With the Ubuntu Wallpaper contest wound up and the winners due to be announced shortly, the other part of the wallpaper puzzle, the default, has been revealed. Well, sort of. In an ambiguously worded update that avoids explicitly saying “this is the new design”, Canonical design team member Michal Izydorczyk shared the following image under the title […]
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Wil Wheaton — demi-god to geeks, celebrated actor, witty chap and, more importantly to us, one of the most famous faces to champion Linux. If you’ve ever wondered which distribution he prefers, or what he thinks of Ubuntu, you’re in luck: the actor, famed for his role as Wesley Crusher in Star Trek: The Next […]
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Trust issues are stumping Apple fans trying to connect their iOS 7-toting iPads and iPhones to recent versions of Ubuntu. And I’m not talking about the NSA kind. The breakdown of the relationship is intentional, following the uncovering of an exploit that allowed a Linux PC to masquerade as an Apple charger to infect an […]
Without turning to Google, do you know the terminal command needed to log out of Unity? If not, Power Commands brings a slew of session commands to the Dash.
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Pause that YouTube video and stop munching on that sandwich: the Ubuntu Community Survey 2014 has gone live, and your help is required.
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In an impressive feat, Ubuntu has demoed a working port of Chromium running on Mir, Canonical’s in-house, next-gen display server. Mir engineer Robert Carr describes the success of the port as being “the first and biggest step towards running Chromium in Unity 8, ensuring a diverse browser ecosystem for the future of Ubuntu.” Much of what […]
The open-source download manager uGet is one of the most versatile download helpers available on Linux — and it has more reason to celebrate.
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A third-party PPA offers Ubuntu users the chance to install a version of the Unity desktop that includes a long-requested launcher feature — 'minimise on click'.
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS adds a number of new features and improvements to Unity, many fulfilling long-standing user requests. Here's 7 of the best.
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