OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:53:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Munich Council Say Talk of LiMux Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-council-say-talk-limux-demise-greatly-exaggerated?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=munich-council-say-talk-limux-demise-greatly-exaggerated http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-council-say-talk-limux-demise-greatly-exaggerated#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:37:36 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93759 tux-donkey-carrotA Munich city council spokesman has attempted to clarify the reasons behind its plan to re-examine the role of open-source software in local government IT systems.

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Guacamelee! Gold Edition and Space Farmers Feature In Titanium Bundle Promo http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/guacamelee-gold-edition-space-farmers-feature-titanium-bundle-promo?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=guacamelee-gold-edition-space-farmers-feature-titanium-bundle-promo http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/guacamelee-gold-edition-space-farmers-feature-titanium-bundle-promo#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:46:26 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93754 titaniumbundleThe latest Humble Bundle offering is anaemic in Linux offerings this outing, but a generous set of Tux-friendly action titles are being touted in the latest cut-price bounty from Bundle Stars.

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How To Install MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/install-mate-desktop-ubuntu-14-04-lts?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=install-mate-desktop-ubuntu-14-04-lts http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/install-mate-desktop-ubuntu-14-04-lts#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:08:49 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93699 02_AboutInterest is growing in Ubuntu MATE Remix and the benefits it offers over stock Ubuntu. But how can you try it out? Through a PPA, of course.

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Humble Bundle Jumbo 2 Launches With 7 Games http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/humble-jumbo-bundle-2-launches-one-linux-title?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=humble-jumbo-bundle-2-launches-one-linux-title http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/humble-jumbo-bundle-2-launches-one-linux-title#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:54:21 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93706 humbojumboWallets at the ready: there's a new Humble Bundle in town, and it's Jumbo sized, offering up DRM-free version of Deadlight among its titles.

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Ubuntu MATE Remix Seeks Official Spin Status http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-mate-remix-course-become-official-flavour?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-mate-remix-course-become-official-flavour http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-mate-remix-course-become-official-flavour#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:51:55 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93690 02_AboutA custom spin of Ubuntu using the GNOME 2-based MATE desktop environment by default is looking to gain official spin status from Canonical.

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Is Munich City About to Switch Back to Windows from Linux? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-city-linux-switching-back-windows?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=munich-city-linux-switching-back-windows http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-city-linux-switching-back-windows#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:11:14 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93678 muncMunich's much vaunted migration to Linux could be about to unravel, sending the city back into the fee-driven bosom of Microsoft.

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Script Kiddies: Mario Party Meets Sever Hacking http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/script-kiddies-indie-game-kickstarter?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=script-kiddies-indie-game-kickstarter http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/script-kiddies-indie-game-kickstarter#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:19:28 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93657 Not one of the wrong 'insScript Kiddies is a hacking game looking to create just as much fun as open source tools and assets for the community.

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Shutter 0.93 Improves Dropbox Support, Fixes Public Links http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/shutter-0-93-dropbox-plugin-bug-fixes?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=shutter-0-93-dropbox-plugin-bug-fixes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/shutter-0-93-dropbox-plugin-bug-fixes#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:14:31 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93635 shutterImproved Dropbox integration is among the many improvements featuring in the latest release of popular screenshot tool Shutter.

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The Justice League of Linux: If Distros Were Superheroes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/justice-league-linux-distros-superheroes?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=justice-league-linux-distros-superheroes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/justice-league-linux-distros-superheroes#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:39:09 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93594 justice-of-linuxIf Ubuntu-based Linux distributions were comic book superheroes, who would be what and why? That's the question I've been mulling over for the last half hour.

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Ubuntu Phone Improves Scope Access With Slick New Gesture http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-home-screen-scope-gesture?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-home-screen-scope-gesture http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-home-screen-scope-gesture#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:20:07 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93552 Screen Shot 2014-08-15 at 13.23.12Managing Scopes on Ubuntu for Phones will soon be easier thanks to new 'bottom edge' gestures and features being introduced to dev builds.

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New Look, Added Hiding: New Steam Client Update Now Available http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/steam-linux-client-new-look-update?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=steam-linux-client-new-look-update http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/steam-linux-client-new-look-update#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:41:13 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93569 Screen Shot 2014-08-14 at 23.07.21There's a new version of the Steam Client now available — and it comes with a bevy of tweaks to the way it looks.

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DayZ Lead Developer ‘Keen’ on Linux Port http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/dayz-linux-port-happen-maybe?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=dayz-linux-port-happen-maybe http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/dayz-linux-port-happen-maybe#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:51:05 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93541 dayz logoAs big ol' rumour fish go this one is a whopper. We'll leave it up to you whether you're willing to reel it in or, for those who've smelt too much fishy speculation over the years, cast it back.

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You Can Now Get Twitter, Facebook and Gmail Alerts on Ubuntu Phone http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/twitter-facebook-notification-ubuntu-phones?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=twitter-facebook-notification-ubuntu-phones http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/twitter-facebook-notification-ubuntu-phones#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:48:41 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93535 Tweets displayed on Ubuntu TouchWith the first Ubuntu Phones still on course to ship later this year, its developers are now in the final furlong of preparing for a 'Release To Manufacturing' milestone.

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Can Ubuntu Do This? — Answers to The 4 Questions New Users Ask Most http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-can-play-games-replace-windows-questions?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-can-play-games-replace-windows-questions http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-can-play-games-replace-windows-questions#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:10:45 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93519 Ubuntu keyType 'Can Ubuntu' into Google and you'll see suggested terms based on the queries being typed most by searchers — but what are the answers?

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Retro-Styled Rhythmic Puzzle Game ‘Micron’ Hits All The Right Notes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/micron-game-review-linux-steam-desura?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=micron-game-review-linux-steam-desura http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/micron-game-review-linux-steam-desura#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:46:39 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93485 micron review thumbnailWith retro-styled visuals and plinky soundscapes, I couldn't resist taking old-school rhythm-based puzzle game 'Micron' for a spin.

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Elementary OS Beta Released, But You Might Want to Hold Off Trying It http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/elementary-os-freya-beta-download?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=elementary-os-freya-beta-download http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/elementary-os-freya-beta-download#comments Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:51:01 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93424 elementaryosThe first public beta of elementary OS Freya is now available to download — not that the team behind the Ubuntu-based Linux distro think you should try it.

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How To Watch Netflix on Ubuntu The Easy Way http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/netflix-linux-html5-support-plugins?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=netflix-linux-html5-support-plugins http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/netflix-linux-html5-support-plugins#comments Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17:55:49 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93332 netflix tileNative Netflix Linux playback is reported to be working in beta builds of Google Chrome — no Wine-based app or PPA required.

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Shutter 0.92 Fixes Bugs, Removes Ubuntu One Upload Plugin http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/shutter-0-9-2-released-removes-ubuntu-one?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=shutter-0-9-2-released-removes-ubuntu-one http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/shutter-0-9-2-released-removes-ubuntu-one#comments Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:35:06 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93345 shutterNew bug fix release of versatile open-source screenshot tool Shutter now available for download finally removes defunct Ubuntu One plugin.

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