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Canonical Sponsors WSLConf, Microsoft’s First Linux Conference

Tuesday 10th of December 2019 04:05:18 PM

Canonical has announced it will be a ‘featured sponsor’ of WSLConf, taking place at Microsoft HQ in March next year. WSLConf is the first Linux-related conference to be hosted by Microsoft and, if you hadn’t […]

This post, Canonical Sponsors WSLConf, Microsoft’s First Linux Conference, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Odio is a Classy Looking Radio Player for Linux Desktops

Monday 9th of December 2019 06:00:00 PM

With Gradio sidelined and its successor Shortwave yet to broadcast a stable release, you might be looking for a way to listen to radio stations on the Ubuntu Linux desktop. If so, check out Odio […]

This post, Odio is a Classy Looking Radio Player for Linux Desktops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Survey Launched — You Can Help Shape Ubuntu’s Future

Monday 9th of December 2019 02:45:00 PM

Ubuntu turned 15 this year and is still going strong — but what next for the leading desktop Linux distribution? Well, to find out Canonical has launched a brand new user survey. The responses collected […]

This post, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Survey Launched — You Can Help Shape Ubuntu’s Future, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KDE Plasma 5.18 Makes It Easier to Enter Emoji

Sunday 8th of December 2019 04:02:39 PM

KDE Plasma 5.18 comes with a new emoji selector tool. Plasma desktop users can press a keyboard shortcut to access the emoji picker.

This post, KDE Plasma 5.18 Makes It Easier to Enter Emoji, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Purism Announce $1999 ‘Librem 5 USA’ — Same Librem 5, Just Made in America

Friday 6th of December 2019 01:52:38 PM

Librem 5 USA is a $1999 Linux smartphone being built in America by Purism, a privacy-focused hardware company creating Linux-based products.

This post, Purism Announce $1999 ‘Librem 5 USA’ — Same Librem 5, Just Made in America, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Firefox Picture in Picture is Sweet, Here’s How to Use it on Linux

Thursday 5th of December 2019 04:25:02 PM

Firefox's picture in picture video playback feature makes it easy to multitask while watching video. Learn how to use picture-in-picture on a Linux desktop.

This post, Firefox Picture in Picture is Sweet, Here’s How to Use it on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

17 Stunning Winter Wallpapers for Desktop & Laptops

Wednesday 4th of December 2019 11:54:00 PM

These winter wallpapers for desktop will have you reaching for a hot drink and a scarf! But celebrate the winter season with desktop backgrounds.

This post, 17 Stunning Winter Wallpapers for Desktop & Laptops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Disney+ Now Works on Linux, No Workarounds Required

Wednesday 4th of December 2019 08:30:31 PM

Disney+ has added support for Linux desktops like Ubuntu and Fedora. The video streaming service "just works" in modern web browsers like Google Chrome.

This post, Disney+ Now Works on Linux, No Workarounds Required, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Canonical Launches Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Web Services

Wednesday 4th of December 2019 03:48:15 PM

Canonical unveil Ubuntu Pro, a premium service for users of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Ubuntu Pro offers improved security, Livepatch, and AWS integration.

This post, Canonical Launches Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Web Services, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Firefox 71 Released with Native MP3 Decoding, Other Changes

Tuesday 3rd of December 2019 04:01:00 PM

The Firefox 71 release is now available to download. This browser update adds native MP3 playback and improves the password manager among other changes.

This post, Firefox 71 Released with Native MP3 Decoding, Other Changes, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

elementary OS 5.1 Hera Released, This is What’s New

Tuesday 3rd of December 2019 03:00:33 PM

The elementary OS 5.1 release is ow available to download. We look at new features in elementary OS 5.1 hera, such as Flatpak support and new login screen.

This post, elementary OS 5.1 Hera Released, This is What’s New, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Here’s An Early Look at the PinePhone Developer Edition (Video)

Tuesday 3rd of December 2019 02:10:38 PM

Pre-ordered the PinePhone Brave Heart edition or waiting for it to go on general sale next year? Either way, this hands-on video is a must watch.

This post, Here’s An Early Look at the PinePhone Developer Edition (Video), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Buying for a Linux Fan? Check Out Our Epic Christmas Gift Guide

Monday 2nd of December 2019 06:00:00 PM

Looking for Linux Christmas gift ideas to give the tux-loving nerd in your life a memorable noel? Well, call me sudo Claus cos I’m here to help! It can be difficult finding appropriate gifts for […]

This post, Buying for a Linux Fan? Check Out Our Epic Christmas Gift Guide, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Linux Mint 19.3 Beta Now Available to Download

Monday 2nd of December 2019 02:50:27 PM

Linux Mint 19.3 beta is now available to download ahead of the final release due just before Christmas. We look at what's new in this update.

This post, Linux Mint 19.3 Beta Now Available to Download, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

New GNOME Design Team Mockups: Extension Tool, Font Manager & Revamped Clock App

Monday 2nd of December 2019 06:09:00 AM

The GNOME design team is always hard at work iterating, ideating and improving on the form and function of apps and major UI elements throughout the GNOME desktop stack. And a lot of that design […]

This post, New GNOME Design Team Mockups: Extension Tool, Font Manager & Revamped Clock App, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

GTK Apps Now Look MUCH Better on the KDE Plasma Desktop

Sunday 1st of December 2019 06:59:00 PM

Improvements to the KDE Plasma desktop mean GTK applications using client side decorations (CSD, aka header bars) now look well integrated under KDE.

This post, GTK Apps Now Look MUCH Better on the KDE Plasma Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How to Remove PPAs on Ubuntu & Related Distros Safely

Sunday 1st of December 2019 10:51:00 AM

I often forget how to remove a PPA from Ubuntu, so I figured I’d write a quick guide here to remind me — and to help anyone else who needs it! Now, there are several […]

This post, How to Remove PPAs on Ubuntu & Related Distros Safely, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Panes, Tab Reordering Added to Windows Terminal App

Friday 29th of November 2019 01:19:04 PM

Windows Terminal panes and tab reordering are two new features the open source command line tool picks up in its latest release, Windows Terminal 0.7.

This post, Panes, Tab Reordering Added to Windows Terminal App, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Librem 5 Now Shipping, Backers Share First Impressions

Thursday 28th of November 2019 02:59:50 PM

Purism has begun shipping the Librem 5 Linux phone to backers of its crowdfunding campaign — and the first hands-on impressions are filtering in!

This post, Librem 5 Now Shipping, Backers Share First Impressions, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

OpenMoji is an Open Source Emoji Set That Looks Awesome

Tuesday 26th of November 2019 07:20:32 PM

OpenMoji is an open source emoji library that's free to use. The set has over 3000 glyphs, supports Unicode's Emoji 12.0 spec, and is available as a font.

This post, OpenMoji is an Open Source Emoji Set That Looks Awesome, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.