Ubuntu Weekly News 16.7.11

Ubuntu Weekly News 16.7.11

Indian Govt Goes Open Source.

Governments across the globe are going open source, other than those who are either close to Microsoft or who have been bought by them. Emerging economies such as India and Brazil know the value of open source It boosts local economy instead of filling the pockets of multi-national companies who have little or no interest in the development of the region. Read More…
http://www.muktware.com/news/1765

Mesa 7.11 Release Candidate 1 Arrives

Mesa 7.11 will be officially released later in the month and then the Mesa 7.11.1 stable point release to follow shortly thereafter. Mesa 7.11 is what will be used within Ubuntu 11.10, among other Linux distributions not wishing to live on the bleeding edge of the open-source Linux graphics stack. Read More…
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=OTY1MA

How To Make An Ubuntu 11.04 Classic Desktop Resemble A Mac (With Elementary, Docky & Gloobus-Preview)

http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-make-an-ubuntu-11.04-classic-desktop-resemble-a-mac-with-elementary-docky-and-gloobus-preview

Install ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty
http://ubuntuguide.net/install-eset-nod32-antivirus-4-in-ubuntu-11-04-natty

Distribution Release: Vinux 3.2.1
Ubuntu Linux Distribution optimised for visually impaired users.
http://vinuxproject.org/

Faenza Cupertino Update [Themes PPA].

http://ubuntuguide.net/install-faenza-icon-theme-in-ubuntu-9-1010-0410-1011-04

http://ppa.webupd8.org/post/7487774543/faenza-cupertino-update-themes-ppa

Top 100 widescreen wallpapers for your Ubuntu.
http://www.ubuntuka.com/widescreen-wallpapers-ubuntu-top100-downlod-1920×1200/

Ubuntu Developer Week Kicks Off .
http://www.linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2011-07-11-003-41-NW-UB

Satchbook’ is a powerful, but pricey, Ubuntu laptop.
http://rockiger.com/en/default/index

Firefox 7 pre-release with reduced memory footprint lands in Aurora channel.
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/channel/

4.1 Beta 2 gains PCI passthrough support.
http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/VirtualBox-4-1-Beta-2-gains-PCI-passthrough-support-1276788.html

63 Open Source Replacements for Popular Financial Software.
http://www.datamation.com/open-source/63-open-source-replacements-for-popular-financial-software-1.html

The nD: A $20 Indie Handheld Games Console.
http://the-nd.com/

Gwibber Gets Revamped For Ubuntu 11.10: Is Faster, Lighter and Oh So Sexier.

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/07/gwibber-revamped-ubuntu-11-10/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+d0od+%28Omg!+Ubuntu!%29&utm_content=Twitter

Banshee + Vizualization Effects.
http://www.ubuntuka.com/banshee-vizualization-effects/

Ubuntu Unity: A GUI for Beginners and Experts.
http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1728834

Canonical Design Team: Ubuntu Orange is #dd4814: Say it loud and say it proud! #dd4814 is the Ubuntu Orange.

http://design.canonical.com/2011/07/ubuntu-orange-is-dd4814/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

0 A.D. Alpha 6 Released (Age Of Empires Like RTS Game).
http://www.playdeb.net/updates/ubuntu/all/?q=0ad

A Complete Beginner’s Manual for Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)
http://ubuntugeek.tradepub.com/free/w_ubun02/

Linux in Cars, or Why Toyota Chose Freedom
http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/72867.html

VLC Media Player vulnerable to heap overflow exploits.
http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/VLC-Media-Player-vulnerable-to-heap-overflow-exploits-1279247.html

novacut video editor: www.youtube.com/user/novelldesktop

First look at Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric LightDM login.

Gnome Screencasts Episode 5 – How To Make A Video Player.
http://vimeo.com/26452876

12.1-inch netbook runs Ubuntu on dual-core Atom.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/07/15/eee-pc-1215p-12-incher-spotted-with-mammalian-ubuntu/

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