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Linux Mint 19.2 is Now Available to Download

Wednesday 31st of July 2019 02:16:33 PM

The final stable release of Linux Mint 19.2 is now available to download. Linux Mint 19.2 is a long term support (LTS) release and is supported until 2023 with updates. Freshly approved for release, a […]

This post, Linux Mint 19.2 is Now Available to Download, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Blender 2.80 is Here, And It Blows the Pants Off Any Release Before It

Tuesday 30th of July 2019 08:55:07 PM

Blender 2.80 is the latest update to the free 3D computer graphics app, and sees the famed open source software get a brand new UI.

This post, Blender 2.80 is Here, And It Blows the Pants Off Any Release Before It, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Purism Confirm Final Specs for the Librem 5

Monday 29th of July 2019 03:00:39 PM

The finalised specs of the Librem 5 Linux phone have been confirmed by Purism ahead of the phone's general release later this year.

This post, Purism Confirm Final Specs for the Librem 5, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Latte Dock 0.9 Brings More Bling to the KDE Plasma Desktop

Monday 29th of July 2019 12:05:32 PM

A brand new version of Latte Dock, an application launcher and task switcher for the KDE Plasma desktop, is now available for download.

This post, Latte Dock 0.9 Brings More Bling to the KDE Plasma Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Dash to Panel Just Got a MAJOR Update

Thursday 25th of July 2019 03:22:10 PM

An update to the popular Dash to Panel extension is rolling out. It features a stack of improvements to window previews, including dynamic resizing.

This post, Dash to Panel Just Got a MAJOR Update, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Meet Jade, a Desktop Environment for Linux Built Using Web Tech

Wednesday 24th of July 2019 04:37:57 PM

The JADE desktop environment for Linux is a new desktop shell based (primarily) on web technologies, including HTML5, GTK, WebKit, CSS and JavaScript.

This post, Meet Jade, a Desktop Environment for Linux Built Using Web Tech, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Arc Menu GNOME Shell Extension Update Adds New Options, Better Performance

Wednesday 24th of July 2019 04:09:40 PM

Fans of the Arc Menu extension for GNOME Shell desktops will want to upgrade to the latest release as it introduces a stack of new customisation options.

This post, Arc Menu GNOME Shell Extension Update Adds New Options, Better Performance, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Deepin 15.11 Released, This is What’s New

Tuesday 23rd of July 2019 01:37:30 PM

Deepin 15.11 is the latest release of the popular (and very stylish) Deepin Linux distro. We look at the notable changes the new update offers.

This post, Deepin 15.11 Released, This is What’s New, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

BricsCAD Shape is a Free SketchUp Alternative for Ubuntu

Monday 22nd of July 2019 09:23:02 PM

BricsCAD Shape is a free SketchUp alternative that supports Linux desktops and is compatible with industry-leading CAD file formats.

This post, BricsCAD Shape is a Free SketchUp Alternative for Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Spotify’s Snap App Was Outdated, But Now It Isn’t

Monday 22nd of July 2019 02:38:20 PM

The official Spotify Snap app for Linux desktops is currently out of date, despite new versions being released to Flathub and PPA.

This post, Spotify’s Snap App Was Outdated, But Now It Isn’t, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KDE Connect is Being Ported to Windows 10

Monday 22nd of July 2019 01:30:27 PM

Last week we reported on the progress made by a GSoC student on KDE Connect for Mac. This week we bring word on a new KDE Connect Windows port.

This post, KDE Connect is Being Ported to Windows 10, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Alpha Arrives, But Only for the GPD MicroPC

Friday 19th of July 2019 02:10:09 PM

An Ubuntu MATE 19.10 alpha snapshot is available for testing on the GPD MicroPC, a 6-inch compact laptop crowdfunded on IndieGoGo.

This post, Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Alpha Arrives, But Only for the GPD MicroPC, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How to Mirror & Control Your Android Phone from the Ubuntu Desktop

Thursday 18th of July 2019 01:21:47 PM

Scrcpy lets you view your phone screen on the Linux desktop and interact with it using a mouse and keyboard. The app is free and open-source.

This post, How to Mirror & Control Your Android Phone from the Ubuntu Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

New Pinebook Pro Video Demos 4K Video, External Monitor, and WebGL

Wednesday 17th of July 2019 07:49:41 PM

The PineBook Pro pre-orders go live next week, July 25, meaning now would be an apt time to get a closer look at how the hotly anticipated Linux laptop is shaping up. And what do […]

This post, New Pinebook Pro Video Demos 4K Video, External Monitor, and WebGL, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KDE Connect is Now Available for macOS

Wednesday 17th of July 2019 11:35:09 AM

KDE Connect, the open source smartphone companion, is coming to macOS as part of Google Summer of Code 2019. A test build is available to download.

This post, KDE Connect is Now Available for macOS, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

OnlyOffice, an Open Source Office Suite for Windows, MacOS & Linux, Gets Updated

Wednesday 17th of July 2019 05:38:43 AM

OnlyOffice Desktop Editors is a free, open source office suite for Windows, macOS and Linux. A new update, OnlyOffice 5.3 is available to download.

This post, OnlyOffice, an Open Source Office Suite for Windows, MacOS & Linux, Gets Updated, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Want Better Integration with Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux? Try This New Metapackage

Tuesday 16th of July 2019 11:11:43 PM

A new meta-package available in Ubuntu helps the Linux distro integrate more closely with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Windows 10.

This post, Want Better Integration with Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux? Try This New Metapackage, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Linux Mint 19.2 Beta Released, Available to Download Now

Tuesday 16th of July 2019 09:39:00 PM

The Linux Mint 19.2 beta is now available to download, and features Cinnamon 4.2, improved kernel management, and a new set of wallpapers.

This post, Linux Mint 19.2 Beta Released, Available to Download Now, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 19.10 Will Offer a Flicker Free Boot (For Some Users, Anyway)

Tuesday 16th of July 2019 04:40:12 PM

Ubuntu 19.10 will offer a flicker-free boot experience for users with modern Intel graphics and UEFI systems, thanks to a new version of Plymouth.

This post, Ubuntu 19.10 Will Offer a Flicker Free Boot (For Some Users, Anyway), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu’s building a new app store, and this is what it (currently) looks like

Tuesday 16th of July 2019 03:01:33 PM

Ubuntu developers are working on a brand new Snap Store ahead of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and in this video we take a look at the early progress.

This post, Ubuntu’s building a new app store, and this is what it (currently) looks like, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.