OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:56:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Minitube 2.2 Fixes Playback Issues, Adds Channel Unsubscribe Option http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/minitube-2-2-playback-fixes-unsubcribe?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=minitube-2-2-playback-fixes-unsubcribe http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/minitube-2-2-playback-fixes-unsubcribe#comments Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:16:52 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92985 Minitube Channel SubscriptionsUnofficial and Flash-free desktop YouTube player 'MiniTube' has been updated with playback fixes and minor improvements.

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Get Snapping: Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 Wallpaper Contest Now Open http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/ubuntu-gnome-14-10-wallpaper-contest-opens-entries?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-gnome-14-10-wallpaper-contest-opens-entries http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/ubuntu-gnome-14-10-wallpaper-contest-opens-entries#comments Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:45:54 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92974 wallpaperThe keen photographers, illustrators and graphics ninjas amongst you have the chance to help shape the look and feel of Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 — but only for the next few weeks.

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New Intel Linux Graphics Stack Adds Broadwell Support, Improves Bay Trail http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/intel-graphics-stack-2014-q2-update?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=intel-graphics-stack-2014-q2-update http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/intel-graphics-stack-2014-q2-update#comments Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:38:42 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92963 intel-driver-update-utility-unityThe latest Intel Graphics Stack for Linux has been released with Broadwell support and improvements to Bay Trail and Haswell chips.

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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Now Available to Download, 12.04 Users Prompted to Upgrade http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/ubuntu-14-04-1-lts-released?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-14-04-1-lts-released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/ubuntu-14-04-1-lts-released#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:01:57 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92503 tileThe first point release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has been made available for download.

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GOG.com Linux Support Arrives, 50+ Games Available DRM Free http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/50-classic-pc-games-now-available-linux-gog?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=50-classic-pc-games-now-available-linux-gog http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/50-classic-pc-games-now-available-linux-gog#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:35:04 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92930 gog-com-tileSay goodbye to your productivity: GOG.com has just made a stash of 50 classic PC games available on Linux.

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Firefox 31 Arrives With New Tab Search Box and Malware Scanning http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/firefox-31-adds-search-bar-to-new-tab-page-malware?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=firefox-31-adds-search-bar-to-new-tab-page-malware http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/firefox-31-adds-search-bar-to-new-tab-page-malware#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:29:30 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92894 firefox tile 2A new stable release of Mozilla Firefox, version 31, has been made available for download, and contains a modest set of changes.

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The Native Dropbox Linux Client Debuts New Qt Interface http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/dropbox-experimental-linux-build-qt-rewrite?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=dropbox-experimental-linux-build-qt-rewrite http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/dropbox-experimental-linux-build-qt-rewrite#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:00:58 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92830 Congratulations ScreenThe latest experimental build of the native Dropbox Linux client has debuted with an all new Qt interface.

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Linus Torvalds’ Workspace Is Nothing Like I Imagined (Video) http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/linus-torvalds-messy-desk-video?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=linus-torvalds-messy-desk-video http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/linus-torvalds-messy-desk-video#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:41:26 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92822 linus deskIf you've ever found yourself wondering what sort of workspace environment the creator of Linux works from, it's your lucky day.

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Atraci Turns YouTube Into a Desktop Music Player for Linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/atraci-is-a-cross-platform-desktop-youtube-music-player?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=atraci-is-a-cross-platform-desktop-youtube-music-player http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/atraci-is-a-cross-platform-desktop-youtube-music-player#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:15:28 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92800 youtube music app atraciYouTube is one of the biggest libraries of music on the web, with an estimated 60 million songs covering virtually every genre, artist and album imaginable. Better yet, it works everywhere and is free.  Atraci is a new open-source desktop media player that takes YouTube’s huge database of music and uses some clever metadata matching through Last.fm and […]

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Time to Upgrade: Ubuntu 13.10 Support Ends Today http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/ubuntu-13-10-support-ends-today?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-13-10-support-ends-today http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/ubuntu-13-10-support-ends-today#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:01:21 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92501 saucy-intyIt's had a fair old run, but after 9 months basking in the sun today marks the end of official support for Ubuntu 13.10 'Saucy Salamander'.

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Why Spotify Ditching Debian for Ubuntu Offers Opportunities for All http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/spotify-switches-5000-servers-ubuntu?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=spotify-switches-5000-servers-ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/spotify-switches-5000-servers-ubuntu#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:35:15 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92758 spotify-tileOne of the world's most popular music streaming services has migrated almost 5000 of its servers to Ubuntu.

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5 Simple Ways To Make Cinnamon Feel at Home on Ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/5-things-installing-cinnamon-ubuntu?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=5-things-installing-cinnamon-ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/5-things-installing-cinnamon-ubuntu#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:28:39 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92626 desThe latest release of the popular Cinnamon desktop environment is once again available for Ubuntu users to install. Here's how to make it rock.

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KDE Plasma 5 Arrives with Fresh New Look, True Convergence http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/kde-plasma-5-released?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=kde-plasma-5-released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/kde-plasma-5-released#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:58:22 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92729 new look plasma desktop kdeKDE has announced the first release of Plasma 5, a major reworking of the KDE desktop.

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‘Simple Dock’ GNOME Shell Extension Puts Your Fave Apps On The Desktop http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/simple-dock-gnome-shell-extension?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=simple-dock-gnome-shell-extension http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/simple-dock-gnome-shell-extension#comments Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:03:50 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92560 screenshot_815_1Simple Dock is a GNOME Shell extension that puts a handy application launcher and task switch right where you can see it: on the desktop.

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Need Microsoft Office on Ubuntu? Install the Official Web Apps http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/run-microsoft-office-web-apps-ubuntu-desktop?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=run-microsoft-office-web-apps-ubuntu-desktop http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/run-microsoft-office-web-apps-ubuntu-desktop#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:26:18 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92571 office appsIt's not everyone's cup of joe, but Microsoft Office and its family of finicky file formats are a mainstay of many working and educational environments — for better or worse.

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How to Install Lightweight Budgie Desktop in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/install-budgie-evolve-os-desktop-ubuntu-14-04?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=install-budgie-evolve-os-desktop-ubuntu-14-04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/install-budgie-evolve-os-desktop-ubuntu-14-04#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:37:39 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92585 Budgie desktop environmentIf you follow us over on Twitter you may have caught a glimpse of a screenshot we shared recently, along with the invitation to name the desktop environment pictured.

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LG G3 Style ‘All In One Circle’ Conky Theme http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/conky-circle-theme-nod-lg-quick-cover?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=conky-circle-theme-nod-lg-quick-cover http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/conky-circle-theme-nod-lg-quick-cover#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:04:56 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92320 all in one conky circleWith a near limitless variety of custom-made themes available for it, Conky has always been one of the best ways to add a splash of personality to any humdrum Linux desktop.

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How to Install Cinnamon from a PPA on Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/new-cinnamon-ubuntu-14-04-ppa-stable?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-cinnamon-ubuntu-14-04-ppa-stable http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/new-cinnamon-ubuntu-14-04-ppa-stable#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:14:00 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=92218 cinnamonLast month saw consternation for fans of the 'Cinnamon' desktop, as the pseudo-official PPA providing stable builds on Ubuntu was unexpectedly retired, but a new PPA is here to save the day.

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