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Official Ubuntu 14.04 ‘Tahr’ T-Shirts Now Available to Buy

5 hours 24 min ago

Officially branded Ubuntu 14.04 mascot t-shirts have gone on sale in the Canonical merchandise store.

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Download Mass Effect Composer’s Ubuntu 14.04 Start Up Sounds

16 hours 34 min ago

Award winning composer Sam Hulick, famed for his music scores in top tier gaming titles like Mass Effect, has released a set of alternative start-up sounds for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

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Canonical Begins E-Mailing Ubuntu One Users To Warn of Shutdown

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 1:53pm

Canonical has begun sending e-mails to users of the Ubuntu One file service informing them of the impending shut down.

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Cirrus 7 Nimbus PC Now Available With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 12:42pm

The company behind the award-winning Cirrus 7 Nimbus mini PC has announced that it is now available to buy pre-loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

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Keyboard Shortcuts Added to LightDM GTK Greeter 1.8.4

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 11:49am

We last wrote about LightDM GTK Greeter, the login screen used in many Linux distributions, most notably Xubuntu, back in January — a veritable eon in development terms.

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Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth Will Support Linux at Launch

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 2:48pm

Sid Meier's next Civilization game, titled 'Beyond Earth', will be available on Linux at launch later this year.

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Vocal is a Promising New Podcast Manager App for Linux

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 3:55pm

I'm not a massive podcast fan, but I know plenty of people who are and one of the chief complaints I hear is that Linux lacks a decent app for managing them. But hopefully this won't be the case for much longer.

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Here’s How to Enable the Handy Apt Terminal Progress Bar in Ubuntu 14.04

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 3:39pm

Avid Apt users among you that are already running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS may want to enable the following new feature to make Terminal-time a tad more helpful.

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Ubuntu Style Themes For Fluxbox Window Manager

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 6:05pm

If your favoured window manager on Ubuntu is the lightweight resource-efficient Fluxbox, read on.

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Humble Bundle for PC and Android 9 Adds Three More Games

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 12:17am

The Humble Bundle for PC & Android 9 has added three more puzzlers to sweeten its already unbeatable deal — and all available for Linux.

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Elementary OS ‘Isis’ Demoed With Blistering Speed

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 7:13pm

With Ubuntu placing all of its eggs in a 'convergence' shaped basket, it's left to smaller Linux distributions to push forward the more traditional desktop paradigm that most users are comfortable with.

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Windows XP Support Ends Today …Sort Of

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 1:21pm

Today, April 8, finally sees Microsoft cut the cord on Windows XP after more than eleven years of support — or does it?

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Viber Desktop App for Linux Holds Its Own Against Skype, But Lacks Users

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 3:16pm

It is often touted as a superior alternative to the perennially popular VoIP service Skype — but is Viber truly able to live up to such claims?

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This Windows XP Theme Will Help Switchers Adapt to Linux

Sun, 06/04/2014 - 2:16pm

Upgrading from Windows XP to Lubuntu? This XP-style theme should make the switch easier, resembling Microsoft's aged OS in almost every area.

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Install USB drivers for VirtualBox on Ubuntu

Sun, 06/04/2014 - 2:04am

Experiencing vague Code 10 errors in your VirtualBox Windows 7 guests on Ubuntu hosts? Don't panic; here's how to fix it up for good.

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iPad ‘Not Charging’ from USB on Ubuntu? Here’s How to Fix It

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 11:44am

Following on from an earlier article helping you mount an iOS 7-toting iPad, iPhone or iPod on Ubuntu, we’re back with a proto-fix for another Apple issue affecting Linux users: intermittent USB charging.

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Four Awesome Free Alternatives to Ubuntu One Cloud Storage

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:24pm

Be honest: news that Canonical is shuttering its Ubuntu One cloud storage service came as a shock, right? But which alternatives are worth pursuing? Let's take a look.

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Lubuntu’s ‘Box’ Theme Now Supports GNOME Shell, Unity Desktops

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:50pm

Long time users of Lubuntu will find a bunch of improvements have been made the default theme when upgrading later this month.

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Beautiful: Xubuntu 14.04 Updates Default Wallpaper

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:42am

You're looking at the newly updated default wallpaper for Xubuntu 14.04 LTS — and it's a thing of beauty, no?

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Ubuntu One File & Music Services Axed, Here’s All You Need to Know

Wed, 02/04/2014 - 1:27pm

The Ubuntu One cloud storage and music store are being axed, Canonical has announced.

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