Friday, October 30, 2009

Ubuntu 9.10 is now out!!!!!!!

Ubuntu 9.10 is now out!!!!!!!

Email and chat

Chat with friends and colleagues through Empathy which integrates: Yahoo, Gmail, MSN, Jabber, AOL, QQ and many more.

Evolution gives you email, an address book and a calendar and works well with colleagues and friends using MS Outlook.

Browse the Internet

Ubuntu includes Mozilla Firefox 3.5 for faster and safer browsing.

For a choice of other open-source web browsers visit the Software Centre and take your pick.

Photos

Upload from your camera or phone to F-Spot.

Manage, tag, share and sort your photos.

Upload easily to your favourite social network or photo-sharing sites inlcuding: Flickr, Facebook, Picassa and many others.

Music and videos

Plug in your PSP, iPod, MP3 player and use Rythmbox to download, store, buy and play music.

Share playlists with your friends.

Access Last.fm directly through Rythmbox to stream your favourite music.

Stream and play video from YouTube, BBC and others.

Office applications

Create professional documents, spreadsheets and presentations with OpenOffice.org 3.0.

OpenOffice.org is compatible with all office applications including Microsoft Office.

The big difference is that OpenOffice.org is free (and promises never to introduce Mr Clippy)

Play games

Over 400 completely free and completely cool games. Solitaire is not the only game in town.

Visit the Software Centre to easily browse, select and install games.

Store, sync and share

Integrated "Ubuntu One" technology gives you 2 GB of online storage for free.

Easily share files between your own and your friends' computers.

Upgrade at low cost for more storage if you need it.

Software Center

Instant access to thousands of free and open-source applications

Categories include: Education, Games, Sound and Video, Graphics, Programming and Office.

Simply select the applications you want to use and the Software Center will add them to your computer

No CDs, no licenses, no hassle.

Accessibility

At the core of the Ubuntu philosophy is the belief that computing is for everyone and whatever your circumstances. Ubuntu is one of the most accessible operating systems around and is fully translated into 23 languages with many more to follow.


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Download Ubuntu Netbook Remix | Ubuntu

For your netbook - download Ubuntu Netbook Remix

Step 1: Download Ubuntu CD image

If your download doesn’t start in 10 seconds, please click here to retry or choose a different download location.

Please be sure to choose a location near you

Step 2: Create your UNR flash drive

After the ISO file has finished downloading you will have to create a bootable flash drive. Use the link below to find detailed instructions.

How to create a bootable flash drive »

Step 3: Install UNR on your netbook

When the flash drive is ready, simply put it in your USB slot, restart your computer and follow the instructions that will appear on your screen. Don't forget that you can make more copies and pass the flash drive to as many people as you like.

Thanks for downloading. Have fun using Ubuntu Netbook Remix!


Download Ubuntu Netbook Remix | Ubuntu

Top 10 Apps that Boosts Ubuntu’s User Experience — ProgrammerFish - Everything that's programmed!

1) Ubuntu Tweak

Ubuntu Tweak allows changing all the itsy-bitsy pieces of Ubuntu desktop OS. It is the equivalent of TweakUI for Windows. You can achieve the same results by using the gconf-editor tool in Ubuntu. Ubuntu Tweak also helps install third-party upgrades in a simpler fashion so it definitely gives a new boost to your clumsy Ubuntu desktop and increases UserExperience.

More:

Top 10 Apps that Boosts Ubuntu’s User Experience — ProgrammerFish - Everything that's programmed!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

20 Ubuntu Derivatives You Should Know About

Whether you like Ubuntu or not, it is here to stay. Ubuntu has contributed a lot to the Linux community in sparking interest in new Linux users and opening the doors to “ease-of-use” Linux. Their Influence has spread throughout the Linux community sparking new distributions.

Here are 20 of them you should know about:


20 Ubuntu Derivatives You Should Know About