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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!.

Ubuntu Fairphone 2 Port Is Coming Along Nicely

Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:47:50 AM

The community port of Ubuntu Touch for the Fairphone 2 handset is progressing nicely.

This post, Ubuntu Fairphone 2 Port Is Coming Along Nicely, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Skype Tease ‘Exciting News’ for Linux Users

Sunday 10th of July 2016 10:35:15 AM

Skype say "exciting news for Linux users" will be announced this coming Wednesday, July 13.

This post, Skype Tease ‘Exciting News’ for Linux Users, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

5 Keys You Can Press at the GRUB Menu

Saturday 9th of July 2016 12:26:51 PM

We don’t see as much of GRUB, the boot loader that is installed with Ubuntu, as we used to. Once upon a time it was shown on every boot. These days you only tend to see it when something has gone wrong with your install! GRUB remains a vital part of the Linux ecosystem, whether you intend […]

This post, 5 Keys You Can Press at the GRUB Menu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

5 Best GNOME Shell Extensions for Ubuntu

Friday 8th of July 2016 02:01:05 PM

These are the best GNOME Shell extensions available to install on Ubuntu — according to you!

This post, 5 Best GNOME Shell Extensions for Ubuntu, was written by Scott Bouvier and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Whatever Happened to Stormcloud?

Wednesday 6th of July 2016 10:15:42 PM

Shake your umbrella in my direction if you can remember a bit of software called Stormcloud.

This post, Whatever Happened to Stormcloud?, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

A No Frills Weather Applet for Ubuntu

Wednesday 6th of July 2016 05:06:32 PM

Sometimes all you want is the current weather conditions for where you live. This weather indicator applet for Ubuntu offers only that.

This post, A No Frills Weather Applet for Ubuntu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How To Install GNOME Extensions Using Google Chrome or Vivaldi

Wednesday 6th of July 2016 12:26:14 PM

Do you want to install GNOME Extensions using Google Chrome or Chromium? Well, we're going to show you how.

This post, How To Install GNOME Extensions Using Google Chrome or Vivaldi, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

See What’s New In KDE Plasma 5.7 [Video]

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 12:26:24 PM

The latest changes shipping in KDE Plasma 5.7, released today, are on show in a slick new YouTube video.

This post, See What’s New In KDE Plasma 5.7 [Video], was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Dekko Is Shaping Up Nicely for Desktop Convergence

Tuesday 5th of July 2016 09:41:37 AM

The popular e-mail client for Ubuntu on phones and tablets is coming to the desktop.

This post, Dekko Is Shaping Up Nicely for Desktop Convergence, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How To Try Servo, Mozilla’s Next-Gen Web Engine, on Linux

Monday 4th of July 2016 12:38:39 PM

Nightly builds of the next-gen web rendering engine 'Servo' are now available for Linux and Mac desktops.

This post, How To Try Servo, Mozilla’s Next-Gen Web Engine, on Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How to Install the Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu 16.04

Monday 4th of July 2016 10:59:49 AM

For a quick way to give your Ubuntu desktop a quick refresh try the 'Papirus' icon theme.

This post, How to Install the Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu 16.04, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Linux Desktop Marketshare Just Passed 2 Percent

Friday 1st of July 2016 11:46:34 AM

Worldwide Linux marketshare has passed 2% for the first time, according to data from analytics company Net Market Share.

This post, Linux Desktop Marketshare Just Passed 2 Percent, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 Released With New Tracks, Single-Player Modes

Friday 1st of July 2016 10:27:04 AM

A brand new version of the hugely popular racing game SuperTuxKart has zipped past the release line to land on download servers.

This post, SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 Released With New Tracks, Single-Player Modes, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 16.10 Alpha 1 Is Now Available to Download

Thursday 30th of June 2016 08:01:29 PM

Alpha 1 in the Ubuntu 16.10 'Yakkety Yak' development cycle is now available to download, with 3 flavours choosing to participate in the milestone.

This post, Ubuntu 16.10 Alpha 1 Is Now Available to Download, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

In Which We Answer: ‘What Icon Theme Is In That Screenshot?’

Thursday 30th of June 2016 06:59:35 PM

Readers keep asking what icon theme I use in my screenshots. So here's a post answering, plus the full skinny on how to install it yourself!

This post, In Which We Answer: ‘What Icon Theme Is In That Screenshot?’, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Meizu MX6 Ubuntu Phone Features 10-Core Processor, Costs €399

Thursday 30th of June 2016 10:14:08 AM

Following rumours earlier in the week we now have firm proof that the next Ubuntu phone is the Meizu MX6.

This post, Meizu MX6 Ubuntu Phone Features 10-Core Processor, Costs €399, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

TweetDeck, HipChat and Gmail Added to Franz Messaging Client

Wednesday 29th of June 2016 05:55:15 PM

The Franz desktop messaging app has received a big update, adding a host of popular web services to its roster.

This post, TweetDeck, HipChat and Gmail Added to Franz Messaging Client, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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    Blackmagic Design today announced that Fusion visual effects software is now available on the Linux platform. Linux is extremely popular in the world's leading visual effects production companies and this new Linux release is a major announcement for the visual effects industry. This new Linux version of Fusion and Fusion Studio means visual effects artists can select their preferred computing platform, as Fusion is now available on Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. All project files are common, so customers can work collaboratively, even when different artists are running different platforms on the same job.
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    Blackmagic Design released a pair of announcements, the first revealing that Fusion visual effects software is now available on the Linux platform, and second that it has release version 1.0.2 of Duplicator.
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Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 Launches Today with Biometric Authentication for Meizu PRO 5

Today, July 27, 2016, Canonical will unveil the 12th Over-the-Air (OTA) software update for its Ubuntu mobile operating system that runs on supported Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices. Read more

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