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  • This $90 Kit Converts an ODROID board into a Touchscreen #Ubuntu PC

    12:45am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    We’ve seen what the Raspberry Pi can do when you throw in some extra hardware, and we recently heard about what the Pine64 is going to do once it’s inside a laptop casing. But what about that other popular single-board PC , the ‘ODROID‘, created…
  • Yum! GNOME Recipes is a New Cooking App for Linux

    Tue 9:45pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    GNOME Recipes is a desktop app that allows you to search for, browse through, follow, and also submit recipes for meals, snacks and crafty kitchen creations.…
  • Heron Animation, Free Stop Motion Software for Linux

    Tue 9:23pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Looking for free stop motion animation software? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out Heron Animation. A free program, Heron Animation lets you take a series of pictures from a connected webcam and assemble each shot into a real moving animation.…
  • Manuskript is a Promising Open-Source Scrivener Alternative

    Mon 5:42pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Manuscript is an open source alternative to Scrivener that has some great features hidden under its unwieldy interface. Better yet it's available for Linux.…
  • How To Quickly Find Emoji from the Command Line

    Mon 8:06am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Want a quick way to search for emoji on Linux? Sure you do, cos these little pictographic blighters have risen to become a common way to express nuanced sentiment or context within conversations.  To help, try the simply named emoj. This is…
  • This Script Sets Wallpapers from Imgur As Your Desktop Background

    Sun 10:41am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Pyckground is a simple python script that can fetch a new desktop background on the Cinnamon desktop from any Imgur gallery you want. I came across it while doing a bit of background on the Bit Day wallpaper pack, and though it was nifty enough to be of…
  • This Cool Retro Desktop Wallpaper Changes Throughout The Day (Updated)

    Sun 10:19am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Do you want a dynamic desktop wallpaper that changes throughout the day and looks like the sort of environment you’d be able to catch Pokemon in? If so, check out Bit Day wallpapers. Created by Redditor user ~BloodyMarvelous, Bit Day is a collection of 12…
  • Hyper Is a Terminal Emulator Built Using Web Technologies

    Sun 8:26am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    A lot of us use the terminal on Ubuntu, typically from an app like GNOME Terminal, Xterm or an app like Guake. But did you know that there’s an JS/HTML/CSS Terminal?  It’s called Hyper (formerly/also known as HyperTerm, though it has no relation to the…
  • CLI System Tool ‘Neofetch’ Gets a Big Update

    Fri 1:17pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Neofetch 2.0 has been released, and is available to install on Ubuntu. The CLI system info tool adds bug fixes, cleaner code, and improved ASCII handling.…
  • Trisquel GNU/Linux 8.0 Alpha Is Now Available to Download

    Thu 2:05pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Trisquel GNU/Linux 8.0 alpha is now available for download and testing. Based on Ubuntu 16.04, Trisquel 8.0 also ships with the MATE 1.12 desktop.…
  • Christmas Gift Ideas For Linux Fans

    Thu 11:50am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Crikey, folks: it’s December, and that means Christmas is shortly to be thrust upon us, whether we’re ready or not! It can be tricky to come up with gift ideas for Linux users in your life. And since you’ve probably got more than enough turkey on…
  • Arc theme for Harmony music player

    Nov 29, 2016, 7:47 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    You can re-theme Harmony's built-in dark mode to better match up with the colour palette and styling of the Arc GTK theme. This post, Arc theme for Harmony music player, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • GOG Tease a December Reveal (Spoiler: It’s a Winter Sale)

    Nov 29, 2016, 3:31 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    I love a good tease, me. A proper slow reveal, ramping up the hype and puffing up expectations — and Good old Games (better known to most as GOG.com) is duly indulging me. As picked up by our buddies over at Gaming On Linux, the venerable games distribution…
  • This Is The Release Date for Ubuntu 17.04 ‘Zesty Zapus’

    Nov 29, 2016, 12:59 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    If you've been wondering when Canonical will release the 'Zesty Zapus', wonder no more: the release date for Ubuntu 17.04 is set for April 13, 2017.…
  • 4 Snap Apps You Can Install on Ubuntu Right Now

    Nov 29, 2016, 11:57 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    In the mood to read a quick round-up of a some popular desktop Linux apps that are now available to install as Snappy apps?  Me too, so I wrote one. For the purposes of this post (read: cos i’m lazy) you won’t find apps that are not intended to be…
  • Gluqlo is a Flip Clock Screensaver for Linux

    Nov 28, 2016, 9:20 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Looking for a nifty screensaver for Ubuntu? Check out Gluqlo, a Linux version of the popular Fliqlo screensaver for Windows and OS X. Ubuntu no longer bundles a screensavers with the default build. Instead, when you leave your computer idle for a set period…
  • Alduin is an Open-Source Desktop RSS Reader for Linux

    Nov 27, 2016, 10:08 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    On the look out for a clean, modern and open-source desktop RSS reader app for Linux? I know I am, so I was excited to come across Alduin. Alduin is a simple RSS (and Atom) feed aggregator that’s billed as having an “ergonomic, complete and easy to use…
  • Distrowatch Rankings Compared: 2006 vs 2016

    Nov 27, 2016, 9:28 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    A redditor has compared Distrowatch popularity rankings from 2006 to 2016 (or, more accurately, the last twelve months).  And it makes for an interesting comparison, touching on some general trends in Linux, though is, I guess, apropos of nothing. Seeing…