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by Russell Barnes
Gareth Halfacree takes a look at the final release of Fedora 14, and sees if the Red Hat-based distro has what it takes to conquer the desktop market…
by Russell Barnes
Ubuntu 10.10 developer and Community Leader Dave Walker reflects on Maverick Meerkat’s release cycle. Celebrating with a 10/10/10 release date meant a compressed development period. Many said it couldn’t (or wouldn’t) be done. They were wrong…
by Russell Barnes
One of the more exciting aspects of Ubuntu 10.10 is undoubtedly the Unity shell in Ubuntu Netbook Edition and the uTouch touch screen capabilities bundled with it. In his latest blog entry Canonical’s Gerry Carr unveils this new user experience in a cool video demonstration that shouldn’t be missed…
fedora_infinity
by Russell Barnes
In today’s Fedora 14 beta review, Dmitri Popov uncovers a slew of under-the-hood improvements and the inclusion of new development tools that will please power users and developers alike…
Ubuntu One website
by Russell Barnes
We can reveal today that Ubuntu One, Canonical’s cloud storage solution, will be updated in Maverick Meerkat to include Windows, Android & iPhone syncing and music streaming…
magfan 092
by Russell Barnes
Find out what’s happening in the latest edition of Linux User & Developer magazine. Buy it in all good newsagents or online. Regular readers can subscribe and save 30% on the retail price. Read on to find out more…
Asus U35jc_sr
by Russell Barnes
A versatile 13-inch notebook with a surprising amount of power under the hood and a dual-boot instant-on solution that turned out to be more useful than expected…
Created with GIMP
by Russell Barnes
Maverick Meerkat follows the Lucid Lynx 10.04 LTS release so for some this offers a chance to experiment, with a little wider tolerance for more revolutionary features. Ubuntu developer, Dave Walker, talks us through some new features and development background…
Ubuntu Ubunity Screenshot-2
by Russell Barnes
Ubuntu Unity is a bold step for Ubuntu caretaker Canonical and its Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook remix. It offers a completely new user interface built on the backbone of key features due in GNOME 3 including Mutter and Zeitgeist. Russell Barnes tests it to breaking point (and found that it did. Regularly.)…
Ubuntu 10.10 Screenshot-9
by Russell Barnes
Judged on its own merits, the Ubuntu 10.10 beta is a solid and consumer-friendly release. Looking at it in the light of the 10.04 Long Term Service (LTS) release from the Spring, it seems a very modest update…
Ubuntu theme
by Russell Barnes
Ubuntu 10.10 has strived to build on the choices of Lucid, bringing bleeding edge versions of software whilst maintaining the stability that Lucid provided. Join Ubuntu developer, Dave Walker, as he takes an insiders look at Maverick Meerkat as it approaches completion…
by Russell Barnes
Ubuntu 10.10 beta has gone live for download in line with Canonical’s release schedule. Read more here…