HITMAN, the latest entry the popular Hitman franchise, is available to buy and play on Linux from today. Surprised? You should be! This HITMAN Linux release is the first game in this popular 16 year-old series to be released on the platform. “Become the Master Assassin in this intense spy-thriller story. As Agent 47 you perform contract hits […]
This post, HITMAN ‘The Complete First Season’ Out Now for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
The GPD Pocket has only been live on IndieGoGo for 24 hours, but it's has already amassed a staggering $700,000 — $500,000 more than it was seeking!
This post, GPD Pocket, the 7-Inch Ubuntu Laptop, Has Raised $700k in 24 Hours, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Transit routing features are headed to GNOME Maps, the open-source desktop map app for Linux. GNOME developer Marcus Lundblad detailed the upcoming changes, which will include the ability to reverse routes, in a blog post. The feature is expected to debut as part of the app with the release of GNOME 3.24, which is due for release […]
We show you how to set-up Flatpak on Ubuntu to install the latest Firefox Nightly build. If you've been keen to try Flatpak out, here's how!
This post, How to Install Firefox Nightly as a Flatpak App on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Evernote is practically a by-word for being well organised and super productive — and not just in the minds of its 100 million users but among those who, like me, aspire to be. But with no official Evernote Linux app available it’s been left to the community to plug the productivity gap with unofficial alternatives, like NixNote, EverPad, NeverNote, and the Ubuntu Touch notes […]
The latest stable update to Flatpak, the distro-agnostic, decentralised, and open-source application packaging and distribution format Flatpak 0.8.3 provides OpenGL support that will allow Flatpak apps to work with so-called “out-of-tree” OpenGL drivers, like Nvidia’s, out of the box. “In addition to the regular list of bugfixes, this stable release include backports of the updated OpenGL […]
Crowdfunding for the GPD Pocket is underway on IndieGoGo, and the good news is that it has already smashed through its $200,000 goal.
This post, GPD Pocket, The 7-Inch Ubuntu Laptop is Now Live on IndieGoGo, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ever wondered how to install new kernel releases on Ubuntu? Using Ukuu (which stands for ‘Ubuntu Kernel Update Utility’) is one way to do it. This straightforward desktop app help you install a new kernel in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and other Ubuntu-based distributions, using the “mainline” kernels published by Canonical. But before you jump ahead in pursuit of shiny […]
This post, Ukuu Makes it Easy to Install Mainline Linux Kernels on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Skype has apologised for telling Linux users it was about to retire support for its Skype Qt client, assuring users the VoIP will continue to work for the near future.
This post, Skype Say Linux App Will Work Past March 1 (For Now), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
I use KDE Plasma a lot more these days (thanks to KDE Neon) and so far I am really enjoying it. Like many, I also prefer to run Qt apps on a Qt desktop, and GTK+ apps on a GNOME-based one. It’s not that GTK apps can’t run, they just never feel as seamlessly integrated as […]
It’s been a busy few week for Mesa related news, and today is no exception as Mesa 17.0 is now officially available. Mesa 17.0.0 is the first release with the new year-based versioning system (it would’ve been Mesa 13.1.0 otherwise). But the bug version jump is perhaps a little justified too. Mesa 17.0 is a notable update to […]
UKUI (Ubuntu Kylin User Interface) is a fork of the MATE desktop that is designed to look like Windows 7, a desktop that Kylin say its users prefer.
This post, Meet The New Linux Desktop Environment Inspired by Windows 7, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
It can be hard to keep track of which version of Mesa is available and where, with various PPAs peppered about the interwebs offering different snapshots at varying degrees of stability! But if you’re wanting to install Mesa 13.0.4 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS or Ubuntu 16.10 you don’t need to rummage around any further. Canonical’s Timo Aaltonen has shared […]
This post, Want to Install Mesa 13.0.4 On Ubuntu 16.04? Here’s How, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Time for our weekly round up of recent app updates that weren’t quite big enough to merit their own dedicated post If you’re averse to Electron apps you’re advised to look away now. If an app you love got an update this week chances are it’s because we didn’t know about it, rather than we hate the […]
This post, Roundup of Recent App Updates: Harmony, Komorebi, Alduin, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Xfce's Parole media player has just seen its first major update in over a year.
This post, Xfce’s Parole Media Player Gets First Update In Over a Year, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Want to record your Ubuntu desktop for a screencast, video tutorial, or bug report? I highly recommend giving Green Recorder a shot. Green Recorder is a minimal yet perfectly functional desktop screen recorder app for Ubuntu. It’s built using Python, GTK+ 3 and ffmpeg, and supports recording audio and video at the same time, making it ideal for […]
Ubuntu-based KDE Neon is one the Linux distros we’re most excited for this year — and with good reason. The distro combines the stability of Ubuntu’s latest LTS foundations with the latest (and, if you want it, bleeding edge) KDE applications and Plasma desktop releases. It’s a compelling partnership that delivers the best KDE experience I’ve […]
A reader's tweet left us feeling all nostalgic so join us as we go back to 2009 and look at 5 Linux apps we all used to use, but now never do…
This post, If You Remember Using These 5 Linux Apps, You’re Officially Old, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
I recently blogged about my love affair (of sorts) with mpv, the nimble, open-source media player based on mplayer. Stock mpv is, for those used to all-singing and all-dancing video players, a little… austere. GNOME MPV is an attractive GTK+ front-end to mpv. If you find mpv too minimal, gnome-mpv is sure to help. gnome-mpv “GNOME MPV […]