Get Nautilus 3.4 Features Back In Ubuntu 13.04 With SolusOS Patched Nautilus

Ubuntu 13.04 uses Nautilus 3.6 by default, for which some features that were available in Nautilus 3.4 are no longer available, such as the dual pane view, sidebar tree view and more.If you want these features back in Ubuntu 13.04, a proper appmenu for Nautilus along with other features / options such as:customizable toolbar with [...]

Configurable NotifyOSD Updated For Ubuntu 13.04

Quick update for Ubuntu 13.04 users: Leolik has updated the patched / configurable NotifyOSD that he maintains, to work with Ubuntu 13.04.The patched NotifyOSD adds the following features to Ubuntu’s notification bubbles (all are optional):close on click: the notifications can be configured to close when clicked on;themes support: change color, width, height, font size, opacity, [...]

See What`s New In Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

Kubuntu 13.04, the KDE-based Ubuntu flavor, has been released yesterday. Let’s take a quick look at what’s new.Kubuntu 13.04 videoA usual, we’ll start with a video – below you can watch a quick Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) overview:(direct video link; for more videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel)KDE Plasma and Applications – 4.10Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring [...]

Xubuntu 13.04 Available For Download – Quick Overview [Screenshots, Video]

Xubuntu 13.04 has been released yesterday, along with the other Ubuntu flavors. Xubuntu uses Xfce as the default desktop environment and is a great alternative for those who prefer a traditional desktop layout with a panel on top, panel applets and so on.According to the Xubuntu developers, Xubuntu 13.04 is mostly a maintenance release so [...]

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Finally Released [Screenshot Tour]

Welcome to Ubuntu 13.04, the brand-new version of the world’s most widely-used desktop Linux distribution: “Today’s release of Ubuntu 13.04 on the desktop brings a host of performance and quality improvements making it the fastest and most visually polished Ubuntu experience to date. Performance on lightweight systems was a core focus for this cycle, as [...]

Tweaks/Things To Do After Install Of Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Things/Tweaks to do after Install of Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail has been released, Ubuntu team has done really good job on 13.04. This Ubuntu release is much better than last release. Unity is much faster, responsive and a lot of things is better in 13.04. So after a-lot of work today bring [...]

7 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

Ubuntu 13.04 will be available for download in a few hours and since many of you will be installing it as soon as it’s released, here are 7 useful things you can do right after the installation.1. Tweak Unity.Unity Tweak Tool is a pretty new application that’s available in the Ubuntu 13.04 repositories, which you [...]

Ubuntu 13.04 Available For Download [Screenshots Tour, Video]

Ubuntu 13.04 has been released today with many enhancements and fixes to Unity as well as some important performance improvements. Read on to find out more!Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) videoCheck out the video below to see what’s new in Ubuntu 13.04:(direct video link; for more videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel)Unity changes in Ubuntu 13.04Unity [...]

How To Install Unity Smart Scopes In Ubuntu 13.04 [PPA]

Ubuntu 13.04 was supposed to get a new Unity Smart Scopes feature, which eventually didn’t make it, but if you don’t want to wait for Ubuntu 13.10 to try it, you can install it right now in Ubuntu 13.04, by using a PPA.Smart Scopes tries to provide a better and smarter Dash search experience by [...]

Fix: Google Chrome Can`t Be Installed In Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Due To Missing libudev0 Dependency

Google Chrome can’t be installed in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail (fresh install) for now because of a missing dependency: libudev0. Until Google fixes this, here’s how to install the missing dependency so you can use Google Chrome (any version) in Ubuntu Raring. You can use Chromium instead of Google Chrome, but you won’t get the extra [...]

Install Friends App (Gwibber Rewritten In QML) In Ubuntu 13.04 Or 12.10

Gwibber, the microblogging client available by default in Ubuntu, has been rewritten in QML recently and is now called Friends App. Also, Gwibber Service (the backend) and the Gwibber Unity Lens have been replaced with “Friends Service” and Unity Friends Lens and the new packages have landed in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail for a while, but [...]

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 [...]

Download The Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Community Wallpapers

The Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail community wallpapers have been revealed today. They haven’t landed in Ubuntu 13.04 by default yet but if you can’t wait to use them, you can download them already.The pack comes with 13 gorgeous wallpapers, most of which are beautiful nature pictures and of course, there’s also a cool ringtail wallpaper:DownloadThe [...]

Ubuntu Technical Board Meeting Decisions Regarding The New Release Proposals

In a recent Ubuntu technical board meeting, it was decided to:reduce maintenance period for regular (non-LTS) Ubuntu releases from 18 months to 9 months; enable users to continuously track the development focus of Ubuntu without having to explicitly upgrade.It was also decided to implement the above changes “to the maintenance schedule effective in 13.04 and [...]

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 [...]

Unity To Get New Shutdown Dialogs, Scroll To Switch Between Windows Feature [Video]

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail: it looks like two interesting changes will land in Unity soon: support for switching between windows of the same application by scrolling on the application icon in the Unity Launcher and a new Unity style for shutdown dialog boxes.Here’s are a few screenshots with the new Unity shutdown / restart / [...]

Ubuntu 13.04 To Be Released As Scheduled

In his rolling release proposal, Rick Spencer, Engineering Director at Canonical, has said that the new rolling model should be implemented now, with Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, which meant Raring wouldn’t be released.But according to Jonathan Riddell, the main Kubuntu developer, it was decided yesterday in an online Ubuntu Developer Summit session that Ubuntu 13.04 [...]

GNOME 3.8 Beta Available In PPA For Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

A while back, it was decided that Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail will ship with GNOME 3.6 for the most part instead of GNOME 3.8. Raring Ringtail might become Rolling Release but if/until that happens, Raring users can add the GNOME 3 PPA, which was updated recently, to upgrade to the latest GNOME 3.8 beta for [...]

Official Ubuntu Rolling Release Proposal

A while back, Leann Ogasawara, Canonical Kernel Team Manager, has said that it has been discussed internally to use a rolling release model for Ubuntu between LTS releases, but that it is just an idea for now. With the new Ubuntu Touch, which needs both “velocity and agility”, the rolling release mode seems to be [...]

Ubuntu GNOME Remix 13.04 Switches To Firefox And LibreOffice By Default, Replacing Epiphany, Abiword And Gnumeric

After a recent update, Ubuntu GNOME Remix 13.04 (currently under development) has switched to Firefox and LibreOffice by default, replacing Epiphany, Abiword and Gnumeric.In a message on the Ubuntu GNOME mailing list, Jeremy Bicha, the main UGR developer, has said that even though Epiphany is part of the GNOME Core, GNOME doesn’t mind too much [...]