Unsettings, a tool that lets you tweak Unity, has reached version 0.08, getting support for Unity 6 and thus Ubuntu 12.10. Unsettings can be used to tweak most Unity settings, like disabling the global menu or overlay scrollbars, change the GTK or icon theme and many others.
The Faience pack has been updated today with new and improved icons for the icon theme, GNOME Shell 3.6 support for the GS theme and there's also a beautiful new GTK3 theme.
Valve has posted a Linux Beta survey which they will use to select the 1000 users who will test Steam for Linux.
If you're experiencing screen tearing in Xfce 4.10, you'll be glad to know there's a patch that fixes this, which you can install right away.
Clementine, a cross-platform music player inspired by Amarok 1.4, has reached version 1.1, getting podcast support with gpodder.net integration, modbar support along with other new features.
Insync, an unofficial Google Drive client for Linux, is now available in a repository for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian users and it's recommended you add since you'll get automatic updates.
Lubuntu, an official Ubuntu flavour starting with version 11.10 which uses LXDE, a lightweight desktop environment by default, has reached version 12.10.
Photo is a fast, fancy and highly configurable image viewer written in Qt.
Cairo Dock is a tool that can be used as a complete panel/launcher replacement thanks to its huge list of features: besides the fancy launcher / application switcher, it comes with applets like menu, Messaging Menu, systray, trash, weather and many others.
The Ubuntu Tweak developer has announced today that Ubuntu Tweak will no longer be developed.
Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 has been released!
Ubuntu GNOME Remix, a Linux distribution which aims to become an official Ubuntu flavour, uses GNOME Shell as the default "shell" and tries to provide a "mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories".
Xubuntu, the Xfce Ubuntu flavor, has been released today along with the other Ubuntu flavours. It's a great alternative for those who do not want to use GNOME Shell or Unity and prefer a more traditional layout.
After 6 months of development, Ubuntu 12.10 has been released, bringing some exiting new features.
With Ubuntu 12.10, Unity has gained a "Previews" feature and there's also an innovative new "webapps" technology which integrates websites tightly with Ubuntu. Read on to find out what's new in the latest Ubuntu 12.10.
but... what's a "ringtail"?
Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, which will be released in 2 days, will use Nautilus 3.4 by default, the same version used in Ubuntu 12.04. If, however, you want to use Nautilus 3.6 or the patched Nautilus we've talked about a while back, in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, you'll find installation instructions below.