Often, there are minor behaviors that tend to break one's workflow, especially when dealing with multiple windows and numerous files, inconsistency generated by small, barely perceivable actions.
Recently, Ubuntu 12.04's Unity gained an interesting addition, Unity Video lens, a default lens that provides numerous online video sources in the easiness of the Dash.
Along with the initial video sources, the Video lens has been enriched with new full-of-content sources:
Weeks ago, we all witnessed the serious success of Ubuntu at CES (mainly, Ubuntu TV related), spread across prestigious media.
Strengthened by the above success, Ubuntu continues its road towards innovation on at-the-moment cutting edge consumer technologies, thus Ubuntu will be present at Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, February 27th - March 1st, Hall 7.
Checkbox is a default Ubuntu application useful for performing test against various computer components, like audio, bluetooth, CPU, disk, graphic card, input devices and more.
The QT-based Ubuntu One Client already landed in Ubuntu 12.04 with the goal to replace the GTK+ client, and will probably continue to receive new features, thus making the GTK+-based client obsolete in the near future.
New polish has just arrived in LightDM's Unity greeter, pushing forward the consistency across various Ubuntu components, as well as branding touches.
Unity greeter 0.2.4 has been released, bringing:
- the cog icon replaced with an Ubuntu logo icon, acting as a session "keeper"
Precise Pangolin's Ubuntu Software Center (work in progress at the moment) has and still is receiving exciting new features, along with polish and UI refinements, presenting itself as a mature, professional app center.
Ubuntu's default torrent client, Transmission, has been updated to version 2.50, adding a consistent list of bug fixes,strengthening its lightweight and stable nature.
What is new in Transmission 2.50?
Ubuntu's default fancy minimalistic scrollbars, Ayatana Overlay Scrollbar, has just been updated to another interesting release, bringing a long-awaited feature, the ability to resize a window via its thumb.
Ubuntu One client has just received a new redesigned interface, based on QT, the "old" GTK+ interface is to probably be ditched in the near future.