Sunday, April 7, 2013

[NEWS] Xubuntu 13.04 Beta 2 Released

Xubuntu 13.04 Beta 2 has been released.

Xubuntu 13.04 is mostly a maintenance release, and there won’t be too many new features. In Beta 2, we’ve fixed the following bugs:
  • Documentation is updated to 13.04
  • New version of Catfish (0.6.1) is included and fixes a lot of bugs
  • More updates for the Greybird theme
In addition, new features and bug fixes introduced in Beta 1 and earlier include:
  • Gnumeric and GIMP are reintroduced
  • New version of Parole (0.5.0) is included
  • Duplicate partitions are no longer shown on desktop or Thunar
  • Some updates for the Greybird theme

Beta 2 is not suitable for production machines because is still unstable and is available here.

References

Xubuntu Beta 2 is out! « Xubuntu

10 comments:

  1. Great to see Xubuntu Geek blog still going. I really appreciate your useful tips and advice. Xubuntu is fantastic.

    I'm wondering about how / if I'll upgrade to 13.04 when it's released (on 12.10 at the moment). Hope you might have a post on how best to upgrade.

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation. A post on that subject can be expected.

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  2. Great blog , really helpful.

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  3. will be a very good release!do you know something about 9 month of support?
    this blog still remains the best and very very helpful!

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    1. Thank you!

      13.04 is non-LTS, so it will have 9 months of support (security updates). LTS releases have 5 years of support. The next LTS is 14.04 (LTS are released every 2 years).

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  4. I found the answer to my Conky problem on this website, http://www.noobslab.com/2012/06/install-conky-lua-in-ubuntulinux.html

    The instructions are very simple to follow, and give all different coloured Conky-lua's. but how to change the logo from inside the clock? i have extreme and i want to have the name of the sistem?
    than what to do if i want to change conky's colors from green to black or blue?

    thank you very much!

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    1. To change the logo replace the image ~/.conky/new-ubuntu-logo.png with one of your liking.

      To change colors, just run the install code for the color that's provided on the website and restart conky.

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  5. thank you very very much!

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