Articles Tagged uds-o

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App changes for Ubuntu 11.10: See ya, Computer Janitor and Hello Deja Dup!

Few changes are to be made to the application line-up in Ubuntu 11.10. Backup tool 'Deja Dup' will be 'new' to the application line-up. Mozilla Thunderbird has been tentatively marked for inclusion pending CD space concerns and other issues being resolved ahead of October.

13 May 2011
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Video editor PiTiVi to be removed as default app in Ubuntu 11.10

GNOME Video Editor 'PiTiVi' is to be removed from the default application set in Ubuntu 11.10, the outcome of a discussion at UDS has decided.

13 May 2011
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Ubuntu Software centre changes planned for Oneiric

Plans on improving the Ubuntu Software Centre on Ubuntu 11.10 have been outlined at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Budapest this morning.

13 May 2011
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‘LightDM’ to replace GDM login screen in Ubuntu 11.10

'LightDM' will replace the standard 'GDM' login experience for Ubuntu 11.10, based on a decision taken today at the Ubuntu Developer Summit.

12 May 2011
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Thunderbird on track to be default e-mail app in Ubuntu 11.10

A strong case for switching the default e-mail application from Evolution to Thunderbird was given at the Ubuntu Developer Summit, with a provisional decision in switching to it for Oneiric, subject to a set of criteria being met made.

12 May 2011
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Plans for greater Unity app integration in Ubuntu 11.10

Ubuntu 11.04 brought with it a shiny new Launcher with shiny new capabilities, such as the ability to display progress bars, count badges and quicklists on application Launcher icons. Although Ubuntu 11.04 didn't see the default application take advantage of these features to any great degree plans are afoot to provide Oneiric's default apps with Unity integration from the get-go.

12 May 2011
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Lubuntu Made an Official Ubuntu Flavor

After what seems like an eternity of waiting, the light-weight LXDE based Ubuntu spin 'Lubuntu' has been granted 'official' Ubuntu family status.

11 May 2011
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‘Dialog sheets’ coming to Ubuntu 11.10

OS X uses them, GNOME 3 uses them, and for the Oneiric Ocelot so will Ubuntu. What am I talking about? These....

10 May 2011

The size of the Ubuntu 11.10 CD gets debated

The Ubuntu Developer Summit once again played home to discussion of whether Ubuntu should move from a 700MB sized CD ISO to something larger and more accommodating of growing package requirements.

9 May 2011
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Firefox to remain the default browser in Ubuntu 11.10

Firefox will remain the default web browser for Ubuntu 11.10, Ubuntu developers have agreed at the Ubuntu Developer Summit.

9 May 2011
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Deja Dup backup tool becomes default app in Ubuntu 11.10

Desktop backup tool Deja Dup has been proposed for inclusion in Ubuntu for the third time.

9 May 2011

Mark Shuttleworth Aims for 200 million Ubuntu Users by 2015

Backed by the default Ubuntu wallpaper and flanked by some cute 'paw' logos, Ubuntu's founder Mark Shuttleworth this morning delivered a powerful and honest keynote address to the attendees of the Ubuntu Developer Summit, currently taking place in Budapest, Hungary.

9 May 2011