Fri 1:46pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Min is a new, open-source web browser for Windows, Mac and — phew — Linux. Min isn’t attempting to feature leap Firefox or compete with Chrome, and it’s the total opposite of ‘bells n’ whistle’ browsers like Vivaldi. The app shuns advanced…
Fri 9:25am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
If you’re on the hunt for a quick and easy way to ‘pick a color’ from your screen give the aptly named ‘Pick’ a try. Small, compact and totally open-source, Pick lets you zoom in on any part of your screen to find the exact pixel whose color you…
Thu 8:09am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
The new Twitter mobile design is now available to Ubuntu Phone users — but not through the official Canonical web app. Here's how you get it.…
Thu 7:41am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
You will finally be able to drag and drop events in GNOME Calendar in its next major release, the app's maintainer Georges Stavracas says.…
Thu 6:34am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
When non-profit software development company Yorba shut down last year a cloud of uncertainty was left hanging over many of its applications, including desktop e-mail app Geary and digital photo manager Shotwell. Thankfully it didn’t take long for the…
Sun 8:12pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Do you recall Ubuntu Light? Amidst the onslaught of Intel-based netbooks in the late 2000s was a custom instant-on OS from Canonical. Ubuntu Light was to be a proverbial glint of free software at the end of a tunnel crowded by clones. It was a way for…
May 20, 2016, 7:30 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Think of this note as a scribbled note stuck to the communal notice board with a half-chewed stick of gum.…
May 18, 2016, 9:18 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Screenly is the world's most popular digital signage solution for the Raspberry Pi — and it's announced plans to adopt Snappy Ubuntu Core.…
May 17, 2016, 7:32 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
In this post we round up some of the latest Bq Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet reviews from well known technology sites and online publications. Let us give you fair warning: not all of these reviews that follow happy-happy, joy-joy. If you’re the…
May 16, 2016, 7:13 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
This simple app automatically sets your Ubuntu desktop wallpaper to an image matching the current weather conditions in your location.…
May 16, 2016, 6:32 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
This simple hack will let you make Skype voice calls using Skype for Web on Linux.
This post, This Simple Hack Lets You Make Skype for Web Calls on Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
May 16, 2016, 5:33 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
A new version of open-source email client Geary is available to download, the first update to the app in more than a year. The demise of Yorba as a non-profit software company a year or ago left the fate of their open source projects, Shotwell photo…
May 15, 2016, 9:06 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Using Ubuntu 16.04 and want to install the official Telegram Linux app? Don’t run off to the official website to get the official binary: there’s now a Telegram app snap package available on Ubuntu 16.04. To install it you can search for ‘telegram’ in…
May 15, 2016, 8:44 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Looking for an easy-to-use way to create a bootable USB stick on Linux? This nifty new app can help. Heck, it even runs on Windows and Mac OS X, too.…
May 13, 2016, 1:05 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and want to upgrade to the latest GNOME 3.20 release? Well, you can, and in this post we'll show you how.
This post, How To Install GNOME 3.20 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
May 13, 2016, 10:04 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Am I the only person who misses Unity web apps? The feature, which debuted in the Ubuntu 12.10 release. was, in my opinion, far ahead of its time. In a single broad stroke Ubuntu took the web from being an “other place” to something that lived…
May 11, 2016, 6:56 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Linux Mint will no longer come with multimedia codecs pre-installed out-of-the-box, the project has announced.
This post, Linux Mint Drops Multimedia Codecs From Install Image, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
May 11, 2016, 6:48 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Musicians who use the Ubuntu Phone can add a nifty new tuner app to their collection. The simply titled ‘Tuner’ app for Ubuntu phone (and tablet) currently supports tuning a Ukulele. Support for guitar tuning is to arrive in a future update. It works…