With Unity getting most of the attention lately in Ubuntu and the feature-freeze coming in tomorrow, I decided to take the latest <a href="http://www.kubuntu.org/">Kubuntu</a> alpha for a spin and see how KDE 4.8 for netbooks looks and behaves. But first, a little about 12.04 as a whole.
According to a branch that was recently approved for inclusion in Unity, it looks like Dash will be getting support for scrolling using a nice cover flow effect.
The Indicator Applet port to GTK3 has finally landed in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. This, along with some changes to the GNOME Panel default settings, finally "fix" the Classic (fallback) GNOME session in Ubuntu 12.04:
If you want to try the latest Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin alpha or a daily build in VirtualBox (guest), you'll stumble upon a few issues like: VirtualBox can't boot from the 32bit ISO because PAE is not enabled by default so you'll get a kernel error, the mouse isn't working or the screen is glitchy and black in Unity 3D after installing the VirtualBox Guest Additions from the repositories (r
Ubuntu TV, a TV-optimized Ubuntu version, was demoed by Canonical at CES in Las Vegas earlier today. The Ubuntu-powered television is planned to initially target the US and China (but will expand to other countries if Canonical can get local content deals) and is said to be available by the end of this year.
This tutorial targets especially beginners in Linux and particularly Ubuntu, users who have just recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu and are facing this question: "how can I compile and run my C or C++ programs in Ubuntu?".
Marlin is a relatively new file browser for GNOME somewhat similar with Nautilus when it comes to features, but with a different default interface.
Google+ for pages has been released recently and we've created a page for WebUpd8. Follow WebUpd8 on Google+ @ https://plus.google.com/u/0/101912980608854649615. And don't forget to share our Google+ page with your circles.
The Ubuntu Developer Summit for Precise has ended yesterday, so here is short list of possible changes in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.
Gnome Pie is an application inspired by a World of Warcraft addon called OPie, that tries to offer a different way