The new look 'GTK3' version of the Ubuntu Software Centre is available for testing in Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha.
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...
The design overhaul of the Ubuntu Software Centre many had hoped would land in Ubuntu 11.10 is seeming less likely.
Platform puzzle game 'Braid' is the latest paid game to hit the Ubuntu Software Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 […]
Reader ‘Ingo’ spotted something nifty when playing around with his Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha install: Zeitgeist in action in the Ubuntu Software Centre.