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They say that all good things come to an end, and the lifespan of a laptop battery is not exempt.
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In a move that will surprise precisely no-one, Valve, the company behind Steam, the popular gaming distribution platform, has joined the Linux Foundation.
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Sunny days ahead – Canonical has today announced that its working with The Weather Channel to bring its popular app to Ubuntu for Phones and tablets.
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The Humble Jumbo Bundle has arrived with three titles available for Linux gamers.
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Several years back developer David Henningsson created a small app that ttys to turns a regular ol' laptop headphone jack into a microphone input jack - and in this post we show you how to use it.
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Hit indie game 'Papo & Yo', which proved a hit on the Playstation Network last year, could be heading to Linux.
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Brush away the fluff from under your mouse, crack those knuckles and sound the bargain klaxon – the latest Steam sale is upon us!
The post Get Your (Linux) Game On: Steam Autumn Sale Highlights first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
After a whole year in the making – a process I assume involves wax, oil and those twirly car wash things – the latest and greatest version of SuperTuxKart is now available to download.
The post SuperTuxKart Adds New Tracks, Characters & Game Modes first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Xubuntu and Lubuntu both release their Long-Term Support releases next year, but what changes will they bring? Click through for a rundown.
The post What to Expect in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS and Lubuntu 14.04 LTS first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Looking for some new Creative Commons music? Before you fire up your browser to search the Jamendo website you might want to try out the following new Unity Scope.
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The lightweight Linux audio player DeaDBeeF has been updated, with an interactive new design mode being one of several new features included in the 0.6.0 release.
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The Desktop Linux Twitter app Turpial is undergoing something of a regeneration for its upcoming 'Version 3' release.
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It's been a long time coming but work a revamped set of icons for the Ubuntu desktop is underway in 14.04 – and we've got screenshots.
The post Ubuntu’s New Mobile And Desktop Icon Theme Gets Shown Off first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Updates to the Jolicloud OS, based on Ubuntu 10.04, and the Jolicloud desktop environment, available for Ubuntu 12.04 and up through a PPA, will be discontinued in December of this year.
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