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Ubuntu 12.04 Codename Announced: Precise Pangolin

The development codename of an Ubuntu release takes the form "Adjective Animal". Initially these weren't in alphabetic order - until Dapper DRAKE (6.06) that is.

Official GNOME Shell Extensions Available In The WebUpd8 GNOME 3 PPA For Ubuntu 11.10

 

Gnome Pie: A Cool New Visual Application Launcher

Gnome Pie

Gnome Pie is an application inspired by a World of Warcraft addon called OPie, that tries to offer a different way

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Beta 2 Ready For Download [Video]

 

Windows 8 Certified Computers May Not Be Able To Boot Linux

According to an article by ITWorld, Microsoft requires that Windows 8-certified machines use UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) with support for secure booting instead of the BIOS firmware.

Audacious 3.0.3 And 3.1 Alpha 1 Available For Ubuntu Oneiric (PPA)

Audacious is a versatile music player for GNOME that has a low memory footprint and a clean GTK interface. It also comes with a Winamp-like interface that supports Winamp 2.x skins.

 

DockBarX 0.47 Released With Themeable Window List And Custom DockX Themes

 

DockBarX DockX panel

 

0 A.D. RTS Game Reaches Alpha 7

 

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Unity Google Docs Lens For Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

 

Compiz-Like Mousewheel Zoom Tool For GNOME Shell

Mousewheel Zoom is a GNOME Shell tool that enables a Compiz-like ALT + mousewheel zoom.

GNOME Shell has its own magnifier, but the zoom increases / decreases in very large steps; Mousewheel Zoom on the other hand gradually zooms in/out. And it's very easy to setup too.

How To Install Oracle Java 7 (JDK) In Ubuntu

As you probably know, Oracle Java (JVM/JDK) will not be available in the Debian / Ubuntu repositories anymore because Oracle retired the "Operating System Distributor License for Java" (JDL) and the only release available in the repositories will be OpenJDK.

GIMP Plugin Registry 3.5.4 Brings 4 Updated Plugins

 

GIMP Plugin Registry

 

Radiamentary Is A Beautiful GTK2/GTK3 Theme Based On Elementary And Radiance

Radiamentary is a Gtk2/Gtk3 theme based on Radiance and Elementary. The theme is especially designed for Unity and tries to provide a light, blueish Elementary feel for Ubuntu 11.10:

Armagetron Advanced: Tron-Inspired Multiplayer Game

Armagetron Advanced is an open source game inspired by the movie Tron. For those who haven't seen Tron, this is a game played by two or more players that use a vehicle called "light cycle" which leaves a coloured trail behind; making contact with the trail or the walls is fatal, so the goal is to "box" your opponents.

Upload Files To Multiple File Sharing Websites Simultaneously With Neembuu Uploader 2.3

Neembuu Uploader is a cross-platform tool to easily upload files to multiple file sharing websites in the same time. It supports drag and drop and you can choose to upload files either anonymously or using an account (for websites that support it).

Y PPA Manager 0.0.8.1 Released With Ubuntu 11.10 Support

Y PPA Manager 0.0.8.1 has been released today, bringing support for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot and quite a few bug fixes.
Y PPA Manager features:

GNOME Shell Global Menu

 

GNOME Shell global menu

 

How To Change LightDM (Login Screen) Background [Quick Tip]

 

LightDM login screen ubuntu

 

Restore DELETE Key For Moving Files To Trash In Ubuntu 11.10 / Fedora 15 [Quick Tip]

In GNOME 3 (be it Fedora 15, Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity or GNOME Shell, etc.), you can't move files or folders to trash by pressing the DELETE key anymore and you must use CTRL + DELETE instead. But you can restore the Gnome 2 behavior - just follow the steps below.

Window Controls For Maximized Windows Hidden By Default, More Updates [Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot]

Unity 4.10.2 was uploaded to the Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot repositories last night, bringing lots of changes. The most important change is that window controls are now hidden for maximized windows and are displayed on mouse over.
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