Ubuntu

Canonical to Shut Down Ubuntu One

Earlier today, Jane Silber, the CEO of Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, announced in an official blog post that the Ubuntu One service will be closed, and those who have subscriptions will have their money refunded.

Introduction to Linux and Ubuntu

This is the first article in a series intended to cover the basics of Linux and Ubuntu. In the course of several chapters, this series will explain pretty much everything to get started with Ubuntu.

Early Look at How Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Is Shaping Up

The next Ubuntu Long-Term Release, codenamed Trusty Tahr, will be released on April 17th, 2014 and will ship with several notable features, while mainly focusing on stable main components rather than bleeding-edge software, a very good decision which fits perfectly such a big release.

Weekly News Round-Up: Feb 17 - Feb 23

Canonical Announces Two Mobile Phones Manufacturers for Its Ubuntu Phones

Install Flash in Ubuntu 13.10

This tutorial is a detailed guide on how to install Flash in Ubuntu, specifically Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander. I documented three ways to do it, two methods covering installing from the official repositories and one method for installing it manually from the official website. Screenshots for beginners on how to use the USC are also available.

How to Use Smart Scopes in Ubuntu 13.10

This tutorial focuses on showing the use of one of the new features introduced in Ubuntu 13.10, namely Smart Scopes. With Mir being postponed, Saucy Salamander didn’t have a lot of new features, focusing on stability rather than trying to break new grounds. Smart Scopes is one of the main additions to Dash in Saucy.

Ubuntu 13.10 Released [Overview & Screenshots]

With Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu ships a solid desktop based on the work that has been done since 13.04, with few new features that are noteworthy, and no major changes. Saucy will be supported for 9 months, until July 2014. With 13.04 support ending very soon, Saucy is a good replacement to feature newer packages and a decent lifespan.

How to Install Anything in Ubuntu Part 2: Installing Software

Tutorial about installing software in Ubuntu.

How to Install Anything in Ubuntu Part I: The Package Manager

There used to be a popular tutorial for beginners about this titled How to install ANYTHING in Ubuntu!, however it has not been updated since 2006 and it is a bit outdated (some of it still applies though).

Steam For Linux: Download The First Ubuntu-Like Skin

WebUpd8 reader Martin Kozub has created an Ubuntu-like skin for the new Linux Steam client which includes the Ubuntu font, default Ubuntu colors and window buttons (Ambiance), thin scrollbars as well as Ubuntu (Humanity) back and forward icons.

 

How To Use Steam For Linux Right Now, Without A Beta Account

Steam for Linux beta has been released today and for now is only available to 1000 lucky users who have applied using the Steam beta survey. But there's a way to run Steam for Linux even if you didn't receive an invitation. Read on!

 

Xubuntu 12.10 Released With Xfce 4.10 [Screenshots, Video]

Xubuntu, the Xfce Ubuntu flavor, has been released today along with the other Ubuntu flavours. It's a great alternative for those who do not want to use GNOME Shell or Unity and prefer a more traditional layout.

 

Ubuntu 12.10 Released - See What`s New

After 6 months of development, Ubuntu 12.10 has been released, bringing some exiting new features.

With Ubuntu 12.10, Unity has gained a "Previews" feature and there's also an innovative new "webapps" technology which integrates websites tightly with Ubuntu. Read on to find out what's new in the latest Ubuntu 12.10.

Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Available For Download

There are quite a few changes in Ubuntu 12.10 beta 2, including a new Unity version which brings some more polish and tweaks along with 3 new Unity lenses, Amazon and Ubuntu One Music store webapps installed by default, a new default wallpaper, but also some LightDM and Messaging Menu changes. Read on to find out more!

 

Unity: Dash Gets A Cool New Previews Feature [Video] - Ubuntu 12.10 Development

A cool new feature has landed in the Unity Staging PPA, for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal: previews in Dash.

How To Install Ubuntu 12.04 On Non-PAE Capable Hardware

Ubuntu 12.04 (as well as Kubuntu 12.04) uses the PAE Linux kernel by default for 32bit ISOs so old computers that don't support PAE can't boot the latest Ubuntu version. But there is a way to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin on computers without PAE support: using the non-PAE netboot Minimal ISO (there are also some alternatives, see below).

Things To Tweak After Installing Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Preise Pangolin has been released and many of you have already upgraded or plan on upgrading, so I've made yet another post that you'll hopefully find useful, with things that you may want to tweak, fix or install in Ubuntu 12.04.

Ubuntu 12.04 Wallpapers Updated (Community, Default Wallpaper)

The "ubuntu-wallpapers" package has just been updated and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin now includes wallpapers from the community contest as well as the new default wallpaper:

Top 10 News Readers for Ubuntu (Overview & Screenshots)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Beta 2 Released [Screenshots, Video]

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