We’ve previously showcased some really nice Smartphone wallpapers. This time around we want to give Ubuntu a try. This following entry is collected from talented guys at Derivantart.com – To download the Ubuntu desktop wallpapers you must go to the name link, as the post image is cropped. You may find several resolutions per wallpaper.
Since the Ubuntu 9.10 is coming October 29th, for those who like to taste the new (beta) features here is the short how to guide to upgrade your Ubuntu Desktop. The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the latest and greatest software the Open Source Community has to offer. This is the Ubuntu 9.10 beta release, which brings a host of exciting new features.
Upgrading from Ubuntu 9.04
To upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in update-manager -d into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release ‘9.10’ is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.
Vistar7 Transformation Pack makes Kubuntu Jaunty 9.04 looks and in some areas works like Windows 7. This Windows 7 Transformation Pack for KDE has got everything you might need – Windows 7 icons, themes, splash screens, sounds, MS fonts, and more.
Upgrading from Ubuntu 8.10
To upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in
update-manager -d into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you:
New distribution release '9.04' is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.
To upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 on a server system: install the update-manager-core package if it is not already installed; edit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades and set Prompt=normal; launch the upgrade tool with the command
sudo do-release-upgrade; and follow the on-screen instructions.
This is a preview of Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Login Screen. Still in alpha what do you think?
Getdeb is more than an Ubuntu software archive. GetDeb extends the existing software options for Ubuntu Linux distributions by providing major updates and software not yet available on the official Ubuntu repositories. Items are divided in 12 categories where you can enter inside, select your favorite software for download, read the description, see latest version or see the some screenshots.