If you feel there’s a gap in your life for an Electron-based, cross-platform music player capable of streaming from multiple online sources, I’ve a plug for you. Nuclear is a (rather naughty) music streaming app that “pulls in content from free sources all over the internet”. In aim it’s somewhat similar to Tomahawk, but visually owes more to an ultra […]
Super Tux Kart, the iconic open-source karting game, has come to Steam Greenlight. FOSS gaming fans can vote to add the title to the Steam store.
This post, SuperTuxKart Is Now on Steam Greenlight — Go Vote!, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Mcomix is my go-to comic book reader for Ubuntu, but for my KDE desktop I wanted something that feels more at home in the Plasma experience. After a bit of digging I came across Peruse. Peruse Comic Book Reader There are many ways to read comic books, and one of those that has become more common in recent […]
This post, Peruse Is a Neat Comic Book Reader for KDE Desktops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
We go hands on with Trojita email app on Ubuntu, seeing how it compares to Thunderbird, and show you how to install it on Ubuntu, no PPA required.
This post, Trojita Is a Super Fast Desktop Email Client for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ever looked at your KDE Plasma desktop and wished it looked a little more …like the Ubuntu Unity desktop? If you have — and hello all 3 of you, by the way — be sure to check out the United desktop theme available for KDE Plasma 5.9 (which was released last month). The United desktop (Unity? United? Get it?) […]
This post, Make Your KDE Desktop Look like Unity with this Plasma Theme Pack, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
SImple Screen Recorder, a popular screen recording app for Linux desktops, is now available to install as a Snap app from the Ubuntu Store.
This post, Simple Screen Recorder Is Now Available as a Snap App (Updated), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Peek, the nifty animated gif screen capture app for Linux desktops, has been updated. Peek 0.9 reduces the size of temporary files, adds a resolution downsampling option (to help the app use fewer resources when rendering your gif), and introduces fallback support for avconf should ffmpeg be unavailable. For ultimate control the minimum frame rate can now be set […]
This post, Peek Gif Recorder Gets Updated, Now Available from a PPA, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
We show you how to enable client-side decorations in Nautilus on Ubuntu, and you don't need to switch to a different desktop environment to do it!
This post, How To Enable Nautilus Client-Side Decorations on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Cerebro is a Spotlight alternative for Linux, Windows and, bizarrely, macOS. Billed as an ‘open-source productivity booster with a brain’, Cerebro is an Electron app able to run across multiple platforms. It’s an extendable, open-source alternative to Spotlight and Alfred on macOS, and Synapse, Kupfer, Ulauncher, GNOME Do, and others on Linux. To open the app press Ctrl + Space (this can be […]
This post, Cerebro is an Open Source OS X Spotlight Equivalent for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
For this week's poll we want to know your thoughts on client side decorations on Linux. Do you appreciate apps that use them or actively avoid them?
This post, Do You Like Linux Apps That Use Client Side Decorations? [Poll], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
I used to (and sort-of-still-do, I guess) run a sister site focused on Google Chrome, Chromecast and Chromebooks, i.e. the Chrome ecosystem. As such I am a fan of Chromebooks and Chrome OS, a Linux-based distribution based on Gentoo. The appearance of Chrome OS has waxed and waned in sync with Google’s ambitions and positioning for […]
Did you know that GNOME Shell hides a really useful GNOME Extensions configuration app? The gnome-shell-extension-prefs utility lets you configure and tweak preferences of your favourite GNOME extensions without needing to go to the ‘Installed Extensions’ page of the official GNOME Extensions website in a compatible web browser. Covering the recent Dash to Dock update we learned that not everyone knew that GNOME extension preferences […]
This post, How To Use the Hidden GNOME Shell Extensions Prefs App, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Launcher is a lightweight python-based application launcher for Linux that is also able to find files and folders and conduct Google searches.
This post, Ulauncher is a Lightweight App Launcher for Linux Desktops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS is now available to download. Among the changes is a new hardware enablement stack with Linux kernel 4.8.
This post, Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Released, Available to Download Now, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
The little screenshot nestled to the left of this text contains something that makes us very happy. It’s a change-log for GNOME Software that mentions handler support for opening Snappy URLs is on the way. Why do we find that exciting? Allow me to explain. You may have noticed that when we write about a new Snap app […]