Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’



21
oct

Ubuntu 15.04 Codename Announced: Vivid Vervet

The development codename of an Ubuntu release takes the form « Adjective Animal ». Initially these weren’t in alphabetic order – until Dapper DRAKE (6.06).

Vivid Vervet

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15
oct

Install Syncthing In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint Via PPA

Syncthing
Syncthing is a cross-platform peer-to-peer file synchronization client/server application written in Go. Similar to BitTorrent Sync, the tool can be used to synchronize files between computers however, unlike BitTorrent Sync, Syncthing is open source.

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14
oct

Install Ambiance And Radiance Themes With Fixed Header Bars For GNOME 3.12 [Ubuntu GNOME]

Ubuntu GNOME with GTK/GNOME Shell 3.12: if you’re an Ubuntu GNOME user, you’re most probably aware that Ambiance and Radiance (the default Ubuntu themes) don’t support GNOME Shell and applications that use header bars look broken. Well, Leo Iannacone has fixed the default Ubuntu themes to work properly under GNOME 3.12.

Here are a couple of screenshots taken under GNOME Shell / GTK+ 3.12 (Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn) with fixed Ambiance and Radiance themes, using proper header bars (client side decorations):

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8
oct

Advanced Power Management Tool `TLP` 0.6 Released, Install It In Ubuntu

Ubuntu laptop

TLP was updated to version 0.6 recently, receiving some fixes for Linux Kernel 3.15 and 3.16 along with systemd improvements and other changes.

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26
sept

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Final Beta Available For Download

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn final beta was released today, this being the first and only milestone for Ubuntu Utopic (while for the Ubuntu flavors, this is Beta 2). Let’s take a look at what’s new.

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26
sept

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Final Beta Available For Download

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn final beta was released today, this being the first and only milestone for Ubuntu Utopic (while for the Ubuntu flavors, this is Beta 2). Let’s take a look at what’s new.

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23
sept

NSS Updated To Allow HTML5 Netflix Playback In Ubuntu

A while back we wrote about enabling HTML5 playback for Netflix in Ubuntu, but that required updating NSS and using an user-agent extension in Google Chrome. Well, NSS 3.17 landed today in Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04, and thanks to this, Netflix should soon use HTML5 playback in Ubuntu, without requiring any tweaks.

netflix HTML5 ubuntu

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18
sept

Keyboard Modifiers State indicator For Ubuntu: Xkbmod Indicator

Unity doesn’t ship with a keyboard modifiers state indicator by default, so Abdellah Chelli has recently created such an indicator, called Xkbmod Indicator, useful for users with disabilities who need use sticky keys.

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12
sept

How To Install World Of Warcraft In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint (W/ Fixes, FPS Optimizations)

World of Warcraft Ubuntu screenshot

Installing World of Warcraft (WoW) in Ubuntu or Linux Mint (with Wine) is pretty easy, however there are various crashes that can occur, especially if you’re not using the latest Wine and also, the FPS can be pretty low without a few tweaks, so I though I’d document everything I did to get World of Warcraft to work properly on my laptop (Nvidia Optimus, so I was able to test the game with both Nvidia and Intel graphics) and hopefully, this will help you play WoW under Ubuntu or Linux Mint.

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12
sept

Syncthing GTK: GTK3 & Python GUI For Syncthing [Ubuntu PPA]

Syncthing is a cross-platform peer-to-peer file synchronization client/server application written in Go, similar to BitTorrent Sync. It can be used to synchronize files between computers however, unlike BitTorrent Sync, Syncthing is open source. 

For more information about Syncthing, see our previous article: Syncthing: Open Source BitTorrent Sync Alternative (P2P Sync Tool).

Syncthing GUI
Syncthing GTK under GNOME Shell

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