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  • They’re Here: Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 2 Flavours Available to Download

    Thu 5:44pm By Joey Sneddon
    Arriving alongside Ubuntu 17.04 Beta release are new beta builds from the rest of the Ubuntu family, including Xubuntu and Ubuntu Budgie.…
  • The Ubuntu 17.04 Beta Is Now Available to Download

    Thu 5:09pm By Joey Sneddon
    Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 2 is available to download.  The release is the first formal development snapshot of the Ubuntu 17.04, and it gives testers and early adopters the chance to kick the tyres on the next major Ubuntu release ahead of its debut next month.…
  • The Official GNOME 3.24 Release Video Is Here

    Thu 4:49pm By Joey Sneddon
    By now you’re probably well aware that a new update to the GNOME desktop has been released — and if you’re not, where’ve you been?!  GNOME 3.24 features a number of neat new features, welcome improvements, and important advances, most of which…
  • Has Interest in Ubuntu Peaked?

    Thu 11:48am By Joey Sneddon
    This graph represents Google search volume for Ubuntu (the OS) from 2004 until now, 2017. Looking at the image it us hard to not conclude one thing: that interest in Ubuntu has peaked. But has it? I think there are a couple of possible reasons why…
  • This Xfce Bug Is Wrecking Users’ Monitors

    Thu 9:38am By Joey Sneddon
    A bug in Xfce is causing damage to some user's monitors, and a proposed patch has yet to be accepted upstream. This post, This Xfce Bug Is Wrecking Users’ Monitors, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • Dominator Bundle Includes Rocket League, Starts from $1

    Wed 3:33pm By Joey Sneddon
    f you’re the only Linux gamer to not own the super rad Rocket League, here’s your chance as it's included in the latest Bundle Stars offer.…
  • GNOME 3.24 Released, This Is What’s New

    Wed 10:28am By Joey Sneddon
    Hurrah! GNOME 3.24 is now available to download. The latest stable release of the open-source GNOME desktop, GNOME 3.24 brings a number of new features and improvements to the proverbial table, including one that might even help you sleep better! 6…
  • Netflix Finally Adds Support for Firefox on Linux

    Wed 8:33am By Joey Sneddon
    You can finally binge watch your favourite Netflix shows in Firefox for Linux -- zero fuss and no user-agent trickery required. This post, Netflix Finally Adds Support for Firefox on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • Chromium Rolls Out Enhanced GTK3 Theme Support

    Tue 6:54pm By Joey Sneddon
    Chromium is sporting greater GTK3 support in its latest daily development snapshots. Developers have begun building the browser with proper GTK3 theme integration enabled by default. I know: hardly ground breaking, but as Chromium (and its more popular…
  • Indicator DOOM Gives Your Ubuntu Desktop the Badass CPU Monitor It Deserves

    Tue 12:32pm By Joey Sneddon
    Bored of traditional CPU monitors for Ubuntu? Level up with this muscle-bound alternative inspired by the video game DOOM.…
  • There’s Now an Arc Theme for Thunderbird

    Mon 1:26pm By Joey Sneddon
    If you use both the Arc GTK theme and Mozilla Thunderbird as your e-mail app, we've found a theme you'll want to use. This post, There’s Now an Arc Theme for Thunderbird, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • 6 Features You’ll Love in GNOME 3.24

    Mon 9:40am By Joey Sneddon
    We look at 6 of the best new GNOME 3.24 features, including the 'night light' blue light filter, a pair of ace new apps, and integrated weather forecasts.…
  • First Hint at Ubuntu 17.10 Codename Revealed?

    Mon 8:06am By Joey Sneddon
    With Ubuntu 17.04 'Zesty Zapus' bringing us to the end of the alphabet, many in the Ubuntu community have wondered what the Ubuntu 17.10 name will be.…
  • See Lyrics for Any Song on Spotify with This Ubuntu App (Updated)

    Sun 5:28pm By Joey Sneddon
    It’s been several months since Spotify removed the lyrics function from it’s apps, and it shows no signs of returning soon. If you liked being able to tap a button to instantly see lyrics for the currently playing song, we’ve found a nifty little…
  • Audacity 2.1.3 Released with Minor New Features

    Sun 10:04am By Joey Sneddon
    Audacity 2.1.3 has been released — the first release of the app in over a year. The latest version of this hugely popular open-source audio editor features a number of new features, including a new distortion effect, audio scrubbing improvements, and the…
  • How To Use Indicator Applets on GNOME Shell

    Fri 1:11pm By Joey Sneddon
    You can see, use and integrate Indicator Applets with GNOME Shell using a single GNOME extension. Once enabled, it's hard to know to spot the difference!…
  • Chrome Could Start Using Native Notifications on Linux

    Mar 16, 2017, 11:46 pm By Joey Sneddon
    Google Chrome could soon use native notifications on Linux desktops. A bug report asking for the browser to use a Linux desktop environment’s notification system was filed late last year but recently become active again. Google Chrome (and…
  • Firefox Goes PulseAudio Only, Leaves ALSA Users With No Sound

    Mar 16, 2017, 10:25 am By Joey Sneddon
    If you're a Linux user who upgraded to Firefox 52 only to find that the browser no longer plays sound, you're not alone. This post, Firefox Goes PulseAudio Only, Leaves ALSA Users With No Sound, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.