Minuum Keyboard Project: Taking Conventional On-Screen Keyboard to the Next Level [Video]

An interesting project recently popped up in indiegogo.com, one of the many KickStarter-like crow-funding alternatives out there.

Weather App Stormcloud Adds New Customisation Options

Desktop weather tool Stormcloud has been updated with a handful of new customisation options.

Unity Tweak Tool is Now Available in Raring

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!

Download The Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Community Wallpapers

The Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail community wallpapers have been revealed today. They haven't landed in Ubuntu 13.04 by default yet but if you can't wait, you can download them already.

Ubuntu Technical Board Meeting Decisions Regarding The New Release Proposals

In a recent Ubuntu technical board meeting, it was decided to:

Ubuntu 13.04 Winning Wallpapers Revealed

The winning wallpapers from Ubuntu’s bi-annual wallpaper contest have been announced.

Open Source Ubuntu Speech Recognition App is Shaping up Nicely, Already Installable in Ubuntu!

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 Released With Improved RAW Handling, Facebook Upload Tweaks

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:

Easily Backup IMAP Email Accounts Using nopriv.py

nopriv.py is a Python script that allows you to back up your emails, which supports any IMAP compatible email accounts, such as Gmail for instance.

Beautiful Numix GTK3 Theme Released

The GTK3 theme many of you have asked about in our previous posts has been released: it's called Numix and it comes a flat, modern look with square corners, a dark panel and dark window theme with dark menus.

Award Winning Game 'FEZ' Coming to Linux

Phil Fish's award winning puzzle/platformer game FEZ will come to Linux. The game has received pretty great reviews from critics and users (rated 89% on metacritic).

New Lightworks Video Shows Off Progress on Linux Client

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. 

Ubuntu 13.04 Adds Legal Notice to System Settings

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.

Easily Backup IMAP Email Accounts Using nopriv.py

nopriv.py is a Python script to back up your email, which supports any IMAP compatible email accounts, such as Gmail for instance.

Unity Tweak Tool Available In The Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Repositories

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 5 Released With New Design, Other Important Improvements (Personal, Open Source Cloud Server Tool)

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.

Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 Daily Images Available For Download

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 Screencaster – A screencasting program created with design in mind

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

Unity 7 Approved for Ubuntu 13.04, Will Bring ‘Smarter’ Search to the Desktop

An improved, smarter and more diverse search experience will feature in Ubuntu 13.04.

Smarter Dash Searches Included in Unity 7

Canonical Targets Mobile Market with Ubuntu Mir

In what appears to be a growing penchant among open source developers for naming things after Soviet spacecraft, Canonical recently announced a new project called Mir.

S06E03 – The Pope Must Ubuntu

We’re back! More cake. More chat. We’re Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Tony Whitmore, Laura Cowen, and The Podcats. We’re here in Studio A for the third episode of Season (Series) Six of the Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo Team!

9 Highest Grossing Smartphone Apps of All Time

Third-party smartphone apps have been there from the early Symbian days. But the revolution really took off with the arrival of iOS and Android. Android and iOS with their centralized app store concept managed to attract tons of users as well as developers.

Glovebox Adds Ubuntu Touch Launcher to Android Phones

Ubuntu Touch has a number of neat interface elements, one of which is its sidebar launcher.

GameMaker: Studio Adds Ubuntu Export

Yoyo Games' popular cross-platform game creation tool GameMaker: Studio now supports publishing to Ubuntu Linux platform.

tmux – terminal multiplexer

tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.


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