Articles Tagged unity8

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These Unity 8 Desktop Designs Show a Striking New Feature (Updated)

New Unity 8 desktop mock-ups shared by the Canonical design team show an interesting new approach to presenting Scopes to desktop users.

18 December 2016

What’s In Store for Unity 8 in Ubuntu 17.04 (And Beyond)

Over the next few release cycles Ubuntu developers plan to refine, hone and add to the Unity 8 desktop. So, what's planned for Unity 8 in Ubuntu 17.04?

16 November 2016
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New Video Shows Changes Headed to Unity 8

A new YouTube video claims to show an ‘quick overview of what’s to come to Unity 8’ in a future update. Uploaded by Kugi Javacookies (not sure if that’s his real name), the clip is described as offering a […]

27 October 2016

How To Install Legacy Apps on Unity 8 in Ubuntu 16.10

Want to install and use legacy apps like GIMP and Rhythmbox in the Unity 8 desktop session included with Ubuntu 16.10? In this how-to we show you how, step-by-step.

13 October 2016
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Hands On With Unity 8 in Ubuntu 16.10

The Unity 8 desktop is now available to try out in the latest Ubuntu 16.10 developer images and in this post we go hands on it with it.

5 October 2016
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Unity 8 Desktop Session Arrives in Ubuntu 16.10

The latest updates to Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak add a Unity8 desktop session to the Ubuntu login screen.

5 October 2016

What To Expect from Ubuntu 16.10

Last week saw planning for the Ubuntu 16.10 development cycle get underway last week as the Ubuntu Online Summit,

9 May 2016

Here’s How To Install Unity 8 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

In this article we look the current state of Unity 8 & Mir (thanks to a new video), and show you how to install Unity 8 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

3 April 2016

Unity 8 Greeter Shows Ubuntu Convergence In Action

A new video shows off yet more progress on getting Unity 8 ship-shape for desktop usage.

23 September 2015

Unity 8 Desktop Gains a Slick 3D Task Switcher

An experimental application switcher for the Unity 8 desktop is under development — and you can see it in action right here.

29 June 2015

Unity 8 Shell Rotation Finally Coming to Ubuntu Phone

Working shell rotation is finally on its way to Unity 8 for Ubuntu Phones and Tablets.

15 June 2015
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Ubuntu Devs Demo GTK+ App Support for Mir

Canonical software engineers have shared word on work they've been doing to get GTK+ applications running on Mir in Unity 8 on Ubuntu 14.10.

18 June 2014