Archive for the ‘News’ Category



18
déc

GTK 3.14, Nautilus 3.14 Land In Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet [Quick Update]

Quick update for Ubuntu users planning to use Ubuntu 15.04: GTK 3.14 has landed in Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet. And of course, the default Ubuntu themes, Ambiance and Radiance, have been updated with GTK 3.14 support.
Furthermore, Nautilus, an application that wasn’t updated in quite a while and was still at version 3.10, has been updated to version 3.14:

Click to continue…

18
déc

Paper: New Material Design Inspired GTK Theme

Paper is a new material design inspired GTK theme, which is currently in beta. « Its design is mostly flat with a minimal use of shadows for depth », mentions its website, and it was developed primarily for the GNOME (Shell) and other desktops that make use of header bars.
Ideally, you’ll need a complete GNOME 3.14 / 3.12 desktop to see what Paper is all about, since the theme uses custom colors for header bars / client-side decoration apps.

Click to continue…

18
déc

Get A Global Menu In MATE 1.8 With TopMenu (PPA For Ubuntu And Linux Mint)

One of the most requested MATE features is the addition of a global menu applet. However, such an applet (called TopMenu) already exists, though it’s not available in any PPA and that prevents many Ubuntu / Linux Mint users from installing it.
To make it easier to install, I’ve packed TopMenu in a PPA for Ubuntu 14.04 (requires using Ubuntu MATE or upgrading to MATE 1.8 via PPA) and 14.10 as well as Linux Mint 17 and 17.1 (MATE edition, obviously).

Click to continue…

11
déc

Ubuntu Developer Tools Center Renamed To Ubuntu Make, Sees New Release

Ubuntu Developer Tools Center, a project to allow easy installation of common developer tools, has reached version 0.2. With this release, the project was renamed to Ubuntu Make, based on name proposals from the community.

Android Studio Ubuntu Make

Click to continue…

11
déc

Audacious Switches Back To GTK2, Adds New Qt-Based User Interface [Audacious 3.6 Alpha 1]

Audacious is a fast audio player that focuses on high audio quality and low resource usage, which comes with a pretty large plugin list and until now, it shipped with two interfaces: a GTK+ interface and a Winamp 2.x like interface (and so, it supports Winamp 2.x skins).

As we pointed out a while back, the Audacious developers aren’t very happy  with GTK3 and for the latest Audacious 3.6 alpha 1, released recently, they’ve switched back to GTK2 by default. 

Click to continue…

10
déc

Canonical Announces Snappy Ubuntu Core, A Transactionally Updated Flavor For The Cloud

Canonical announced « snappy » Ubuntu Core yesterday, a new cloud-optimized Ubuntu edition that uses transactional updates.

Below you can watch the snappy Ubuntu Core introductory video in which Ubuntu and Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains how snappy Ubuntu Core works:

Click to continue…

10
déc

Nuvola Player 2.5 Released With Spotify Web Player And Grooveshark Mobile (HTML5) Support

Nuvola Player 2.5 was released yesterday, bringing support for new services such as Spotify Web Player, Grooveshark Mobile (HTML5) and others, as well as improvements for some already existing services.

Nuvola Player 2.5

Click to continue…

9
déc

Fedora 21 Available For Download

Fedora 21 has just been released, featuring the latest stable GNOME 3.14 along with other interesting changes.

Click to continue…

5
déc

Install Cinnamon 2.4 (Stable) In Ubuntu 14.04 Via PPA

Cinnamon 2.4 Ubuntu 14.04

Quick update for Ubuntu 14.04 users who want to try the latest Cinnamon 2.4 (stable): the two Cinnamon stable PPAs we covered a while back were updated recently with the latest Cinnamon 2.4 (2.4.5).

Click to continue…

4
déc

QLLauncher: Quake Live Launcher For Linux

QLLauncher is a Quake Live launcher for Linux which comes with various tweaks that should improve the game’s performance. Furthermore, the tool supports downloading and updating Quake Live along with other useful features.

Click to continue…

Celadon theme by the Themes Boutique