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  • How to Install Gedit 3.10 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Updated)

    9:41am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Wish Gedit still had its toolbar? We show you how to install an older version of popular open-source text editor on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.…
  • A New Ubuntu Phone Is In Development

    6:30am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Midori is the name of a nimble WebKit-based web browser — but might it also be the codename for a new Ubuntu Phone? This post, A New Ubuntu Phone Is In Development, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • Nominate Your Favorite GNOME Shell Extensions

    Thu 9:39am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    We're on a hunt to find the very best GNOME Shell extensions — and you can help This post, Nominate Your Favorite GNOME Shell Extensions, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • I Guess I Should Write About Flatpak, But I’m Finding It Hard To

    Wed 9:35am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    I’m two large soya lattes into my day and I’m yet to write anything about the “hot topic” of the moment: Flatpak. So, I’ve decided to go rogue. I’m going to write for the sake of writing (which is, according to some of the overly enthusiastic…
  • GNOME Web Wants to ‘Compete With Electron’

    Tue 7:05am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    GNOME Web, also known as 'Epiphany', now allows system web apps to run on other Linux desktops, positioning the app as a rival to Electron.…
  • TextSuggest Is an Autocomplete Tool for Linux Desktops

    Mon 12:59pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Ever wanted autocomplete on the desktop? Save some keystrokes with this autocomplete and text expansion tool. This post, TextSuggest Is an Autocomplete Tool for Linux Desktops, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • 5 Terminal Commands You Think Every Linux User Should Know

    Jun 20, 2016, 8:30 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    We asked you to list the top Terminal commands every Linux user should know — and these are the results. This post, 5 Terminal Commands You Think Every Linux User Should Know, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • Audio Tag Editing Features Head to GNOME Music

    Jun 19, 2016, 7:48 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    GNOME Music is a capable music player for the GNOME desktop, but it lacks many of the features that make rival apps like Rhythmbox and Clementine so popular. I might be old school but I still to use a desktop media player to play local media files on my…
  • How to Install VLC 3.0 Nightly On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

    Jun 16, 2016, 8:54 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    A couple days ago we got a little giddy covering burgeoning support for Chromecast in VLC 3.0. Many of you were equally as excited as us, even though a formal, stable release of VLC 3.0 is still many months away. But, if you’re brave, you  can try the…
  • Facebook Just Made It MUCH Harder to Chat on Ubuntu Phone

    Jun 15, 2016, 9:15 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    If you use an Ubuntu Phone: it just got a bit harder to keep in touch with your Facebook buddies. This post, Facebook Just Made It MUCH Harder to Chat on Ubuntu Phone, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • Ubuntu Snap Apps Can Run On (Pretty Much) ANY Linux Distro

    Jun 14, 2016, 1:01 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Ubuntu’s Snap packages will now work on other Linux distros. Snapd, the tool powering them, has been ported to Arch, Gentoo and Fedora among others.…
  • Ubuntu Phone Band-aids Are Bitesize Bugs That YOU Can Help Fix

    Jun 14, 2016, 9:17 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Don't worry; Canonical isn't branching out to launch a range of adhesive bandages for cracked screens. This post, Ubuntu Phone Band-aids Are Bitesize Bugs That YOU Can Help Fix, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • Scripts to ‘Fix’ ThinkPad Touchpad Issues on Ubuntu

    Jun 13, 2016, 11:49 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    I don’t own a ThinkPad, but I know that a lot of you do. A reader who doesn’t wish to be credited pinged us a link to a set of scripts that claim to “fix” touchpad and trackpad issues on ThinkPad laptops running Ubuntu. Without a ThinkPad of my own I…
  • Control Fan Speed on Clevo Laptops With This Indicator Applet

    Jun 13, 2016, 8:51 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    'Clevo Indicator' is a small panel-based applet that allows Clevo laptop owners running Ubuntu to monitor and control their CPU fan speed.…
  • Linux Game Countdown to E3 2016: Iron Snout

    Jun 13, 2016, 7:17 am By Nixie Pixel
    It’s been said before and will be said again – it’s not so much that people hate gaming in Linux, it’s that there’s nothing to play in Linux. E3 2016 promises to be the year it all changes, the year in which a golden age of Linux gaming seizes the…
  • Get Reddit Inbox Alerts on the Ubuntu Desktop

    Jun 12, 2016, 2:17 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    This nifty Reddit indicator applet for the Ubuntu desktop alerts you to new inbox notifications as and when you receive them. This post, Get Reddit Inbox Alerts on the Ubuntu Desktop, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • Linux Color Emoji Font Adds 72 New Unicode 9.0 Emoji

    Jun 12, 2016, 7:10 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    Unicode 9.0 support has been added to the (awesome) EmojiOne Font. This nifty SVG-in-OT font lets Linux users see and use full color emoji on Linux desktops, including Ubuntu. Version 1.2 of EmojiOne Font fully supports the 72 new pictograms added…
  • It’s Official: VLC 3.0 Will Get Chromecast Support

    Jun 12, 2016, 6:53 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
    VLC Chromecast support is on the way, and VideoLAN developer JB Kempf has a progress update on the streaming media feature in VLC 3.0.…