Unity: Dash Gets A Cool New Previews Feature [Video] – Ubuntu 12.10 Development

A cool new feature has landed in the Unity Staging PPA, for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal: previews in Dash.With the new “previews” feature, you’ll be able to right click applications or files in Dash to get a preview, along with some extra information which depends on the item you’ve right clicked.For instance, right clicking an [...]

Unity 2D No Longer Installed By Default, Removed From The Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Repositories

According to the latest “ubuntu-meta” package update from the Ubuntu Quantal Quetzal repositories, Unity 2D will no longer be installed by default in Ubuntu 12.10, and Unity 2D users are being transitioned to the Unity 3D session, just like it was discussed at UDS-Q.Further more, the latest Unity package, uploaded to the Ubuntu Quantal repositories [...]

Ubuntu 12.10 Might Ship With Nautilus 3.4 Instead Of 3.6

Nautilus is causing a lot of controversy lately: Linux Mint is forking it, SolusOS has added some patches to make it more usable, and the Ubuntu developers don’t agree with its direction either and are thinking on going back to Nautilus 3.4.x for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal.Nautilus 3.4.xIn a comment on a Launchpad bug posted [...]

Ubuntu Light Themes Updated With New Style For Nautilus, More [Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal]

The Ubuntu Light Themes branch has been updated a few minutes ago (the changes aren’t in the official Quantal repositories for now), bringing some interesting changes to the Ambiance and Radiance themes for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal:new tabs style including a rounded active tab and more subtle inactive tabsthe buttons are a bit bigger and [...]