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Ubuntu 10.04 ‘Lucid Lynx’ Wallpapers

By • Apr 15th, 2010 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Click-to-enlarge Ubuntu 10.04 ‘Lucid Lynx’ Wallpapers has new wallpapers of its own, taken from the community contest. The default wallpapers now are available via the Update Manager together with the new Ambiance and Radiance community themes. Ubuntu 10.04 LTS beta 2, packed with Gnome 2.30 was released a week ago, the first release candidate will […]

Desktop Webmail Integrates Gmail, Hotmail, Zoho and Yahoo! with Ubuntu 10.04

By • Apr 15th, 2010 • Filed under: Email, Linux Tips and Tricks, Open-Source, Ubuntu

You’ve probably moved to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, now beta 2, and already tweaking and personalizing your OS with necessary utilities. Now grab Desktop Webmail and gain quick access to your Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo and ZoHo e-mail accounts via its (Desktop Webmail’s) pop-up dialog (see screenshot above). After installing Desktop Webmail (sudo apt-get install desktop-webmail) […]

Ubuntu 10.04 ‘Lucid Lynx’ Beta 1 Released

By • Mar 19th, 2010 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

The first beta of the up coming open source operating system Ubuntu 10.04 has been released. Ubuntu 10.04 beta 1 is released one day late, it was supposed to be out yesterday 18th March, but due to some last minute issues its release was pushed to today. Grab it while its hot and enjoy its […]

Ubuntu 10.04 to Switch the Default Search Provider in Firefox to Yahoo!

By • Jan 27th, 2010 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source, Ubuntu

Firefox in Ubuntu 10.04 ‘Lucid’ will soon undergo two important changes; The default search provider for new installations of Ubuntu 10.04 ‘Lucid’ and upgrades will no longer be Google but Yahoo!. Yahoo! and Canonical have reached a “revenue sharing deal” that will generate revenue for the latter – revenue that will help “Canonical to provide […]

Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 2 ditches HAL

By • Jan 16th, 2010 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx alpha 2 comes without monolithic Hal, the Hardware Abstraction Layer that lay between Ubuntu and its hardware – with the aim of making Ubuntu faster to boot and faster to resume from suspend. Hal’s functions have been picked up by Devicekit – a modular Hal. Ubuntu Lucid Alpha 2 also includes […]