Ubuntu 15.04, code named ‘Vivid Vervet’, does not include any significant changes from an end-user’s point of view, although, as far as system administrators & perhaps (low-level) software developers are concerned, a significant change has taken place because with this … Read the rest
Ubuntu comes with a disk space usage analyzer (GUI) called ‘Baobab’ (Gnome application). Other than displaying the disk space usage using pretty charts, it also used to include an option that lets you disable low disk space warnings, but there … Read the rest
Summary: In terms of performance, Ubuntu 14.10 is slightly degraded (except for the power consumption) compared to 14.04 LTS, but is still a stable release.
I firmly believe that it is a fundamental mistake to release a new version of … Read the rest
Everyone knows the importance of keeping their operating system up-to-date, but in Ubuntu, I hate it when the ‘Software Updater’ opens up and sticks itself onto the ‘Application Launcher’, a major distraction.
A better alternative would be to simply notify … Read the rest
‘Limoo’ is an open-source, QT 5 (user interface designer) based image viewer for GNU/Linux users who have a thing for minimalist & a bit fancy looking applications. It is however, is merely an image viewer and is not an image … Read the rest
‘ocenaudio’ is a features rich, free audio editor for Ubuntu, Windows and Mac OS X, operating systems. Although it runs natively under Ubuntu and looks very intuitive, the interface has a native Mac OS X look which is my only … Read the rest
‘CDEmu’ is an optical disc drive (CD & DVD) emulator for GNU/Linux. The main application is based on the command-line but there exists a GUI (‘gCDEmu‘), and under Ubuntu’s Unity desktop shell, the access to the GUI is … Read the rest
Ubuntu 14.04 (code named ‘Trusty Tahr‘) is the fifth ‘Long Term Support’ release, and being as such, these releases are thoroughly tested & include less features (since they demand too much changes being made to the codes) as … Read the rest