Unity

How to tutorials and information on the unity desktop enviroment currently on Ubutu.

I originally wrote an article on how to map a network drive using Ubuntu. Since then things have really changed in the Linux desktop world. Gnome 3 has been released and Ubuntu has moved away from Gnome and switched to Unity as their primary desktop environment.

With the new desktop enviorment (Unity) in Ubuntu, you now need to take a few extra steps to open a terminal compared to Gnome 2 in the past.

 

Click on the Ubuntu Icon located in the upper left corner.

 

 

Overview:


 

"Ubuntu" is an ancient African word, meaning "humanity to others".

Ubuntu is a Linux operating system originally based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and distributed as free and open source software.

A while back decided to pull gimp out of the default install to make sure the install .ISO file would fit on a cd. You now need to install this if you would like to take advantage of this great tool.

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