Get The Ubuntu Touch Feeling On The Unity Desktop With These Launcher Icons

A few days ago we had an article about a new Unity Revamped PPA that adds some tweaks to Ubuntu 12.04, among which there were some nice Ubuntu Touch-style assets for the Unity Launcher.

Ubuntu One Music Store to be Removed from Rhythmbox in 12.04, 12.10

Ubuntu One Music Store to be Removed from Rhythmbox in 12.04, 12.10

Ubuntu Button Tweaked to Meet ‘Cultural & Aesthetic’ Expectations

The Ubuntu button in 13.04 has received a last minute change: the background swirl now spins in a clockwise direction.

Ubuntu Button Tweaked to Meet ‘Cultural & Aesthetic’ Expectations

The Ubuntu button in 13.04 has received a last minute change: the background swirl now spins in a clockwise direction.

Ubuntu Website Undergoes Subtle Revamp

Some minor changes have gone live over on the official Ubuntu website from Canonical.

The most notable change at first glance include a revamped site header that now stretches the width of the screen.

Elsewhere:

Ubuntu Website Undergoes Subtle Revamp

Some minor changes have gone live over on the official Ubuntu website from Canonical.

The most notable change at first glance include a revamped site header that now stretches the width of the screen.

Elsewhere:

Install Mplayer and Multimedia Codecs (libdvdcss2,w32codecs,w64codecs) on ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

MPlayer is a movie and animation player that supports a wide range of codecs and file formats, including MPEG 1/2/4,DivX 3/4/5, Windows Media 7/8/9, RealAudio/Video up to 9, Quicktime 5/6, and Vivo 1/2. It has many MX/SSE (2)/3Dnow(Ex) optimized native audio and video codecs, but allows using XAnim’s and RealPlayer’s binary codec plugins, and Win32 codec DLLs.

Set Up Bumblebee With Bumblebee Configurator GUI [Nvidia Optimus]

The latest proprietary Nvidia graphics drivers, released a few days ago, include initial Optimus support for Linux, but there's still a long way to go until Linux will get full Optimus support.

Fix Skype Not Working In Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail [For Users With Proprietary Nvidia Or AMD Drivers]

Some Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail users are having issues with Skype not starting when using the proprietary Nvidia graphics drivers (it crashes / segfaults). So here's a work-around you can use to get it to work until this is fixed in Ubuntu / Skype.

7 Subtle Unity Changes You Might Not Notice in 13.04…

Ubuntu 13.04 will be released later this month, and whilst many will be focusing on the big bang-whizz changes – like new animation effects, features and app changes, few will give much attention to the subtler changes. 

So we’re doing our bit to champion the ‘little things matter’ with this list of 7 subtle spots of Unity polish you might not have ever noticed…

7 Subtle Unity Changes You Might Not Notice in 13.04…

Ubuntu 13.04 will be released later this month, and whilst many will be focusing on the big bang-whizz changes – like new animation effects, features and app changes, few will give much attention to the subtler changes. 

So we’re doing our bit to champion the ‘little things matter’ with this list of 7 subtle spots of Unity polish you might not have ever noticed…

Jedi Outcast Linux Port is in the Works

After Disney shut down LucasArts recently, Raven Software open sourced Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy.

The source code was made available on SourceForge, however it was pulled down after few days as some proprietary stuff was included in the public repository.

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.

 

Installing Minecraft on Ubuntu Just Got Easy

Installing Minecraft on Ubuntu Just Got Easy

VLC 2.0.6 Released With Boatload of Bug Fixes

A new version of VLC is available for download.

VLC 2.0.6 Released With Boatload of Bug Fixes

A new version of VLC is available for download.

S06E07 – A Fistful of Ubuntu

Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Tony Whitmore and Laura Cowen return for the seventh episode of Season (Series) Six of the Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo Team!

Focus Pip Added to Unity Quicklists

Here’s an update to file under ‘little things that matter’: Unity quicklists in 13.04 now denote the state of a focused window.

What does that mean in more intelligible terms?

Focus Pip Added to Unity Quicklists

Here’s an update to file under ‘little things that matter’: Unity quicklists in 13.04 now denote the state of a focused window.

What does that mean in more intelligible terms?

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