Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’



23
jan

Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 Released

Along with the official Ubuntu flavors, Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Vivid Vervet alpha 2 was released yesterday. Read on to find out what’s new.

Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Vivid Vervet

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22
jan

Ubuntu Flavors 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 Available For Testing

The second alpha for the Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet flavors (Kubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Lubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin) has been released. Let’s take a quick look at what’s new.
As usual, Ubuntu (w/ Unity) doesn’t take part in alpha releases. Also, the Ubuntu flavors not mentioned above (like Xubuntu) didn’t take part in the Vivid alpha 2 milestone.

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17
jan

Always Show Menus Unity Feature Lands In Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet

The option to always show the Unity menus, implemented by +Marco Trevisan, has landed in Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet.
As you probably know, in the current stable Ubuntu releases (12.04, 14.04 and 14.10), the Unity (global) menus are displayed on mouse over for both the default menu that’s displayed on the top Unity panel and LIM (locally integrated menu), which is displayed in the application titlebar.

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12
jan

Ubuntu 15.04 Might Get Global Menu And HUD Support By Default For Java Swing Applications

Quick Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet update:  JAyatana was uploaded to the main Ubuntu 15.04 repositories today (moved from proposed to release) and according to the changelog, it will probably be installed by default:

Drop dependency on java, so that we can integrate this package by default without dragging java on the default installed (as we did in the past with qt appmenu integration).

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9
jan

Install The Official Telegram Desktop App In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint Via PPA

Telegram is a free, cross-platform messaging app which, according to its developers, focuses on speed and security.

Telegram Desktop Ubuntu

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8
jan

How To Install SMPlayer With mpv Support In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint

SMPlayer, a Qt graphical front-end for mplayer, added mpv support a couple of months ago however, because there are some missing bits, it will take a while until a new stable version with this new feature is released.

But you can already install SMPlayer with mpv support in Ubuntu or Linux Mint, by using the official SMPlayer Testing PPA.

SMPlayer mpv

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7
jan

Ubuntu Make 0.4 Released With Go Support, New Game Category

Ubuntu Make Stencyl

Ubuntu Make, formerly known as Ubuntu Developer Tools Center, has been updated to version 0.4, bringing Go support as well as a new game category.

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6
jan

Quick File Previewer `Gloobus Preview` Updated To Work With Ubuntu 14.04 And 14.10 / Linux Mint 17 And 17.1

Gloobus Preview is a quick file previewer which supports images, documents (pdf, odf, ods, etc.), source files, audio (mp3, wav, ogg and more), video (avi, ogg, mkv, flv, etc.), folders, archives, fonts, plain text files and more.

Gloobus Preview

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19
déc

Unity To Get An Option To Always Show The Menus [Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet]

Unity developer +Marco Trevisan is working on some tweaks for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet and among them, there’s a fix for a three year old bug related to Unity’s menus. 

Marco’s work involves adding an option to always show the Unity menus (in Unity, the menus are currently displayed on mouse over). Furthermore, this option will work with both the regular Appmenu / global menu, displayed on the top Unity panel, as well as LIM (locally integrated menus), displayed in the application titlebar:

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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:

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