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Papirus Icon Theme Picks Up 64 New App Icons, Including Etcher, Standard Notes and InSync

Út, 06/27/2017 - 18:54

Earlier this month the Papirus icon set received a small bump update, broadening the theme's app coverage and fixing a few mis-named glyphs in the process.

This post, Papirus Icon Theme Picks Up 64 New App Icons, Including Etcher, Standard Notes and InSync, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

GNOME Shell Is Finally Improving its Search Results Page

Út, 06/27/2017 - 15:23

Search results in the GNOME Shell overview may soon look a little neater. Improvements to the look and layout of the GNOME Shell search list is being worked on as part of this year’s Google Summer of Code. The updated design, to be based off of a GNOME design team mockup from 2015, makes better […]

This post, GNOME Shell Is Finally Improving its Search Results Page, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

qOverview is a GNOME Activities Overview Clone for KDE Plasma

Út, 06/27/2017 - 15:03

KDE users keen wanting to get a taste of GNOME Shell’s Activities Overview can now do so thanks to a new project. qOverview is a dashboard “inspired by” GNOME’s Activities. It’s written in QML and has a Python backend, which means it should be able to run on pretty much any modern desktop environment, including KDE Plasma. […]

This post, qOverview is a GNOME Activities Overview Clone for KDE Plasma, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Mir Might Live on as a Wayland Compositor for the MATE Desktop

Út, 06/27/2017 - 13:22

When Canonical jettisoned its over-egged ambitions of building a ‘convergent’ platform spanning mobile, desktop and IoT devices most of us assumed that it signalled the end of the road for Mir, its home-grown display server technology. Sure, Mark Shuttleworth himself that Canonical would continue to invest in Mir and, sure, he also claimed it’s being […]

This post, Mir Might Live on as a Wayland Compositor for the MATE Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Lumina Desktop 1.3.0 Released, Gains New Themes, Media Player App, More

Po, 06/26/2017 - 23:20

A new version of the Lumina desktop environment is available to download. Lumina 1.3.0 features many big changes, a new media player app, and more.

This post, Lumina Desktop 1.3.0 Released, Gains New Themes, Media Player App, More, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KeePassXC 2.2.0 Released with New Features, Fixes, and Password Generator

Po, 06/26/2017 - 19:52

A new version of KeePassXC, the community-driven fork of password manager KeePassX is out, and it unlocks a boatload of new features. Janek Bevendorff, announcing the release of KeePassXC 2.2.0, says the update has “lots of new features and bug fixes in a well-rounded release.” Among those new features you’ll find: Time-based one-time passwords (TOTP) generator Diceware password […]

This post, KeePassXC 2.2.0 Released with New Features, Fixes, and Password Generator, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KMail Bug Sent Encrypted Emails in Plain-Text — for 4 years

Po, 06/26/2017 - 15:49

A KMail bug has inadvertently sent PGP encrypted emails in plain-text — for the past four years! A flaw in the ‘Send it Later’ feature, introduced in Kmail 4.11, allows users to schedule the time and date that emails are sent. Unfortunately, the feature was incompatible with the client’s OpenPGP implementation. This resulted in encrypted emails […]

This post, KMail Bug Sent Encrypted Emails in Plain-Text — for 4 years, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Recurring Events Coming to GNOME Calendar

Po, 06/26/2017 - 14:35

The GNOME Calendar app is to gain support for recurring calendar events in GNOME 3.26. Developer Yash Singh is working to add the relevant code necessary to support recurring events as part of the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2017. “Support for recurrent events already exists in Evolution calendar but it is lacking in GNOME […]

This post, Recurring Events Coming to GNOME Calendar, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Parlatype is an Ace Audio Transcription App for Linux

Ne, 06/25/2017 - 17:15

Whether you’re a student needing to take notes from a lecture you recorded or a blogger trying to transcribe an audio interview, the following little GNOME app can help. Turning an audio recording into text format is a time-consuming and sometimes tedious affair, with endless stop/starts as you hurriedly attempt to keep pace with the […]

This post, Parlatype is an Ace Audio Transcription App for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

PulseEffects is a Powerful GTK Audio Effects & Equalizer App for Linux

Ne, 06/25/2017 - 14:24

If you’re on the hunt for an advanced audio equaliser for Ubuntu, you’re definitely going to want to check this app out. It’s called PulseEffects and it’s an equalizer, limiter, reverb, and compressor that works with Pulseaudio, the default sound server in Ubuntu. The app lets you adjust and modify the sound output from any app on a global […]

