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Install Friends App (Gwibber Rewritten In QML) In Ubuntu 13.04 Or 12.10

Gwibber, the microblogging client available by default in Ubuntu, has been rewritten in QML recently and is now called Friends App.

Easily Install Minecraft In Ubuntu Via PPA Using An Unofficial Minecraft Installer

`Unofficial Minecraft Installer` is a script available in a PPA that can be used to easily install the popular Minecraft game in Ubuntu and derivatives (Linux Mint, elementary OS and so on).

 

How To Use The Intel Linux Graphics Drivers Repository In Ubuntu-Based Linux Distributions (Linux Mint, Etc.)

The Intel Linux Graphics Installer only supports Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04 (and Fedora), and even though the drivers should work on other Ubuntu-based Linux distributions like Linux Mint, the installer doesn't work and the Intel repository isn't adde

Lubuntu Icon Theme `Box` Sees New Release, Download It Now

The Lubuntu icon theme called "Box", that was introduced with Lubuntu 12.10, has reached version 0.38, getting many new and improved icons.

 

Easily Sign The Ubuntu Code Of Conduct With CoC Signing Assistant

Signing the Ubuntu Code of Conduct may seem difficult, especially for relatively new Linux users so to make things easier, Marten de Vries has created an application called Code of Conduct Signing Assistant which should make make it easier to sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct.

 

Nvidia Releases Linux Graphics Drivers 319.12 Beta With Initial Optimus Support

Nvidia has released a new beta version of their Linux graphics today: 319.12, which includes quite a few changes, including initial Optimus support.

New Unity Revamped PPA For Ubuntu 12.04 With Extra Tweaks

The popular Unity Revamped PPA has stopped working once again a while back, but there's a new PPA that adds the same features to Unity along with some extra ones such as the Unity Touch Launcher icons.

Fuduntu 2013.2 Available For Download, Includes New Lite Version

Fuduntu is a Linux distribution forked from Fedora that uses GNOME 2 by default, which provides rolling updates for the applications so you can always have the latest Firefox, Chromium, VLC, GIMP, LibreOffice and so on.

Convert Audio, Video, Image And Document Files With FF Multi Converter

FF Multi Converter is a utility that allows you to convert audio, video, image and document files between various formats, using tools such as FFmpeg, unoconv and PythonMagick.

Intel Linux Graphics Installer Fixed For Ubuntu 64bit

Quick update: the packages available in the repository used by the Intel Linux Graphics Drivers Installer seem to have been fixed for 64bit.

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Final Beta Released, See What's New

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail final beta has been released today, this being the first and only milestone for Raring. If you're not using Raring already, read on to find out what's new!

 

Firefox 20 Lands In Ubuntu, Brings Per-Window Private Browsing, New Download Manager

Firefox 20, released a couple of days ago, has just landed in all supported Ubuntu versions. The new Firefox version brings a few long-awaited features such as per-window private browsing and a new download manager.

MATE 1.6 Released, Install It In Ubuntu [GNOME 2 Fork]

After 8 months of development, MATE 1.6 has been released yesterday and its Ubuntu and Debian repositories have been updated a few hours ago with the latest MATE desktop.

Terminology: More Than A Terminal Emulator (Ubuntu Installation Instructions) Terminology terminal emulator

Terminology is a relatively new terminal emulator written for the Enlightenment desktop, but it can be used in other desktop environments. The application comes with many cool features, some of which do not exist in any other terminal emulator.

 

Open Source Real Time Strategy Game `0 A.D.` Alpha 13 Available For Download

The thirteenth alpha version of 0 A.D. has been released yesterday, bringing a new civilization: Mauryan Indian, new songs, AI improvements and more. 0 A.D. is an open source, historical real-time strategy game developed by Wildfire Games, that can be played on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Audience Media Player Getting Close To A New Release, Help Test It!

Audience is a minimalistic, Gstreamer-based media player written in Vala. The second Audience release is getting close and its developers have invited users to help test it. There aren't any major new features since the previous release, but a large amount of bugs have been fixed recently.

Minimalistic E17 Linux Distribution `Bodhi Linux` 2.3.0 Available For Download

Bodhi Linux, a minimalistic Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the Enlightenment Desktop (E17) by default, has reached version 2.3.0.

DockBarX Available As An Xfce Panel Plugin

Thanks to TiZ, who has been working on the Xfce panel port for some time, DockBarX can now be used as an Xfce panel plugin and with it, users can get an icon-only application switcher / taskbar with grouping and group manipulation, pin applications to the panel and, of course, take advantage of the DockBarX plugins: get Unity quicklists, counters and progress bars as wel

Steam March Survey Stats: Linux Usage Has Decreased

In February, the Valve Steam Hardware & Software Survey stats have revealed that 2.02% of Steam users run Linux, a huge increase from January (1.12%). Oddly, the survey stats for March have revealed a decrease and Linux users running Steam are now at ~1.70%.

One reason for this [...]

GNOME 3.8 Released - See What's New [Video, Screenshots]

GNOME 3.8 has been released today, the new version bringing many new features and enhancements, including a new application view and overhauled window layout for GNOME Shell, new setting panels for privacy, search and notifications and of course, many updates to the core GNOME apps like Web (Epiphany), Boxes, Documents and more.

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