Compiz reached version 0.8.6 a while back - version which brings bug fixes as well as support for KDE 4.4 - but the version in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx is still 0.8.4 so if you want to upgrade to Compiz 0.8.6, you can a
This is a quick post to let you know that Skype (which has been added to the Ubuntu partner official repository a few days ago - Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx only!) package in the Ubuntu Partner repository got some fixes which were previously available for the Medibuntu package (Sky
Skype has just been uploaded to the "partner" official Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx repository - correct me if I'm wrong but I think this is the first time Skype is uploaded to an official Ubuntu repository (other than Medibuntu obviously - which by the way doesn't include Skype any
iPod sync with Banshee is broken in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx since HAL is now D-Bus activated and does not have an init script. This bug was fixed by Banshee developers last night but isn't yet available anywhere - except GIT.
So here is a short guide to compile the latest podsleuth from Git in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx.
Oracle VM VirtualBox is an x86 virtualization software package, originally created by German software company innotek GmbH, purchased by Sun Microsystems, and now developed by Oracle Corporation as part of its family of virtualization products.
We covered lots of ways to move the Metacity window controls (buttons) back to the right in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx: from Gconf Editor to gconf via command line, Ubuntu Tweak or the MWButtons script. But all these may seem complicated for a complete noob and for this reason I decided to write this post.
I'm not sure if IPv6 in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx is still causing issues with the Internet connection being slow and so on, but in case it does here's how to disable it.
If you already upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, how do you rate it? The poll:
Some community themes from the Ubuntu Artwork Wiki made it into the "community-themes" package from Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx (which you can install using: sudo apt-get install community-themes) however some amazing themes didn't.
The beautiful Bisigi themes were available for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx users in a testing PPA. Well, today the themes have moved to the main PPA.
In our Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx Release Candidate post, we were telling you about a major X.Org Memory Leak bug. Well, apparently the bug has been fixed and an update was released.
What is Ubuntu Sources List Generator? It is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories.
A new version of "What to do after installing Ubuntu? Run this script!" has been released. The script now has an actual name: "Ubuntu 10.04 Start".
The main purpose of this script is to speed up configuring Ubuntu 10.04 immediately after you've just installed it. This includes both installing popular applications and codecs as well as fixing some annoyances in Ubuntu 10.04.
If you hear the term Direct2D, you are probably thinking of some outdated technology that preceded the Direct3D. That, however, is not true; Direct2D has only been introduced recently with Windows 7 and Server 2008. Although made by Microsoft, the Linux alternative shares the same name (well, almost; officially, it's Direct2DAccel).