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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Release Schedule

Ubuntu team is already planning for 9.10, which will see the light of day in October 2009. The desktop side will focus on beautification and an improved boot-up experience; the server side will target cloud computing.

4 Ways to Create CD/DVD ISO Images in Ubuntu

In this guide I will show how to create CD/DVD ISO images in Ubuntu using four easy methods. 1. Create ISO Images With K3b 2. Create ISO images with Brasero 3. Create ISO images using AcetoneISO2 4.

Easily Mount ISO Files in Linux on Right Click

This article will explain how to add a script to Nautilus so that you can easly mount and unmount ISO files in most linux distros running Gnome (it needs Nautilus to show the desktop). After a ISO file has been mounted, a shortcut icon will appear on your desktop which you can right click to unmount.

How to Recover Deleted Files in Ubuntu / Debian with Scapel and Foremost

Foremost and Scalpel are not interested in the underlying filesystem. They simply expect the data blocks of the files to reside sequentially in the image under investigation. The tools will find images in dd dumps, RAM dumps, or swap files.

Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (9.04) Beta Screenshots

The Beta version of the upcoming Ubuntu 9.04 (codename Jaunty Jackalope) was uploaded a few minutes ago on the official mirrors. The developers improved the boot process even further and now Ubuntu 9.04 Beta (with the EXT4 filesystem) will boot in under 20 seconds on a high-end machine!

Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon reaches end of life on April 18th, 2009

Almost eighteen months ago, on the 18th of October 2007, Canonical announced the release of Ubuntu 7.10, codename Gutsy Gibbon. Many important features and updates made Ubuntu fans all over the world extremely happy and eager to upgrade. The default desktop environment for Ubuntu (GNOME) reached then a very important milestone: 2.20, bringing a huge list of changes. [...]

How-To: Compile and Install Wesnoth 1.6 from Source in Debian Lenny and Ubuntu 8.10

The Battle for Wesnoth is a free turn-based strategy game licensed under the GPL. After over one year of constant development, a new stable version, 1.6, was released on March 22, 2009, featuring many graphics and gameplay improvements.

A New Version of Rhythmbox (0.12.0) is Out [downloads for Ubuntu]

RhythmBox is music management and playback software, inspired by Apple's iTunes.

Ubuntu Jaunty Alpha 6: 2 New Wallpapers and a New Boot Splash

After the new themes introduced yesterday, Canonical decided to update the boot splash screen (USplash) theme with a very nice one.

Ubuntu Newbie Guide: Install Themes / Emerald [part 6]

You see cool themes on almost all screenshot of Ubuntu all over the internet but don't know how to do it. No worries, it can be done in no time. [...] But for the windows layouts, there's a much cooler way to handle this: using Emerald.

New Themes in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

It looks like there's a new package in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope named gnome-themes-ubuntu, which contains three of the most popular, community created GNOME themes: Dust, Dust Sand and New Wave. This new package will be present in Ubuntu 9.04. Here are some screenshots of these new themes:

Gimp 2.6.6 is Out (download including .deb packages for Ubuntu)

A new version of GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), the most popular open-source image manipulation application, is out: 2.6.6.

Ubuntu Newbie Guide: Compiz, How to Get the Cube and Mac-like Dock Bar (Avant Window Navigator) [part 4]

Before installing Ubuntu, almost everyone has seen the spinning cube or the classy MacOSX-like dock bar and many other effects (4 desktops with 2 caps) in some videos, but some didn't figure out how to enable/install/use them.

To understand better, this is the dock (look at the bottom of the image):

How to Install OpenOffice 3.0 in Ubuntu Hardy and Intrepid (from repositories)

To install it for Ubuntu Intrepid, add the following repository (System > Administration > Software Sources, Third Party Software tab, click "Add"):

Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (9.04) Alpha 6 Released (With Screenshots)

New in Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (9.04) Alpha 6: the installer's revamped timezone map (see the fourth screenshot on the third row). The notification system was improved. Also, The GIMP has only one entry in the panel and not three, or two if you leave only the Toolbox opened (see the fourth screenshot on the first row).

Download RecordMyDesktop 0.3.8.1 .deb (Ubuntu)

RecordMyDesktop is a program that captures audio and video from your desktop (Linux) which you can use to record you screen either just a portion of it or full-screen.

Install Firefox 3.1 beta 3pre in Ubuntu (from repositories)

To install Firefox 3.1 beta 3pre in Ubuntu, first you need to add a new repository. To do so, go to System > Administration > Software Sources, to the Third-Party Software tab and add this repository:

How To Set Up Internet Connection Sharing For Ubuntu

What you need for ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) on Ubuntu:

-2 network cards on the computer the internet is coming from
-1 network cable (not crossover) to connect the two computers
-1 network card on the second computer (obviously)

 

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Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (9.04) Alpha 5 Screenshots

Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (9.04) Alpha 5 Screenshots

Top 10 Applications to Install After Installing Ubuntu

Amarok - in my opinion, this is the greatest music player and collection management for the Linux platform. I think it's also a killer application for Linux with all the features it has.

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