Kerbal Space Program is a sandbox-style space flight simulator game.
Dungeon Fray is a fast paced roguelike puzzle game featuring three playable classes, randomly generated levels, turn based combat and unlockable achievements and perks.
The game is inspired by popular roguelike games DCSS and Desktop Dungeons.
Non-LTS releases of Ubuntu will see their support periods halved from Ubuntu 13.04 onwards.
In an attempt to save time, money and effort, ‘regular’ releases of Ubuntu going forward are to be supported for 9 months down from the traditional period of 18 months.
We have a winner or should I say winners? During every release cycle, Canonical conducts a wallpaper contest on Flickr through which they select the final set of default wallpapers for Ubuntu. Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail was no different and user submissions crossed 300 mark even though there were strict rules such as one wallpaper per person and similar.
An interesting project recently popped up in indiegogo.com, one of the many KickStarter-like crow-funding alternatives out there.
Desktop weather tool Stormcloud has been updated with a handful of new customisation options.
The new contender for everyone’s favourite tweak tool has been approved for inclusion in the official Raring repositories. So get out there and download it folks!
In a recent Ubuntu technical board meeting, it was decided to:
The winning wallpapers from Ubuntu’s bi-annual wallpaper contest have been announced.
Ubuntu Speech Recognition app is shaping up nicely. During the first video preview of the Ubuntu Speech Recognition software, author did promise open sourcing of the app. He has kept his promise.
Shotwell 0.14 – You Can Finally Hide The Sidebar
A new release of photo management and editing tool ‘Shotwell’ is available for download.
Primarily focusing on fixes, Shotwell 0.14 brings numerous improvements. These include:
Lightworks has been in an exclusive limited-access beta for Linux for several months
Yes, it seems like a lifetime ago that Lightworks first gave word of its plans to port itself to Linux and open-source its codebase.
New Location, Same Ol’ Legal Notice
Canonical has added a legal notice to Ubuntu’s ‘About this Computer‘ window in a recent update to Ubuntu 13.04.
Unity Tweak Tool is a relatively new application that allows you to configure Unity, providing access to settings buried deep in Dconf-Tools or CCSM.
ownCloud is a free software alternative to proprietary web services such a Dropbox, Google Calendar and more. You can install it on your computer or web server and access (and share) your files from any OS, since ownCloud comes with desktop clients for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux as well as mobile clients for Android and iOS.
Quick update: now that Ubuntu GNOME is an official Ubuntu flavour, it can make use of the Ubuntu infrastructure, and the first daily builds are now available for download:
Kazam is a simple screen recording program that will capture the content of your screen and record a video file that can be played by any video player that supports VP8/WebM video format.
Optionally you can record sound from any sound input device that is supported and visible by PulseAudio.
Install Kazam in ubuntu
An improved, smarter and more diverse search experience will feature in Ubuntu 13.04.
Smarter Dash Searches Included in Unity 7