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Pithos 0.3 (Pandora Linux Client) Released With Last.fm Scrobbling Support

Pandora radio is the personalized internet radio service that helps you find new music based on your old and current favorites.

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

Faenza Icons To Use With The Elementary GTK Theme: Faenza-Cupertino

Helpers And Multipanel Configuration Coming To Avant Window Navigator (AWN)

You Can Now Install Apt-Fast From A PPA Repository

Remember apt-fast? Allow me to remind you: apt-fast is a simple bash script that speeds up apt-get download speed (so you would run "sudo apt-fast install firefox" to install Firefox for example) by using Axel, a command line application which accelerates HTTP/FTP downloads by using multiple sources for one file.

WebUpd8 PPAs Updates: Rhythmbox, Jupiter, DockBarX

We've backported the latest Rhythmbox version from Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. The new version comes with bug fixes as well as a new feature: the play button now changes to pause and stop when needed.

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.

Jolicloud 1.0 Review (Ubuntu Based Netbook OS)

Jolicloud 1.0 is now available for all so I decided to install it on my netbook (Asus EeePC 1005 HA) and write a review for the WebUpd8 readers.

 

Poll Results: Best Linux Main Menu

For last week, we asked you which is the best Linux main menu and the results are a bit surprising.

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.

How To Change The Mouse Cursor Theme In Ubuntu With Compiz Enabled [Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Or Newer]

There is a bug in the Compiz package in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx and as I read, in Maverick Meerkat too that doesn't allow you to fully change the mouse cursor theme.

Bluetile 0.5.2 (Tiling Window Manager) Released, Finally Supports Configuration [Ubuntu PPA]

 

bluetile

 

Elegant Gnome (Theme) Pack PPA For Ubuntu And Linux Mint Users

 

Elegant gnome
(The dock icons come with Elegant Gnome)

Pinguy OS (Remastered Ubuntu) - Ubuntu After A Week Of Customizations [Review]

 

Pinguy OS

 

Improve Your Netbook Performance And Increase Battery Life By Moving Log And Temp Files To RAM

Fewt, the author of Jupiter and member of the Aurora OS (ex Eeebuntu) core team has a really interesting post on his blog about improving your netbook's performance but also increasing the battery life by moving the temp and log files to RAM using tmpfs.

Conky Colors Makes Your Conky Beautiful In Seconds (Version 3.20 Released)

 

Conky colors

 

Download The Microsoft Windows Vista Fonts In Linux Using A Script

I've came across many blog or forum posts where people say they like the Microsoft Windows Vista fonts and use them in Linux. I don't find anything special with any of those fonts but maybe you do. If so, read on!

 

Jupiter Ubuntu PPA (Hardware And Power Management Applet For Netbooks And Laptops)

A while back we told you about Jupiter, an application created by Fewt for Aurora OS (ex Eeebuntu) (but also works in other Linux distributions) which can be used to switch between maximum and high performance and power saving mode, change the resolution and orientation, enable or disable the bluetooth

New GNOME Shell Mockups Look Like Unity, Nautilus Elementary

Since GNOME 3.0 has been delayed until March, 2011, it seems there's enough time to rethink the way GNOME Shell looks, especially since a lot of people don't like it (especially from the usability point of view).

 

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