Articles Tagged ubuntu

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Poll: Ubuntu Login/Shutdown Sounds – Love or Hate?

The login and shutdown sounds for Ubuntu haven’t changed in what seems like eternity! Given the current emphasis on creating a more modern looking Ubuntu desktop one has to ask who forgot about the system […]

29 September 2009
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Ubuntu Wallpaper Nostalgia Trip (Plus Poll)

This week in Ubuntu has seen a proverbial flood of new artwork for our favourite operating system’s latest pet – the Karmic Koala. One of the biggest additions has been a new default wallpaper (for […]

25 September 2009
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19 New Photo Wallpapers Included In Karmic Koala

A bevvy of photographic wallpapers from the Ubuntu Photo Wallpaper Shortlist arrived with this morning’s Alpha 6 updates. They range from the "I would never use that": – To the visually impressive: – The rest […]

25 September 2009
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Karmic Network Manager’s Updated New Look (Updated Again!)

Karmic Koala’s visual refresh to Ubuntu’s ‘Network Manager’ was this afternoon pushed out on the the update wagon. As i told you about a month or so ago in my post on “Ten Things You […]

24 September 2009
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New Theme, Icons, Log Out Screen Chosen For Karmic Koala, New Login Window Due Soon!

Today saw the final artwork drop for the Karmic Koala – and what an update it’s been! What’s new? Take a look below! Updated Human-theme The default theme for Ubuntu has changed! Finally! Gone are […]

24 September 2009
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Rhythmbox 0.12.5 Released

Rhythmbox has been updated to 0.12.5, bringing with it new bug fixes and a new music-cover fetching feature. Codenamed “Stop Beathin’”, this new version brings 3 notable improvements: – Cover Art Search now uses discogs.com […]

20 September 2009

Ubuntu 10.04 Named ‘Lucid Lynx’

The name of Ubuntu 10.04, the release due in April 2010, has been revealed as ‘Lucid Lynx’! Lynx’s Meat Lucid Lynx will be a LTS release (supported for 5 years) and will ship with Gnome […]

20 September 2009
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5 Excellent Empathy Themes

One unique feature of Empathy is the ability to use Adium chat themes, which is great for those looking to have a different chat layout during IM’s. Since Empathy is the new default Messenger in […]

18 September 2009
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Karmic Alpha 6 Gets New Boot Screen & Ubuntu Software Store

Alpha 6 of Ubuntu 9.10 has been released, and brings with it a few nice surprises. Alpha 6 (once you’ve run update manager) finally has the gorgeous new XSplash Screen. This is the xsplash design […]

17 September 2009
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Karmic Koala Alpha 6 Lands Today

  The 6th and final Alpha release of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala lands today ” the 17th of September. Alpha 6 brings with it, as always, a truck load of bug fixes and tweaks as […]

16 September 2009
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Free Ubuntu Laptop Stickers

Ever seen and wanted one of those “powered by Ubuntu” stickers to lavish on your laptop or desktop? Want no more because you can get a set of four free stickers thanks to awesome Ubuntu […]

15 September 2009
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Karmic Gets New IM Session Status Icons

Karmic’s session applet icons have been updated to a new set of stylish glossy status symbols. If you don’t know what i’m talking about, these are the instant messenger status ‘icons’ integrated into the user-session-applet […]

14 September 2009