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Armagetron Advanced: Tron-Inspired Multiplayer Game

Armagetron Advanced is an open source game inspired by the movie Tron. For those who haven't seen Tron, this is a game played by two or more players that use a vehicle called "light cycle" which leaves a coloured trail behind; making contact with the trail or the walls is fatal, so the goal is to "box" your opponents.

Upload Files To Multiple File Sharing Websites Simultaneously With Neembuu Uploader 2.3

Neembuu Uploader is a cross-platform tool to easily upload files to multiple file sharing websites in the same time. It supports drag and drop and you can choose to upload files either anonymously or using an account (for websites that support it).

Y PPA Manager 0.0.8.1 Released With Ubuntu 11.10 Support

Y PPA Manager 0.0.8.1 has been released today, bringing support for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot and quite a few bug fixes.
Y PPA Manager features:

Restore DELETE Key For Moving Files To Trash In Ubuntu 11.10 / Fedora 15 [Quick Tip]

In GNOME 3 (be it Fedora 15, Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity or GNOME Shell, etc.), you can't move files or folders to trash by pressing the DELETE key anymore and you must use CTRL + DELETE instead. But you can restore the Gnome 2 behavior - just follow the steps below.

How To Switch Between GDM, LightDM Or KDM In Ubuntu [Quick Tip]

Let's say you have both LightDM and GDM display managers installed on your computer (running Ubuntu or any other Debian-based Linux distribution). LightDM is default but you want to switch to GDM - to do this, run the command below in a terminal:

How To Get Hardware Information In Linux

4 tools for getting hardware information in Linux

Adobe Releases Flash Player 11 Beta (64bit Too)

Adobe has released Flash Player 11 beta, the new version being available for both 32bit and 64bit (yes, for Linux too!).

"Recent Notifications" Indicator Keeps A History Of Recent NotifyOSD Notifications

Recent Notifications is a GNOME panel applet that displays a history of recent NotifyOSD notifications.

Interview With Jeff Hoogland, Lead Developer for Bodhi Linux

I took some time to contact Jeff Hoogland, lead developer for Bodhi Linux, and asked him a few questions about the distribution he is in charge with.

Install Miro 4 In Ubuntu And Get It To Convert Videos

Miro is an open source music / video player and converter that features an integrated BitTorrent client, podcast support and many other interesting features. It runs on Linux, Windows and Mac.

Linux Mint 11 Has Been Released [Screenshots]

How To Downgrade To Compiz 0.8.6 In Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

If you're using Ubuntu 11.04 with the classic Ubuntu desktop (no Unity), you've probably noticed that not all Compiz plugins work as they used to in Ubuntu 10.10 and changing some of the default Compiz settings results in quite a few bugs.

Firefox 5 (Beta Channel) Ubuntu PPA

Firefox 5.0 beta 2 has been uploaded to the semi-official Firefox-Next Launchpad PPA for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal and Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Released - See What`s New (Screenshots And Video)

After the usual 6 months of development, Ubuntu 11.04 has finally been released.

Adwaita Improved: Reduced Padding For Adwaita Combo Boxes / Nautilus Breadcrumbs [GNOME 3]

Adwaita improved

Ubuntu Unity Keyboard Shortcuts Wallpapers

Can't remember all the Unity keyboard shortcuts? Then check out the AskUbuntu keyboard shortcuts thread - you'll find two wallpapers (one is also available in German) with most of the Unity mouse tricks / keyboard shortcuts:

VirtualBox Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Repository, Finally Ready

The VirtualBox repository (contrib) for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal has finally been created today.

Tomdroid: Sync Tomboy Notes With Your Android Device

Well, this is not new but I've somehow missed the news. Anyway, I was reading on the Launchpad blog that you can use Tomboy Notes on your Android device. The app is called "Tomdroid" and it supports note syncing between your desktop computer and Android device.

Cairo Dock 2.3.0 Released With New Applets, Better Compiz And Kwin Integration

Cairo Dock 2.3.0

 

Download Ubuntu Packaging Guide (PDF, Epub, HTML In A Single .deb)

Daniel Holbach maintains a daily builds PPA for a project called "Ubuntu Packaging Guide" which aims to provide a set of articles for working with debian packages and Launchpad, uploading your GPG key to Launchpad (required to create a PPA), fixing bugs, getting the code via BZR, working with a PPA and so on.

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