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HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.
Mark Shuttleworth – Ubuntu founder, multitasker
He’s the founder of Ubuntu and its parent company Canonical, and serves as the creative force behind not only the Unity desktop but its expansion to phones, tablets and TVs.
Mixxx is a DJ tool that allows for the playback and mixing of digital music (MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and Wave).The basic requirements for Mixxx are a desktop computer or laptop with a reasonable amount of storage space on the hard drive for your music, at least 1 audio card for outputting the sound and a way of controlling the software either by mouse, keyboard or hardware DJ Controller.
Kingsoft Office for Linux has been updated with an improved theme, new icons and improved file support.
In Ubuntu 13.04, the top Unity panel shadow is displayed on top of full-screen videos / windows. The bug has been fixed a while back but it hasn't landed in Ubuntu 13.04 yet so here are two fixes / workarounds you can use until then.
LibreOffice is a comprehensive, professional-quality productivity suite that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreOffice users worldwide, and it is available in more than 30 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, ...).
Google developers have today shown off Ubuntu running on …Google Glass.
It’s 5 months away from release, but we already know most of the new features planned for Unity in Ubuntu 13.10.
This is, in part, due to developers putting focus on Ubuntu Touch – the mobile version of Unity aimed at mobile and tablet devices.
Cinnamon is a user interface. It is a fork of GNOME Shell, initially developed by (and for) Linux Mint. It attempts to provide a more traditional user environment based on the desktop metaphor, like GNOME 2. Cinnamon uses Muffin, a fork of the GNOME 3 window manager Mutter, as its window manager from Cinnamon 1.2 onwards
Both Unity 8 and Ubuntu’s new display server Mir will be available to try in Ubuntu 13.10.
At least, that’s the aim, anyway.
Saucy Salamander Could Ship with Chromium
Ubuntu 13.10 is hoping to ship with Chromium as the default web-browser in place of Mozilla Firefox.
Still unsure whether Double Fine’s Humble Bundle is worth the money and bandwidth?
With only six days left to claim your copies, we go hands-on with every game to help you decide…
A handy tool to build an Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution.Ubuntu Builder is a simple tool to create your own distribution. It allows to download, extract, customize in many ways and rebuild the ubuntu images. You can customize i386 and amd64 desktop ISO images.
Unity 8 – the next major version of the Unity desktop – has been demoed running atop of Mir, Ubuntu’s custom display server.
Both Unity 8 and Mir are still in active development, so to see them running as well as they are in the video below, taken by Michael Zanetti, is exciting stuff.
Want to add some Google Now-style to your Ubuntu desktop? You do? Then read on…
DeviantArt user satya164 has knocked together a Google Now-inspired theme for Conky, the popular Linux system monitor (and a whole heap more).
Unlike many Conky themes this one is light on information displayed, only showing weather and network usage.