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  • Top 15 things to do after installing Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

    In this post, I will concentrate on Ubuntu GNOME from a newbie/intermediate user perspective and assist in a few thing that you should do after installing Ubuntu Gnome.

    You just did a fresh install of Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and now you are confused why the movies aren’t playing? Don’t you want to install Skype, VLC or Spotify? and don’t you want to play games in Steam? Don’t worry. I will explain what to do post installation to make the distribution even more convenient and user-friendly. Just take a bucket of popcorn, tune in some Beatles songs and enjoy the ride.

  • GNOME 3.20 Beta Now Available
  • ANNOUNCE: Clutter 1.25.6 (snapshot)
  • Clutter 1.25.6 Released

    With Clutter 1.25.6, swap throttling is now enabled for full-screen windows with the GDK back-end. This change is designed to avoid performance penalties with the GDK back-end for constrained devices where running fullscreen Clutter and Clutter-GTK applicatons.

  • GNOME 3.20 Now Available for Beta Testing, Final Release Arrives March 23, 2016

    A few moments ago, Softpedia received an email from Javier Jardón Cabezas of the GNOME Project, informing us about the general availability of the first Beta of the upcoming GNOME 3.20 desktop environment.

More in Tux Machines

Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Delayed Until February 2, Will Bring Linux 4.8, Newer Mesa

If you've been waiting to upgrade your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system to the 16.04.2 point release, which should have hit the streets a couple of days ago, you'll have to wait until February 2. We hate to give you guys bad news, but Canonical's engineers are still working hard these days to port all the goodies from the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) repositories to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which is a long-term supported version, until 2019. These include the Linux 4.8 kernel packages and an updated graphics stack based on a newer X.Org Server version and Mesa 3D Graphics Library. Read more

Calamares Release and Adoption

  • Calamares 3.0 Universal Linux Installer Released, Drops Support for KPMcore 2
    Calamares, the open-source distribution-independent system installer, which is used by many GNU/Linux distributions, including the popular KaOS, Netrunner, Chakra GNU/Linux, and recently KDE Neon, was updated today to version 3.0. Calamares 3.0 is a major milestone, ending the support for the 2.4 series, which recently received its last maintenance update, versioned 2.4.6, bringing numerous improvements, countless bug fixes, and some long-anticipated features, including a brand-new PythonQt-based module interface.
  • Due to Popular Request, KDE Neon Is Adopting the Calamares Graphical Installer
    KDE Neon maintainer Jonathan Riddell is announcing today the immediate availability of the popular Calamares distribution-independent Linux installer framework on the Developer Unstable Edition of KDE Neon. It would appear that many KDE Neon users have voted for Calamares to become the default graphical installer system used for installing the Linux-based operating system on their personal computers. Indeed, Calamares is a popular installer framework that's being successfully used by many distros, including Chakra, Netrunner, and KaOS.

Red Hat Financial News

Wine 2.0 RC6 released