Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’
Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) reached end of life today. That means that if you use Ubuntu 13.10, you should upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Long Term Support). That’s because after July 17, 2014, « Ubuntu Security Notices will no longer include information or updated packages for Ubuntu 13.10« .
As you probably know, the official Cinnamon Stable PPA was closed not so long ago, leaving Ubuntu users who want to use Cinnamon with three choices: build the packages from source, use the Cinnamon Nightly PPA or switch to Linux Mint.
|Cinnamon 2.2.13 in Ubuntu 14.04|
DroidCam is a tool which lets you use an Android device as a wireless webcam that can be used from your desktop (Linux or Windows) to chat on Skype, Google+ and so on.
|Skype for Linux webcam set to DroidCam on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop|
A while back it was decided to create a separate Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn ISO running Unity8 on Mir, including the new core apps:
Great news for Ubuntu 32bit users who want to give Atom a try! Atom, the open source « hackable text editor for the 21st Century » developed by GitHub, can now be built for 32bit (on Linux).
As a result, the WebUpd8 Atom PPA was updated so there are now Atom packages for both 32bit and 64bit available in the PPA.
Wallch: Use Wallpaper Clocks, Live Earth, Live Website Wallpapers And More In Ubuntu [Wallpaper Changer]
Wallch is a wallpaper changer which aims to make it easy to get cool new wallpapers each day. With version 4.x (Ubuntu 14.04 / Linux Mint 17 only!), Wallch got support for Wallpaper Clocks as well as a Live Website feature, along with more configuration options and support for a few more desktop environments.
Install Copy.com Client In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint Via PPA (Cloud File Storage, Sync And Sharing Platform)
Copy.com is not new, but its Ubuntu indicator doesn’t work properly. Recently, I’ve found a fix for this so I’ve decided to finally write about Copy.
Copy is a cloud-based file storage, sync and sharing platform, similar to Dropbox or Google Drive, which has clients available for Linux (including Raspberry Pi), Windows, Mac OS X as well as iOS, Android and Windows Mobile.
Quick Ubuntu / Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 Utopic Unicorn update: GNOME Shell 3.12 and GTK+ 3.12 have recently landed in the official Utopic repositories.
Asunder is a GTK2 Audio CD ripper and encoder for Linux. It can be used to save tracks from Audio CDs and encode them in various popular audio formats such as MP3, OGG, FLAC, WavPack, WAV, Musepack, Opus, AAC and Monkey’s Audio.