OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:33:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 New Video Demos Ubuntu Convergence on Tablet, Phone http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/new-video-shows-off-ubuntu-convergence-demoed-on-tablet-phone http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/new-video-shows-off-ubuntu-convergence-demoed-on-tablet-phone#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:16:08 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96950 B47kKn_IAAARJjEA new video shows how far Canonical has come with the idea of convergence, both at the software level and on working hardware.

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Ubuntu MATE Is Now An Official Ubuntu Flavor http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/ubuntu-mate-is-now-an-official-ubuntu-flavor http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/ubuntu-mate-is-now-an-official-ubuntu-flavor#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:14:50 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96896 MATE Ubuntu 14.04 DesktopThe Ubuntu MATE Linux distribution is now an official Ubuntu flavor, joining the likes of Xubuntu, Kubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin.

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Ubuntu 15.04 Beta Available to Download, Ubuntu MATE Is Now An Official Flavor http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/ubuntu-15-04-beta-downloads-now-live-ubuntu-mate-made-an-official-flavor http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/ubuntu-15-04-beta-downloads-now-live-ubuntu-mate-made-an-official-flavor#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:11:12 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96871 1504The Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet beta is now available to download, with most community flavors taking part.

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Octa-core Meizu Ubuntu Phone Made Official http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/meizu-mx4-ubuntu-edition-is-official-will-be-at-mwc-in-march http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/meizu-mx4-ubuntu-edition-is-official-will-be-at-mwc-in-march#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:55:27 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96880 B-x2w4rUUAAX7tE.png-largeThe Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition will make its debut at Mobile World Congress early next month.

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Samsung’s Linux-Based Tizen Phone Proves an Unexpected Success http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/samsungs-linux-based-tizen-phone-proves-an-unexpected-success http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/samsungs-linux-based-tizen-phone-proves-an-unexpected-success#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:16:12 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96798 tizen clipThe unexpected success of its low-end Tizen smartphone will see Samsung launch a second version in the Indian market soon, rumours suggest.

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The Next Ubuntu Phone Flash Sale Is Feb 26 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/next-ubuntu-phone-flash-sale-tomorrow http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/next-ubuntu-phone-flash-sale-tomorrow#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:46:26 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96844 aggregator scopesThe next Ubuntu Phone flash sale will take place tomorrow February 26, Spanish mobile maker Bq has announced.

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GNOME 3.16 Might Just Be The Best Version Yet http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/4-reason-why-gnome-3-16-might-be-the-best-version-yet-gallery http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/4-reason-why-gnome-3-16-might-be-the-best-version-yet-gallery#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:02:40 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96840 shell-themeIf recent screenshots of next month's GNOME 3.16 release are anything to go by, it'll be the best release yet.

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Firefox 36 Released With New Tab Page Tile Sync http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/firefox-36-download-tab-pin-sync http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/firefox-36-download-tab-pin-sync#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:54:49 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96755 Firefox BannerA new stable release of Firefox — Firefox 36 — has been made available for download by Mozilla, and contains a number of small new features.

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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Released, Includes 3.16 Kernel http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/ubuntu-14-04-2-lts-released-includes-3-16-kernel http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/ubuntu-14-04-2-lts-released-includes-3-16-kernel#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:36:13 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96801 tileUbuntu 14.04.2 LTS has been released and is now available to download.

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10 Linux Games, One Low Price: Trinity Bundle Now Live http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/10-linux-games-one-low-price-trinity-bundle-now-live http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/10-linux-games-one-low-price-trinity-bundle-now-live#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:13:30 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96691 trinity bundleBundle Stars has launched its latest limited-time game offer composed of 10 Steam games that all run on Linux for $2.49/£1.99.

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Ubuntu Phone Sells Out During First Flash Sale http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/96735 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/96735#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 03:53:10 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96735 bq-ubuntu-phone-omg-thumbnailThe Bq Ubuntu Phone went on sale this morning direct in Europe and as expected sold out — twice!

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This Is Bq’s Exclusive Ubuntu Phone Case Accessory http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/bq-ubuntu-phone-official-case-accessory http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/bq-ubuntu-phone-official-case-accessory#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:41:04 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96617 Porthole for peekingIf you manage to snag an Ubuntu Phone in one of the online flash sales due to take place from this week you'll no doubt be looking for something to keep your device protected.

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INRIX Traffic Data Integrated into First Ubuntu Smartphone http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/inrix-traffic-data-integrated-first-ubuntu-smartphone http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/inrix-traffic-data-integrated-first-ubuntu-smartphone#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:55:16 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96693 The Ubuntu Phone from BqUbuntu for Phones may not quite have turn-by-turn navigation smarts on hand, but it does boast some real-time traffic data thanks to a partnership with INRIX.

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Elementary OS ‘Freya’ Beta 2 Released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/elementary-freya-beta-2-released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/elementary-freya-beta-2-released#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:51:29 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96683 gearyThe second beta release of elementary Freya is now available for download, and arrives some six months after the first beta was released to much excitement.

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First Ever Ubuntu Phone Unboxing Video Appears Online http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/first-ever-ubuntu-phone-unboxing-video-appears-online http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/first-ever-ubuntu-phone-unboxing-video-appears-online#comments Sat, 07 Feb 2015 13:42:13 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96668 Screen Shot 2015-02-07 at 12.08.56You can expect to see a number of "unboxing videos" for the Bq Ubuntu Phone appear online in the coming days, as those gifted handsets at the Feb 6 event take to the 'tubes to share their thoughts.

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Bq Ubuntu Phone Goes on Sale Next Week at €169, Meizu Device Coming Soon http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/bq-ubuntu-phone-goes-sale-next-week-e169-meizu-device-coming-soon http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/02/bq-ubuntu-phone-goes-sale-next-week-e169-meizu-device-coming-soon#comments Sat, 07 Feb 2015 00:18:00 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96663 The Ubuntu Phone from BqSo, there we have it. After all the waiting, griping and pining we're now only days away from the first Ubuntu Phone going on sale in Europe, courtesy of Spain-based Bq.

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LibreOffice 4.4 Released With Major UI Revamp http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/01/libreoffice-4-4-released-ui-revamp http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/01/libreoffice-4-4-released-ui-revamp#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:50:44 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96643 libre-office-tileA 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.

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Meet Vivaldi — A New Web Browser Built for Power Users http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/01/vivaldi-web-browser-linux-download-power-users http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/01/vivaldi-web-browser-linux-download-power-users#comments Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:40:41 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=96623 vivaldi browserA brand new web browser has arrived this week that aims to meet the needs of power users — and it's already available for Linux.

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