For this week's poll we want to know your thoughts on client side decorations on Linux. Do you appreciate apps that use them or actively avoid them?
This post, Do You Like Linux Apps That Use Client Side Decorations? [Poll], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
I used to (and sort-of-still-do, I guess) run a sister site focused on Google Chrome, Chromecast and Chromebooks, i.e. the Chrome ecosystem. As such I am a fan of Chromebooks and Chrome OS, a Linux-based distribution based on Gentoo. The appearance of Chrome OS has waxed and waned in sync with Google’s ambitions and positioning for […]
Did you know that GNOME Shell hides a really useful GNOME Extensions configuration app? The gnome-shell-extension-prefs utility lets you configure and tweak preferences of your favourite GNOME extensions without needing to go to the ‘Installed Extensions’ page of the official GNOME Extensions website in a compatible web browser. Covering the recent Dash to Dock update we learned that not everyone knew that GNOME extension preferences […]
This post, How To Use the Hidden GNOME Shell Extensions Prefs App, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Launcher is a lightweight python-based application launcher for Linux that is also able to find files and folders and conduct Google searches.
This post, Ulauncher is a Lightweight App Launcher for Linux Desktops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS is now available to download. Among the changes is a new hardware enablement stack with Linux kernel 4.8.
This post, Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Released, Available to Download Now, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
The little screenshot nestled to the left of this text contains something that makes us very happy. It’s a change-log for GNOME Software that mentions handler support for opening Snappy URLs is on the way. Why do we find that exciting? Allow me to explain. You may have noticed that when we write about a new Snap app […]
HITMAN, the latest entry the popular Hitman franchise, is available to buy and play on Linux from today. Surprised? You should be! This HITMAN Linux release is the first game in this popular 16 year-old series to be released on the platform. “Become the Master Assassin in this intense spy-thriller story. As Agent 47 you perform contract hits […]
This post, HITMAN ‘The Complete First Season’ Out Now for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
The GPD Pocket has only been live on IndieGoGo for 24 hours, but it's has already amassed a staggering $700,000 — $500,000 more than it was seeking!
This post, GPD Pocket, the 7-Inch Ubuntu Laptop, Has Raised $700k in 24 Hours, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Transit routing features are headed to GNOME Maps, the open-source desktop map app for Linux. GNOME developer Marcus Lundblad detailed the upcoming changes, which will include the ability to reverse routes, in a blog post. The feature is expected to debut as part of the app with the release of GNOME 3.24, which is due for release […]
We show you how to set-up Flatpak on Ubuntu to install the latest Firefox Nightly build. If you've been keen to try Flatpak out, here's how!
This post, How to Install Firefox Nightly as a Flatpak App on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Evernote is practically a by-word for being well organised and super productive — and not just in the minds of its 100 million users but among those who, like me, aspire to be. But with no official Evernote Linux app available it’s been left to the community to plug the productivity gap with unofficial alternatives, like NixNote, EverPad, NeverNote, and the Ubuntu Touch notes […]
The latest stable update to Flatpak, the distro-agnostic, decentralised, and open-source application packaging and distribution format Flatpak 0.8.3 provides OpenGL support that will allow Flatpak apps to work with so-called “out-of-tree” OpenGL drivers, like Nvidia’s, out of the box. “In addition to the regular list of bugfixes, this stable release include backports of the updated OpenGL […]
Crowdfunding for the GPD Pocket is underway on IndieGoGo, and the good news is that it has already smashed through its $200,000 goal.
This post, GPD Pocket, The 7-Inch Ubuntu Laptop is Now Live on IndieGoGo, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ever wondered how to install new kernel releases on Ubuntu? Using Ukuu (which stands for ‘Ubuntu Kernel Update Utility’) is one way to do it. This straightforward desktop app help you install a new kernel in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and other Ubuntu-based distributions, using the “mainline” kernels published by Canonical. But before you jump ahead in pursuit of shiny […]
This post, Ukuu Makes it Easy to Install Mainline Linux Kernels on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Skype has apologised for telling Linux users it was about to retire support for its Skype Qt client, assuring users the VoIP will continue to work for the near future.
This post, Skype Say Linux App Will Work Past March 1 (For Now), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.