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Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Beta 1 Released [Screenshots Tour]

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Beta 1 was released and because it features so many visual changes, I decided to make an article with most of them (fresh new screenshots of course), even though I already posted most of them.

Mark Shuttleworth: "This is not a democracy"

After Mark Shuttleworh's recent comment regarding the decision to put the Metacity window buttons on the left, the debate is more intense then ever.

In a recent comment (posted a few seconds ago), Mark Shuttleworth states that:

Fixed Ubuntu Light Themes Metacity PPA [Lucid, Karmic, Jaunty]

I just posted about a PPA which has a fixed Light Themes package for Lucid, but that PPA doesn't have packages for Karmic and Jaunty and also that package replaces the original Light Themes.

Mohegan asked if we could upload a fixed light-themes package in the WebUpd8 PPA and so we did, but we tried to please as many people as we can, so:

Mwbuttons: Complete GUI For Customizing Metacity Window Buttons Order

Using Mwbuttons you basically have a horizontal line with all the buttons and you can chose which button and it's placement, exactly the way it will be displayed in Metacity:

How To Get Plymouth Working With Nvidia Proprietary Drivers [Ubuntu Lucid]

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Humanity Icon Theme Updated To Match The New Ubuntu Branding

The Humanity Icon Theme got a really nice update in Ubuntu Lucid today which brings integration with the new branding (purple that is) as well as a new Banshee monochrome icon for the panel.

New Proposed Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 Ubiquity Slideshow

The Ubuntu Ubiquity Slideshow is a project which uses Webkit that provides a slideshow when you install Ubuntu.

Here is how the Ubuntu 10.04 Ubiquity slideshow looks currently:

Nouveau Getting More Stable In Ubuntu Lucid, Available In The Main Kernel Package

About three weeks ago, Ubuntu officially switched to Nouveau as the default Nvidia driver. In the attempt to make Ubuntu 10.04 a rock solid LTS release, large changes have been made to the packaging stack and as a result, Nouveau's kernel module is now in the main kernel package.

GTK, Emerald, Metacity Themes And Wallpapers - More Ubuntu Lucid 'Light' Goodies

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx new themes and logo were made public only a couple of days ago but there are already quite a few "goodies" available based on this new artwork.

Yesterday we say a beautiful BURG theme based on the new Radiance theme, but since then many artists have been playing with the new wallpaper, logo, etc. Read on!

Dichotomy GTK theme


Almost Official: Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Will Have The Window Buttons On The LEFT!

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Ubuntu 10.04 Light (Radiance) And Dark (Ambiance) Themes Are Now Available For All (Download)

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The New Ubuntu 10.04 Boot Splash Video (Plymouth)

new ubuntu 10.04 boot splash

Sorry for the many Ubuntu updates today, but since it's the UI freeze, most of the artwork comes today.

Preview And Download The New Ubuntu 10.04 Wallpaper

A recent Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) update just brought the new wallpaper which you've seen in the screenshots posted last night:

Update On The New Ubuntu Themes [Dark And Light]

This is an update on the New Ubuntu Theme(s), Boot Splash, Logo Revealed (And More!) post which I'm sure will make many people happy.

Dustin Kirkland, a Core Developer of the Ubuntu Server for Canonical posted some screenshots with Byobu and the new Ubuntu Light and Dark themes.

New Ubuntu Theme(s), Boot Splash, Logo Revealed (And More!)

Like we told you a while back (well, actually Mark told you), Ubuntu 10.04 will get a new theme:


Firstly, I'm sure you can't wait to see the new Ubuntu theme. Ubuntu is Lightware:

GDM2Setup Is Now Available For Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Too

GDM2Setup, a GUI configuration tool for the new GDM (2) is now available for Ubuntu Lucid too.



Confirmed: Ubuntu 10.04 Supports iPhone / iPod Touch Out Of The Box

Yesterday we wrote about a post on ubuntuforums where a user reported that the latest Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Alpha 3 supports his iPhone 3GS out of the box. [...]

Sorbet - New Community Proposed Ubuntu Lucid Theme And Mockup

Sorbet is a new Ubuntu Lucid community proposed theme with subtle gradients and light colors.

Ubuntu Finally Getting A New Default Theme Starting With Lucid

In a recent interview (as of yesterday, 19 February) for DellVlog, Mark Shuttleworth says Ubuntu will finally change the default theme from Human to a "light theme". Here is the entire interview:

Ubuntu Lucid Visual Updates: User Icon Added To The Me-Menu, Slightly Redesigned Login Box And More [Screenshots]

Today's updates brought a few visual changes to Ubuntu Lucid. Here are some screenshot with these changes. They aren't much, but still worth mentioning.

The Me Menu applet in Ubuntu Lucid now has an option to display the icon for the currently logged in user:

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