Back in may we spotlighted Etcher, a stylish open-source USB image writer app for Windows, macOS and Linux. In the months since our feature the app has released a over 10 small beta updates, with Etcher 1.5 Beta being the most recent release at the time of writing. The app is described as “a powerful OS image flasher built […]
Among the changes which arrived in the September release of Firefox 49 were an enhanced set of Reader Mode features, including spoken narration and line-width spacing options. All very welcome. But the improvements aren’t stopping there. Firefox 50, which is due next month, will add another sorely needed feature: a keyboard shortcut for Reader Mode. Yes, I know, I know. You can […]
This post, Firefox Reader Mode is Finally Getting a Keyboard Shortcut, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Indicator Sound Switcher makes it easy to switch between multiple audio input and output devices on the Ubuntu desktop.
This post, Indicator Sound Switcher Makes Switching Audio Devices on Ubuntu a Snap, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Plenty of people use the desktop dock Plank on their Linux desktop — and for good reason. Plank is a nimble, customisable desktop dock for Linux desktops. It supports Unity quick lists, app badging (aka ‘unread counts’), and hover effects; it supports a small set of of “dockets”, and lets you easily pin and rearrange dock items without needing […]
A new beta release of the desktop radio player app GRadio is available for download — and it’s broadcasting a wealth of changes. Developer Häcker Felix says the next major stable release needs to deliver ‘a rock-solid stable base for the next versions’, and to do so he needs feedback on how the app is shaping […]
This post, GTK Radio Player ‘Gradio’ Gets New Beta Release, Gains New Features, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
An updated version of the open-source desktop Twitter client Corebird is available for download.
This post, Linux Twitter App ‘Corebird’ Now Supports Longer Tweets, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
This week a horde of angry, pitchfork-waving readers descended upon the e-mail inbox of both OMG! sites, demanding to know why we weren’t writing about the “shocking evil” Google is waging against the open-source community. SHOCKING EVIL, PEOPLE. Firstly, Saturday is my (one) day off every week. It has been for the entire seven and a half years I’ve been doing […]
This post, No, Google Hasn’t Killed Chromecast Support in Chromium Linux Builds, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Talking Clock is a simple bash script that makes Ubuntu tell you the time out-loud on the hour or at a custom interval.
This post, Make Ubuntu Speak The Time On The Hour, Every Hour, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.