S06E14 – The Social Ubuntu

We’re back with the fourteenth episode of Season Six of the Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo Team! Alan Pope and Mark Johnson are still wandering the wilderness so Tony Whitmore and 

Ubuntu Bug #1 Marked As Fixed By Mark Shuttleworth

After almost 9 years and 1833 comments, the famous Ubuntu bug #1, "Microsoft has a majority market share", has been marked as fixed today by Mark Shuttleworth.

Mark Shuttleworth Marks Bug #1, ‘Microsoft Has Majority Marketshare, As Fixed

Mark Shuttleworth has marked Ubuntu’s ‘Bug #1‘ as fixed,

Linux Mint 15 `Olivia` Available For Download [Screenshots Tour]

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia", based on Ubuntu 13.04, has been released today and is available, as usual, in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon. Let's take a look at what's new!

Intel Linux Graphics Installer Available For Ubuntu 13.04

Intel has released a new version of its Linux Graphics Drivers Installer and with it, the installer is now available for Ubuntu 13.04.

`Great Little Radio Player`: Simplistic Internet Radio Player For Linux

`Great Little Radio Player` is an Internet radio player for Linux that comes with a collection of about 400 radio stations organized by genre and you can easily add more, import or export radio stations.

How To Install MDM 1.2.5 From Linux Mint 15 In Ubuntu

MDM is the default Linux Mint display manager, forked from GDM 2.20, which means it supports the old GDM themes.

KeePass 2 AppIndicator Extension For Ubuntu

KeePass 2 is an open source password manager available for Windows and Linux (Mono).

You can no longer use the KeePass2 tray icon in Ubuntu 13.04 because the old systray whitelist has been removed from Unity, but you can now get AppIndicator support for KeePass2 thanks to an extension created by David Lechner.

Tiny Tiny RSS Ubuntu PPA (Google Reader Alternative)

A while back we wrote about installing and configuring Tiny Tiny RSS in Ubuntu, a Google Reader (which will be closing in July) alternative that you can host on your computer / server, but the version available in the Ubuntu repositories is pretty old, so I've uploaded t

Automatically restart SSH sessions and tunnels Using Autossh

autossh is a program to start a copy of ssh and monitor it, restarting it as necessary should it die or stop passing traffic.The original idea and the mechanism were from rstunnel (Reliable SSH Tunnel).

Ubuntu Axe Laptop Competition After Just 2 Weeks

Ubuntu Billboard in Ukraine

Ubuntu has been forced to axe a competition offering an Ubuntu-loaded Dell XPS laptop as a prize after just two weeks.

Humble Indie Bundle 8 Launches with 7 New Linux Games

Wake up! There’s a new Humble Indie Bundle waiting to have your cash thrown at it!

The drill, as always, remains the same: the Humble folks have some games, and you can buy them for however much you like.

Games on offer in this latest bundle are:

Standalone Opera Mail App Coming to Linux

Opera’s popular  e-mail feature is to be removed from the browser and released as a standalone application, developers have announced.

`Football Manager` Game Coming To Linux

Football Manager, a football management simulation game series developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega, will be available on Linux.

TuxOnIce – Revolutionise the way you start your Linux System

TuxOnIce is most easily described as the Linux equivalent of Windows' hibernate functionality, but better. It saves the contents of memory to disk and powers down. When the computer is started up again, it reloads the contents and the user can continue from where they left off.

Football Manager 2014 Will Support Linux

Popular PC sport simulation game ‘Football Manager’ will support Linux with its next major release, games developers Sports Interactive have said.

The news means that the upcoming Football Manager 2014 will be the first official release of the series on Linux.

Cirrus7 Nimbus Ubuntu PC Delayed – But Finally Gets Priced

How To Install Emerald In Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10 Or 12.04 [PPA]

Emerald Window Decorator development may have stopped and the package is no longer available in the Ubuntu repositories for a few releases, but there are users who want to continue using it, so to make it easier to install, I uploaded Emerald to the main WebUpd8 PPA, for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04.

Pinguy OS 13.04 (Final, Yet Beta) Released With GNOME 3.8

Pinguy OS 13.04 (based on Ubuntu 13.04) beta has been released recently, this being basically the final 13.04 version because Pinguy has decided to keep the 6 month releases as betas and only the LTS will be considered stable.

Unity Tomboy Lens Available For Ubuntu 13.04, Supports Dash Previews

Unity Tomboy Lens has been updated to work with the latest Unity available in Ubuntu 13.04. Also, the lens now supports Dash previews so you can quickly take a look at your note contents by right clicking the note in Dash.

Sikuli (Atomation Tool Using Images) 1.0.0 Released

Sikuli is a tool available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X which automates tasks using images: you take a screenshot of what you want to click, right click, hover, drag and drop and so on and Sikuli performs those actions automatically, when you need it, either by using the GUI or running it via command line.

Ubuntu Designers Showcase New Touch Animation Theme ‘Paper’

A video demonstrating a new set of animations on Ubuntu Touch has been posted online.

In the 1.17 minute clip, Ubuntu designers showcase a range of visual effects used in ‘core movements’ on Touch. These include animations when switching between applications, unlocking the screen, and pressing buttons.

Intel Demo GNOME-Powered Tizen OS Ultrabook

Tizen, the open-source Linux software platform aiming to power everything from smartphones to smart TVs, is seemingly coming to laptops.

How To Add Extra Category Folders to the Gnome-Shell Dashboard

Gnome 3.8 introduced a bundle of nifty changes like new applications for Weather, Clock, Documents and Note Taking, improved search in the Activites, Privacy Settings and so on.

S06E13 – Guest House Ubuntu

Tony Whitmore and Laura Cowen are joined by Andy Piper and Laura Czajkowski for the thirteenth

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