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The Voyager Linux Distro Offers an Interesting Spin on Xfce

10 hours 59 min ago

The Voyager Linux distribution wants to take users on a journey to an "aesthetic and immersive" Linux environment — but does it succeed?

This post, The Voyager Linux Distro Offers an Interesting Spin on Xfce, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

HandBrake 1.3.0 Released with UI Tweaks, Discord Presets + More

Sunday 10th of November 2019 03:34:29 PM

HandBrake 1.3.0 has been released. This update of the free media convertor tool adds AMD VCE support and new Discord video presets. Learn more in this post.

This post, HandBrake 1.3.0 Released with UI Tweaks, Discord Presets + More, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

PinePhone: Everything You Need to Know About This Linux Phone

Friday 8th of November 2019 03:23:58 PM

The PinePhone is an affordable Linux phone created by Pine64, makers of the Pinebook Pro laptop and Pine64 single board computer. The PinePhone specs, price and design are all tailored towards keeping it a super […]

This post, PinePhone: Everything You Need to Know About This Linux Phone, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Kdenlive is Now Available on the Snap Store

Friday 8th of November 2019 02:02:59 PM

The Kdenlive video editor is now officially available on the Snap store, where it joins more than 50 other KDE branded Snap apps.

This post, Kdenlive is Now Available on the Snap Store, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Pinebook Pro Unboxed, Booted, Then Taken Apart [Video]

Thursday 7th of November 2019 04:29:47 PM

Pinebook Pro unboxing videos have begun popping up on YouTube, including this 10 minute clip showing the Pinebook Pro unboxed, booted, then disassembled!

This post, Pinebook Pro Unboxed, Booted, Then Taken Apart [Video], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Released for Linux

Wednesday 6th of November 2019 12:45:20 AM

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is now available to download and install on Linux and macOS. The Linux port was handled by Feral Interactive.

This post, Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Released for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

It’s Official: Microsoft Edge is Coming to Linux

Tuesday 5th of November 2019 03:21:04 PM

Microsoft Edge for Linux is coming next year, Redmond has announced. Microsoft announced the Linux build on stage at the Ignite 2019 conference.

This post, It’s Official: Microsoft Edge is Coming to Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu Publishes Support Roadmap for the Raspberry Pi 4

Monday 4th of November 2019 02:53:47 PM

The future of Ubuntu on the Raspberry Pi family is looking pretty fresh, with Canonical unveiling a new roadmap outlining official support for the boards.

This post, Ubuntu Publishes Support Roadmap for the Raspberry Pi 4, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

elementary OS Now Has Support for Flatpak Apps

Sunday 3rd of November 2019 04:31:35 PM

Elementary OS Flatpak support is now rolling out to users via a software update. The change will make it easier to install Flatpak apps on elementary OS.

This post, elementary OS Now Has Support for Flatpak Apps, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Microsoft Edge Gets a New Logo, Still Debating a Linux Build

Sunday 3rd of November 2019 03:47:56 PM

A new Microsoft Edge logo has been unveiled by Microsoft. The app reborn as a a Chromium-based cross-platform web browser, is also evaluating a Linux port.

This post, Microsoft Edge Gets a New Logo, Still Debating a Linux Build, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 19.10 Bug Shares Your Media Folders Without Warning

Sunday 3rd of November 2019 02:18:46 PM

A major bug in Ubuntu 19.10 could be automatically sharing the contents of your Pictures, Video and Music folders with other users on the same network.

This post, Ubuntu 19.10 Bug Shares Your Media Folders Without Warning, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

LibreOffice 6.4 Will Ship With Native GTK Dialogs on Linux

Friday 1st of November 2019 02:00:23 PM

LibreOffice completes work on porting dialogs to native GTK, and LibreOffice 6.4 will make 'no direct uses' of the cross-platform VCL toolkit.

This post, LibreOffice 6.4 Will Ship With Native GTK Dialogs on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Dell Puts Ubuntu on More of its Laptops

Thursday 31st of October 2019 11:10:57 PM

Dell is pre-loading Ubuntu on more variations of the popular Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, increasing the number of models 8 fold in the United States.

This post, Dell Puts Ubuntu on More of its Laptops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

More Pinebook Pro Pre-Orders Announced (Update: Now Live)

Thursday 31st of October 2019 09:40:09 PM

Linux fans get another chance to pre-order the $199 Pinebook Pro Linux laptop in early November in ANSI and ISO layouts. Shipping is estimated for December.

This post, More Pinebook Pro Pre-Orders Announced (Update: Now Live), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Linux Mint 19.3 ‘Tricia’ Will Arrive December With Various Changes

Thursday 31st of October 2019 03:27:59 PM

Linux Mint 19.3 'Tricia' is due for release in December, 2019 based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, include several new apps, and ship with the new Linux Mint logo.

This post, Linux Mint 19.3 ‘Tricia’ Will Arrive December With Various Changes, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Hallowe’en Fright: “OMG! He Doesn’t Even Use Ubuntu?!”

Thursday 31st of October 2019 01:41:52 PM

Settle amongst the shadows dancing by pumpkin light for a terrifying tale of one American's daring dance with the Linux distro your parents warn you about…

This post, Hallowe’en Fright: “OMG! He Doesn’t Even Use Ubuntu?!”, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

GIMP 2.10.14 Released with Minor Fixes, Tool Improvements (Updated)

Wednesday 30th of October 2019 03:55:01 PM

GIMP 2.10.14 is now available to download. This update tot he GIMP image editor offers a crop of bug fixes, several new GEGL filters, and tool improvements.

This post, GIMP 2.10.14 Released with Minor Fixes, Tool Improvements (Updated), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KDE Sets Out 3 Goals for the Future

Wednesday 30th of October 2019 01:41:33 PM

The KDE community has mapped out its development goals, putting improved Plasma Wayland support, app consistency, and better app promotion on the task list.

This post, KDE Sets Out 3 Goals for the Future, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KDE Kills Off The ‘Cashew’, Replaces It With Something Less Nutty

Tuesday 29th of October 2019 02:53:56 PM

KDE is removing the desktop toolbox icon from the Plasma desktop. The feature, a cashew icon in KDE 4, offers a shortcut to desktop layout options.

This post, KDE Kills Off The ‘Cashew’, Replaces It With Something Less Nutty, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

And We’re Off: Ubuntu 20.04 Development Officially Begins

Monday 28th of October 2019 02:01:43 PM

Ubuntu 20.04 'Focal Fossa' is now officially open for development, Canonical's Matthias Klose has announced on the Ubuntu developer mailing list.

This post, And We’re Off: Ubuntu 20.04 Development Officially Begins, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.