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Nature lovers Rejoice-Ubuntu is supporing to svae the Iberian Lynx

30/04/2010 1 comment

Here’s how…

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, the new release from Ubuntu, is code-named the Lucid Lynx. Unfortunatley the Iberian lynx is endangered with some estimates putting the numbers as low as 150 animals remaining. So at Canonical we’ve decided to give our users the chance to help the people at the charity SOS Lynx.

How do you help?

In Ubuntu 10.04 LTS we have launched a new music service called the Ubuntu One Music Store. It’s a really cool place to go and buy tracks from the world’s biggest bands. The Ubuntu One Music Store is a cloud-enabled digital music store. Purchases are first transferred to your Ubuntu One personal cloud and then automatically downloaded to all of your computers. We give all customers 2 GB of free cloud storage.

To contribute to the charity all you have to do is buy a track at the normal cost. That’s it. Canonical will give away 50% of our take of the revenue up to a total of $1004. You can of course directly contribute to the charity if you prefer.

How do I access the Ubuntu One Music Store?

  1. To buy music from the Ubuntu One Music Store, you must have an Ubuntu One account. Go to, choose from our available plans, and setup your subscription. If you already have an Ubuntu SSO (or Launchpad) account, you can use the same login credentials.
  2. Link your computer to your Ubuntu One account by launching the Ubuntu One Preferences application from your desktop. A web browser will guide you through the setup process. This will make all of your purchased music download to your computer as well as to your personal cloud.
  3. Launch Rhythmbox, the music player that comes will all copies of Ubuntu. Click on “Ubuntu One” under the list of Stores. You can now select from the top pics and new releases, browse by genre or search for your favorite artist, album or song. All songs are available in high quality 256 kbps or higher MP3 audio encoding and are DRM-free. Banshee users can also use the music store by installing a custom extension.
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Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Released

Ubuntu lovers rejoice .Ubuntu 10.04 aka Lucid Lynx is released.’nuff said here are the download links

Official Mirror(Not Recommended Super-Slow likely due to many downloads in the process)

Alternate Mirrors

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‘Ubuntu Single Sign-On’ now open source

Jono Bacon the awesome community manager for ubuntu announced on his blog yesterday that the ‘Ubuntu Single Sign-On'(well actually the ‘Canonical Identity Provider’ which is used by ‘Ubuntu Single Sign-On’) is made open-source under the AGPL3 license.

You can grab the code from this Launchpad project page.

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The Perfect 10:Maverick Meerkat

While Ubuntu 10.04 aka Lucid Lynx isn’t even released Mark Shuttleworth has announced on his blog the codename and goals for Ubuntu 10.10.

The idea behind this codename?Meerkats are light,fast and social so 10.10 will be light(themes),fast(’nuff said) and social(Social Networking integration in apps just think about it) and Meerkats are family oriented so Ubuntu 10.10 will put emphasis on safety and efficient solutions for family.

UDS(The Ubuntu Developer Summit) will have cloud and server track too,they will complement ongoing work on community, desktop, kernel, quality assurance, foundations and mobile.

Read More Here-Mark Shuttleowth’s Blog

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UbuntuOne Music Store Public Beta Available and some Apologies from Me

Hi all firstly some apologies for not posting on this blog because I had exams(and I am pretty serious about exams seriously).

The UbuntuOne Music is now available in Public Beta.Read More Here.

What do you expect from Ubuntu One Music Store?

24/02/2010 4 comments

As you all know that Lucid Alpha 3 is going to be released 25th February that is tommorow.The Ubuntu One Music Store is going to be fully implemented in this release.So tell us in this poll what are your expectations from it in this Poll.Quick we don’t have much time because canonical is going to announce something tommorow at 1800 UTC(From Omg Ubuntu ).

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Become an Editor(Moderator) on my Blog(for Free)

Hello.Anyone who wants to become a moderator on my blog(for free).Apply for User and send me a email on

Qualities I am looking for-

1)Can Devote at least 1 hour for this Blog.
2)Must Know how to use ubuntu Properly.
3)Can Keep Us Informed on new software,news etc with sources or install procedure AND MUST GIVE CREDIT TO THE SITE HE HAS TAKEN INFORMATION FROM ALONG WITH THE LINK.

OpenShot Needs you Help

For those who would like to see OpenShot in the Official Ubuntu Repositories go to this page and click “Affects Me Too”.

Note:You need to sign in to launchpad for this.

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