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Firefox 67 Is Here, And It’s “Faster Than Ever”

firefox-updateMozilla Firefox 67 is the latest version of the popular web-browser — and it's been dubbed the 'fastest yet'. Read to learn more about Firefox 67 features.

This post, Firefox 67 Is Here, And It’s “Faster Than Ever”, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 21 May 2019 | 1:53 pm

South Korea’s Government is Switching to Linux

tux with booksSouth Korea wants to switch government computers to Linux based software, ditching Windows in the process. The country’s Ministry of the Interior and Safety reckon that migrating away from Microsoft Windows will lower costs and […]

This post, South Korea’s Government is Switching to Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 20 May 2019 | 2:29 pm

This Week Twitter Taught Me: Thunderbird is Go, But Windows Text Editors are Not!

what twitter taught me this weekWelcome to another instalment of the content strand where I tell you about things I saw on Twitter that, if we're honest, you probably saw on Twitter too.

This post, This Week Twitter Taught Me: Thunderbird is Go, But Windows Text Editors are Not!, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 19 May 2019 | 9:53 pm

‘Remotely’ is a Simple VNC Viewer For Linux Desktops

remotely vnc appRemotely is a small VNC viewer client for Ubuntu Linux desktops. It is simple to use and supports common VNC authentication methods.

This post, ‘Remotely’ is a Simple VNC Viewer For Linux Desktops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 18 May 2019 | 10:28 pm

Peppermint OS 10 Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Peppermint OS 10: desktop screenshotPeppermint OS 10 is the latest stable release of the lightweight Linux distro and is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and features a desktop based on Xfce.

This post, Peppermint OS 10 Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 18 May 2019 | 4:27 pm

Superpaper is an Advanced Multi-Monitor Wallpaper Tool for Linux

coding workstation from unsplashSuperpaper is an advanced multi monitor wallpaper tool for Linux and Windows desktops with bezel correction, PPI correction, and alignment testing.

This post, Superpaper is an Advanced Multi-Monitor Wallpaper Tool for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 17 May 2019 | 3:11 pm

How to Install Notepad++ in Ubuntu (One-Click Install)

Few text editors are as famous or as loved as Notepad++, and in this post we show you how to install Notepad++ in Ubuntu. Notepad++ is a free, open-source code editor built for Windows and […]

This post, How to Install Notepad++ in Ubuntu (One-Click Install), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 16 May 2019 | 4:14 pm

These Mockups Show How the GNOME Shell Notification Experience Could Be Improved

GNOME Shell notification redesign mockupThese mockups from the GNOME design team showcase an vastly improved notification area and calendar for the GNOME Shell desktop.

This post, These Mockups Show How the GNOME Shell Notification Experience Could Be Improved, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 15 May 2019 | 4:04 pm

Spring Clean with Stacer, a System Optimizer tool for Linux

Stacer system optimiser on ubuntu 17.10Stacer is a system optimizer and cleaner tool for Linux desktops like Ubuntu. Learn more about its features and how to install Stacer on Ubuntu.

This post, Spring Clean with Stacer, a System Optimizer tool for Linux, was written by Scott Bouvier and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 15 May 2019 | 12:20 am

Kdenlive Update Brings Bug Fixes for All

the kdenlive video editorA bug-fix update to the refactored version of Qt-based video editor Kdenlive is available for download. The first point release in the Kdenlive 19.04 series features fixes for almost 40 bugs, including some annoying issues […]

This post, Kdenlive Update Brings Bug Fixes for All, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 12 May 2019 | 2:48 pm

This Week Twitter Taught Me: I Follow Too Many Red Hat Employees

A thumbnail reading what twitter taught meDang it! Another week has only gone and flapped past my ears while I sat here squinting awkwardly at Twitter. And what of the tweets that whizzed by my eyeballs this week? Well, most of […]

This post, This Week Twitter Taught Me: I Follow Too Many Red Hat Employees, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 10 May 2019 | 4:59 pm

Take a Closer Look at Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

windows subsystem for LinuxWindows Subsystem for Linux 2, aka WSL 2, attracted a lot of attention when announced earlier this week, and a new video from Microsoft offers a closer look. WSL 2 is the first version of […]

This post, Take a Closer Look at Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 10 May 2019 | 1:25 pm

Ubuntu 19.10 Release Date & Planned Features

ubuntu-19.10-eoan-ermineLearn the Ubuntu 19.10 release date and planned features for the next Ubuntu release, codenamed 'Eoan Ermine', and due October 2019.

This post, Ubuntu 19.10 Release Date & Planned Features, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 9 May 2019 | 12:17 am

Every Chromebook launched this year will support Linux apps

Linux apps on a ChromebookGoogle has apparently said that every Chromebook launched in 2019 will support Linux apps, according to an Android Police update on Google I/O 2019.

This post, Every Chromebook launched this year will support Linux apps, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 8 May 2019 | 1:09 pm

Microsoft Put a Real Linux Kernel Inside Windows 10

windows terminal appWindows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) sees Microsoft ship a real Linux kernel inside Windows 10 as part of its developer-focused feature set.

This post, Microsoft Put a Real Linux Kernel Inside Windows 10, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 6 May 2019 | 8:46 pm

Tilix Terminal Emulator Needs a New Maintainer

tilix emulator on ubuntuThe Tilix terminal app is a tiling terminal emulator loved by many on the Linux desktop — but is the future of the app in doubt? Tilix’s current developer, Gerald ‘gnunn1’ Nunn, says he’d prefer […]

This post, Tilix Terminal Emulator Needs a New Maintainer, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 6 May 2019 | 5:00 pm

Linux Release Roundup: Linux Kernel 5.1 Released + More

Linux 5.1 releaseWe recap the key Linux kernel 5.1 release features, out this weekend, plus look at updates for Google Chrome and the new Desktop Icons GNOME extension.

This post, Linux Release Roundup: Linux Kernel 5.1 Released + More, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 6 May 2019 | 12:31 pm

The Pinebook Pro, a $199 Linux Laptop, Inches Closer to Launch

Pinebook Pro laptop with linux mascotThe Pinebook Pro is the most anticipated Linux laptop due for release this year. Now, its creators share an update on what to expect in a new video.

This post, The Pinebook Pro, a $199 Linux Laptop, Inches Closer to Launch, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 6 May 2019 | 12:30 am