Recently I installed Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 on my virtual machine VMware player and finally started the OS. As per the data provided at the time of installation, it asked for the login password. When I went ahead to enter the password, I realized that my keyboard stopped working. If you are facing the same problem with your Ubuntu Installation on VMware, then you can feel my situation at that time. Here is the quick solution for the same.
Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 LTS is released and lot many Ubuntu fans has already started using the same. This time Ubuntu team has also released the much awaited manual with introduction and usage section details. There are lot many new features in 10.04, you can go thru them on this page. Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 is LTS (Long Term Release) which means the mother company Canonical will provide support for next 3 years for this version of Ubuntu.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid final version is expected to release on 29’th April, 2010 but now we are having beta version where Ubuntu developers has released a new background image. This is also the wallpaper for the Ubuntu Desktop. Checkout the new background image and wallpaper’s screenshot.
I am a big fan of open source software and Kdenlive is such kind of project. If you are looking for an open source video editor for linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Devian etc. and It also works on Mac OS. Kdenlive is a powerful video editor where you can import and edit almost all the standard video files.
Ubuntu users can manage and upload picture on Facebook and Flickr using a free desktop tool. Shotwell is a free desktop tool for GNOME desktop environment to manage pictures, edit and upload them on Facebook and Flickr. Shotwell 0.4.3 is the latest version of this software and available for download.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Alpha 1 had released in last month and now Ubuntu team has released the Alpha 2 of Lucid Lynx. You can download and test the Alpha 2 version on your computer or server. Read the post to know what’s new in Lucid Lynx Alpha 2.
Ubuntu Team is working on a formal manual for Ubuntu System. Ubuntu Manual is expected to come with Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx in April 2010. Lot many people are working on this manual which is still in development phase as a “Ubuntu Manual Project”. You can take a look at the initial preview of Ubuntu Manual by downloading the attached PDF or read that thru embedded Gogle Docs PDF.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx stable version is schedule to release in April 2010 and if you are interested in knowing the schedule time for other versions of Ubuntu then here is a compiled video with release schedule till Ubuntu 11.04. This video has also detailed the LTS (Long Term Support) time range for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. It also provide some information about the origin of different names of Ubuntu i.e. Karmic Koala, Lucid Lynx etc.
Earlier we posted the release of Opera 10.5 Pre-Alpha for Windows and Mac and explained the new features. Now Opera team has released the 10.5 Pre-Alpha for Linux as well.