Make Linux easier to use: Ailurus 10.04.2 is released

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Ailurus is an application designed for making Linux easier to use. You can use it to install software and change system settings.

Ailurus 10.04.2 is released today. The major improvement is that you can launch specific function alone. Except "install software" function, other functions can be started within one second. The shortcuts are in "Applications" menu -> "System Tools" item -> "Ailurus -- Quick Start" item.

Other improvements are:
In "system information" function:

  • display OpenGL version

In "system setting" function:

  • explain how to one-click change font size
  • change icon of login window
  • do not cause error when cancel cleaning up operation

In "install software" function:

  • optimize software installation process
  • display software license
  • add "hardware", "language support", "embedded system", "Nautilus context menu" categories
  • add Acire, a Python code snippets management tool
  • add Eclipse VEditor, a Verilog editor
  • add PiTiVi, a video editor
  • add "World of padman", a 3D shoot game
  • add Firefox Stylish extension
  • add ImageMagicK, an image editor
  • add OSD-Lyrics, a lyric displayer
  • improve "quick install popular software" function

In "clean up" function:

  • clean up recent documents list
  • clean up APT/YUM cache
  • clean up Linux kernel
  • clean up Ailurus cache

In "search fastest repository" function:

  • display remaining search time

Other improvements:

  • fix bug in previous version
  • do not exit if failed to load icon
  • improve new version checking code

Currently Ailurus supports Ubuntu 8.04~10.04.

Install
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ailurus
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ailurus

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13 thoughts on “Make Linux easier to use: Ailurus 10.04.2 is released

  1. sudo add-apt-repository results in error message…
    sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found

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  2. Apparently… My copy of Ubuntu 8.04 doesn’t contain the “sudo add-apt-repository” command.

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  3. Nice! This app in contrast to Ubuntu Tweak can be used in Kubuntu, too and even that it’s package selection and configuration is mostly for Gnome, it’s quite usable in KDE, too.

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