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Unity Linux Gets a Sponsor with Host Color!

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Good news to all of you out there that watch the project I’m involved with called Unity Linux.  What is Unity you ask?  Allow me to give you some background: Unity Linux is a small Linux core based on Mandriva Linux.  We whittle down Mandriva to a small base desktop to provide users with ‘just […]

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TinyMe Linux For The Win

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I was running Unity Linux 2010.2 with KDE 4.5 for around the last month.  I really like what has been done there but it seemed a bit heavy for my Gateway M250…the CPU fan was always on which told me it was always in high use. I checked out Gnome 2.30 on Unity and found […]

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Midori, Flash, and Unity Linux 2010

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I just took a look at how Unity Linux 2010.1 shapes up and found that the flashplayer plugin doesn’t work with the default browser which is Midori.  Here’s a quick fix for getting flash to work with Midori on Unity 2010.  First, install the flash-player-plugin (as root in terminal or use the gui): Next, we […]

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Ubuntu Names Their Desktop After Us?

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I was quite surprised this morning whilst reading my RSS feeds to discover that Ubuntu has named their most recent ‘lite desktop‘ Unity.  Surprised because we have our project, Unity Linux.  Strange that both our ‘lightweight distribution and desktop’ and Ubuntu’s ‘lite desktop’ should share a name together. While I’m not really sure why no one […]

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Unity 2010 Beta 2 Impressions

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As noted previously, I’ve been pretty hard pressed lately in my secular job due to migrations and other fun activities happening throughout the past few months.  I did however, get the chance to download Unity 2010 Beta 2 and give it a go.  I had some problems when booting because I was brought to a […]

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Unity Linux Theme Refreshes

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I’ve been pretty busy lately with theme design for the Unity Linux project.  The following pages were updated: Unity-Linux.org Planet.Unity-Linux.org A new forum theme called SMFPress @ forum.unity-linux.org Uniformity was the key ingredient to the stylings.  I’m trying to match everything to the front page theme at the main site page.  Using the color pallete […]

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