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Meet Ubuntu 20.04’s New Default Wallpaper

5 hours 57 min ago

Do you want to see the new default Ubuntu 20.04 wallpaper? Well, you can as we exclusively reveal the brand new background below! Every great Ubuntu release needs an equally great wallpaper to go with […]

This post, Meet Ubuntu 20.04’s New Default Wallpaper, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Collabora Office Brings Power of LibreOffice to Android & iOS

11 hours 13 min ago

Collabora Office is a free office app for Android and iOS built using the LibreOffice engine, making it the closet thing to LibreOffice for Android.

This post, Collabora Office Brings Power of LibreOffice to Android & iOS, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

LibreOffice 6.4.1 Released with 120+ Bug Fixes

13 hours 26 min ago

LibreOffice 6.4.1 has been released. It is the first point release in the LibreOffice 6.4.x series, which debuted in January with a tonne of improvements.

This post, LibreOffice 6.4.1 Released with 120+ Bug Fixes, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 20.04 Makes Picking a Graphics Driver Easier

Wednesday 26th of February 2020 04:58:25 PM

A small batch of end-user improvements to the “Additional Drivers” screen are being prepped ahead of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now that the latest NVIDIA graphics are available in Ubuntu LTS releases directly (without the need […]

This post, Ubuntu 20.04 Makes Picking a Graphics Driver Easier, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

New Dark Mode Setting Lands in Ubuntu 20.04 ‘Focal Fossa’ Dailies

Tuesday 25th of February 2020 03:02:57 PM

If you’re keeping on top of the new Ubuntu 20.04 features — no worries if you’re not, it’s not stable yet anyway — you’ll be expecting the change featured below. It seems my recent op-ed […]

This post, New Dark Mode Setting Lands in Ubuntu 20.04 ‘Focal Fossa’ Dailies, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

GIMP 2.10.18 Released, Includes New 3D Transform Tool

Monday 24th of February 2020 10:03:49 PM

GIMP 2.10.18 has been released. This version of the open source image editor adds a 3D transform tool, toolbox groups, and better Photoshop file support.

This post, GIMP 2.10.18 Released, Includes New 3D Transform Tool, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

GNOME Clocks App Redesigned, Now Looks Great on Linux Phones

Monday 24th of February 2020 02:50:12 PM

A revamped version of the GNOME Clocks app will ship in GNOME 3.36. In this post we look at the redesigned app and its new, mobile-friendly design.

This post, GNOME Clocks App Redesigned, Now Looks Great on Linux Phones, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

The Adapta GTK Theme Sorely Needs a New Maintainer…

Sunday 23rd of February 2020 05:34:25 PM

Adapta is one of the best GTK themes available for Linux desktops — so popular that Google forked it for use in Chrome OS. Making a GTK theme isn’t easy. Keeping it up to date? […]

This post, The Adapta GTK Theme Sorely Needs a New Maintainer…, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

New GTK Website Design Goes Live to Help Boost Linux App Development

Friday 21st of February 2020 01:43:54 PM

A major redesign of the GTK project website is now live. The homepage serves as a central port of call for developers who are interested in using GTK.

This post, New GTK Website Design Goes Live to Help Boost Linux App Development, was written by Scott Bouvier and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Komikku is a GTK Manga App for Linux

Tuesday 18th of February 2020 11:39:32 PM

If you read a lot of manga and you use the Ubuntu desktop check out Komikku, a relatively new Manga reader app for Linux written in Python and GTK. Now, usually when I highlight a […]

This post, Komikku is a GTK Manga App for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

The Best New Features in GNOME 3.36

Tuesday 18th of February 2020 09:16:00 PM

The upcoming GNOME 3.36 release will sit at the heart of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS when it arrives this spring — but what are the new feature it’ll bring? Well, in this post I round up […]

This post, The Best New Features in GNOME 3.36, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

BingWall is a Bing Wallpaper App for Ubuntu

Tuesday 18th of February 2020 04:45:11 PM

A lot of folks love using Bing’s image of the day as their desktop wallpaper — a task that the app featured below makes very easy on Ubuntu. Now, this idea isn’t new; I think […]

This post, BingWall is a Bing Wallpaper App for Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How to Change Theme on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Above

Monday 17th of February 2020 08:56:39 PM

Learn how to change theme in Ubuntu quickly and easily, without terminal commands or odd apps. In fact, you already have everything you need to do it.

This post, How to Change Theme on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Above, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Open Source Graphics App MyPaint 2.0 Released

Sunday 16th of February 2020 03:01:58 PM

Open source artists should check out the latest release of MyPaint, as it scored a substantial update this weekend. The new MyPaint 2.0.0 release succeeds MyPaint 1.2, released back in 2017, and brings a stack […]

This post, Open Source Graphics App MyPaint 2.0 Released, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

GNOME Shares Designs for a Native Camera App

Friday 14th of February 2020 12:42:14 PM

GNOME design team member Tobias Bernard shares mockups of a possible new GNOME Camera app for use on the Librem 5 Linux phone and beyond.

This post, GNOME Shares Designs for a Native Camera App, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Rhythmbox 3.4.4 Adds ListenBrainz Plugin, New App Icon

Thursday 13th of February 2020 07:45:19 PM

A new version of Rhythmbox, Ubuntu’s default music player app, is available. Rhythmbox 3.4.4 is a small update to this venerable player and was released back in January (but I’ve only just heard about it). […]

This post, Rhythmbox 3.4.4 Adds ListenBrainz Plugin, New App Icon, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Released with Linux Kernel 5.3

Wednesday 12th of February 2020 08:03:00 PM

The latest Ubuntu 18.04 LTS point release is now available to download. Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, which arrives a week later than planned due to a few last minute issue, serves as the penultimate point release […]

This post, Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Released with Linux Kernel 5.3, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Vivaldi 2.11 Released with Improved Pop-out Video Player, Other Tweaks

Wednesday 12th of February 2020 05:18:52 PM

A new version of the Vivaldi web browser is now available for download with an improved pop-out video player and improve keyboard shortcut navigation.

This post, Vivaldi 2.11 Released with Improved Pop-out Video Player, Other Tweaks, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

MATE Desktop 1.24 Release Arrives with a Slew of Improvements

Tuesday 11th of February 2020 07:33:00 PM

A new version of the MATE desktop has been released and in this post —yes the one you’re reading right now— I recap some of the changes being offered in the MATE 1.24 release. Not […]

This post, MATE Desktop 1.24 Release Arrives with a Slew of Improvements, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Firefox 73 Released with Accessibility Improvements, And Um… That’s It

Tuesday 11th of February 2020 04:14:28 PM

The new Firefox 73 release is here with some accessibility improvements, including a new global page zoom level option. Read on to learn more on Firefox 73.

This post, Firefox 73 Released with Accessibility Improvements, And Um… That’s It, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.