As the Ubuntu user community celebrates the release of Jaunty Jackalope (Ubuntu 9.04), developers fasten their belts to get on with Karmic Koala (Ubuntu 9.10). Mark Shuttleworth want to over take Apple’s Mac. To learn more about Ubuntu future plans read Marks interview.
Martin Pitt announces Karmic to be open for development and its release schedule on list.
This release is not meant for immediate use. This relase will be available for uses in coming Octobar. Are you a techie, then start contributing to this up-coming distro.
I just tried fixing my Skype on Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope” (Beta). I could get it configured just fine in seconds without much headache this time. www.pulseaudio.org did not really bug me this time.
Here is my skype sound preference on DELL XPS M1210 running on Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope”.
I’m using internal Mic which comes attached with the in-built camera.Video config also works out-of-box as of now.
If any new user has to fall in love with Operating system, he should feel good about its looks and usability. I think Ubuntu future plans are pretty well tuned to match this end user requirement. Here are some Pop-up notifications which will really catche your eyes. I’m using Jaunty (Ubuntu 9.04) while its living it’s Alpha release days.
USB Disk removal notice
Here you go! You’re now connected to Wifi
How long you’re gonna be alive? Power Information..
Hey, can you hear me? Volume controller.. Works with my DELL panel buttons too
I’m connected on the ground! Are you with me on the network? My Address is eth0
Watch out for more eyecandy on my upcoming posts..
Many of you might be wondering if we could get our Ubuntu system cleaned quickly and easily. If you’re using update-manager for installing the updates, it automatically cleans the downloaded packages along with unsupported dependencies etc. But this won’t remove many other cruft which I’m mentioning here ie. old kernel versions, transitional packages, unnecessary packages etc. How do we get these things cleaned safely?
Right, there must be some tool called system-cleaner and I just found exactly the same. CleanupCruft or Computer Janitor earlier known as System Cleaner. It’s now available on Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha5 (Jaunty Jackalope) under System -> Admnistration menu.
Its quite simple, easy to use and a handy tool. Try it today…