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Ubuntu 14.10 Named ‘Utopic Unicorn’

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 5:59pm

Utterly unsurpassed ungulates! Ubuntu 14.10 has been named the Utopic Unicorn!

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Steam for Linux Updated with ‘Ubuntu 14.04 Compatibility’

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:07pm

An updated version of the Steam desktop client has been released featuring a number of improvements, including Ubuntu 14.04 LTS support.

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Xubuntu’s New Mugshot App — Just What Is It For?

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 12:48pm

Among the tweaks and improvements in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS is a new app called Mugshot. But what is it?

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How has the Press Reacted to Ubuntu 14.04? We Round Up the Reviews

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 12:44am

What sort of Ubuntu 14.04 Reviews did tech journalists and avid bloggers server up over the easter weekend? We take a look at the coverage.

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Yorba Working on New Calendar App for Linux — It’s About Time Someone Did

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 9:28pm

Windows, Mac, iOS, Android... All of them come pre-loaded with a calendar application right out the box. But Ubuntu? No, Ubuntu doesn't.

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Linux Gaming Round Up: Borderlands 2, Star Citizen & Watch Dogs

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 12:46am

What big name gaming titles have been making news on Linux over the last couple of weeks? Jump on in as we recap the latest.

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Arch: Shangri-La for Ubuntu Power Users?

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 5:00pm

Ubuntu 14.04 is here and many of you will opt to wipe and reinstall Ubuntu for that fresh, new LTS smell. But I'm here to say: not so fast!

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Have You Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? (Poll)

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 1:23pm

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS came out to the world yesterday — but do you plan to upgrade?

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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 9:17pm

Running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and wondering how to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? Don't worry, we're here to walk you through it.

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Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 Available to Download — Here’s What’s New

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 7:49pm

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has been released and so has its family of flavours. In this post we'll give you a quick overview of what's new and improved in each, along with all the info and links you need to get them.

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: The Good, the Bad and the Awesome

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 4:33pm

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is now available for you to download and install on your computer – but is it any good?

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10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:02pm

Here's our list of the top 10 things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS — ideal for all those upgrades unsure of what to do next.

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

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 11:35pm

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

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 12:25pm

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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