Mon 4:34pm By Joey Sneddon
Using a DualShock 4 controller on Ubuntu? If so, you may find the following new GNOME extension a handy thing to have around. It’s called ‘Dual Shock 4 battery percentage’ and, in an unexpected and not at all predictable twist, it lets you see PS4…
Mon 7:25am By Joey Sneddon
MellowPlayer is a Qt cloud music app for Linux, Windows and Mac. Never heard of it? I can’t say I had, either. But a reader of this site, and a fan of MellowPlayer, asked if I could write a few lines about its latest release. MellowPlayer is a Qt Cloud…
Sun 5:27pm By Joey Sneddon
Ubuntu plans to highlight new Snap apps in the desktop Ubuntu Software app, but it seems they're going further than we initially imagined.…
Sun 3:16pm By Joey Sneddon
We’ve written about plenty of Electron apps, from music players to e-mail clients, code editors and chat tools — but the following tool the first Electron file manager we’ve come across! It’s called JumpFM and it’s described as a ‘minimalistic…
Sun 9:30am By Joey Sneddon
If you're a regular readers you'll know how I've longed to see full color emoji support on Linux — and it seems, at long last, I'm very close to getting it!…
Fri 12:24pm By Joey Sneddon
On a hunt to find the best icon themes for Ubuntu? Well, you’ve come to the right post place! In this post we will show you some of the best icon themes for Ubuntu, ranging from modern, flat icon sets, to a circular icon pack carrying a colourful twist. Oh,…
Fri 9:23am By Joey Sneddon
If you wanted to Google from the command line you need to check out Googler, a small open-source tool with lets you search the web from a terminal.…
Fri 7:00am By Joey Sneddon
Meet the new KDE Plasma default wallpaper set to ship in the the next major stable release, Plasma 5.11, later this year.
This post, The Default Wallpaper of Plasma 5.11, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Thu 7:42am By Joey Sneddon
The bug reporting infrastructure around an open-source project generally isn’t the best place to fish for a debate — especially when that debate poses questions of a rather existential nature! But if you’ve ever wondered why Ubuntu is bothering to…
Wed 8:10am By Joey Sneddon
Ubuntu fans with small fingers (and big pockets) will be pleased to hear that the GPD Pocket Ubuntu edition has begun shipping.
This post, GPD Pocket, The 7-Inch Ubuntu Laptop, is Now Shipping, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Tue 2:49pm By Joey Sneddon
Ubuntu users can now upgrade to the latest stable release of Mozilla Firefox through the Software Updater tool, without the need for extra PPAs.…
Aug 15, 2017, 10:29 am By Joey Sneddon
This weekend I learnt that the Musixmatch desktop app is available for Linux! Not that Linux users are short of desktop lyrics apps. We’ve written about several before, including ‘Instant Lyrics’ and ‘Lyricfier’, and many open-source music players…
Aug 15, 2017, 7:32 am By Joey Sneddon
With no (easy) way to add a trash icon to the new Ubuntu Dock, Ubuntu's devs instead opt to add a trash icon to the Ubuntu desktop.
This post, Ubuntu is adding a Trash Can Icon to the Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Aug 14, 2017, 3:53 pm By Joey Sneddon
A new version of Latte Dock is available to download. The popular desktop dock is designed for, but not exclusive to, the KDE Plasma desktop. The official release announcement lists many of the salient changes, which include support for dynamic layouts and…
Aug 14, 2017, 9:39 am By Joey Sneddon
Github's Atom text editor and Microsoft's Visual Studio Code (VS Code) both have updated versions available to download.
This post, Atom, Visual Studio Code Updates Available to Download, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Aug 14, 2017, 8:16 am By Joey Sneddon
The QupZilla web browser is hunting for a new name. Development is to move under the KDE project umbrella and it may replace Konquerer.
This post, QupZilla Web Browser Is Changing Its Name, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Aug 14, 2017, 7:02 am By Joey Sneddon
We reported last week that Ubuntu is creating a fork of Dash to Dock, the popular GNOME extension, for use on the Ubuntu 17.10 desktop — but we didn’t know a lot about it. Well, we did some digging over the weekend and found the development branch of the…
Aug 11, 2017, 10:45 am By Joey Sneddon
In this post we will show you how to install Qmmp on Ubuntu. Qmmp (which stands for Qt Multi Media Player) is an open-source audio player built using C++ and Qt. It’s not the kind of music app that will appeal to fans of apps like Rhythmbox, Clementine or…