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Parole Media Player 0.4.0 Released With New Features

Parole, the default Xfce / Xubuntu media player, has reached version 0.4.0, a development release which brings many new features and improvements.

The latest Parole 0.4.0 features CD and DVD playlist support, DVD navigation support, custom subtitle management and other new features along with some important bug fixes for fullscreen controls, screensaver inhibition and others.

Get The Ubuntu Phone OS Welcome Screen On Android As A Live Wallpaper

Ubuntu Live Wallpaper is a new Android live wallpaper designed to look like the Ubuntu Phone OS welcome screen:

Fix Wireless Or Wired Network Not Working After Resume From Suspend In Ubuntu

It's time for another fix, this time for wired / wireless network not working after resume from suspend. In Ubuntu, sometimes when resuming from sleep, the wired network doesn't work and I keep getting "disconnected" notifications.

Ubuntu: LightDM Black Screen When Using SSD Workaround

Some Ubuntu users are reporting LightDM errors when using a

Fuduntu 2013.1 Released With Netflix, Steam And E17 Support, New Default Dock

Fuduntu 2013.1 has been released today, bringing Netflix, Steam and E17 stable support, along with Jockey for proprietary video driver installation and other changes and updates.

How To Find Out Maximum Supported RAM Or Number Of Available DIMM Slots In Linux

If you need a quick way to find out how much RAM your Linux system supports or to determine the number of DIMM slots available, you can use a command line tool called "dmidecode".

Cube 2: Sauerbraten 2013 `Collect Edition` FPS Game Update Brings New Maps And Game Modes

Ater two years and a half, a new Cube 2 Sauerbraten version has been released: 2013-01-04 "Collect Edition", which brings new maps, new game modes: "collect", "insta collect", and "efficiency collect" and other interesting changes.

Bodhi Linux 2.2.0 Released With Stable E17 Desktop, non-PAE 32Bit ISO

Bodhi Linux is a minimalistic Linux distribution that uses the Enlightenment Desktop (E17). Based on Ubuntu, Bodhi Linux is a semi-rolling release distribution: it comes with the core Ubuntu LTS packages but it also uses backports for its applications so the users can get the latest app updates.

MyPaint 1.1.0 Released With New Color Dialog And Geometry Tools, More

MyPaint, an open source application for digital painters, has reached version 1.1.0, the new version bringing new blending models, new geometry tools like sequence of lines, curved lines and ellipses, a new color dialog and other interesting changes.

Elegance Colors GNOME Shell Theme Gets New Customization Options

Elegance Colors, a GNOME Shell theme that can automatically change its colors based on the current GTK theme or wallpaper, has been updated today with many new customization options.

Ubuntu For Phones Announced Today

The mysterious "so close you can almost touch it" countdown from the ubuntu.com website has just expired, revealing a new operating system for mobile phones: Ubuntu for Phones.
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Steam For Linux Now Available To All Users

Valve has just announced that Steam for Linux (beta) is now available to all Steam users:

How To Properly Mount Android 4.0+ Devices In Ubuntu Using Go-mtpfs

Mounting an Android 4.0+ device in Ubuntu is pretty tricky, but there is a FUSE filesystem called Go-mtpfs, created by a Google employee because "mtpfs was very unstable" for him, which works great. Read on to find out how to use it and easily install it in Ubuntu using a PPA!

Download Steam For Linux Skin Manager (Includes Ambiance And Radiance Skins)

Martin Kozub, who has created the first Ubuntu-like skin for the Steam Linux client, has released a simple Skin Manager for Steam (obviously, for the Linux client) which you can use to install or remove skins.

Download The New KDE SC 4.10 Default Wallpaper

A new default wallpaper, which will be used for the new KDE SC 4.10, was pushed to the KDE GIT repository today:

How To Get A Global Menu In MATE Desktop

MATE GlobalMenu is an applet forked from the old GNOME2 GlobalMenu project, which adds a global menu to the MATE panel.

Raspberry Pi Gets An App Store

Raspberry Pi, the "$25 computer", now has its own app store. Pi Store is available for Raspbian (Debian for Raspberry Pi) and only 23 applications/games are included right now, but the Raspberry Pi folks hope it will get a lot more, as users upload their own content to the store.

Free Cross-Platform RTS Game 0 A.D. Alpha 12 Available For Download

0 A.D, one of the best free, open source real-time strategy (RTS) games, has reached the alpha 12.

How To Install Nemo File Manager In Ubuntu

After forking GNOME Shell (Cinnamon), Mutter (Muffin) and GDM 2.0 (MDM), the Linux Mint team has forked Nautilus and the result is Nemo, a file manager which is now used by default in Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition.

Fun Racing Game SuperTuxKart Hits 0.8 Release

SuperTuxKart (STK), a free, Mario Kart-like arcade racing game available for Linux, Windows and Mac OSX, has been updated to version 0.8.

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