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.
Have you used Ubuntu Brainstorm recently? Chances are you haven’t.
Ubuntu Billboard in Ukraine
As concepts for contests go the latest one from Ubuntu is certainly unique.
HP are listing Ubuntu as a pre-installed operating system option for their forthcoming HP 255 Notebook.
The HP 225
This tutorial will explain how to install classic gnome desktop in ubuntu 13.04.By default ubuntu 13.04 loads in to unity desktop.If still want to use old classic gnome desktop you have to install gnome session fallback package.
Half-Life 2 Now Available for Linux
Valve’s lauded first-person shooter Half-Life 2 has finally arrived on Linux.
Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menu entries
“Samsung are making the first Ubuntu Phone!” screams the subject field of the latest e-mail to arrive in the OMG! tips inbox.
“I can’t believe you haven’t mentioned the U1000!!” the sender protests – albeit with more capitalisation than I’m willing to convey, but adding to an ant-sized avalanche of mail along similar lines.
There was a time when I, probably like many of you, would change my desktop theme more often than I’d change my socks.
Then Ubuntu went and did something awful: it delivered a default theme that was not only “good” but acceptable to virtually everyone’s tastes!
The Humble Double Fine Bundle launched last night, offering a glut of games from indie developers Double Fine Productions.
For the next two weeks you can decide what you’re willing to stump up to get hold of their offerings, and choose where your donation goes (all to charity, all to developers, or split between both).
agedu scans a directory tree and produces reports about how much disk space is used in each directory and subdirectory, and also how that usage of disk space corresponds to files with last-access times a long time ago.
In other words, agedu is a tool you might use to help you free up disk space.
According to The Washington Post, U.S. service academies are ramping up efforts to groom a new breed of cyberspace warriors to confront increasing threats to the nation's military and civilian computer networks which control almost everything these days. And guess what, they are being trained using Ubuntu OS (possibly in a virtual environment).