Perhaps since our very existence on this Earth, we, human beings, have constantly divided ourselves in languages, countries, social statuses, traditions, ways of thinking, etc, division expressed in the present as poor and rich countries, affluent societies and lacking-everything cultures, latter where the very bread represents a daily challenge for millions of persons.
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Ubuntu and HP delivered 1,5 million laptops in Uttar Pradesh, 28,000 laptops in Assam and 65,000 laptops to University of DelhiDec 04, 2013
Robust screencaster Vokoscreen 1.8.2 released and landed in Ubuntu 14.04's Ubuntu Software CenterDec 04, 2013
Vokoscreen is a free open-source screencaster that brings numerous features into a clean friendly interface, permitting a robust recording of the desktop.
Several recording modes (adjusted-by-user area, fullscreen and preferred window), ability to minimize the main Vokoscreen window when the recording process starts, audio recording, MKV and AVI as supported video formats, ability to not record the mouse cursor during the recording process, 1-click away just-recorded-clip playing are among the functionalities of Vokoscreen.
The Weather Channel to provide Ubuntu Touch-specific weather applicationDec 04, 2013
Weeks ago, Ubuntu for phones reached its 1.0 version, version marking a usable status in the in-progress road of Ubuntu Touch, progress that is to materialize Ubuntu for phones as available in stores from all over the world.
Moreover, the Ubuntu developers are working on broadening the availability of various apps on Ubuntu Touch, in order to permit to users to enjoy a wide and diverse range of applications, tools and utilities.
How to increase/decrease the cursor blink speed in Ubuntu 13.10Dec 04, 2013
Ubuntu 13.10 ships by default an optimized set of default applications, values and features, defaults designed in mind with offering a robust user-friendly experience.
Yet, through tweaking utilities, users are able to adjust Ubuntu's values, in order to align the desktop's look, feel and behaviors to one's desires and needs.
As tweakable options, there is the cursor blink's speed, too, value that can generate faster or slower intensities for the cursor.
Increasing the show/hide blinking state of the cursor is as simple as:
Clementine 1.2.1 available in official PPA with Ubuntu 13.10 supportDec 04, 2013
Clementine is a free open-source versatile music player and organizer featuring numerous functionalities and polished visuals; with Clementine, the user is able to hassle-free import music tracks from folders, enable custom backgrounds for the main view, create playlists, enjoy Nyancat animations, connect to online services, search through libraries, etc.
Ubuntu developers registered Unity Control Center on launchpad, "fork gnome-control-center so we can maintain it for Unity 7 until it is replaced by the Unity 8 equivalent"Dec 04, 2013
Ubuntu 13.10 ships by default GNOME Control Center, application exposed via the Unity panel's "cog" icon as
System Settings, tool allowing the user to configure the Ubuntu desktop with relevant tweakable components (appearance, sound, network, power, security & privacy, etc).
Hours ago, Ubuntu's Robert Ancell registered on launchpad Unity Control Center, project probably to generate a refreshed system-settings for Ubuntu 14.04 (statement based on its code,--speculation level--).
Canonical Shop launched Christmas bundles, up to 30% promotional pricesDec 03, 2013
There are only weeks until 2013's Christmas, period of the year paired with positive attitude, healthy thoughts and bags full of presents.
Canonical Shop is Ubuntu's official online place from where interested users can purchase numerous Ubuntu-branded items ranging from wearables to accessories and promotional packs, store permitting to persons to respect their bodies with beautiful clothes shaped around Ubuntu, while the hands are to touch powered-by-Ubuntu accessories.
LibreOffice 4.1 Calc Guide released and freely available for download (PDF and ODT)Dec 03, 2013
BETA locally-based Juju deployments availableDec 03, 2013
On phones, to-arrive on tablets and solidly on desktops are the places powered by Ubuntu, operating system establishing a top level of quality and performance on relevant form factors.
Additionally, Ubuntu can be used to tame, configure and fully utilize the modern cloud, Ubuntu already featuring Juju Charms, OpenStack support, adoption by Dell, etc, Ubuntu being an important player in the cloud environment spanning both common and hyperscaled precisely-provisioned cloud structures.
Meet DiffPDF, handy effective PDF-comparison toolDec 03, 2013
Across the web, in schools, at work, etc, PDFs are commonly used for numerous purposes, file format utilized by users from all over the world.
Sometimes, there are situations requiring two PDFs to be compared, process that is to be fast, intuitive and accurate, process easily doable via DiffPDF.
Essentially, DiffPDF is a handy utility designed in mind with comparing PDF files, permitting the hassle-free comparison of PDF files with clearly exposed differences.