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Ubuntu Touch AppsA set of mobile applications Ubuntu Touch now available for test in a desktop build Ubuntu 13.10

In fresh daily test builds of Ubuntu 13.10 there was a possibility of installation of the basic appendices developed within Ubuntu Touch, mobile version of a distribution kit for smartphones and tablets.

At present, users conventional desktop distribution assemblies can already test the mobile versions of applications such as: Continue reading

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Ubuntu 13.04New Ubuntu 13.04 Release Comes in Seven Different Varieties. These versions of Ubuntu which work completely differently, also exist for free download.

It is not always about that state-of-the-art computer that thrills many but also the software that runs on it. Imagine a situation whereby you have a customized Operating System that perfectly meets your needs.

It is very modest if you are able to exquisitely match with your PC.Ubuntu has been the world most known alternative OS that one could use free of charge in most cases. Ubuntu 13.04 version comes in handy as its community of developers are proud to present other releases to meet every one’s need. Let’s have a look at them in insight: Continue reading

Ubuntu logoThe head of the Ubuntu project, Mark Shuttleworth to Thursday, May 30, reported the correction of “bug number 1” in the operating system Ubuntu.

Essence of the bug (error) is to ensure that Windows has a major share in the market. In the description of the bug said that Ubuntu and other projects need to fix this error.

Writing about the bug was entered in the Ubuntu bug tracker at number one on August 20, 2004 by Mark Shuttleworth himself.

In comments to the bug from May 30, 2013 Shuttleworth wrote that he considered the error corrected nine years ago. He pointed out that the PC market has changed in that time: there were smartphones, tablets, and other devices and has developed “healthy competition” with the release of Android and iOS. Continue reading

Linux Mint 15Linux Mint 15 is based on packet-based Ubuntu 13.04, is fully compatible with it, but essentially different approach to the organization of the user interface and the selection of the default applications.

Linux Mint developers provide a desktop environment, the corresponding classical canons of desktop organization, which is more familiar to people not taking new methods of constructing the interface Unity and GNOME 3. Available for download DVD-assembly on the basis of shells MATE 1.6 (1GB) and Cinnamon 1.8 (928 MB). Continue reading

Zorin OS 7Zorin OS 7 “golden mean” between Windows usability and power of Linux

A year after the submission of the distribution Zorin OS 6 developers have submitted a new release candidate version of its Linux operating system assembly called Zorin OS 7, built on the basis of the distribution Ubuntu.

In addition to many technical changes Zorin OS 7, the authors claim a full update of design. As planned by the developers, the platform Zorin OS is designed for those users who, although a smooth transition from Windows to Linux. Continue reading

Ubuntu 13.04South African company Canonical has officially unveiled a new release of its famous distro Ubuntu Linux 13.04. Ubuntu 13.04 is now faster and more efficiently by adapting to smartphones.

Thanks to intensive work on the adaptation to the new Ubuntu platform form factors, including smartphones and tablets, the desktop version of Ubuntu 13.04 has also become much more efficient in terms of energy consumption, the load on working memory and speed of loading. Continue reading

Ubuntu 13.04A new version of one of the most popular distributions of Linux today released. A few hours ago the images of Ubuntu 13.04 32/64-bit for desktops and servers, as well as for servers ARM / OMAP posted on the official FTP.

It should be noted that Ubuntu 13.04 is not a long-term release, his life support only up to January 2014, while the previous version of Ubuntu 12.10 – this is a long-term release (LTS), which will be supported until April 2014. So that business users are unlikely to be recommended to do an upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04. Continue reading

Ubuntu 13.04Canonical has published technical specifications of the new Ubuntu 13.04

At week Canonical released the technical details of the new distribution Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, which is expected to release on April 25. Simultaneously with the light will go out and the other Ubuntu-satellite projects, such as Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, UbuntuKylin, Ubuntu Cloud, Ubuntu Studio, and Xubuntu.

Now available for users of the distribution the second beta version of the operating system, released last week.

It is expected that the new Ubuntu 13.04 will get updated on the life cycle (short) schedule, which was shortened from 18 to 9 months for all versions of systems neLTS Ubuntu. Continue reading

Ubuntu 13.04The final beta version of Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) Available for testing. The official release, scheduled on April 25.

Presented beta version marked the preparation of test setup iso-images of Ubuntu and Ubuntu Server, which were formed only for daily builds, intermediate alpha and beta builds were canceled.

Also, formed the first test build of the new official branch – Ubuntu GNOME, supplied with a standard desktop environment GNOME. Finished test images also created for Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, UbuntuKylin (version for Chinese users), Ubuntu Cloud, Ubuntu Studio, and Xubuntu. Continue reading

MATE 1.6 desktop environment

After eight months of development release is available desktop environment MATE 1.6, in which the continued development of the code base GNOME 2.32 with preservation of the classical concept of the formation of the desktop.

The new version includes about 800 changes in the preparation of an edition was attended by 39 designers and more than 150 translators. Installation packages from MATE prepared for Arch Linux, Linux Mint, Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Slackware, and openSUSE. Continue reading

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