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Get Weather Or System Info On Your Desktop With These 2 Conky Configurations

There are two Conky configurations I've been wanting to write about for a while, but I didn't have the time to do it, until today, so here it is: the first one has been created by Satya, it's called Conky Google Now and is very easy to set up while the second one, created by Pressian, is more advanced and requires some experience

How To Get The Systray Whitelist Back In Ubuntu 13.04

As you probably know, the Unity notification area (systray) whitelist is no longer available in Ubuntu 13.04 so you can't whitelist applications to be able to use the systray.

Ubuntu Might Get A New Simplified Packaging Format / App Installer

According to a recent message posted on the Ubuntu Devel mailing list by Colin Watson, Installer Team leader, Ubuntu might get a new, simplified packaging format and app installer which should make it easier for developers to get their software into Ubuntu.

elementary OS Luna Beta 2 Available For Download

Five months after the first beta, elementary OS Luna beta 2 has been released yesterday. Based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Luna beta 2 comes with improved multi-monitor support, updated default applications and artwork and more.

Cinnamon 1.8 Gets Its Own Control Center And Screensaver, Easier Spices Installation

Cinnamon, the desktop environment used by default in Linux Mint, has reached version 1.8, getting its own Control Center, screensaver and more.

Get Nautilus 3.4 Features Back In Ubuntu 13.04 With SolusOS Patched Nautilus

Ubuntu 13.04 uses Nautilus 3.6 by default, for which some features that were available in Nautilus 3.4 are no longer available, such as the dual pane view, sidebar tree view and more.

Download Lightworks Linux Public Beta [Professional Video Editor]

Lightworks, a professional video editing and mastering software, is finally available for Linux, as a public beta.

Install Pepper Flash Player For Chromium In Ubuntu Via PPA

As you probably know, the latest Adobe Flash Player versions are available on Linux only through Google Chrome, while other browsers are stuck with version 11.2.

Liquid Prompt: An Adaptive Prompt For Bash Or Zsh

Liquid Prompt is an adaptive, smart prompt for Bash and Zsh. It can display various useful information on the shell prompt, only when it's needed, like the battery status when it's discharging over a given threshold, an up arrow if using an HTTP proxy, the number of detached sessions  (screen or tmux) and more.

Configurable NotifyOSD Updated For Ubuntu 13.04

Quick update for Ubuntu 13.04 users: Leolik has updated the patched / configurable NotifyOSD that he maintains, to work with Ubuntu 13.04.

Bumblebee 3.2.1 Released With Ubuntu 13.04 Fixes, New Options

Bumblebee 3.2 has been released a few days ago but there was an issue and it didn't work on a lot of setups o version 3.2.1 has been released to fix this.

See What`s New In Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

Kubuntu 13.04, the KDE-based Ubuntu flavor, has been released yesterday. Let's take a quick look at what's new.

Rhythmbox CoverArt Browser Plugin 0.8 Released

CoverArt Browser, a Rhythmbox plugin that lets you browse and play music using an album art view, has been updated to version 0.8 recently, getting improvements such as option to export embedded cover art in the album tracks, new light and dark icon theme and more.

Xubuntu 13.04 Available For Download - Quick Overview [Screenshots, Video]

Xubuntu 13.04 has been released yesterday, along with the other Ubuntu flavors. Xubuntu uses Xfce as the default desktop environment and is a great alternative for those who prefer a traditional desktop layout with a panel on top, panel applets and so on.

Download Ubuntu Tweak 0.8.4, Now Compatible With Ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu Tweak, the popular tool that besides tweaking lets you easily install various applications that aren't available in the Ubuntu repositories, clean the apps / system cache and more, has been updated today, bringing support for the latest Ubuntu 13.04 along with some bug fixes.

Ubuntu 13.10 Codename Announced: Saucy Salamander

Mark Shuttleworth has announced the codename for the upcoming Ubuntu release: Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander:

Ubuntu 13.04 Available For Download [Screenshots Tour, Video]

Ubuntu 13.04 has been released today with many enhancements and fixes to Unity as well as some important performance improvements. Read on to find out more!

7 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

Ubuntu 13.04 will be available for download in a few hours and since many of you will be installing it as soon as it's released, here are 7 useful things you can do right after the installation.

BitTorrent Sync: Secure File Sync Between Computers Using P2P Technology [Public Alpha]

BitTorrent Sync, a free to use (but not open source) tool that can be used to automatically synchronize files between computers using the BitTorrent protocol, is now available for all as public alpha.

Audacious 3.4 Beta 1 Released [Ubuntu PPA]

The first Audacious 3.4 beta version is available for download. Audacious is a fast, lightweight music player which comes with numerous plugins and two interfaces: a Winamp-like interface (it even supports Winamp 2.x skins) and a GTK interface.
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