Say hello to Ubuntu Cleaner, a system utility designed to clean browser caches, removed unneeded apps, and get shot of old kernels. It might just be your new best friend! At its core Ubuntu Cleaner is a user-friendly alternative to BleachBit. Back in the summer we showed you 5 simple ways to free up space on Ubuntu. In that […]
Games company Feral Interactive’s call for a PPA be set up to offer the latest Stable Mesa drivers on Ubuntu has been semi-answered. Emphasis on semi, there. As noted by Gaming on Linux, a new stable Mesa PPA is now available — hurrah — but it is not “official” in the way that the stress-tested Nvidia drivers PPA is — boo. […]
A new version of Lightworks, the professional-grade video editing software, has entered into public beta.
This post, Lightworks 14 Introduces A Brand-New Look, New Pro Features, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A new Linux-powered retro games console wants to do for the Gameboy, SNES and Genesis, what the NES Classic has done for the NES. As a retro gamer I (quite naturally) was stoked to see the popularity that greeted the $60 Nintendo NES Classic (which, it turns out, runs Linux) last month. But for all its condensed charm the […]
This post, RetroEngine Sigma Is a Linux-Powered Retro Games Console, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
We’ve seen what the Raspberry Pi can do when you throw in some extra hardware, and we recently heard about what the Pine64 is going to do once it’s inside a laptop casing. But what about that other popular single-board PC , the ‘ODROID‘, created by open-source hardware company HardKernel? Well the answer is here, and it has a […]
This post, This $90 Kit Converts an ODROID board into a Touchscreen Ubuntu PC, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Looking for free stop motion animation software? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out Heron Animation. A free program, Heron Animation lets you take a series of pictures from a connected webcam and assemble each shot into a real moving animation. The tool, which is written in web technologies, pitches itself as ‘perfect for beginners and more experienced animators […]
This post, Heron Animation, Free Stop Motion Software for Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Manuscript is an open source alternative to Scrivener that has some great features hidden under its unwieldy interface. Better yet it's available for Linux.
This post, Manuskript is a Promising Open-Source Scrivener Alternative, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Want a quick way to search for emoji on Linux? Sure you do, cos these little pictographic blighters have risen to become a common way to express nuanced sentiment or context within conversations. To help, try the simply named emoj. This is an open-source command-line tool that’s available for both macOS and Linux. Faster, But Nerdier We’ve written plenty of articles about […]
Pyckground is a simple python script that can fetch a new desktop background on the Cinnamon desktop from any Imgur gallery you want. I came across it while doing a bit of background on the Bit Day wallpaper pack, and though it was nifty enough to be of use to some of you. So how does it work? Well, quite […]
This post, This Script Sets Wallpapers from Imgur As Your Desktop Background, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Do you want a dynamic desktop wallpaper that changes throughout the day and looks like the sort of environment you’d be able to catch Pokemon in? If so, check out Bit Day wallpapers. Created by Redditor user ~BloodyMarvelous, Bit Day is a collection of 12 high-resolution pixel art wallpapers. All 12 images are of the same landscape, but […]
This post, This Cool Retro Desktop Wallpaper Changes Throughout The Day (Updated), was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A lot of us use the terminal on Ubuntu, typically from an app like GNOME Terminal, Xterm or an app like Guake. But did you know that there’s an JS/HTML/CSS Terminal? It’s called Hyper (formerly/also known as HyperTerm, though it has no relation to the Windows terminal of the same/similar name) and, usefulness aside, it’s certainl a […]
This post, Hyper Is a Terminal Emulator Built Using Web Technologies, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Trisquel GNU/Linux 8.0 alpha is now available for download and testing. Based on Ubuntu 16.04, Trisquel 8.0 also ships with the MATE 1.12 desktop.
This post, Trisquel GNU/Linux 8.0 Alpha Is Now Available to Download, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Crikey, folks: it’s December, and that means Christmas is shortly to be thrust upon us, whether we’re ready or not! It can be tricky to come up with gift ideas for Linux users in your life. And since you’ve probably got more than enough turkey on your plate this holiday season — ho, ho, ho — we thought we’d […]
Crikey, folks: it’s December. Already. You probably don’t need yet another reminder that Christmas is nearly up on us. ‘Tis the season of compulsory cheer and merriment, and all that. If you’re struggling to come up with Linux gift ideas this Christmas, we’ve got you covered. Below is a short but sweet concise guide to Linux-y gift ideas for Linux loving user in your life. […]