By default the Nautilus file manager uses the pathbar instead of location entry dialog box on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin. Here are a couple of ways to change the it. Continue reading
Linux Mint 9 Isadora is one of the best Ubuntu based distributions, a really cool distribution if you used Ubuntu 10.04 LTS you find out it has many things on common with Linux Mint Isadora with extra packages installed on it. before we go any further will list the release announcement and download options for it here
release announcement and download options so far it’s available to download with Gnome desktop on CD, DVD for different CPUs AMD, intel, 32 bit or 64 bit
Using Isadora on virtual machine ” virtual box ” with this hardware specifications:
- single core processor 2.1
- 384 MB or RAM
- 12 MB of Video memory
Same great look for linux Mint with green color, and many new wallpaper we mentioned it on this post
Featured improvements in this release: 30,000 applications catalogued and reviewable both online and in the new software manager, brand new incremental backup tool for both data and software selection, menu transparency and editable items, USB and Windows installers, 3 years support, look & feel improvements.
A lot of new features and software packages integrated with linux mint 9 isadora check this release announcement for more information.
Using live session on the virtual machine, so it’s not expected to know exactly if this good booting time or not. but overall working good.
a really cool backup tool for linux mint some kind like apttocd application, to backup specific packages installed on the machine and you can restore it later.
also improves linux mint main menu with extra look for transparent, and same other features usually see for 3d and cube and fading…
Awesome software manager a really cool organized way to pick your applications you would like to install, and optimized with different categories and subcategories. also you can add your own review on the listed applications there and make a vote for it.
Overall it’s a great distribution working great, and still waiting for FluxBox window manager version that will come from Linux Mint community soon.
That’s it for now :)
It’s quite easier to use keyboard instead of the mouse sometimes, some changes comes up with the new release of Gnome GDM 2.30 for Nautilus. we already reviewed how to move “close, minimize, and maximize” button to right hand side of the title bar in this post. This tested on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, also it’s working on other platforms as long as the gnome GDM 2.30 installed.
So here you can find many shortcuts will help you to easily navigate and use your file browser.
F3 : Extra pane ” This options is new with Gnome 2.30 ”
Ctrl+S : Select Pattern [enter pattern]
Alt+ENTER : File/Folder Properties
Shift+Ctrl+N : Create New Folder
Ctrl+1 : Toggle View As Icons
Ctrl+2 : Toggle View As List
Shift+Right Arrow : Open Directory (List View)
Shift+Left Arrow : Close Directory (List View)
F2 : Rename File
Ctrl+A : Select All
Ctrl+T : Delete (to Trash)
Ctrl+W : Close Window
Ctrl+Shift+W : Close All Nautilus Windows
Ctrl+R : Reload Nautilus Window
Alt+Up Arrow : Open Parent
Alt+Left Arrow : Back
Alt+Right Arrow : Forward
Alt+Home : Home Folder
Ctrl+L : Location Bar
F9 : Toggle Sidepane
Ctrl+H : Show Hidden Files
Ctrl++ : Zoom In
Ctrl+- : Zoom Out
Ctrl+0 : Normal Size
With the new release of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS many changes comes up, using it for 3 days so far and it’s working great, even after I installed many applications still working great, really nice looking themes with it ” Radiance and Ambiance “.
so here are things I like about Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
that help you to split your windows. using extra pane to activate it press F3 or go to view and choose extra pane.
The good thing about it you use it to easily move or copy files and folder form pane to other.
2. Social Drop down menu
a quick access to change your empathy or Pidgin status, also access your empathy accounts, Gwibber accounts and ubuntu one.
also you update your twitter, facebook, or any other social media by typing there any thing there it will be automatically updated by Gwibber to you active accounts there.
3. Gwibber Social broadcast messages
you connect to your social websites easily using Gwibber such as Facebook, Twitter, Identi.ca, Flickr, Digg, Feedfriend,….
I had a lot of problem with in ubuntu 10.04 beta 1, but now it working great. I love it.
4. Ubuntu one Music Store
5. Themes and background
” Radiance and Ambiance ” new themes comes with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, both of them looks really good. comes with a really cool wallpapers collection. this link for who want to download ubuntu 10.04 LTS wallpaper.
6. Booting time and ext4 performance
Really awesome booting time, even after I installed many applications still booting time is great. processing time for many applications is quick. installed on ext4 formate partition. I used to use ext3 on ubuntu 9.10. but with this release ext4 performing really well.
That’s it for now. enjoy Ubuntu 10.04 LTS it’s for HUmans :)
so here we go,
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Beta 2 review
Installed on virtual machine “sun virtualbox” application with this Hardware specifications:
- single core processor 2.1 GHz
- 512 MB of ram
- 12 MB of video memory
# Installation Process
boot it first time as live session it was working good, after the installation it was working super fast really good.
after the installation it boot super fast, really impressed with booting time about 9 second booting time at first time booting, usually any operating system after the installation it boot really quick but after the installing any extra application you their will be some lagging time to boot up.
Their is not a big difference between Beta 1 and Beta 2 themes, both of them looks the same but at bug report their a lot of reported bugs on radiance theme fixed on ubuntu 10.04 beta2
same main installed packages for applications.
Yahoo still the default search engine on firefox instead of Google search engine. with firefox version 3.6.3, it’s up to you can change the search engine later firefox options.
using last version of Gnome so far ” Gnome 2.30″ , Linux kernel v 2.6.32
security issues fixed, improvement on ubuntu one, ubuntu enterprise cloud, new default open source driver for nvidia hardware
I really like the new version of nautilus comes with Gnome 2.30 if you are not familiar with nautilus and gnome 2.30 visit this link
really like the splitting view on windows, split view come really handy on to open to directory side by side with difference icon view really good.
To activate split mode on opened windows press F3 or go to view menu and select it.
also you can drag and drop folders and files split view.
same new features included with ubuntu 10.04 beta 2 with menus and right click menu for copying files to and moving to.
Awesome booting time
Gnome 2.30 desktop really good with a lot of new features.
Ambiance and Radiance looks really good themes
none, with me so far working really good I don’t have any problems, also thinking to install it as default distribution.
and we waiting for ubuntu 10.04 LTS final version April 29th 2010 :)
Give it a try, as usual please report any bugs you got,
peace out :)
Many people like to have clean desktop without any icons for mounted partitions or trash icons all these stuff
So we will user here configuration editor or “gconf-editor” then using nautilus on apps directory then Desktop
Here you can modify many options like Hiding and showing ” computer icon, trash icon, network icon, home icon”