Yesterday he was finally released Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar LTS, and for the uninitiated this is a version that will be supported for a long time compared to other versions, exactly 5 years. There was also a live hangout and ours Stephen he followed it, updating his article with the most important topics in real time. If you have not had the chance to follow him, you can relate to him quietly here.
As I said, Ubuntu will be supported for 5 years, but it's not the same for derivatives and for Ubuntu with Gnome desktop. Now let's see what's new in this last distribution and in the derivatives.
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS
This version uses as a graphical environment Gnome 3.10, unlike the normal version of Ubuntu that it uses instead Unity.
What has changed
- New login interface and notifications
- updated status menu that improves volume control, WiFi networks, brightness, etc.
- improved tweak tool which manages various personalizations of the graphic environment
- added pagination in the application menu in "Activities"
- improved scroll system, accessible with SHIFT
- improved Nautilus which now shows the top path
- wallpaper included
- the old and beloved version of Gnome is included by default
- Applications for music, weather and maps included in the repositories
Please note: This version of Ubuntu Gnome, although based on Gnome 3.10, uses the demon Gnome 3.8.6 settings, so the Gnome 3.10 settings will not be present. However it is possible to add missing packages via repository ppa: gnome3-team / gnome3
To install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 the following minimum requirements are required
- 1 Ghz processor
- 1.5 GB of RAM
- 7 GB of free disk space
For version upgrade:
if you use the gnome3-team / gnome3 PPAs, you must first give