After looking at the latest edition of MakuluLinux, which comes with MATE 1.8 and looks awesome, we decided to ask Jaque Raymer, the lead developer of Makulu, a few questions regarding this new, customizable distribution which employs a new direction, making it stand out compared to ot
Earlier today GNOME 3.12 has been released, bringing major new features, several redesigned programs and three new applications: Logs, Sound Recorder and Polari.
Each Linux Mint release usually offers four flavors, to say nothing about LMDE: Mint Cinnamon, Mint MATE, Mint KDE and Mint Xfce. The MATE edition is based around a desktop environment forked from GNOME 2, featuring a similar interface and a familiar user interaction experience.
For this new release the code has been completely rewritten and NeonView was ported to GTK+ 3.
Gnome Pie is an application inspired by a World of Warcraft addon called OPie, that tries to offer a different way
After the overview of 20 best KDE applications, it’s time to have a look at what GNOME has to offer, right? This article overviews 20 of the GNOME applications which are, in my opinion, the best in their category. Only a single application from each category is included, and screenshots are attached.
The Equinox GTK themes is a pack of (now) 5 beautiful themes created by Tiheum (who's also the Faenza icons author).
Elementary GTK theme version 2.1 was released today, bringing support for GTK3. Other changes include: dropped Aurora engine, the panel is now dark by default and bug fixes as well as a new Xfwm4 theme.
As you probably know, Linux Mint 11 "Katya", the next Linux Mint version that will be based on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal will not use Unity by default. Well, as it turns out, Linux Mint 11 will move even further from Ubuntu and will ship with GNOME 3.0 by default, even though Ubuntu 11.04 will use Gnome 2.32.x.
Gnome Shell 2.91.90 was released yesterday getting some final adjustments according to the release announcement:
For those who don't know, Wingpanel is a "super sexy space-saving top panel" created by the Elementary team that displays the Ubuntu indicators. Because it doesn't take the whole width of the screen and maximized windows go below it, it can save a lot of vertical screen space.
As you probably know, the Ubuntu 11.04 panel doesn't let you add applets - it's not that panel is locked like it was in Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition, it simply doesn't support applets (it doesn't have such a feature) as the top Unity panel is not a Gnome panel.
DockBarX 0.40 has been released last night, bringing the following changes:
-The default theme has changed. The new default theme DBX is made by BigRZA. It's made to look good with Radiance and Ambiance. (The old default theme is still included under the name Old.)
-Another theme by BigRZA, Sunny Colors is also included by default