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OnlyOffice, the Open Source Office Suite is Now Available on Flathub

OnlyOffice Text Editing AppOnlyOffice Desktop Editors for Linux is now available to download and install as a Flatpak app from Flathub across multiple Linux distributions.

This post, OnlyOffice, the Open Source Office Suite is Now Available on Flathub, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 12 November 2019 | 2:13 pm

The Voyager Linux Distro Offers an Interesting Spin on Xfce

The Voyager Linux distribution wants to take users on a journey to an "aesthetic and immersive" Linux environment — but does it succeed?

This post, The Voyager Linux Distro Offers an Interesting Spin on Xfce, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 11 November 2019 | 1:51 pm

HandBrake 1.3.0 Released with UI Tweaks, Discord Presets + More

GNOME Sushi video previewHandBrake 1.3.0 has been released. This update of the free media convertor tool adds AMD VCE support and new Discord video presets. Learn more in this post.

This post, HandBrake 1.3.0 Released with UI Tweaks, Discord Presets + More, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 10 November 2019 | 3:34 pm

PinePhone: Everything You Need to Know About This Linux Phone

The PinePhone is an affordable Linux phone created by Pine64, makers of the Pinebook Pro laptop and Pine64 single board computer. The PinePhone specs, price and design are all tailored towards keeping it a super […]

This post, PinePhone: Everything You Need to Know About This Linux Phone, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 8 November 2019 | 3:23 pm

Kdenlive is Now Available on the Snap Store

kdenlive beta releaseThe Kdenlive video editor is now officially available on the Snap store, where it joins more than 50 other KDE branded Snap apps.

This post, Kdenlive is Now Available on the Snap Store, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 8 November 2019 | 2:02 pm

Pinebook Pro Unboxed, Booted, Then Taken Apart [Video]

Pinebook Pro unboxing videos have begun popping up on YouTube, including this 10 minute clip showing the Pinebook Pro unboxed, booted, then disassembled!

This post, Pinebook Pro Unboxed, Booted, Then Taken Apart [Video], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 7 November 2019 | 4:29 pm

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Released for Linux

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is now available to download and install on Linux and macOS. The Linux port was handled by Feral Interactive.

This post, Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Released for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 6 November 2019 | 12:45 am

It’s Official: Microsoft Edge is Coming to Linux

Microsoft edge chromium and linuxMicrosoft Edge for Linux is coming next year, Redmond has announced. Microsoft announced the Linux build on stage at the Ignite 2019 conference.

This post, It’s Official: Microsoft Edge is Coming to Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 5 November 2019 | 3:21 pm

Ubuntu Publishes Support Roadmap for the Raspberry Pi 4

The future of Ubuntu on the Raspberry Pi family is looking pretty fresh, with Canonical unveiling a new roadmap outlining official support for the boards.

This post, Ubuntu Publishes Support Roadmap for the Raspberry Pi 4, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 4 November 2019 | 2:53 pm

elementary OS Now Has Support for Flatpak Apps

Elementary OS Flatpak support is now rolling out to users via a software update. The change will make it easier to install Flatpak apps on elementary OS.

This post, elementary OS Now Has Support for Flatpak Apps, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 3 November 2019 | 4:31 pm

Microsoft Edge Gets a New Logo, Still Debating a Linux Build

A new Microsoft Edge logo has been unveiled by Microsoft. The app reborn as a a Chromium-based cross-platform web browser, is also evaluating a Linux port.

This post, Microsoft Edge Gets a New Logo, Still Debating a Linux Build, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 3 November 2019 | 3:47 pm

Ubuntu 19.10 Bug Shares Your Media Folders Without Warning

A major bug in Ubuntu 19.10 could be automatically sharing the contents of your Pictures, Video and Music folders with other users on the same network.

This post, Ubuntu 19.10 Bug Shares Your Media Folders Without Warning, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 3 November 2019 | 2:18 pm

LibreOffice 6.4 Will Ship With Native GTK Dialogs on Linux

screenshot of ubuntu showing applicationsLibreOffice completes work on porting dialogs to native GTK, and LibreOffice 6.4 will make 'no direct uses' of the cross-platform VCL toolkit.

This post, LibreOffice 6.4 Will Ship With Native GTK Dialogs on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 1 November 2019 | 2:00 pm

Dell Puts Ubuntu on More of its Laptops

Dell is pre-loading Ubuntu on more variations of the popular Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, increasing the number of models 8 fold in the United States.

This post, Dell Puts Ubuntu on More of its Laptops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 31 October 2019 | 11:10 pm

More Pinebook Pro Pre-Orders Announced (Update: Now Live)

pinebook pro costs $199Linux fans get another chance to pre-order the $199 Pinebook Pro Linux laptop in early November in ANSI and ISO layouts. Shipping is estimated for December.

