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Official Ubuntu Rolling Release Proposal

A while back, Leann Ogasawara, Canonical Kernel Team Manager, has said that it has been discussed internally to use a rolling release model for Ubuntu between LTS releases, but that it is just an idea for now.

New Android-x86 4.2 Test Build (Based On Android 4.2.2) Available For Download

Android-x86 is a project that provides Android with x86 support so it can be used on netbooks, laptops and various tablets.

NeonView 0.8.1 Released

This release focused on getting rid all all the bugs and make NeonView stable, and in 0.8.1 most of the known bugs should be gone. The core code has been rewritten and the application’s design is quite robust now, working the way it should.

Ubuntu Touch Daily Builds Available For Download

Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview daily builds (images) are now available for developers and enthusiasts.

Unity Stacks Application `Drawers` Updated With New Active Drawers Feature, Other Changes

Drawers is an application that creates "stacks" (drawers) on the Unity Launcher, which can be used to organize various files, folders, applications or links for quick access, create drawers that automatically display the applications in a category and more.

Everpad 2.5 Released With Note Sharing, Filter By Tags, More

Everpad is a Linux client for Evernote, a popular note taking service. The application comes with a Unity lens that supports previews, Ubuntu AppIndicator for quickly accessing your notes, supports Evernote tags, notebooks, resources, places and more.

CopyQ: Interesting Clipboard Manager With Advanced Features

CopyQ is a clipboard manager written in Qt that comes with some advanced features, image support, editable history, command line support, keyboard shortcuts and more. The application is available for Linux and Windows.

Bumblebee 3.1 Released With Primus Support [Nvidia Optimus GPU Switching]

Bumblebee 3.1 has been released today with support for Primus as an alternative to the VirtualGL optirun backend, along with other enhancements and fixes.

How To Disable The GNOME Shell AppMenu While Retaining Its Functionality

GNOME has introduced the AppMenu for some of its core applications a while back (for some applications like Epiphany, with GNOME 3.4 and for others like Nautilus, etc. with GNOME 3.6), meaning that part of the menu or the whole menu is displayed as a drop-down on the top GNOME Shell bar.

How To Flash Ubuntu Touch From Windows

The official Ubuntu Touch installation instructions are only for Ubuntu, so if you're running Windows, the instructions won't work for you.

MediterraneanNight GTK3.6 Theme Pack Updated With 12 Color Variations, Other Changes

MediterraneanNight, a popular GTK3 theme pack, has been updated and it now includes 12 color variations: white, dark, blue and more.

Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview And Ubuntu SDK Released, Developers Can Now Flash Ubuntu On Nexus Devices

The Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview has been released. This includes the source code and images for both the phone and tablet interfaces and are aimed at developers so it's not something you should install for actual every day usage.

Ubuntu For Tablets Hands-On Videos

Ubuntu GNOME Remix 13.04 Switches To Firefox And LibreOffice By Default, Replacing Epiphany, Abiword And Gnumeric

After a recent update, Ubuntu GNOME Remix 13.04 (currently under development) has switched to Firefox and LibreOffice by default, replacing Epiphany, Abiword and Gnumeric.

Oracle Releases Updates For Java 7 (JDK 7u15) and 6 (JDK 6u41), PPA Updated

Quick update: Oracle has released a Critical Patch Update for Java 6 (JDK 6u41) and 7 (JDK 7u15). Also, 6u41 is the last public Java 6 release and Oracle no longer recommends using it in production, so if you're using it, you should upgrade to Java 7.

Unity Gets New Quicklists Window Switching Feature [Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail]

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail: Unity has been updated today and besides many bug fixes, the update brings a new feature which allows users to switch between multiple windows of an application using quicklists:

Canonical Unveils New Ubuntu Tablet Interface

Canonical has unveiled a new Ubuntu tablet interface today, which shares some of the Ubuntu Phone OS elements, but it also comes with new features such as a "Side Stage" which lets you use phone and tablet apps in the same time.

Tick, Tock, Tablet Time [Important Ubuntu Announcement Coming Tomorrow]

Raspberry Pi: Easily Boot Multiple Linux Distributions From The Same SD Card With BerryBoot

BerryBoot is a tool / bootloader that allows you to install (and boot) multiple Linux distributions on the same SD card or USB drive.

Dota 2 Game To Be Available Natively On Linux?

Dota 2 is an upcoming multiplayer online battle arena game developed by Valve. The game is currently available for early test access purchase and will be free-to-play when released.
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