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Ubuntu Demo Wireless Convergence on Bq M10 Tablet

Monday 18th of July 2016 05:45:13 PM

A video demoing wireless convergence on the Bq M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet has been shared by Canonical.

This post, Ubuntu Demo Wireless Convergence on Bq M10 Tablet, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Streamline Your Workflow With These Nifty Nautilus Scripts

Monday 18th of July 2016 01:28:48 PM

Nautilus is a powerful file manager, and by using its built-in shell scripting feature you can really level it up further.

This post, Streamline Your Workflow With These Nifty Nautilus Scripts, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Imgur-Screenshot Is a Nifty Screengrab and Upload Tool for Linux

Saturday 16th of July 2016 02:57:01 PM

I recently began looking for a way to quicken the process of uploading large screenshots to Imgur when I happened across this awesome tool.

This post, Imgur-Screenshot Is a Nifty Screengrab and Upload Tool for Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

This is a Slick Ubuntu Theme For Windows 10

Saturday 16th of July 2016 11:59:21 AM

If you want to make Windows 10 look more like Ubuntu then check out Maverick, a Windows 10 visual style inspired by the Ubuntu Ambiance theme.

This post, This is a Slick Ubuntu Theme For Windows 10, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu Forums Hacked, 2 Million Users’ Details Stolen

Friday 15th of July 2016 06:27:34 PM

The Ubuntu forums have been hacked and the IP addresses, usernames, and email addresses of over two million users have been "stolen".

This post, Ubuntu Forums Hacked, 2 Million Users’ Details Stolen, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How To Create Quick Animated Gifs of Apps With KGif

Friday 15th of July 2016 05:49:19 PM

KGif is a teeny-tiny tool that creates an animated gif from the active window on your Linux desktop.

This post, How To Create Quick Animated Gifs of Apps With KGif, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

The Unity Desktop Improves Low Graphics Mode

Friday 15th of July 2016 03:09:32 PM

Compiz updates aimed at improving the performance of Unity in low-graphics mode are coming to 16.04 LTS.

This post, The Unity Desktop Improves Low Graphics Mode, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

This Nifty Script Lets You Watch Netflix in Vivaldi Web Browser

Friday 15th of July 2016 02:50:58 PM

Want to watch Netflix in Vivaldi or another Chromium-based web browser on Linux without installing Google Chrome? This script has you covered.

This post, This Nifty Script Lets You Watch Netflix in Vivaldi Web Browser, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Get the Look of KDE Plasma 5 on Your GNOME Desktop

Friday 15th of July 2016 12:30:00 PM

Plasma 5 breathed a new look and feel into the KDE desktop using a crisp new theme called 'Breeze' — and now you can get it on GNOME.

This post, Get the Look of KDE Plasma 5 on Your GNOME Desktop, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

GNOME Maps Hits A Dead End, Can No Longer Display Maps

Thursday 14th of July 2016 06:00:36 PM

If you were set to plan your weekend activities using the GNOME Maps application, you'll need to change course.

This post, GNOME Maps Hits A Dead End, Can No Longer Display Maps, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Latest Vivaldi Snapshot Improves Proprietary Media Support on Linux

Thursday 14th of July 2016 03:41:23 PM

The latest development release of the browser improves proprietary media support on Linux, with specific attention to Ubuntu, OpenSUSE and Slackware.

This post, Latest Vivaldi Snapshot Improves Proprietary Media Support on Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Using Gedit, Nautilus with Pkexec Will Soon Be Less Hassle

Thursday 14th of July 2016 12:01:53 PM

I’m gonna keep this one super brief. Here’s the deal: ‘gksu’ (the once recommended way to run GUI apps as root) was deprecated in favour of ‘pkexec’, a graphical fronted for PolicyKit, several years back. Ubuntu no longer ships with gksu installed. For all its benefits there’s a big ol’  “problem” with pkexec: it’s a total butt-ache to use […]

This post, Using Gedit, Nautilus with Pkexec Will Soon Be Less Hassle, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Professional Photography App ‘Photomatix HDR’ Comes to Linux

Thursday 14th of July 2016 10:31:29 AM

One of the most popular HDR photo editing applications is now available on Linux.

This post, Professional Photography App ‘Photomatix HDR’ Comes to Linux, was written by Sam Tran and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

These Ubuntu Tablet Videos Make Me Super Excited about Unity 8

Wednesday 13th of July 2016 03:23:09 PM

Most of you reading this know what Unity 8 is. You know what it’ll (roughly) look like. And you’ll know the problems it’s trying to solve. But sometimes, simply knowing what it’s all about is a bit too static. Shouting “OMG! Apps built with adaptive page layouts that work intelligently across multiple form factors!” may make […]

This post, These Ubuntu Tablet Videos Make Me Super Excited about Unity 8, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Skype Announce Brand New Linux Client, Now In Alpha

Wednesday 13th of July 2016 01:59:36 PM

A brand-new Skype for Linux client has been announced — and you can try it today.

This post, Skype Announce Brand New Linux Client, Now In Alpha, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

VirtualBox 5.1 Arrives With Linux Improvements in Tow

Wednesday 13th of July 2016 11:08:17 AM

A brand new version of VirtualBox has arrived touting improved Linux integration, multi-channel audio support and more.

This post, VirtualBox 5.1 Arrives With Linux Improvements in Tow, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Watch X11 Apps Running on Mir in Ubuntu 16.10

Wednesday 13th of July 2016 10:10:05 AM

Wondering how support for running legacy X11 apps on the Mir display server is shaping up? Feast your eyes on this short video.

This post, Watch X11 Apps Running on Mir in Ubuntu 16.10, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Snapd 2.0.10 Improves Usability of Media Player Snaps

Monday 11th of July 2016 05:20:56 PM

Snappy developers have today announced a shiny-new version of Snapd.

This post, Snapd 2.0.10 Improves Usability of Media Player Snaps, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Vivaldi Update Adds Tab Hibernation to Linux Builds

Monday 11th of July 2016 01:04:59 PM

The latest Vivaldi snapshot adds tab hibernation, more mouse gestures and sets Yahoo! as the default search engine.

This post, Vivaldi Update Adds Tab Hibernation to Linux Builds, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

This Is the Unity Desktop Running On Windows 10

Sunday 10th of July 2016 12:30:33 PM

This is the Ubuntu Unity desktop running on Windows 10 natively, without a virtual machine.

This post, This Is the Unity Desktop Running On Windows 10, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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