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  • Will You Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? [Poll]

    Fri 8:44am By Joey Sneddon
    We're now a week away from the stable Ubuntu 18.04 LTS release — which means it's nearly upgrade decision time! Let us know if you plan to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 by voting in our poll.…
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider Linux System Requirements

    Wed 10:24am By Joey Sneddon
    With the ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Linux release date set for April 19, Feral Interactive has finally shared more details on the sort of system needed to run it. And if you’re reading this on anything less than a “mid-range” set-up you’ll want to…
  • Official Ubuntu 18.04 T-Shirt Goes on Sale

    Wed 9:22am By Joey Sneddon
    The official Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 'Bionic Beaver' t-shirt has been added to Caonical's online shop. The dark grey shirt carries the bionic beaver mascot in orange.…
  • Microsoft’s Newest OS is Based on Linux

    Apr 17, 2018, 9:45 am By Joey Sneddon
    Microsoft loves Linux so much that its latest operating system is based on Linux. Azure Sphere OS is designed to run on embedded devices and IoT.…
  • Ubuntu Studio Plans a Reboot for 18.10 release

    Apr 16, 2018, 1:54 pm By Joey Sneddon
    Do you use Ubuntu Studio? Chances are you don’t — but the team behind the creatively curated community spin hope that’ll change in the near future. Plans are afoot to “reboot” Ubuntu Studio for its upcoming October release. There’s talk of new…
  • Use Font Finder to Quickly Browse & Install Google Fonts on Ubuntu

    Apr 16, 2018, 8:28 am By Joey Sneddon
    If you’re looking for a decent font finder app for Linux then you need look no further than the perfectly named ‘Font Finder’. Font Finder is a free, open source app for Linux that lets you sift through, sort and and install fonts from the huge Google…
  • Ubuntu Spotted in ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’

    Apr 15, 2018, 11:14 am By Joey Sneddon
    If you plan on renting a copy of Maze Runner: The Death Cure when it hits home media later this month, you may spot something familiar that’ll have you spitting your popcorn out. An eagle-eyed Reddit user spotted Ubuntu, complete with the Unity desktop,…
  • First GNOME 3.28 Point Release Is Now Rolling Out

    Apr 15, 2018, 8:49 am By Joey Sneddon
    Developers have issued the first point release to GNOME 3.28, which was released last month. GNOME 3.28.1 brings a boat load of bug fixes for a stack of GNOME desktop components, modules and apps. And, because I know you’ll want ask, the answer is no: a fix…
  • Elisa Music Player Makes Its Debut Release

    Apr 13, 2018, 7:34 am By Joey Sneddon
    The Elisa music player is a Qt-based open source music player for Linux and, uniquely, for Windows. This post, Elisa Music Player Makes Its Debut Release, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
  • Ubuntu 18.04 Makes it Easier to Install Kernel Updates without Rebooting

    Apr 11, 2018, 8:54 am By Joey Sneddon
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS makes it easy to enable linux kernel live patching via the Canonical Livepatch Service via a new sign-in option in the updates manager.…
  • ‘GameMode’ is a new tool that can improve gaming performance on Linux

    Apr 10, 2018, 8:48 am By Joey Sneddon
    Wish you could wring every single drop of performance from your computer when gaming on Linux? Well, a new open source tool from games porting company Feral Interactive wants to help you do exactly that. Say hello to GameMode. GameMode is all about…
  • ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration’ Hits Linux April 19

    Apr 9, 2018, 9:48 am By Joey Sneddon
    The Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Linux port will be released in April, games porting company Feral Interactive has revealed. The acclaimed game will support the Vulkan API on Linux.…
  • Improved Flathub Website Makes It Easier to Find Flatpak Apps

    Apr 7, 2018, 8:25 am By Joey Sneddon
    It just got a whole heap easier to find and install Flatpak apps on Linux distros like Ubuntu. A new version of the Flathub website is now live on Flathub.org, albeit in beta. The improved front-end to what is the de facto Flatpak app store offers search,…
  • Ubuntu 18.04 Gives Nautilus a Striking New Look

    Apr 6, 2018, 11:09 am By Joey Sneddon
    There’s a rather large visual change in Ubuntu 18.04 that I’ve only just noticed. It’s not because the change in question is subtle or easy to miss. It’s because I have only just booted up a copy of the Bionic Beaver thanks to the release of Ubuntu…
  • Ubuntu 18.04 Final Beta Available to Download

    Apr 6, 2018, 7:20 am By Joey Sneddon
    The Ubuntu 18.04 beta download is ready for testing. Grab your USB thumb drive and help test the release that will become the next LTS version of Ubuntu.…
  • The Slimbook Curve is a Stunning All-in-One Linux PC

    Apr 4, 2018, 9:03 am By Joey Sneddon
    Yodel an aloha to the Slimbook Curve — an all-in-one Linux PC with an alluring curved edge-to-edge display. Call me old fashioned but I’m (still) a huge fan of desktop computers. I like having something big and bulky on my desk, purring away, helping me…
  • ‘Dash to Dock’ Adds New Launcher Styles, Support for GNOME 3.28

    Apr 3, 2018, 10:31 am By Joey Sneddon
    An updated version of Dash to Dock, the hugely popular GNOME Shell extension, is available to download. Dash to Dock v63 adds support for the recent GNOME 3.28 release. This means those of you on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Fedora 27 and other Linux distributions can…
  • How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu

    Mar 31, 2018, 9:32 am By Joey Sneddon
    As the world’s most popular web browser it’s natural that new Linux users often ask how to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu. It’s not a silly question. With Linux distros being built around “repos” most users attempt to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu…