Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Reached the End of Its Life

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn finally reached the end of its life on July 23, 2015. No more package updates will be accepted to 14.10. That means 14.10 users won’t get latest software (e.g, Firefox, Thunderbird), security notices/fixes through Software Updater. And Launchpad PPAs will no longer update for 14.10. Ubuntu 14.10 was released 9 months… Continue reading Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Reached the End of Its Life

Official Virtualbox Repository Added Ubuntu 14.10 Support

Oracle finally made the Virtualbox binary packages for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic available in its official Linux repository. Which means running regular system updates via Software Updater will keep your Virtualbox release always up-to-date. While Ubuntu 14.10 repositories provide the Virtualbox 4.3.18, the latest has reached the version 4.3.20. For the changelog, see the web page.… Continue reading Official Virtualbox Repository Added Ubuntu 14.10 Support

How to Speed Up the Unity Dash Response in Ubuntu 14.04 / 14.10

This quick tutorial shows how to improve your Ubuntu experience by speeding up the Unity Dash (search utility) response in Ubuntu 14.10 or Ubuntu 14.04. 1. Remove undesired search results By default, the Dash displays Unity lens, scopes, Amazon online search results, and records file and application usage. You can disable some of them via… Continue reading How to Speed Up the Unity Dash Response in Ubuntu 14.04 / 14.10

How to Install the Latest Wine Release in Ubuntu 14.10

Run Windows only applications in Ubuntu? Well, here’s how to install the latest Wine development release with bug fixes and new features in Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic. For those who don’t know about Wine: Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant… Continue reading How to Install the Latest Wine Release in Ubuntu 14.10

Enable Hibernate Option in Ubuntu 14.10 Unity

The Hibernate option is available in Beta and Alpha releases of Ubuntu 14.10, but the final release removed this option in the Unity desktop. This quick guide is going to show you how to re-enable this feature so that you can hibernate your machine from the shutdown menu (top-right gear button). 1. Before getting started,… Continue reading Enable Hibernate Option in Ubuntu 14.10 Unity