10.10

Twitter's OAuthpocalypse Today - Upgrade Your Gwibber!

Today is Twitter's OAuthpocalypse: Twitter is shutting down basic authentification so all clients not using OAuth will stop working and one of these Twitter clients is Ubuntu's default microblogging clien

3 Amazing Ubuntu 10.10 Wallpapers

There are no "best wallpapers" or "best themes", as it depends on one's taste. But for me, these are the best 3 Ubuntu 10.10 wallpapers so far:

Unity 0.2.28 Comes With A New Home Screen, Lots Of Improvements [UNE 10.10]

Yet another Unity version (0.2.28) was released today in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat (Netbook Edition), featuring a new home screen (which will probably remind you of the old Ubuntu Netbook Edition interface) when you click the Ubuntu button - this is the first thing you see wh

Install UbuntuOne Alpha 1 For KDE In Kubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Countdown Banners For Your Website Or Blog


The official Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat countdown banner is not available yet, but a lot of designs have been submi

Install The Ubuntu 10.10 Light Themes In Ubuntu 10.04 From A PPA Repository

There's a lot of catching up to do, and I'll start with the updated Light Themes package which landed in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat while I was away. To make it easy to install for everybody still using Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, we've uploaded the Ubuntu Maverick version to the WebUpd8 Light Themes PPA.

UNE 10.10 Unity Update Brings New Applets, Lots Of Changes [Screenshots And Video]

Yet another Update in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat (the packages aren't build yet, but expect an update really soon!) Netbook Edition brings a lot of changes to the way Unity looks and also new features.

PPA Purge Added To The Official Ubuntu 10.10 Repositories, New Version Works With Linux Mint And Other Ubuntu Derivatives

Great news for those of you who use a lot of PPAs: PPA Purge has been added to the official Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat repositories.

A quick reminder of what's PPA Purge:

The New Ubuntu (10.10) Font Available For (almost) Everyone

After finally getting the bold version last week, the Ubuntu font which will be default in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat is finally available for (almost) everyone. Why almost? Here is an email from the Kubuntu-users mailing list:

 

Members of the ~kubuntu-users team on launchpad can now test out the Ubuntu Font which is currently in beta testing. Anyone can join this team.

Unity, Ubuntu Software Center And Sound Indicator Video And Screenshots [Ubuntu / UNE 10.10 Maverick Meerkat]

Unity received yet another update in Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 Maverick Meerkat yesterday. This version partially fixes the application search in the Unity application launcher and file browser - also known as Dash (the file search actually looks completely fixed).

No Unity Launcher Autohide In Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10

The Unity Launcher-dock won't get an autohide feature in Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10, however such a feature is planned for UNE 11.04. That's probably going to annoy a lot of people: most websites are not designed for browsing on a screen width smaller than 1024px and even applications like OpenOffice are hard to use with the Unity Launcher on a 7 inch screen.

Install A Weather Indicator Applet With Notifications Support In Ubuntu

 

weather indicator applet

 

New Ubuntu Unity Launcher Video And More Info (And The Ubuntu 10.10 Wallpaper?)

Unity is the new Ubuntu Netbook Edition interface which will be available for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

Ubuntu Software Center Gets Visual Improvements, Launchpad Login [Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat Development Updates]

An update today brought lots of changes to the Ubuntu Software Center. The most notable are an animated "Featured applications" section as well as a Launchpad login (now called Ubuntu login).

Upgrade To Compiz 0.8.6 In Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

Compiz reached version 0.8.6 a while back - version which brings bug fixes as well as support for KDE 4.4 - but the version in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx is still 0.8.4 so if you want to upgrade to Compiz 0.8.6, you can a

Application Menu (Global Menu) For Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 Is Available For Testing


Network Menu + Connection Manager (ConnMan) Now Available For Testing [PPA]

ConnMan is a project to get the Network Menu and Connection Manager to Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10. The project is in its very early stages, but there is already a PPA for testing (for Lucid and Maverick):

Rekonq Web Browser Getting Extension Support

Rekonq is a webkit browser for KDE which will become default in Kubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

How To Upgrade To Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat


When Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat will be out, you will be able to upgrade as usual, by pressing Alt + F2 and entering "update-manager -d".

First Nautilus File Selection Mockups [For Use With Single Click To Open Files / Folders]


The single-click to open files and folders discussion on the Ayatana mailing list continues.

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