Amarok 2.2 RC 1 was released a few days ago. For complete changelog, visit this page.
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There have been proposed quite a few themes for Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 and if you want to install them all in Ubuntu Jaunty for instance, you can just do:
The first beta of Amarok 2.2, codenamed 'Crystal Clear', was released on September 4 and packages are available for Kubuntu 9.04 Jaunty from the Kubuntu Beta Backports. To install Amarok 2.2 Beta 1 in Kubuntu/Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope just follow the instructions below:
OpenOffice.org 3.1.1 was released a few days ago, bringing many bug fixes to the stable 3.1 series.
A while ago I posted some fixed ffmpeg and x264 packages for Ubuntu Jaunty (.deb) but you may want to upgrade to the latest version of ffmpeg and x264 (whichever the latest version is). So this how-to will explain how to install the latest FFmpeg and x264 and then how to always update those packages.
Pidgin 2.6.0 was made available a few days ago, on August 19, 2009, and today Pidgin 2.6.1 was released as a bug fix version to the new stable 2.6 series. Among the features and improvements which come with 2.6.0 are:
The release of GIMP 2.7.0 is a first step towards GIMP 2.8, the next stable release. Please note that this is an unstable development snapshot and read the GIMP 2.7 release notes. Actually, in the following repository, the current version of Gimp is 2.7.1 already. To install it in Ubuntu, just copy & paste the following commands into a terminal to add the Launchpad PPA repository:
If you read our "what's new in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala" post, you must know that a new hard disk tool is now available by default in Ubuntu 9.10: Palimpsest Disk Utility, which was created by Red Hat and is a S.M.A.R.T.
Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala simply have do an apt-get upgrade to update to the latest KDE 4.3 (which was released yesterday) but (K)Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope users have to add the Kubuntu PPA backports so they can install the latest KDE 4.3.
We already presented the best screenshot application for Linux (for me at least): XFCE4 Screenshooter 1.6.0 (the article also explains how to make it the default screenshot tool in Ubuntu). But At the time I wrote the post, there was no .deb package available for Ubuntu so you had to compile it.
digiKam is a free photo management application for KDE, and probably the best alternative to Picasa from Google. digiKam includes many photo retouching and photo manipulation functions, and it allows to organise your collection into albums.
I decided to put up this guide which shows how to install the latest Wine release in Ubuntu 9.04 using 3 different methods.
This script notifies you when a contact comes online, goes offline, sends you a message, when they have a birthday soon or when a file transfer is completed.
We already posted 2 solutions to help you with the Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu Jaunty and those 2 workarounds helped a lot of people:
Amarok 2 in Jaunty is not working scrobbing the music to last.fm service but you can add to your sources list the kubuntu-experimental repository and update Amarok. Last.fm scrobbing is working with the latest version of Amarok 2.
Over time K3b got its reputation as one of the most powerful burning applications not only for KDE, but for Linux in general. Development at the KDE4 release evolved rapidly in the last couple of months and the first usable alpha of the KDE4 port was put up for testing a few days ago, on April 22.
Ubuntu 9.04, codenamed Jaunty Jackalope, was released on April 23rd, also celebrating the 10th Ubuntu release. Since its first version back in October 2004, Ubuntu went through many and quickly became one of the most popular distributions out there, with a huge and continuously thriving community and a fast development method.
Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope doesn't show the update icon in the system tray when there are updates available. This is because the update system was changed in Ubuntu Jaunty: [...]
New features include: