Ubuntu Announce Billboard Photo Taking Contest

Ubuntu Billboard in Ukraine

As concepts for contests go the latest one from Ubuntu is certainly unique. 

Feedly Gets Unity Web App Integration

Possible Changes In Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander [UDS]

Ubuntu Developer Summit is a meeting where software developers gather to discuss the next Ubuntu version changes and features.

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.

HP 225 Laptop Lists Ubuntu As OS Option

HP are listing Ubuntu as a pre-installed operating system option for their forthcoming HP 255 Notebook.

The HP 225

How to install classic gnome desktop in ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

This tutorial will explain how to install classic gnome desktop in ubuntu 13.04.By default ubuntu 13.04 loads in to unity desktop.If still want to use old classic gnome desktop you have to install gnome session fallback package.


‘Half-Life 2′ Hits Linux, Available on Steam

Half-Life 2 Now Available for Linux

Valve’s lauded first-person shooter Half-Life 2 has finally arrived on Linux.

How to install GRUB customizer in ubuntu 13.04

Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menu entries


The Samsung U1000 Ubuntu Phone Isn’t Real

“Samsung are making the first Ubuntu Phone!” screams the subject field of the latest e-mail to arrive in the OMG! tips inbox.

“I can’t believe you haven’t mentioned the U1000!!” the sender protests – albeit with more capitalisation than I’m willing to convey, but adding to an ant-sized avalanche of mail along similar lines.

S06E11 – Toy Ubuntu

Alan PopeMark JohnsonTony Whitmore and Laura Cowen return for the eleventh episode of Season Si

Support for Ubuntu 10.04 & 11.10 Officially Ends Today

Support for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Desktop and Ubuntu 11.10 officially ends today.

Ubuntu Touch for Phones To Be Usable ‘By End Of May’

Ubuntu Touch for Phones will be in a usable enough state for daily use by the end of the month.

Liven Up Your Ubuntu Desktop With ZonColor Themes

There was a time when I, probably like many of you, would change my desktop theme more often than I’d change my socks.

Then Ubuntu went and did something awful: it delivered a default theme that was not only “good” but acceptable to virtually everyone’s tastes!

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.

Humble Double Fine Bundle Brings New Games to Linux

The Humble Double Fine Bundle launched last night, offering a glut of games from indie developers Double Fine Productions.

For the next two weeks you can decide what you’re willing to stump up to get hold of their offerings, and choose where your donation goes (all to charity, all to developers, or split between both).

Agedu – A Unix utility for tracking down wasted disk space

agedu scans a directory tree and produces reports about how much disk space is used in each directory and subdirectory, and also how that usage of disk space corresponds to files with last-access times a long time ago.

In other words, agedu is a tool you might use to help you free up disk space.

US Military Academies using Ubuntu for Training Future Officers in Cyber Warfare

According to The Washington Post, U.S. service academies are ramping up efforts to groom a new breed of cyberspace warriors to confront increasing threats to the nation's military and civilian computer networks which control almost everything these days. And guess what, they are being trained using Ubuntu OS (possibly in a virtual environment).

4 Boredom-Busting Games for Ubuntu

Pick one of the following scenes: a torrent is taking an age to complete; a confirmation e-mail is in limbo; or you’re on hold to a woefully inept customer services department of a woefully inept company providing a woefully inept service.

Spotify Pushes Out Bug Fix Update on Linux

Spotify has released an updated version of their desktop app for Linux. 

Ubuntu’s Best Selling Apps for April

‘War in a Box: Paper Tanks’ Sits at #3D

What follows is not deja vu, it’s the top 10 best selling apps on Ubuntu for the month of April (2013, for readers from the future).

New Linux Documentary Project Hits Kickstarter

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