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Are you used to use panel indicators? Can't you find all useful indicators in one place? So here we brought mostly used indicators for you in one place, for now you don't need to explore the Internet to locate them, if any indicator is mission let us know in the comment below (or just drop a line with some info via contact page) and we will add it in this list. Application indicators helps us access bold features of the application or standalone indicator offers various functionality to make user experience better on desktop computer. Since this long list of indicators only available for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid/14.10 Utopic, previously we had shared useful indicators for 14.04 and 12.04, if you are using any of that version make sure you check these Indicators for Ubuntu 14.04 Vivid/Linux Mint 17.x & Indicators for 12.04 Precise.
These indicators can work with most of Linux desktop environments (compatible with panel using AppIndicator) like Unity, Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, Xfce, and others. You may find some indicator doesn't load in specific desktop, I didn't tested in all desktops but let us know if this happens to you.

Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid is another exciting release for Ubuntu users, new stuff added and some things changed like systemd replaced upstart. Ubuntu team is heading towards great way and has done really great work, unlike previous releases this release got some new features and improvements. Unity 8 is not replaced yet but still Unity 7.3 is much faster, responsive and many other things for release info checkout this post. Every time when new Ubuntu version arrives I dive into and see what tweaks can be done to make users experience much more better, I am not trying to say Ubuntu isn't perfect 'for sure it is' but there are some other things to be done after fresh install and make it much better than any other OS available out there. All tweaks are tested by NoobsLab, so hopefully you won't get any problem with them and if you encounter any problem feel free to ask. Lets start .....

Ubuntu team announced the availability of final version of Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet and all other flavors, Ubuntu Mate is now officially added to Ubuntu family. Ubuntu 15.04 will be supported for 9 months for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Core, Kubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin along with all other flavors. The final release of Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. This release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, but also the Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio, Ubuntu Mate and Xubuntu flavors. Vivid Vervet final version includes most recent versions of core set of packages, notable changes: Linux kernel 3.19.x, Boot service: systemd, Unity 7.3, Compiz 0.9.12, Firefox 36, LibreOffice 4.4, Chromium 41, Mesa 10.5.x, Xorg Server 1.17.x, Pulseaudio is updated to version 6 paving the way for a move to Bluez5 next release, and latest versions for other applications; For Ubuntu Server: OpenStack 2015.1, LXC 1.1, and so on.
Official release announcement: "systemd has replaced Upstart as the standard boot and service manager on all Ubuntu flavors except Touch. At the time of the 15.04 release there are no known major problems which prevent booting. The only service which does not currently start is Juju, which will be fixed in a post-release update soon; all other packaged Ubuntu services are expected to work. Upstart continues to control user sessions... You can boot with Upstart once by selecting `Advanced options for Ubuntu' in the GRUB boot menu and starting the `Ubuntu, with Linux ... (upstart)' entry. To switch back permanently, install the upstart-sysv package (this will remove systemd-sysv and ubuntu-standard)."
Checkout release notes of Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet. If you want to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid then follow this guide.
Ubuntu 15.04, which is codenamed the Vivid Vervet, is currently penciled in to release on 23rd April, 2015. The release date for Ubuntu 15.04 has now been firmed up as are the other development milestones leading up to the mid-April debut of this release. Ubuntu 15.04 a big focus on convergence and Unity 8 with Mir, early systemd integration, and many other changes planned for development over the next six months.
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The schedule of the release of Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet with given dates are as follows:
  • December 18th - Alpha 1 (Not Public Release - opt-in)
  • January 22nd - Alpha 2 (Not Public Release - opt-in)
  • February 28th - Beta 1 (Not Public Release - opt-in)
  • March 26th - Final Beta
  • April 16th - Release Candidate
  • April 23rd - Final Release

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