Kubuntu brings many exciting changes with the release of version 12.10. This highly anticipated release came on October 18 2012, and coincided with the release of the popular Ubuntu 12.10. Kubuntu 12.10 prevails as a…
Kubuntu has again improved support for graphic tablet input devices. Tablet users can find a new and improved graphical settings manager as well. Below you can check out the vast list of available settings for…
Kubuntu 12.10 has been the first release to ship with LightDM which has replaced KDM as the default login manager. This follows the same step made by Ubuntu in previous versions which seems to have…
LightDM has recently exploded onto the Linux scene as it was chosen to replace GDM in the release of Ubuntu 11.10. This display manager is not much different from GDM, the code has simply been optimised thoroughly.
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This display manager will function well with most popular desktop environments. Expect faster loading times with this login manager due to the better code base as well.
The Muon package manager was introduced to Kubuntu for the release of 11.10. The Muon package manager offers a convenient way to install new packages and manage package updates. This is a another great package manager for the inexperienced Linux user.
The Muon package manager allows customizable keyboard shortcuts and toolbars to make things more convenient for the user.
The Kickoff application launcher is your main source for action when using the KDE desktop environment. Kickoff is designed to give quick access to everything your system has to offer. All of your applications and important locations on your system are stored in the Kickoff menu.
You can also find the majority of your system settings inside the Kickoff menu. As of the release of version 4.7 of the Plasma desktop a breadcrumbs feature has also been added. This allows you to track your movement in the menu, and quickly move to previous menus.
As you may already know KDE and Konqueror work especially well together and offer some unique features not seen in many other browsers. With web shortcuts you can add your own quick alias for use with many of your favorite search engines.
A masterpiece in aesthetics combined with a highly functional desktop environment ensures that the release of a new version of Kubuntu is highly anticipated by many Linux users.
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For all the Kubuntu lovers, 11.10 brings a long list of improvements that will surely excite everyone. Kubuntu offers something for everybody and is built on the highly stable Ubuntu core. With Kubuntu you have access to all the powerful KDE applications, and the polished KDE Plasma desktop.
Because Kubuntu is gaining popularity I thought some users might be needing some additional help with network configuration and settings. Of course there are many ways to handle your network settings, but for new users,…
From the top of the desktop theme window you can select the details tab to customize any of your available themes. Different themes can be used for different desktop items.