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Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin has been Released

ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04, the latest version of Canonical flagship operating system featuring the Unity user interface and Head-Up Display menu system, has been released: "The Ubuntu team is very pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Long-Term Support). Code-named 'Precise Pangolin', 12.04 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this cycle, introducing a few new features and improving quality control. For PC users, Ubuntu 12.04 supports laptops, desktops, and netbooks with a unified look and feel based on an updated version of the desktop shell called 'Unity', which introduces 'Head-Up Display' search capabilities." Read the release announcement and see the features page for more details.

Screenshots review:
Lightdm Changes
ubuntu lightdm

Dash New Design
ubuntu 12.04 dash

Home Quicklist
ubuntu quicklist

Dash Quicklist
ubuntu 12.04 quicklist

New HUD Feature
Ubuntu HUD

Appearance new Features (Launcher Icons size, Theme)
Ubuntu launcher

Launcher settings in Appearance (Dodge option removed)
Ubuntu HUD

New Ubuntu one

RhythmBox as Default player
Ubuntu rhythmbox

Sound Settings Changed
Ubuntu sound

Enhancement in Privacy
Ubuntu privacy

and many more changes.

Ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-i386.iso (torrent)
Ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso (torrent) (Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server) (Ubuntu Cloud Images) (Ubuntu Netboot) (Kubuntu) (Xubuntu) (Edubuntu) (Ubuntu Studio) (Lubuntu)

Also Checkout Important Things to do After Install of Ubuntu 12.04

Please test and report any bugs you find:
Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Beta 1 is Released

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 'Precise Pangolin' Beta 1 is now available for download. Lots of visible changes have landed into Beta 1.

The Hud, Video Lens, Privacy options, Linux Kernel 3.2.2, Rhythmbox is now default music player (ported to GTK3), Nautilus 3.3.5,LibreOffice 3.5, Firefox 11 etc.

Download the Beta 1:
This release is for developers only. The Ubuntu Desktop images are oversized; you can use either a DVD or USB for installation instead of a CD.

You can download Beta 1 ISOs from: (Ubuntu Desktop and Server) (Ubuntu Cloud Server) (Ubuntu Core) (Ubuntu Netboot) (Edubuntu DVD) (Kubuntu) (Lubuntu) (Xubuntu)

Please test and report any bugs you find:
Green Theme Ambiance is perfect if you like oneiric green issues as it goes perfect with any of the default fund.

This theme is compatible with Gnome Shell 3.2/3.2.1

To install, simply open the terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

Once installed, open Gnome Tweak Tool and activate Ambiance Green.

Install Beautiful Pink Theme for Ubuntu 11.10/Ubuntu 12.04 Unity for Girls

Installation Instructions
  • Extract the zip file. Then extract the tar.gz file to the themes directory i.e. "~/.themes/" or "/usr/share/themes/"
  • Now use Gnome Tweak Tool to switch Themes.
  • If you are using Unity, then logout and relogin.

Download Pink Theme from Gnome-Look Link
Download icons for Pink Theme from Gnome-Look Link

Download Purple Theme for Gnome-Look Link
Download icons for Purple Theme from Gnome-Look Link

Install Utopia Theme for Gnome Shell 3.2 in Ubuntu 11.10/Ubuntu 12.04/Fedora/Linux Mint

Installation of Theme:
  • Backup /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme folder
  • Extract the archive and rename gnome-shell to theme
  • Copy this folder to /usr/share/gnome-shell/
  • Restart Gnome Shell by hitting Alt+F2, then type r and press enter
  • You can also use Gnome Tweak Tool to install directly from zip file
You can also install theme selector extension and use gnome tweak tool to switch themes. Follow the instructions below (for Ubuntu 11.10):
  • Run the following command: sudo apt-get install git-core
  • Install Gnome Tweak Tool by running following command: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool
  • Download Gnome Shell extensions by running following command: git clone git://
  • Now access the directory from terminal by running following command: cd gnome-shell-extensions/
  • Finally run this command to install the extension: ./ --prefix=$HOME/.local --enable-extensions="user-theme"
  • Logout, come back and use Gnome Tweak Tool to switch themes.

Download Utopia Theme:

Compatibility: Gnome Shell 3.2

Download Utopia Theme from DevianArt Link
Install Skype Wrapper in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin with Official PPA

It places Skype into the Ubuntu Messaging Menu. It displays an unread message count on the Unity launcher icon, as well as displaying file transfer progress. It also uses Ubuntu’s native notification system to display various alerts, such as new messages and users coming or going offline.

To Install open Terminal and copy the following commands in the Terminal:

That's it