Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’



25
oct

Fix Brightness Getting Reset (To A Very Low Value Or Maximum) On Reboot In Ubuntu

If your laptop’s brightness is not saved and is set to a very low value or to maximum, each time you reboot and / or when you log out, read on for a fix / workaround.

Ubuntu brightness

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24
oct

ownCloud Ubuntu Package Affected By Multiple Critical Security Issues, Nobody To Fix It

ownCloud

ownCloud developer Lukas Reschke has sent an email to the Ubuntu Devel mailing list, requesting that ownCloud (server) is removed from the Ubuntu repositories because the package is old and there are multiple critical security bugs for which no fixes have been backported. He adds that:

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24
oct

Ubuntu Flavors 14.10 Officially Released

All the Ubuntu flavors reached version 14.10 today. Let’s take a quick look at what’s new in Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME and Kubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn).


Xubuntu 14.10

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24
oct

Ubuntu MATE Sees Its First Release (14.10)

Along with the other flavors, Ubuntu MATE 14.10 was released today. This is an unofficial (it will most probably become an official Ubuntu flavor in the near future) MATE-based Ubuntu flavor, « ideal for those who want the most out of their desktops, laptops and netbooks and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor« , which had its very first stable release today.

Ubuntu MATE 14.10

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23
oct

Ubuntu 14.10 Available For Download

Ubuntu 14.10 is now available for download. This release doesn’t ship with any new Unity features and it includes mostly bug fixes. Still, there are some under the hood changes and of course, updated applications.


Unity 7

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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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