Software Centre

Platform puzzle game 'Braid' is the latest paid game to hit the Ubuntu Software Centre.

4 July 2011
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Arcade Shooter ‘Steel Storm’ Summer Sale Price – $2.99 in Ubuntu

Bored? Spend $2.99 on an ace space shoot 'em up. Top down arcade shooter Steel Storm: Burning Retribution is on sale in the Ubuntu Software, available to purchase for just $2.99. The sale price is valid from June 23rd until July 5th after which the game rises to $10.

24 June 2011
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Indie Game BEEP Gets Website Refresh Ahead of Ubuntu Release

Indie games studio Big Fat Alien have refreshed the website for their premier ttitle 'BEEP', ahead of its release in the Ubuntu Software Centre later this year. BEEP, a 'high-definition physics-based platformer' in which you explore an solar system with a small robot, was announced for release on Linux, as well as OS X, back in May.

23 June 2011
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This awesome Ubuntu Software Centre mock-up would get my custom

The current look of the Ubuntu Software Centre isn't as great as it could be. Department buttons are small, promoted items lack any information, and the general style of the centre just pales in comparison to other application stores.

18 May 2011
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‘Test Drive’ for Natty now allows install-free try out of almost every app in Ubuntu

Ubuntu 11.04's neat 'Test Drive' feature - which allows you to try applications without installing them - just got a whole lot better. Earlier today Stéphane Graber has announced that the service now allows for test-driving of almost every application and utility that is installable via the Ubuntu Software Centre. That's over 1300 different applications!

7 April 2011

Software Center adds ‘inappropriate rating’ link, and more

An update to Software Center in Ubuntu Natty brought a couple of changes to the 'Ratings and Reviews' feature, including the ability to mark a review inappropriate, disability to review an app if it isn't installed, and many more.

20 February 2011
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‘Suspended Sentence’ becomes first post-release ARB app to land in Ubuntu

The first post-release application to be approved by the Application Review Board is now  available to install from the Ubuntu 10.10 Software Centre.

10 February 2011
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AppStream: The unified App Store for Linux

In an effort to make the installation and management of software on Linux less of a hassle a new, multi-distro ‘app store’ is in the making. Lets face it, whilst installing applications on Ubuntu is […]

4 February 2011
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Zeitgeist is in action in the Natty software centre

Reader ‘Ingo’ spotted something nifty when playing around with his Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha install: Zeitgeist in action in the Ubuntu Software Centre.

3 February 2011