Intermatrix U7: The First Ubuntu Touch Tablet Available For Pre-Order, To Ship In October 2013

It looks like the first Ubuntu Touch tablet will ship in October 2013. The news doesn't come from Canonical so I'm not sure how legit this is, but from a website that advertises "Intermatrix U7 and U10 Ubuntu Tablets" as the world's first Ubuntu tablets.

Terra Terminal Update Brings Improved Stability, New Features

Terra, a Python / GTK3 drop-down terminal emulator, has been updated today, bringing more stability as well as some new features.

“World’s First Ubuntu Tablet” Starts Taking Pre-Orders – But Is It Legit?

An Australian website is taking pre-orders for an Ubuntu tablet – but is it legit?

I was pointed to the website of the ‘intermatrix u7′ on Google+. It bills itself as ‘the world’s first Ubuntu Tablet‘.

“World’s First Ubuntu Tablet” Starts Taking Pre-Orders – But Is It Legit?

An Australian website is taking pre-orders for an Ubuntu tablet – but is it legit?

I was pointed to the website of the ‘intermatrix u7′ on Google+. It bills itself as ‘the world’s first Ubuntu Tablet‘.

Steam for Linux Adoption Spiking, Closes in on Mac in Just a Few Months of Existence!

Exactly a month ago, we published Steam's hardware and software survey results for January with a lot of excitement. Many considered it as a one off event and predicted that Ubuntu and Linux won't be able to sustain that kind of momentum.

Auto hide Unity Launcher in Ubuntu 12.04 “Precise Pangolin”

Well I’m almost a week into my return to Ubuntu and there are a few more tweaks that I’ve discovered I like to make. One of these is auto-hiding the Unity Launcher bar along the left side of the display. Perhaps it’s based on doing the same thing with my OS X installation on my MacBook.

Ubuntu To Build Its Own Display Server Called Mir, Unity To Be Ported To Qt/QML

According to a recent announcement, Ubuntu will use its own Display Server called Mir. The reason for this is that "none of the existing solutions would allow us to implement our vision without taking major compromises which would come at the cost of user experience and quality".

Ubuntu Announce Unity Next, Will Be Written in Qt/QML

With the announcement of the new Mir display server, Canonical have begun the next major, multi-device shift for the Unity project: Unity Next.

Ubuntu Announce Unity Next, Will Be Written in Qt/QML

With the announcement of the new Mir display server, Canonical have begun the next major, multi-device shift for the Unity project: Unity Next.

Canonical Announce Custom Display Server ‘Mir’, Not Wayland, Not X

Canonical has today publicly confirmed that they are working on a new cross-platform displayer server for Ubuntu.

Called ‘Mir‘, the X Window Server replacement is tasked with ’enabling development of the next generation Unity’. Which, in yet another about-turn, is to be rebuilt in Qt/QML.

Ubuntu Building Own Display Server, Unity To Switch to Qt/QML

Canonical has today publicly confirmed that they are working on a new cross-platform displayer server for Ubuntu.

Called ‘Mir‘, the X Window Server replacement is tasked with ’enabling development of the next generation Unity’. Which, in yet another about-turn, is to be rebuilt in Qt/QML.

KDE 4.10 Review in Kubuntu 13.04 Daily Build

To be honest, KDE 4.10 is really a wonderful experience. And that’s even with my low specs graphics card from Intel. I read a lot of complaints over the Internet, mainly here, but for me the experience was great. It’s good to see such a feature-rich desktop keeping improving and heading towards the right direction, at least as far as I’m concerned.

HP Launch Ubuntu All-In-One PC for £349

Canonical may be looking towards a mobile future with Ubuntu Touch, but PC makers are still finding plenty of value is to be had from the desktop version. 

HP Launch Ubuntu All-In-One PC for £349

HP, the worlds biggest PC vendor as of 2012, has today launched a brand new all-in-one PC running Ubuntu.

Install LibreOffice 4.0 In Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 Or 13.04 Via PPA

LibreOffice 4.0 has been released almost a month ago and today, it's finally available in the main LibreOffice PPA, for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04.

 

GNOME 3.8 Beta Available In PPA For Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

A while back, it was decided that Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail will ship with GNOME 3.6 for the most part instead of GNOME 3.8.

Raring Ringtail might become Rolling Release but if/until that happens, Raring users can add the GNOME 3 PPA, which was updated recently, to upgrade to the latest GNOME 3.8 beta for many components, including GNOME Shell and Nautilus.

Makagiga – Portable application for doing todo listing, text editing and RSS reader

Makagiga is an open-source, easy-to-use, portable application for doing a variety of tasks, such as todo listing, text editing, or RSS reading. Plugins are used to implement its various capabilities.

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'Dungeon Fray' 0.2 Released with Many New Features

Dungeon Fray is a fast paced roguelike/RPG inspired by DCSS and Desktop Dungeons. I have been working on this game for past few months and version 0.2 is now ready.

Ubuntu Touch Will Usable In ‘Couple of Weeks’ Says Shuttleworth

Ubuntu Touch will be featured enough for developers to use daily within ‘a couple of weeks’, Mark Shuttleworth has said.

Firefox’s New Theme Starts Taking Shape on Linux

Work on the Linux version of Firefox’s new Australis interface is finally under way, as the latest UX builds of Firefox nightly show. 

AppIndicator Support For GNOME Shell With A New Extension

A new extension adds native-looking Ubuntu Unity like AppIndicator support for GNOME Shell, a feature for which some patches were submited more than a year ago, but they were rejected because the feature "conflicts with the design".

Steam February Survey Stats: Linux Market Share Has Almost Doubled Compared To January

Valve has published the Steam monthly Hardware & Software Survey stats for February and they reveal a considerable increase of Linux users, compared to last month.

How to Install Anything in Ubuntu Part I: The Package Manager

There used to be a popular tutorial for beginners about this titled How to install ANYTHING in Ubuntu!, however it has not been updated since 2006 and it is a bit outdated (some of it still applies though).

Desktop Weather App February’s Biggest Selling Ubuntu App

Desktop weather app Stormcloud was the Ubuntu Software Center’s biggest selling app in February. 

Install Salt Stack on Ubuntu LTS

As a system administrator I’m always on the lookout for new systems and tools to make my life easier. As the saying goes, “a good admin is a lazy admin.” Any day I can find a new tool to improve the efficiency in which I’m able to manage my machines is a good day.

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