This post, PulseEffects is a Powerful GTK Audio Effects & Equalizer App for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Budgie Desktop User? Here’s 5 Applets You Should Be Using

So, 06/24/2017 - 16:12

Are you a Budgie desktop user wanting to add a bit more functionality to your nimble, lightweight desktop? Well you can, by adding Budgie applets. Budgie applets are like little souped-up mini-apps that live in your panel. They provide additional features and functionality in an accessible and semi-uniform manner. You likely already have a small […]

This post, Budgie Desktop User? Here’s 5 Applets You Should Be Using, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Are You a Distro Hopper?

Pá, 06/23/2017 - 15:16

Are you a regular distro hopper? Is distro hopping your pastime? Or are you content with your current Linux distribution? Let us know in this week's poll.

This post, Are You a Distro Hopper?, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Curlew is a GTK Media Converter for the GNOME desktop

Pá, 06/23/2017 - 13:42

There are plenty of free multimedia converters for Ubuntu available, with command-line champ FFmpeg arguably the most powerful of them all. But this power comes with a complexity. Using FFMpeg to convert media through the command line can be intimidating and arcane. Which is why FFMpeg frontends are popular. Curlew is a slick GTK3 frontend to FFMpeg designed solely […]

This post, Curlew is a GTK Media Converter for the GNOME desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

ISO Image Writer is a new Qt-based Bootable USB Creator

Pá, 06/23/2017 - 13:00

Linux enthusiasts on the hunt for a reliable USB image writer will be pleased to hear that a new app is in development. The plainly named ‘ISO Image Writer‘ is a new app by Jonathan Riddell, a prominent KDE developer and project lead of the KDE Neon software stack. The new app, Riddell says, is based […]

This post, ISO Image Writer is a new Qt-based Bootable USB Creator, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

I Finally Found a Way to Cascade Windows in GNOME Shell

Čt, 06/22/2017 - 17:26

Windows 10 (boo, hiss, etc) has a ‘cascade windows’ option that neatly arranges all of your visible windows into a fanned pile. It’s not a ground-breaking feature, nor is it the most useful. But it is a quick way to make your desktop look neat and organised — and that’s handy when you’re a blogger […]

This post, I Finally Found a Way to Cascade Windows in GNOME Shell, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ring is a Privacy-Focused, Open-Source Skype Alternative

Čt, 06/22/2017 - 15:47

If you’re sick of Skype for Linux’s lack of progress, or rankled by the imminent retirement of the older (but superior) Qt Skype client, there’s a GNU alternative in town called Ring. GNU Ring is a cross-platform, privacy-minded communication app that is fast gaining a following in FOSS and security-conscious circles. Like an open-source alternative to Skype […]

This post, Ring is a Privacy-Focused, Open-Source Skype Alternative, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

LibreOffice Automatic Updater Available to Test on Linux

Čt, 06/22/2017 - 13:34

Open-source office suite LibreOffice is inching closer to providing automatic updates in-app. Daily builds of LibreOffice for Linux with a new automatic updater built-in are available for testing, LibreOffice developer Markus Mohrhard announced today. Better still, the updater uses delta updates. This means only the bits of the app that have changed are downloads rather than re-downloading […]

This post, LibreOffice Automatic Updater Available to Test on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Nylas Mail Is Dead, Jim

Čt, 06/22/2017 - 00:02

Nylas N1 …Or is it Nylas Mail now? I can't remember, and it doesn't really matter because, we learn today, this cross-platform desktop email app is dead.

This post, Nylas Mail Is Dead, Jim, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Make Rhythmbox Look Better with this Alternative Toolbar Plugin

St, 06/21/2017 - 15:24

Rhythmbox Alternative Toolbar is a Rhythmbox plugin that improves the look and layout of the music player by rearranging elements and using CSD.

This post, Make Rhythmbox Look Better with this Alternative Toolbar Plugin, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Thinking of Buying the Chuwi Lapbook 12.3? Watch This Video First

St, 06/21/2017 - 13:34

Are you looking for a Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 review to help you decide whether this cheap n’ cheerful Chinese laptop is for you? Well, look no further. A reader recently shared the following Chuwi 12.3 video review in the comments section. It’s by TechTablets.com and, having watched all 15 minutes of it, I had to give it […]

This post, Thinking of Buying the Chuwi Lapbook 12.3? Watch This Video First, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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