Ubuntu 10.10 beta has been released, check out the news at:
I’m not really expecting much changes with this version of Ubuntu
since it might only upgrading or updating the current/previous software
inside it. But yeah, the indicator looks quite fine to me. Ubuntu 10.10
will be released on october 2010.
Update for Desktop edition:
The GNOME base platform has been updated to the current 2.31 versions. This particularly includes the new dconf and gsettings API.
Evolution was updated to the 2.30 version, which operates much faster compared to the version in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
Shotwell has replaced F-Spot as the default photo manager.
Gwibber has been updated to support the recent change in Twitter’s
authentication system, as well as changing the back end storage to
The Sound Indicator has been enhanced to include music player controls.
The Ubuntu Software Center has an updated look and feel, including
the new "Featured” and "What’s New” views for showcasing applications,
an improved package description view, and a "For Purchase” software
category has been added. You can also now easily access your package
installation history too.
Ubuntu One: Polished desktop integration with new sign up and sign
in process. Tighter integration with Ubuntu SSO. Nautilus enhancements
for managing folder sync preferences. Faster file sync speed. Share
links to music within the Ubuntu One Music Store.
Oh yeah, yet another great news from ElementOS, it’s perhaps one of the best HTPC. Element OS has been released,
Element OS has provided these following free premium services for their users:
- Never pay for cable again. Stream your media online!
- An easy to learn and use across the room interface.
- Browse the web with friends and family on your TV.
- Over 2000 Apps and Games available for download!
- Control w/ your Android phone or a Qwerty Remote.
- Hundreds of channels of movies, tv, news & music
from Hulu, Boxee, Cooliris, YouTube, and more.
Element is a free operating system for home theater PCs, media center
computers, and set-top boxes. Featuring an innovative "across the
room” interface designed to be connected to your HDTV for a digital
media and internet experience from within the comforts of your own
living room or lounge. And YES, this Element 1.4 has done the job to
surprise us for more indeed.
Oh yeah, this rumor has been thrown away by google to compete with
apple tv, and perhaps this device will be added into my wish-list
More info: google.com/tv . More updates about Google TV will be posted ASAP when I have spared time to post.
Yes! Fedora 13 is also has been released back then. Seemed to be
fedora team project has done yet another great job on modifying their
distro. More posts about this distro will be coming soon as possible .
more information about fedora13: release notes
Download page: here
Firefox 4 beta 7?
Yes! it out and fresh! Just to the point, here are the quick commands
to install FF 4 beta 7. Copy and paste it respectively into the
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox-4.0
After the installation you will be able to access Firefox 4 beta 7 in menu: Applications – Internet – Minefield 4.0 Web Browser.
Well, I guess that’s it! I’ve catched quite some topics.. I guess I’ll update more later after taking a nap. See ya later guys
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