Ultimate Edition 3.2 has been released recently and is ready for downloads. It is based upon Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot and like always has a lot of improvements and preinstalled packages in it. All in all a perfect Ubuntu based distro, Ultimate Edition is all set to roll Gnome 3, Gnome Classic, Gnome fallback, Unity, Unity 2D, and XMBC selectable via login screen. It also has a crisp new GTK/3 theme & comprehensive software packages.
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Many of us who regularly use terminal often have used ‘dpkg‘ for program installation and removal. ‘dpkg’ is basically a debian package manager that is used to install/remove Debian packages in Ubuntu as well as in Debian.
dpkg itself is a low level tool; higher level tools, such as Advanced Pacakging Tool – APT, are used to fetch packages from remote locations or deal with complex package relations. Tools like ‘Aptitude‘ or ‘Synaptic package manager’ are more commonly used than
dpkg on its own, as they have an easier way of managing packages and have a user interface.
Audacity is free, open source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. Good news is Audacity 2.0 has been released with numerous improvements in GUI and features. It has dozens of new features, developed in the 1.3 series. It replaces all previous versions, especially 1.2.6 and 1.3.14.
The latest version of the Mozilla Firefox, Firefox 11 is now available for download officially. Firefox 11 brings along a bunch of new features and a ton of bug fixes. The new features of the update include synchronization features for Google Chrome, where users can move settings and bookmarks to Firefox easily. It also has new developer tools, such as the 3D Page Inspector, which allow developers to look at parts of the pages in 3D.
‘apt‘ or the Advanced Packaging Tool is one of the most powerful system tool available in Ubuntu. If you are a GUI lover or a classic terminal junkie, you have to deal with it no matter what. Almost all Ubuntu users have used it knowingly or unknowingly. So, now lets take a walk down the basics of this tool, how it works and how to master it.
CodeWeavers released CrossOver XI software has been officially release for both Linux and Macintosh platforms, bringing initial support for Microsoft Office 2010. Based on Wine 1.4, CrossOver XI (version 11.0.0) is not only a major update to the popular application, but it also marks a step forward in its evolution, by simplifying the CrossOver product into a single one, uniting all CrossOver editions.