This post, More Pinebook Pro Pre-Orders Announced (Update: Now Live), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 31 October 2019 | 9:40 pm

Linux Mint 19.3 ‘Tricia’ Will Arrive December With Various Changes

linux mint logo oldLinux Mint 19.3 'Tricia' is due for release in December, 2019 based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, include several new apps, and ship with the new Linux Mint logo.

This post, Linux Mint 19.3 ‘Tricia’ Will Arrive December With Various Changes, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 31 October 2019 | 3:27 pm

Hallowe’en Fright: “OMG! He Doesn’t Even Use Ubuntu?!”

Settle amongst the shadows dancing by pumpkin light for a terrifying tale of one American's daring dance with the Linux distro your parents warn you about…

This post, Hallowe’en Fright: “OMG! He Doesn’t Even Use Ubuntu?!”, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 31 October 2019 | 1:41 pm

GIMP 2.10.14 Released with Minor Fixes, Tool Improvements (Updated)

gimp on ubuntu graphicGIMP 2.10.14 is now available to download. This update tot he GIMP image editor offers a crop of bug fixes, several new GEGL filters, and tool improvements.

This post, GIMP 2.10.14 Released with Minor Fixes, Tool Improvements (Updated), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 30 October 2019 | 3:55 pm

KDE Sets Out 3 Goals for the Future

pinebook arm laptop running kde plasma neonThe KDE community has mapped out its development goals, putting improved Plasma Wayland support, app consistency, and better app promotion on the task list.

This post, KDE Sets Out 3 Goals for the Future, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 30 October 2019 | 1:41 pm

KDE Kills Off The ‘Cashew’, Replaces It With Something Less Nutty

KDE is removing the desktop toolbox icon from the Plasma desktop. The feature, a cashew icon in KDE 4, offers a shortcut to desktop layout options.

This post, KDE Kills Off The ‘Cashew’, Replaces It With Something Less Nutty, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 29 October 2019 | 2:53 pm

And We’re Off: Ubuntu 20.04 Development Officially Begins

Ubuntu 20.04 'Focal Fossa' is now officially open for development, Canonical's Matthias Klose has announced on the Ubuntu developer mailing list.

This post, And We’re Off: Ubuntu 20.04 Development Officially Begins, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 28 October 2019 | 2:01 pm

VGrive is a Google Drive Linux Client Written in Vala, Designed for elementaryOS

google drive ocamlfuse on linux graphicVgrive is a free Google Drive Linux client 'designed for elementary OS' but also available to download and install on Ubuntu and Linux Mint desktops.

This post, VGrive is a Google Drive Linux Client Written in Vala, Designed for elementaryOS, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 28 October 2019 | 12:50 pm

Ubuntu 19.10 Makes it Easier to Share Media to Your TV, Games Consoles, Etc

gaming on LinuxUbuntu 19.10 makes it easier to share media between Ubuntu and smart TVs, games consoles, and other computers via DLNA receiver clients like VLC.

This post, Ubuntu 19.10 Makes it Easier to Share Media to Your TV, Games Consoles, Etc, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 26 October 2019 | 1:47 pm

How Ubuntu Helped Make GNOME Shell Faster (And Why The Work Continues)

gnome shell performanceCanonical Software Engineer Daniel Van Vugt provides detail on the work done to improve the performance of GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 19.10

This post, How Ubuntu Helped Make GNOME Shell Faster (And Why The Work Continues), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 25 October 2019 | 12:21 pm

Dash to Panel 24 Released with Vertical Option, New Update Mechanism

Ubuntu Dock Progress Bar and badge CountThe Dash to Panel GNOME Shell extension has added a new vertical option. Dash to Panel v24 and up can be placed on the left or right of the screen.

This post, Dash to Panel 24 Released with Vertical Option, New Update Mechanism, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 24 October 2019 | 3:11 pm

Deepin 20 Will Include a Revamped App Launcher (Video)

Deepin Linux devs shared this video demo of a new app launcher experience coming in Deepin 20. The new app launcher is more immersive than before.

This post, Deepin 20 Will Include a Revamped App Launcher (Video), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 24 October 2019 | 1:04 pm

Canonical Has a New Director of Ubuntu Desktop

ubuntu news thumbnailMartin Wimpress, head of the Ubuntu MATE project, has been announced as Canonical's new Ubuntu desktop director. He replaces Will Cooke in the role.

This post, Canonical Has a New Director of Ubuntu Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 23 October 2019 | 4:00 pm