A newer, flatter GTK theme will ship as part of Linux Mint 18 ‘Sarah.’ Showing off progress made on the theme in a new blog post, project lead Clement Lefebvre says the new “Mint Y” theme is inspired by recent design trends towards flatter UI elements. It is based off of the (incredibly) popular Arc GTK theme. Mint […]
An update to the EmojiOne Font, which lets you see full color emoji in select Linux apps, is now available.
This post, It’s Now Even Easier to Install Color Emoji on Ubuntu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A couple of days back we mentioned that big ol’ design rejig is headed to Ubuntu Scopes. More details about the ‘design evolution of Ubuntu Scopes’ was shared by the Canonical design and engineering teams at the Ubuntu Online Summit. Why the need for a change? Th usual mix of user-testing, developer feedback, design review. Perhaps it’s best put by the Canonical […]
Viber for Linux has been updated, adding support for end-to-end encryption of chats, a contact forwarding feature, and drag and drop file sharing.
This post, Viber for Linux Rolls Out New Update, Encrypts Messages, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
He’s the man, the myth, and the space-faring market-disrupting legend. Mark Shuttleworth is a also a very busy man. Yet, in the weeks following each new release of Ubuntu., he manages to find time to put himself in front of the entire community, ready to answer any pressing questions it has for him. Whether you’re an enthusiast, a developer, […]
This post, Mark Shuttleworth On Ubuntu Phones, Snappy & Securing a Future for Free Software, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Looking for an Ubuntu tablet review? Avoid this one. One blog went hands-on with the M10 Ubuntu Tablet and the results were far from pretty.
This post, Watch: Ubuntu Tablet Fails Spectacularly in New Hands-On Video, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Get your game on with the latest deal from the Humble Bundle folks. The Humble 'Eyecandy' Bundle offers 7 games, 5 of which are available to play on Linux.
This post, Beautiful Games at a Beautiful Price: The Humble Eyecandy Bundle Is Now Live, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A redesign for Ubuntu Scopes appears to be on the way, with a pair of new images showing a hugely improved layout and interaction experience.
This post, Ubuntu Scopes To Get a Striking New Look, Images Reveal, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Unity 8 will not ship as the default desktop in Ubuntu 16.10, the Ubuntu desktop team has said. Yakkety Yak will ship the tried and trusty — or tired and dusty, depending on your point of view — Unity 7 desktop as the default desktop environment. Unity 8 and Mir, both in active development, will be available […]