4:20pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
The man, the myth, and the space-faring market-disrupting legend, but also a very busy man. Yet, in the weeks following each new release of Ubuntu, Mark Shuttleworth manages to find some time to talk to the community and answer any pressing questions…
6:45am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Looking for an Ubuntu tablet review? Avoid this one. One blog went hands-on with the M10 Ubuntu Tablet and the results were far from pretty.…
Wed 9:00am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Get your game on with the latest deal from the Humble Bundle folks. The Humble 'Eyecandy' Bundle offers 7 games, 5 of which are available to play on Linux.…
Wed 7:22am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
A redesign for Ubuntu Scopes appears to be on the way, with a pair of new images showing a hugely improved layout and interaction experience.…
Tue 11:00am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Unity 8 will not ship as the default desktop in Ubuntu 16.10, the Ubuntu desktop team has said. Yakkety Yak will ship the tried and trusty — or tired and dusty, depending on your point of view — Unity 7 desktop as the default desktop environment. Unity 8…
Mon 6:18am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Expect to see a larger Ubuntu desktop installation image size by the time the Yakkety Yak is released later this year.
This post, Why Your Next Ubuntu Download Could Be a Lot Larger, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Sun 9:09am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
You might not have noticed, but it's been a wee while since we last featured an 'Ubuntu in the Wild' spot.
This post, Ubuntu In The Wild: April 2016, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Sat 7:24am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ships with several changes, including a new Software app and a new package format called Snappy. Today sees the former of the changes add support for the latter: you can now search, browse, install and remove Snap apps using the new…
Fri 11:03am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Most of us have a good handle on what Ubuntu ‘convergence’ is (or what we think it is). But it never hurts to have a big ol’ reminder. And the video we’re cushioning with over wrung sentences is just that: an appetiser for great things to come.…
Apr 28, 2016, 6:53 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Having trouble installing third-party .debs on Ubuntu 16.04? You, my friend, are far from alone.
This post, Can’t Install Third-Party Apps on Ubuntu 16.04? You’re Not Alone, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Apr 27, 2016, 4:30 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
From Telegram to WhatsApp, via Slack and Steam Chat — Franz makes using multiple messaging services more manageable on Ubuntu.…
Apr 27, 2016, 8:29 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Today is the day that Lara Croft finally lands on Linux. Tomb Raider for Linux and Steam OS is to go on sale later today. And that’s official; the company behind the Linux port, Feral Interactive, announced the news in a tweet. Linux gamers will be able…
Apr 26, 2016, 11:37 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
The release date of Ubuntu 16.10 is set for October 20, 2016. Codenamed the ‘Yakkety Yak’, Ubuntu 16.10 is the next short-term support release of the hugely popular open-source operating system. What new features and technologies will ship in 16.10?…
Apr 26, 2016, 7:45 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Feature fans will be relieved to hear this release comes with no divisive change á la the removal of tab groups in Firefox 45.…
Apr 26, 2016, 7:25 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Have you been waiting patiently for the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone to go on sale? Well, today your wait is over. A number of OMG! readers pinged us this morning with a link to the Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition’s product page on the English-facing…
Apr 25, 2016, 3:51 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Cinnamon 3.0 has been released and chances are you’re itching to upgrade to it! Well, first hold your horses. This latest stable release of the popular GNOME-fork brings a modest set of improvements to the table. As highlighted by Linux Mint lead…
Apr 25, 2016, 2:05 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Remember that nifty OS X inspired Notes app we wrote about a few months back? Whether you do or you don’t, if you’re running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS it’s now super easy to install. Notes is now available as a Snap, the new Ubuntu package format installed by…
Apr 25, 2016, 11:20 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
You all know the the word ‘Ubuntu’’ — and if you don’t, how’d you end up here?! — but do you know the correct way to pronounce it? Is it Oo-boon-too? Uh-bun-too? You-bun-too? Urgh-ban-too? Pedants will (quite rightly) that there…