Thu 8:50am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
A new version of open-source office suite LibreOffice is now available for download and the hands behind it are calling it 'the most beautiful' release ever.
The post LibreOffice 4.4 Released With Major UI Revamp first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Tue 12:40pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
A brand new web browser has arrived this week that aims to meet the needs of power users — and it's already available for Linux.
The post Meet Vivaldi — A New Web Browser Built for Power Users first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Tue 9:15am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
The new version of the elementary website is being built entirely in open-source technologies and will be privacy conscious from the start.
The post Elementary Website Goes Open Source, Privacy Minded first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Sun 2:37pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Whether you're an avid Twitterer or a big pump.io social groups user, the latest release of Qt microblogging client Choqok is a must have.
The post Choqok 1.5 Lands With Twitter Fixes, Working Pump.io Plugin first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 22, 2015, 11:41 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
USB sticks at the ready: Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 downloads have been released for Ubuntu GNOME, Lubuntu and Kubuntu testers to play with.
The post Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 Releases Ready for Download first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 21, 2015, 9:24 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Windows 10 is about more than the return of the Start Menu, it's Microsoft's chance at a fresh start — but is it enough to win you back?
The post Windows 10 Is Microsoft’s Attempt To Win You Back — But Is It Enough? first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 21, 2015, 8:23 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Reading LibreOffice documents on the go gets a heap easier from today with the beta release of LibreOffice Viewer for Android.
The post LibreOffice Viewer for Android Beta Makes On the Go Reading a Cinch first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 20, 2015, 2:23 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Scopes are the cornerstone of the Ubuntu Phone experience. Its secret weapon in fighting against the app gap that afflicts every new platform, regardless of brand.
The post Awesome Stuff: Ubuntu Phone Aggregator Scopes first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 20, 2015, 9:27 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
The Internet of Things promises to immerse us in a world of intelligent everyday objects, from tweeting table lamps to weight-watching kettles.
The post Canonical Brings Ubuntu to the Internet of Things first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 16, 2015, 12:17 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
A new package pitched at Ubuntu 15.04 will fix a usability paper cut in the Unity Greeter when other desktop environments are installed.
The post ‘Unity Greeter Badges’ Brings Missing Session Icons to Ubuntu Login Screen first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 16, 2015, 8:08 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
If you hate the way that Unity's global menus fade out of view after you mouse away, Ubuntu 15.04 has a little extra to win you around.
The post Ubuntu 15.04 Finally Lets You Set Menus To ‘Always Show’ first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 15, 2015, 8:18 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Linux Mint has announced that a new PC in its 'MintBox' line of PCs is coming in the spring: the 'MintBox Mini'.
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Jan 14, 2015, 8:01 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
The first Ubuntu Phone will launch next month, but it's not the only new mobile upstart trying to bring new experiences to our pockets.
The post Samsung Z1: World’s First Tizen Phone Launches in India first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 13, 2015, 7:03 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
It's hard to believe that in just a few short weeks the first Ubuntu Phone goes on sale, manufactured by Bq Readers. It feels like it's taken ages to get to this point, but at the same time no time at all.…
Jan 13, 2015, 9:33 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Mozilla has made Firefox 35 available for download on Windows, Mac and Linux, the open-source browser's first stable release of 2015.
The post Firefox 35 Released with Improved Video Chat, ‘Firefox Apps’ first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 12, 2015, 12:40 pm By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Meizu is reportedly planning to unveil new smartphones in the next few weeks, and there's a suggestion at least one could be Ubuntu powered.
The post Meizu To Announce Triple Boot Ubuntu Phone This Month? first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 12, 2015, 8:57 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
The City of Munich has joined The Document Foundation Advisory Board, a role that will see it help shape the future direction of LibreOffice.
The post German City of Munich To Help Shape Future of LibreOffice first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Jan 12, 2015, 7:35 am By Joey-Elijah Sneddon
Facebook video chat now works in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions out-of-the-box using web technologies — no plugin or extra download required.
The post Facebook Video Chat Now Works in Ubuntu, No Plugin Needed first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.