A second Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 alpha version has been made available for download today.
After a beta and four release candidates, VirtualBox 4.2.0 (stable) has been released today, bringing support to start VMs during system boot on Linux, experimental support for drag'n'drop from the host to Linux guests, improved Windows 8 support and more.
Avidemux is a cross-platform video editor, especially useful for simple tasks like cutting a video, encoding tasks, etc.
A new default wallpaper has landed in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and even though it uses the same colors as the previous default wallpapers, this one isn't just a slightly modified version of the previous backgrounds, like we were used to:
Grub Customizer is a graphical settings manager for GRUB2 and BURG.
The eleventh alpha version of 0 A.D. has been released by Wildfire Games yesterday. 0 A.D. is an open source, real-time strategy game that works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X and features excellent graphics and sound but, since it's in alpha, there are also some missing features like settings, multiplayer matchmaking service and others.
Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal beta 1 has been released today, introducing many changes which include new Unity features, refreshed default theme, and much more. There were also some controversial changes like the removal of Unity 2D and the Nautilus downgrade to version 3.4.2. Read on to find out more!
Satya, who's behind some beautiful GTK and GNOME Shell themes, has created a cool new tool that lets you customize GTK theme colors.
Right now, `GTK Theme Preferences` (that's the name of the tool) works with any GTK2 and GTK3 theme and lets you customize the following:
Subliminal is a python library / command line tool to search and download subtitles.
Oracle Java 8 is expected in summer 2013, but there are some early access builds available for download already. I've got a request to upload it to the WebUpd8 Java PPA, and I did so you can now easily install Oracle JDK 8 (includes JRE 8) in Ubuntu / Debian and derivatives.
A quick tip for Chromium users who are using Ubuntu 12.04: the Chromium PPAs (Stable, Beta, Dev and Daily) haven't been updated since Chromium 18 but if you want to use the latest Chromium browser in Ubuntu, there are two new PPAs you can use, thanks to Alex Shkop.
uGet is a multi-platform GTK3 download manager that supports resuming downloads, comes with categories support, can download torrent and metalink files through aria2, a powerful command line download tool that's integrated into uGet.