Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Final Beta Released, See What’s New

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail final beta has been released today, this being the first and only milestone for Raring. If you’re not using Raring already, read on to find out what’s new!Note: this is the first and only Ubuntu 13.04 beta, even though the ISO says “beta 2″, however, some Ubuntu flavours already had a [...]

Minimalistic E17 Linux Distribution `Bodhi Linux` 2.3.0 Available For Download

Bodhi Linux, a minimalistic Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the Enlightenment Desktop (E17) by default, has reached version 2.3.0.The Bodhi Linux 2.3.0 release brings:Linux Kernel 3.8;Enlightenment 0.17.1;Midori 0.4.9;Terminology 0.3.0 (a really nice terminal emulator for E17);eCcess system tool (a tool that lets you change the time and date and manage users / groups) [...]

Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 Daily Images Available For Download

Quick update: now that Ubuntu GNOME is an official Ubuntu flavour, it can make use of the Ubuntu infrastructure, and the first daily builds are now available for download:Currently we have 32-bit and 64-bit images available for download and testing. We do not plan to release PowerPC or “amd64+mac” images unless a group of volunteers [...]

Ubuntu GNOME Becomes An Official Ubuntu Flavour

Ubuntu GNOME, an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution that ships with GNOME Shell by default along with other GNOME applications that aren’t available by default in Ubuntu, is now an official Ubuntu flavour.The news comes from the Ubuntu GNOME mailing list, where it is specified that there won’t be a beta 1 release this week, but there [...]

Ubuntu Might Become A Rolling Release Distribution Between LTS Releases

Ubuntu may become a rolling release distribution, but keeping LTS (Long Term Release) releases every two years.Leann Ogasawara, Canonical Kernel team manager has said in a recent Google+ hangout that it has been discussed to use a rolling release model between LTS releases. This is just a discussion for now, but it could become a [...]

Fedora 18 `Spherical Cow` Released

Fedora 18 “Spherical Cow” has been released today, featuring the latest stable GNOME 3.6 by default and a brand new installer UI.New installer UIFedora 18 introduces UEFI Secure Boot support so it can now be used on system shipped with Windows 8, as well as a new user interface for the installer (Anaconda), which is [...]

Fuduntu 2013.1 Released With Netflix, Steam And E17 Support, New Default Dock

Fuduntu 2013.1 has been released today, bringing Netflix, Steam and E17 stable support, along with Jockey for proprietary video driver installation and other changes and updates.Fuduntu is a Linux distribution forked from Fedora that uses GNOME 2 by default, which provides rolling updated for non-GNOME2 packages so you get the latest updates for applications such [...]

Bodhi Linux 2.2.0 Released With Stable E17 Desktop, non-PAE 32Bit ISO

Bodhi Linux is a minimalistic Linux distribution that uses the Enlightenment Desktop (E17). Based on Ubuntu, Bodhi Linux is a semi-rolling release distribution: it comes with the core Ubuntu LTS packages but it also uses backports for its applications so the users can get the latest app updates.Bodhi Linux 2.2.0: Desktop profile, default themeThe latest [...]

elementary OS Luna Beta 1 Available For Download

After more than a year and a half since ‘Jupiter’, elementary OS Luna beta 1 has been released today.Build on top of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and using its own shell called “Pantheon”, elementary OS Luna introduces a huge number of changes, including new default applications created especially for eOS or a new window manager called [...]

Linux Mint 14 RC Available For Download

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” release candidate, based on Ubuntu 12.10, has been made available for download yesterday and, like the previous version, is available for download in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon.Linux Mint 14 Mate RCLinux Mint 14 RC MATE edition features MATE 1.4, which brings lots of bug fixes, as well as some minor [...]

Ubuntu 13.04: Alpha Releases Dropped, Only One Beta Milestone

For Ubuntu 13.04, all alphas and the first beta release have been dropped from the release schedule, so Raring Ringtail will have only one beta version and obviously, the final stable release.Nicholas Skaggs, the Canonical QA Community Coordinator, mentions in a blog post that instead of the old milestones, a bi-weekly testing process will be [...]

Lubuntu (w/ LXDE) 12.10 – Quick Overview

Lubuntu, an official Ubuntu flavour starting with version 11.10 which uses LXDE, a lightweight desktop environment by default, has reached version 12.10.I’m posting this article a bit late, since Lubuntu 12.10 was released 5 days ago, but there are too many Ubuntu flavours to cover in just one day. Lubuntu 12.10 brings updated artwork, a [...]

Prefer GNOME Shell? Download Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10

Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 has been released! Ubuntu GNOME Remix, a Linux distribution which aims to become an official Ubuntu flavour, uses GNOME Shell as the default “shell” and tries to provide a “mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories”.Learn more about Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 by watching the video below:(direct video [...]

Xubuntu 12.10 Released With Xfce 4.10 [Screenshots, Video]

Xubuntu, the Xfce Ubuntu flavor, has been released today along with the other Ubuntu flavours. It’s a great alternative for those who do not want to use GNOME Shell or Unity and prefer a more traditional layout.The latest Xubuntu 12.10 brings updated artwork and default applications and the latest Xfce 4.10.Here’s a video I’ve recorded, [...]

Ubuntu 12.10 Released – See What`s New

After 6 months of development, Ubuntu 12.10 has been released, bringing some exiting new features.With Ubuntu 12.10, Unity has gained a “Previews” feature and there’s also an innovative new “webapps” technology which integrates websites tightly with Ubuntu. Read on to find out what’s new in the latest Ubuntu 12.10.Ubuntu 12.10 video(direct video link)There’s an YouTube [...]

elementary OS Jupiter No Longer Available For Download, Makes Room for Luna

Jupiter, the first elementary OS release, is no longer available for download. The elementary OS developers have said farewell to Jupiter today, taking the download page and Answers system offline temporarily. The reason behind this decision is the fact that being based on Ubuntu 10.10, Jupiter no longer receives security updates and is running outdated [...]

Fuduntu 2012.4 Released With New Default Applications And Theme

Fuduntu, a Linux distribution based on Fedora, has reached version 2012.4. This release brings a new default theme and wallpaper, new default packages and many other improvements.Changes in Fuduntu 2012.4:new default applications: LibreOffice, GIMP, Thunderbird and also, VLC has replaced Banshee as the default music and video playeroptimized TMPFS mount points to reduce disk I/O, [...]