Ubuntu 12.04.2 Released With Support For Systems Using UEFI Firmware With Secure Boot Enabled

Ubuntu developers at Canonical have just released a second support release for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for Desktop and Server products. The release added support to boot Ubuntu 12.04.2 on systems using UEFI firmware with secured boot enabled.

This update comes with the updated Linux kernel which includes a workaround for the UEFI boot panic on Samsung Series 9 laptops. This updated release will hopefully put that to rest.

For more about this, including the download links, please click here.

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LibreOffice 3.6.2 Maintenance Update Released

An update for LibreOffice has just been released which fixes about 90 bugs. This release addresses wide range of issues including application crashes, and improvement to the grammar checker.

To view the release log, please click here.

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Blender 2.64 Released: Install it in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

Blender foundation and its developers have just released a new version ( 2.64 ) which brings many improvements and patches from the past version.

This release improved on motion tracking using planer tracker, full VFS pipeline, and an easier green screen keying. A new tile based composing system was also added.

To read a full release note on this, please click here.

 

This post will show you how to install / upgrade to Blender 2.64 in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

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Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.6.0 in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

Here’s a little script that will identify your system and install the correct version of Linux Kernel 3.6.0 for you.

If you want to upgrade to the latest version of Linux Kernel (3.6), follow this short tip and update your system. This script was tested in Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 and it worked flawlessly.

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OpenShot 1.4.3 Released: How To Install / Upgrade in Ubuntu 12.04

Popular Linux video editor, OpenShot, has just been updated to version 1.4.3 and this brief tutorial is going to show you how to install or upgrade to it in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).

This release brings many changes as well as new features including, a new dark theme, 3D animations and effects, and others.

For a more detailed changelog, please click here.

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