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Happy Birthday, Linux!

Friday 24th of August 2018 11:01:45 PM

Happy Birthday, Linux! It's 27 years since Linus Torvalds' famous Linux announcement of his (now hugely influential) open source operating system.

This post, Happy Birthday, Linux!, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Run Windows 95 on Your Desktop as an Electron App

Thursday 23rd of August 2018 10:06:27 PM

Fancy running Windows 95 on your Ubuntu, macOS or Windows 10 desktop? Of course you don’t, but for some bizarre reason you now can. A developer by the name of Felix Rieseberg has resurrected Microsoft’s ancient OS using the power of Electron, a cross-platform app development framework. 😱 “I put Windows 95 into an Electron app […]

This post, Run Windows 95 on Your Desktop as an Electron App, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Thunderbird Monterail Themes Redux

Thursday 23rd of August 2018 02:37:17 PM

It just got easier to install the stylish Monterail themes in Thunderbird, the free and open source email client. The Monterail themes for Thunderbird were created last year by the open source community based on concept designs from a Polish design company. And they proved an instant hit. But as good as it the themes looked […]

This post, Thunderbird Monterail Themes Redux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

The $99 Pinebook Laptop Can Now Run KDE Neon

Thursday 23rd of August 2018 11:01:05 AM

A $99 laptop that can run KDE Neon and the full Plasma desktop? I’m intrigued! But that’s exactly what KDE Neon’s Jonathan Riddell has shared word of on his blog, highlighting a new collaborative version of the distro designed for the Pinebook ARM laptop. “Blue Systems has worked together with the manufacturer of the Pinebook to create a showcase […]

This post, The $99 Pinebook Laptop Can Now Run KDE Neon, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

GNOME’s New ‘Desktop Icons’ Extension Enters Beta

Wednesday 22nd of August 2018 08:54:05 PM

Anyone hesitant of upgrading to GNOME 3.28 because of its decision to remove desktop icons need worry no more. A new extension for GNOME Shell brings desktop icons support back to the GNOME desktop. It works almost exactly as you’d expect: you can see icons on your desktop and rearrange them; double-click on files/folders/apps to open them; right-click on […]

This post, GNOME’s New ‘Desktop Icons’ Extension Enters Beta, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Google Makes it Easier to Run Linux Apps on Chromebooks

Wednesday 22nd of August 2018 03:36:53 PM

Have you been patiently waiting for the ability to run Linux apps on your Chromebook since word of Crostini first surfaced? If so, your patience is about to be well rewarded. Google is preparing to roll out this exciting Chrome OS feature as part of its next OS update, giving more users the opportunity to […]

This post, Google Makes it Easier to Run Linux Apps on Chromebooks, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Bodhi Linux 5.0 Arrives with Moksha Desktop Improvements

Wednesday 22nd of August 2018 02:34:35 PM

A new version of the Ubuntu-based Bodhi Linux distro has been released. The latest version of the lightweight Linux distribution includes a modest set of changes mainly concerned with aesthetics. The main lure for users will be the foundational upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ‘Bionic Beaver’. “We have been happy with what the Moksha desktop has […]

This post, Bodhi Linux 5.0 Arrives with Moksha Desktop Improvements, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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