Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’
Ubuntu Touch X86 Emulator: Better Emulator Performance, Faster Startup [Ubuntu Installation Instructions]
Yesterday I wrote about installing Ubuntu Touch Emulator (ARM) in Ubuntu, but as you’ve probably noticed from the video or from your own experience if you’ve installed it, the ARM emulator is very slow.
There’s a preview Ubuntu Touch Emulator x86 image that works a lot better than the ARM emulator and even though it’s available as a preview, it’s probably better to use that instead of the ARM emulator, so here’s how to install it.
A while back, Canonical released an experimental Ubuntu Touch emulator running Unity 8 and Mir. Back then, there were a few bugs, including a nasty one on 64bit that could break the system, but they were fixed and although the emulator is still pretty slow, I though I’d write an article on how to properly install and use the Ubuntu Touch Emulator in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 and 12.04.
Unity Spread Gets Support For Filtering Windows By Title, Live Window Resize [Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr]
Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr: Unity 7 and Compiz were updated again today, bringing two improvements: support for filtering windows by title in Unity Spread and « live » window resize mode.
Unity Spread (triggered by clicking on an application icon in the Launcher which already has focus and has multiple windows or for all open windows, by pressing SUPER + W) has received support for filtering windows by title.
Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr: Unity and Compiz were updated today, bringing new GTK3 CSS themed Unity window decorations along with other interesting changes.
The latest Unity available in the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr repositories comes with the new GTK3 CSS themed window decorations which we’ve covered a while back, replacing the Compiz Decor plugin.
Quick tip for Chromium Browser users: The official Ubuntu Chromium Browser beta and dev channel PPAs are unmaintained for a long time but there are a couple of PPAs you can use to get the latest beta and development Chromium builds in Ubuntu.
Sound Switcher Indicator is a sound input/output selector Ubuntu AppIndicator. It allows switching the current sound input and output (source and sink) as well as the specific output port with just two clicks.
LibreOffice 4.2, the recently released major update to the default Ubuntu office suite, is now available in its main official PPA, for Ubuntu 13.10 and 12.04. Below you’ll find instructions on how to upgrade to this new version using the PPA.