Monthly Archives: September 2006

Edgy Beta for Ubuntu 6.10 Released

With a new version of Ubuntu just one month away, the Beta release for Ubuntu 6.10 (still codenamed Edgy Eft) is now available! The following are a highlight of significant new features for the release: The Ubuntu desktop now features the latest GNOME 2.16, 2.0.4rc2 and Xorg 7.1. The Ubuntu Server edition now contains […] Design Competition wants your templates The documentation project has announced a Template & Clipart Contest. The total prize money is to the tune of $5000 sponsored by WorldLabel, which has long been a strong champion of The goal is to increase the trove of templates and clipart. The current collection of template samples leaves […]

Scott James Remnant special – UWN 15

Corey Burger is back with another bundle of the latest from the Ubuntu community in issue 15 of Ubuntu Weekly News! This week, Scott James Remnant – the man behind the fabulous Upstart – is the star of the newsletter but there’s more to it than that! Scott James Remnant as guest presenter on LugRadio. […]

Taking Kubuntu to the Akademy at Dublin University

Join the KDE Akademy Konference Over at Dot.KDE the KDE developers have been getting excited and prepared for their annual Akademy Konference (yes, in Germany ‘Konference’ really is spelt with a ‘K’!). The final schedule is now up and if you’re wondering how to get there, it’s in Dublin at Trinity College. Dublin is of […]

Soyuz, think you're a road warrior like sabdfl?

Over at Linux World there’s a piece from Mark Shuttleworth about how he stays connected whilst traveling. We learn how he manages to work on Ubuntu … almost anywhere. Mark Shuttleworth: Laptop warrior It’s revealed that Mark Shuttleworth uses Mozilla Thunderbird as his normal email client and for answering email off-line. Thunderbird is an email […]