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GNOME 3 Does Away With The Maximize And Minimize Buttons


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If you remember the development leading up to Ubuntu 10.10, you might remember the outcry over the decision to shift the windows controls buttons from the right to the left. Well, GNOME 3 is going for something more extreme – they have decided to actually remove the maximize and minimize buttons all together. This decision was announced…

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By Ricky on March 3rd
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Pithos – Best Pandora.com Client Player For Linux


Pithos – Best Pandora.com Client Player For Linux

Pithos is a Linux based client for the GNOME Desktop for the online music platform: Pandora.com. Although there is a official Flash based Linux client for Pandora.com but it is a RAM hog and does not leave you with a tasteful experience. There is another client called the Pianobar but is only for the command-line. Among all these, Pithos proves to be the best!

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By Debjit on January 24th
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Ubuntu May Replace GDM With LightDM


The GNOME Display Manager (GDM) is something every GNOME user sees everyday – yet does not pay much attention to. It is the login screen which you see before you can get to your GNOME desktop. As far as I remember, Ubuntu has always had GDM. But now according to plans listed in the Ubuntu…

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By Ricky on December 10th
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Ubuntu Running On Samsung’s Galaxy Tab


On a 7-inch screen I cannot think of any practical use for Ubuntu other than to show off. But that is a good enough reason for many. Here is a video showing Ubuntu running smoothly on the Galaxy Tab.

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By Debjit on November 19th
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GNOME Shell – Then And Now (Or How Unity Has Influenced It)


GNOME Shell – Then And Now (Or How Unity Has Influenced It)

In the past I have commented on how GNOME Shell’s redesign is heading towards what Canonical’s Unity looks like currently. Well, today a reader, Frederico Araújo,  left a very interesting side-by-side comparison of GNOME Shell during its initial stage and now. He also added comparison with Unity. It is a very interesting comparison and we thought we’d share it. Do leave your…

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By Ricky on November 16th
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Empathy Gets Meta-Contacts


Empathy Gets Meta-Contacts

Empathy, the default IM client in GNOME, is getting a brand new feature – meta-contacts. It allows you to group together different services belonging to the same user into one.

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By Ricky on August 31st
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How To Exclude Certain Applications From Autostarting In A Particular Desktop Environment


How To Exclude Certain Applications From Autostarting In A Particular Desktop Environment

Here is the thing that has been bugging: I use both KDE SC and GNOME. In GNOME I have given into the charms of Docky and have been using it. But KDE SC is too awesome and I would rather use the default KDE Task Manager rather than Docky. But since Docky is set to…

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By Ricky on August 5th
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Canonical Contributes Only 1% To GNOME; Red Hat Contributes 16%


Canonical Contributes Only 1% To GNOME; Red Hat Contributes 16%

At GUADEC, Dave Neary presented the results of the GNOME Census. The results reveal some very interesting findings. Around 70% of the developers identify themselves as volunteer and 70% of the commits made in the GNOME releases are made by paid developers. Now, here is the part that has started out something like a war…

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By Ricky on July 30th
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Canonical’s Unity And GNOME Shell Becoming More Alike?


Canonical’s Unity And GNOME Shell Becoming More Alike?

Today I saw a mockup of GNOME Shell and cannot believe at how much it looks like Unity, the UI which Canonical is developing for Ubuntu Netbook Edition. Have a look :

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By Ricky on July 30th
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