Kubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 just released has the latest KDE software including KDE 4.7.1 Plasma Workspaces and Applications. This release has undergone many changes regarding the latest updates, DE improvements and application updates. A few of them are listed below. This release is stable than the previous one but yet again we recommend you either use LiveCD or use Virtual machine for the testing purpose and wait till October for its final release.
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Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 has been released and is ready for downloads. This release has Unity based upon the Gnome 3 desktop, Ubuntu Software Center has been redesigned and many applications have been upgraded to their latest stable versions. Curious fanatics of Ubuntu may run upgrades to get their beta 2 right away but we still recommend to wait for the stable release for production machines and test this one in VMs.
Fuduntu is a light weight and fun Linux distribution that earns its name by its design to fit somewhere in-between Fedora and Ubuntu. It is designed to be aesthetically pleasing, and is optimized for Netbook and other portable computers. The quarterly installation i.e Fuduntu 14.11 is now available for downloads. As with all Fuduntu releases, this release continues the tradition of small incremental improvements. It is important to note that existing Fuduntu users will roll up to this version through the normal update process, and do not need to download or install from this media to benefit from this release. This release is considered the first official Fuduntu “rolling release” ISO.
Ubuntu Studio 11.04 Natty Narwhal, the highly customized derivative of Ubuntu for Artists, Musicians and other professionals is ready to use. Yes ! Ubuntu Studio 11.04 has been released and is ready for upgrade/ install. This time we have good news for Studio users, your default environment i.e Gnome is in-tact but you have full access to Ubuntu Unity if you want. Many kernel and feature updates have been made to Ubuntu Studio for better performance while doing those heavy tasks. So, let your creativity fly …
Kubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, the KDE 4.6.2 desktop that brings new stunning look and feel to the table has been released. This release is greeted with KDE 4.6 and many other usability improvements to Ubuntu. This release of Kubuntu has come up with a great UI, an awesome default wallpaper and many other feature improvements.
For installation instructions and details, please refer our previous post.
After months of development, Unity is ready for mainstream usage as Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal stable version has been released. We have come a long way from alpha testing to public betas and now the final release. We have seen many important applications coming up like Firefox got upgraded to 4.0 and came out to be a big success, Banshee made its way to Ubuntu as a default Media player, LibreOffice 3.3.2 now servers a default Office suite or Ubuntu lovers and much more.
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Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal –
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(For installation procedure, please refer our previous post carefully)
Well, all you guys must be very familiar with the new Unity interface of Ubuntu and some are finding it buggy, unsupportive DE and want to stick to Gnome. Perfect approach ? No, a little wrong coz Unity is now really stable and by the end of April, you will see it as a really good DE to work with. We in this post will cover the basic aspects of Unity and howto get it working on your Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop. Laptops have integrated cards so they might pick it up directly but when it comes to desktops and external Video cards, things get messy. We are going to cover every small bit so that your Ubuntu experience remains better as it was with Gnome 2.32.
Good News Everyone! Ubuntu developer team has announced the release of Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2, the last development release of Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal. With just 2 weeks left in the Final release, it is now confirmed that Unity will be the default Desktop environment for this release. It was announced a few days back that Ubuntu 11.04 is dropping the Release Candidate and there will be a Beta again. So, here we are with Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2 with Unity interface. This release includes loads of improvements from kernel to application end. As we have already went through ‘UserInterface Freeze’ earlier so there is no additive eyecandy but thtere are a lot of usability improvements in Unity which are about to be discussed.