Uget is a free and open-source GTK+ 3 download manager for Linux and Windows operating systems. Uget download manager comes with many great and useful features. The latest version of Uget version 1.10.4 is now available to install on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr using PPA. Uget Download Manager Main Features […]
GPaste is a clipboard management system that comes with a command line interface as well as a GNOME Shell extension. The application features URIs (remembers copied files, not just text) and pictures support, option to backup / restore the clipboard history and other useful features.GPaste 3.3 (for GNOME Shell 3.9.5 and older) and GPaste 3.8 […]
Vor dem MWC hatte Canonical Smartphone-Hersteller benannt, auf denen einmal das mobile Ubuntu laufen soll. Details zu den Geräten gibt es jedoch immer noch nicht. Read more at H-online
The Emmabuntu?s team is pleased to announce the 6th maintenance release of Emmabuntu?s 2 1.07 based on Xubuntu 12.04.4. This distribution was designed to make the refurbishing of computers given to humanitarian organizations, especially Emmau?s communities (where the name comes from), and to promote the discovery of Linux by beginners, but also to extend the […]
In the past I shared howto create samba share between Windows and Linux machines so both can read/write, and also shared a program called Nitroshare which allows to send/receive files between Linux/Mac/Windows without any complicated configurations. So this time I came up with another secure and easy method to share your data with network Windows […]
Install E17 Gtk theme in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/Linux Mint 16/other related Ubuntu derivatives (GTK)E17Gtk theme is specifically designed for E17 desktop environment, it is dark theme with sharp corners and it looks very fine. It’s metacity(borders) doesn’t work under GTK 3.8.x, so I replaced them with GnomishDark theme borders only for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. […]
It was hard to pick out just a few stories to relay today. ComputerWorld says folks with Linux skills get paid really well. Big changes may be afoot over at Fedora and a new distribution is on the drawing board. Finally, Datamation.com has “Nine Lessons Other Desktops Can Learn from KDE.” If you’re a Linux […]
Portal 2, a popular first-person puzzle game developed by Valve, is now available on Steam for Linux, as beta.The game, released in April 2011, can be played in single-player campaign or in cooperative campaign (multiplayer) and consists of exploring the Aperture Science Laboratory, a complicated, mechanized maze, and interacting with the environment.The player must solve […]
The first Ubuntu phones are the Meizu MX3 and BQ Aquaris. Check out our photos of Ubuntu software in action, as well as prototypes of the forthcoming phones. Read more ….
Tunlr, a free DNS service that allowed its users to access US-based on-demand Internet streaming providers from outside the US, was shut down recently. For those who are looking for a reliable alternative, there’s Unlocator, a similar service that you can use to watch Netflix, Hulu, CBS, MTV, PBS, ABC, Pandora and more no matter […]
With the Mobile World Congress show underway in Barcelona, people are still talking about the significant news from the event on the open source phone front. As predicted here recently, Nokia announced the Nokia X and X+, which are smartphones running Android. The Nokia X will start selling for €89 next week. What makes these […]
Unless you’ve been granted magical powers, odds are you’ve broken your operating system installation at one point in your life. And despite Ubuntu’s stability, it’s entirely possible to break a fresh installation. Read more ….
Today in Open Source: Do too many Linux distros disappear? Plus: Proper Linux advocacy, and photos of the new Ubuntu phones. Read more ….
Linux distributions are flexible and modular in nature, allowing them to squeeze into all sorts of interesting niches. Some distributions package as much software as possible, others remain lean, some focus on the desktop market while others operate best in the server room. This week we take a look at projects working in a variety […]
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #356 for the week February 17 – 23, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Canonical announces first partners to ship Ubuntu phones around the globe Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Xubuntu: Xubuntu Marketing with StartUbuntu Flyer Dustin […]
As of today it’s become more easily possible to try out the experimental Unity 8 desktop interface (compared to the Unity 8 mobile version for the phone/tablet) and powered by the Mir Display Server when running the latest Ubuntu 14.04 packages… Read more at Phoronix
The folks behind the Numix Project, popular for its GTK and icon themes, have announced that they are working with Nitrux S.A. on a new Linux distribution.GNOME as a base”We are basing our shell on Gnome-Shell and we will use Gnome apps. Our shell will be made from extension for Gnome-Shell. That means we are […]
The big Mobile World Congress show is underway in Barcelona, and there is much news on the open source phone front, as predicted here last week. Nokia has announced the Nokia X and X+, four-inch phones running Android that will run the whole ecosystem of Android apps. The Nokia X will start selling for €89 […]
The official repository of LibreOffice 4.2.x series has been updated with the latest version “LibreOffice 4.2.1″. So, if you would like to install the latest stable version of LibreOffice 4.2.x series using PPA on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr, please follow installation instructions down below. Before […]
Install Malys-UniWhite icon set in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivativesUniwhite icon set is modified version of Malys-uniblue icon set. Malys had created two versions Uniblue and Uniblack for Linux but those doesn’t fit with dark themes, so desm0tes from deviantart moded this icon theme to light-grey color for dark […]