Unity low graphics mode on Ubuntu will soon be easier to enable thanks to a new option added to the Unity Control Center app.a
This post, It’s About To Get Easier to Enable Low Graphics Mode on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Gaming group chats on Linux just levelled up — an official, stable desktop Discord Linux app is now available to download.
This post, Discord for Linux Goes Stable, Is Available to Download Now, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A new version of the cross-platform hackable Atom text editor has been released.
This post, Hackable Open-Source Text Editor Atom 1.13 Released, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Dell love Linux. That’s not a bit of marketing fluff designed to look good writ large on a conference banner, but actual, tangible fact. Today the company announced the immediate availability of the Dell Precision 3520 mobile workstation (that’s “professional laptop” to you and I). Better yet buyers can save over $100 by choosing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS pre-loaded instead of […]
This post, Dell’s Latest Laptop is $100 Cheaper If You Buy It With Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A new version of open-source 2D animation software Synfig Studio is available to download. Synfig 1.2.0 ships with a new rendering engine built from the ground up with ‘optimization’ in mind. The rewrite also introduces an ‘advanced task-based architecture’ that delivers ‘significant speedup for bitmap and vector elements, full multithreading and also reduces memory usage’. Memory comparisons with earlier versions […]
This post, Open-Source Animation Software Synfig 1.2 Released, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Most of us listen to music when using our computers, be it to pass the time, motivate us, or even help us concentrate (no, really) — but what is the best music app for Ubuntu? That’s a question that I see new (and not so new) users ask all the time. Answering it is not an easy, but not through […]
Do you have small hands? Are you a Borrower? Do you consider 10-inch netbooks to be monstrous? If so, the GPD Pocket may be right up your (very miniature) street. GPD Pocket, 7″ Laptop The GPD Pocket is a 7-inch laptop that’s small enough to slip in to a pocket — and it will apparently be […]
I didn't want to write this post but a lot of people are raging at us for writing an article we didn't. So, join me as I go through we actually wrote, line-by-line.
This post, We Never Said Ubuntu Phone Is Dead. Here’s What We Actually Wrote Line-by-Line, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Corebird, the GTK+ desktop Twitter app for Linux, has been updated. The app made our list of must-have apps for Ubuntu — and it’s easy to see why. It’s a well made, well designed app, and offers all the features Twitter users need, but inside a native desktop frame with tight system integration. Corebird 1.4 Bug fixes make up […]
Some great news for fans of distro-agnostic app distribution: Firefox Developer Edition is now available to install as a Flatpak! Yup, the dev-friendly flavour of the venerable open-source browser is available to install messing around with installers, RPMs or unpacking zip files to double-click on binaries tucked up inside. “It’s an unofficial build for testing purposes, not […]
If you were hoping to see a new Ubuntu phone released sometime soon, we’ve some bad news for you. And if you already own an Ubuntu phone and were hoping to see a new update released soon, we’ve some bad news for you too. Bad news for everybody, it seems — or is there some silver lining in […]
This post, No New Ubuntu Phones on the Horizon, And No Major Updates for Existing Ones, Either, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Lightweight Qt-based Lumina desktop environment is kickstarting its new year in style with a brand new release. Lumina 1.2.0 is described as an “enhancement to the current desktop” and includes new panel and menu plugins, an independent theme engine, and updates to its set of core desktop apps. “[This year] is already shaping up to be another big year for Lumina with things like […]
New details about the $89 Linux ARM laptop have emerged, including a tentative shipping date and warranty details.
This post, $89 Pinebook Linux Laptop To Go On Sale Next Month, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
KDE Connect is an awesome way to get Android notifications on your Linux desktop, send files to and from your phone, and a whole lot more. But you might not fancy switching to a Plasma desktop to use it. Well, you don’t need to. Indicator-kdeconnect is, as the name might have already told you, an indicator applet […]
Watch the moment that Ubuntu helps this terrifying 13ft bipedal robot stomp forward, signifying a bold leap for robotics and engineering.
This post, Watch This Terrifying 13ft Robot Walk, Thanks To Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ubuntu podcast app Podbird has marked its 2nd birthday with an all-new release, adding support for queuing, artwork refresh and download manager integration.
This post, Ubuntu Podcast App Podbird Celebrates Birthday With New Release, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
When I decided to write a list of Linux distributions 2017 will see grow and improve, I didn’t realise what a task I’d set! For while our name has Ubuntu in it, Ubuntu is not the only Linux distro we like to keep an eye on. Over the past few weeks we’ve been asking you to tell us which Linux distributions you […]
This post, The 6 Linux Distros We’re Most Excited For in 2017, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Looking for an open-source animated gif tool for the Linux desktop? Check out Gifine, though be warned: it's still a little rough around the edges.
This post, Make Animated Screenshot Gifs Using Gifine for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Although some of us used the Christmas break to rest up and relax, some software developers used the downtime to polish off and push out new releases of popular apps. Among the applications updated over the Christmas period was open-source video convertor Handbrake, and the tasty new GNOME Recipes app. Handbrake 1.0 Open source video conversion app […]
This post, Handbrake, GNOME Recipes, Harmony, Lyricfier See Seasonal New Releases, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.