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The Ubuntu Font Family Is Now Available In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat (Officially)

The new Ubuntu font ("Ubuntu Font Family") has just been uploaded to the Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat official repositories and was made default for both Ubuntu desktop and netbook as well as Kubuntu. The Ubuntu Font Family has been released as a Libre font, licensed under the Ubuntu Font Licence 1.0.

How To Install Deluge 1.3.0 In Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx [Repository]

Deluge is a Linux and Windows Bittorrent client which uses multiple interfaces: GTK+, web and console.

Meet SparkleShare, An Open Source Dropbox Alternative [Ubuntu Installation Instructions]

SparkleShare is a syncing tool similar to Dropbox but which allows you to use your own server (or some already existing servers). It uses GIT so if you delete/modify some files by accident, you can easily revert the changes.

Firefox 4.0 Removes The Statusbar But Adds A New Add-on Bar; New Stand-Alone Profile Manager On The Way

Just when I though Firefox 4 is finally coming together, the latest Firefox 4 nightl

How To Reset The Gnome Panels, Compiz Settings And More

Sometime things break. It can be Compiz, the Gnome panels and so on. And if you cannot access their options, you cannot remove the faulty settings so one way to solve this would be to completely reset their settings.

 

How To Synchronize Your OpenOffice Documents With Google Docs, Zoho And WebDAV Servers

Ooo2gd is an OpenOffice addon which you can use to keep your documents synchronized with Google Docs, Zoho and WebDAV servers. You can either manually select to upload a file to Google Docs / Zoho when you're done editing it or you can select to automatically synchronize it.

Rhythm-e - Elementary Rhythmbox Is On Its Way!

Today, a new project has been registered on Launchpad, called Rhythm-e. The project was registered by Ammonky - who's also behind Nautilus Elementary. No code has been published yet (update: the code can be found HERE), but you can get an idea on how it will look:

Bricscad: .dwg Based CAD Software Available For Linux

Bricscad V10 for Linux was released earlier this month (the stable version) and is the first .dwg based CAD software available for Linux - according to its website, although VariCAD also has .dwg support (I'm not sure about the difference between "support" and "based" in this case though).

Firefox 4 For Linux Video / Screenshots Preview (Beta 7 Pre)

Firefox 4 won't have the menu it has on Windows - according to a bug report, but it does have the other new features.

 

Because there have been many changes to the Firefox UI for Linux lately (last week or so), I made a video showing these new features:

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Clementine 0.5, Released [Install Via New Ubuntu PPA]

Clementine 0.5 has been released.

GmailWatcher: A Gmail Notifier Especially Designed For Ubuntu

GmailWatcher is an Gmail notifier especially designed for Ubuntu: it uses the Messaging Menu, NotifyOSD notifications and preferences sync through UbuntuOne.

Minitube 1.2 Beta Released, Adds Video Downloads, Gnome Multimedia Keys Support

 

How To Install TOR In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat [Repository]

TOR was available in a PPA for Ubuntu which has been deleted. There is also an official TOR Ubuntu repository which unfortunately has also not been updated for Maverick, just like the repositories I mentioned above. But the Lucid packages work just fine - I'm running it on Maverick for a month now and everything works.

Adobe Flash Player "Square" (10.2.x) 64bit Ubuntu PPA

The Sevenmachines Adobe Flash Player 64bit PPA for Ubuntu has just been updated with the latest Adobe Flash Player "Square" 10.2.161.22 (64bit obviously) for Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10 so now it's even easier to install it!

Adobe Finally Releases A New Adobe Flash Player 64bit - Yes, For Linux Too!

If a while back Adobe wasn't very interested in its 64bit Linux users and discontinued Adobe Flash Player 10.1 for 64bit, the new Adobe Flash Player codename "Square" developer preview released by Adobe today is also available for 64bit Linux systems (and obviously, 32bit too).

Fundamental Round Gnome Theme 2.1 Adds 6 Color Schemes

Nautilus Elementary Gets An Embedded Terminal Of Its Own

5 Beautiful Elementary-ish Gnome Themes

1. Fundamental Round 2

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