Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Ubuntu Touch Core Apps, is project created by third party developers under the supervision of the Ubuntu developers, for the Ubuntu Touch, the Ubuntu operating system for mobile phones.
Both Weather App and Music App have reached version 1.0, getting their first stable versions, in order to get used by default on Ubuntu Touch, which will be released on the 17th of October, 2013.
Among others, both Weather App and Music App come with new fixes and visual improvements.
Weather App 1.0 introduces an OpenWeatherMap icon, which opens the OpenWeatherMap website, in order to keep the user in touch with the weather forecast, while Music App 1.0 comes with new colors, new entries in views and some fixes.
In this article I will show you how to install and test the both Weather App 1.0 and Music App 1.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail.
Since it is available via PPA, installing and testing Weather App 1.0 and Music App 1.0 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail is easy. We also need to install the Ubuntu SDK, which is available via another third party PPA. Follow these instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-touch-coreapps-drivers/daily
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk ubuntu-weather-app music-app
Also, Clock App has reached version 1.0. For more information and installation instructions, see this article.