OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:09:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Updated NSS Library Rolls Out, Brings Netflix Support to Ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-rolls-updated-nss-library-native-linux-netflix-support http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-rolls-updated-nss-library-native-linux-netflix-support#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:15:01 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94304 netflix logoAn updated build of the 'NSS' library required to make HTML5 Netflix playback work natively in Ubuntu is now being rolled out to LTS users.

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Linux E-Mail App Geary Gains Inline Composer, Signature Support http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/new-shotwell-geary-stable-release-available-to-downed http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/new-shotwell-geary-stable-release-available-to-downed#comments Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:39:26 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94281 geary-tileOpen-source software outfit Yorba has announced new stable releases of photo management app Shotwell and slick desktop e-mail client Geary.

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How to Run Android Apps on Ubuntu using ARChon http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/install-android-apps-ubuntu-archon http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/install-android-apps-ubuntu-archon#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:04:11 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94255 android ubuntuGoogle recently announced the first set of Android apps available to run natively on Chrome OS, a feat made possible using a new 'Android Runtime' extension.

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Netflix Works with Ubuntu to Bring Native Playback to All (Updated) http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/netflix-linux-html5-nss-change-request http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/netflix-linux-html5-nss-change-request#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:16:38 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94240 netflix tileWe saw last month just how close native Netflix support for Linux is to arriving. Now Netflix wants to go one step further...

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This GNOME 3.14 Video Turns Excitement Levels Up to 11 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/gnome-3-14-behind-the-scenes-video http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/gnome-3-14-behind-the-scenes-video#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:58:51 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94234 Ubuntu GNOME is one of the spins taking partLater this month GNOME 3.14 will be released to the masses, bringing a raft of improvements, new features, design and technologies with it.

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Humble Indie Bundle 12 Adds More Games, Including Award-Winning Heist Co-Op http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/humble-indie-bundle-12-games-added http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/humble-indie-bundle-12-games-added#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:37:50 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94210 humbleThe Humble Indie Bundle 12 has levelled up, adding three more games to its action-packed roster — and they're all available for Linux.

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Opera 25 Beta Adds Linux Support, New Bookmarking Feature http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/opera-25-beta-adds-linux-support-new-bookmarking-feature http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/opera-25-beta-adds-linux-support-new-bookmarking-feature#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:05:43 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94200 Welcome to Opera screenOpera has announced a beta release of its Chromium-based web browser — the first to support Linux.

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How to Go Hands On With the Utopic Unicorn – Literally! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/unicorn-origami-download-pdf-ubuntu-utopic http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/unicorn-origami-download-pdf-ubuntu-utopic#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:04:35 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94179 ubuntu unicornsA step-by-step guide to making an origami Unicorn has been posted online by Canonical to celebrate the upcoming release of the same name.

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Have You Tried Ubuntu MATE Remix 14.10 Beta 1? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-mate-remix-14-10-beta-1-released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-mate-remix-14-10-beta-1-released#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:21:01 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93933 ubuntu mate remix logoThe first beta release of Ubuntu MATE Remix 14.10 was published at the end of August.

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With Apple Watch Unveiled, Could an Ubuntu Smartwatch Be Next? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-smartwatch-apple-iwatch http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-smartwatch-apple-iwatch#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:20:53 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94109 ubuntu smartwatch themeApple's foray into the wearable computing market is now official — but should Canonical follow suit with an Ubuntu smartwatch of its own?

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Humble Indie Bundle 12 Offers New Games, Physical Goodies http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/humble-indie-bundle-12-lands-new-linux-games-physical-merch http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/humble-indie-bundle-12-lands-new-linux-games-physical-merch#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:22:44 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94141 humble entertainment packThe Humble Indie Bundle is back with 7 notable indie games, including 2 BAFTA award winners. It also sees a Humble first — physical merch.

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Meet the 12 Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper Contest Winners http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-14-10-wallpaper-contest-winners http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-14-10-wallpaper-contest-winners#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:12:00 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94081 'Warm Grasses' by dcsearle.t21Get ready to glance over a group of images you'll be seeing a whole lot more of in the coming months. Yes, the winners of the Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper contest have been unveiled.

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Pidgin Unity Integration Returns in Ubuntu 14.10 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/pidgin-unity-integration-returns-ubuntu-14-10 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/pidgin-unity-integration-returns-ubuntu-14-10#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:09:24 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94097 messPidgin users will find an extra special treat waiting for them in next month's release of Ubuntu 14.10: Unity integration is back.

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Jelly Conky Adds Simple, Stylish Stats To Your Linux Desktop http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/jelly-conky-for-linux-desktop http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/jelly-conky-for-linux-desktop#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:13:16 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93988 jelly conkyI treat Conky setups a bit like wallpapers: I'll find one I love, only to change it the next week because I'm bored of it and want a change.

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Do You Still Dual Boot Ubuntu With Windows For Gaming? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/still-dual-boot-windows-gaming http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/still-dual-boot-windows-gaming#comments Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:04:51 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93867 controllerLinux Gamers used to dual boot with Windows to play the latest and greatest games. Has the arrival of Steam for Linux changed this? Tell us!

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Drab Desktop? Try These 4 Beautiful Linux Icon Themes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/4-gorgeous-linux-icon-themes-download http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/4-gorgeous-linux-icon-themes-download#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:21:04 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93794 4 icon packs tileUbuntu's default icon theme hasn't changed much in almost 5 years, save for the odd new icon here and there. If you're tired of how it looks we're going to show you a handful of gorgeous alternatives that will easily freshen things up.

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Linux Gaming Round-Up: Borderlands 2, Wasteland 2 & Sanctum 2 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/linux-games-rumour-round-up-for-august http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/linux-games-rumour-round-up-for-august#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:54:51 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93832 ubuntugamer_logo_dark-500x250We're swamped by the latest Linux gaming news! To get back on top of things, here are the biggest gaming stories of the past fortnight.

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NvPY Is an Unofficial Simplenote App for Linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/nvpy-simplenote-linux-app-third-party http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/nvpy-simplenote-linux-app-third-party#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:17:08 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93857 note taking appsIf you're a Simplenote user looking for a way to keep on top of your to-dos in Linux, try nvPY — an open-source note-taking tool with first-class support for the service.

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