No new Ubuntu phones are in the pipeline, and existing devices won't get major new updates. Is Ubuntu Phone dead? The answer is a little complicated…
This post, Ubuntu Phone on Pause? No New Devices, No Major Updates Planned (Updated), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
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!.
Using KDE Connect on Ubuntu you can send files from your phone to your Ubuntu PC, see Android notifications, sync clipboard and a whole lot more.
This post, How To Install KDE Connect on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Updated), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
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, Assisted by 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!.
We list the top Linux distributions to watch in 2017, from Ubuntu-based flavors through to Linux distros created from scratch — these are the ones to watch.
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!.
A number of Linux apps were updated over the Christmas break, including Handbrake, which hit version 1.0, Lyricfier, GNOME Recipes and music player Harmony.
This post, After 13 Years Handbrake Leaves Beta (Plus Other Linux App Update), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
An new release of Linux radio app Gradio is now available to download, and from reading its change-log it sounds like an update that’s worth tuning in for. If you haven’t heard about the app before, you’re in for a treat. Gradio lets you find and play public radio stations on Ubuntu. You don’t need to wrestle with .pls or .m3u […]
This post, Gradio 5.0 Released with Background Play, Improves Station Discovery, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
We’re often asked what our essential Ubuntu apps are, but rather than reply in the comments I figured I’d write a list of what are, for us, must-have apps for Ubuntu. Whether you’re new to Ubuntu or a recent convert from Microsoft Windows, you should find some software to suit you in the list below. Not all […]
As I write this it’s still December 24. Thus, you don’t need me to tell you that it’s Christmas (and if you do: invest in a coffee maker, cos you really need to smell some!). Yup, tomorrow is the “big day”, and you’ll no doubt be super busy unwrapping gift sets and socks, gorging on melty-middle chocolate truffles, […]
The Steam Winter sale 2016 is now live with plenty go gaming discounts, deals and price drops. In this post we share some of our favourite deals now the sale has started.
This post, Steam’s Winter Sale arrives with deals on Linux games, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Yesterday saw an all-new release of popular open-source video editor OpenShot, which touts support for 4K video editing, performance improvements of up to 10x the previous release, and some natty new title templates. Keen to try it? If so, you may be wondering how to install OpenShot 2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS or later. Well, there are […]
This post, How to Install the Latest OpenShot Release on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
“Microsoft Ribbon UI Coming to LibreOffice” shouted we last week, as we told you about the (experimental) ‘Notebook Bar; interface in testing in the latest development builds of LibreOffice, the hugely popular open-source office suite. Today, The Document Foundation who steer the development of the suite, has shared a glut of further information on the GUI changes they plan to debut as an […]
This post, LibreOffice ‘Ribbon Interface’ Called MUFFIN, Gets Detailed, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
It’s been a few years since the OpenShot Kickstarter campaign end successfully, but progress on the ‘next generation’ version of OpenShot has been, for various practical reasons, a little slow. But this year the open-source non-linear video editor has (thankfully) picked up pace in its new Qt clothing. Following the release of OpenShot 2.0 beta in the early part of […]
This post, Openshot 2.2 Released With 4K Editing, Improved Performance, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.