OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu News, Apps, Reviews and Features Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 Arch: Shangri-La for Ubuntu Power Users? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/arch-shangri-la-ubuntu-power-users?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=arch-shangri-la-ubuntu-power-users http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/arch-shangri-la-ubuntu-power-users#comments Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:51 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=87355 arch-tileUbuntu 14.04 is here and many of you will opt to wipe and reinstall Ubuntu for that fresh, new LTS smell. But I'm here to say: not so fast!

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Have You Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? (Poll) http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/have-you-upgrade-to-ubuntu-14-04?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=have-you-upgrade-to-ubuntu-14-04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/have-you-upgrade-to-ubuntu-14-04#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:23:14 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90048 gildUbuntu 14.04 LTS came out to the world yesterday — but do you plan to upgrade?

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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/upgrade-ubuntu-14-04-12-04?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=upgrade-ubuntu-14-04-12-04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/upgrade-ubuntu-14-04-12-04#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:17:20 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90020 tileRunning Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and wondering how to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? Don't worry, we're here to walk you through it.

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Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Kubuntu 14.04 Available to Download — Here’s What’s New http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/whats-new-in-lubuntu-kubuntu-14-04?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=whats-new-in-lubuntu-kubuntu-14-04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/whats-new-in-lubuntu-kubuntu-14-04#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:49:15 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89509 flavoursUbuntu 14.04 LTS has been released and so has its family of flavours. In this post we'll give you a quick overview of what's new and improved in each, along with all the info and links you need to get them.

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: The Good, the Bad and the Awesome http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-14-04-download-review?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-14-04-download-review http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-14-04-download-review#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:33:25 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89957 leadUbuntu 14.04 LTS is now available for you to download and install on your computer – but is it any good?

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10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/10-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-14-04?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=10-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-14-04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/10-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-14-04#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:02:08 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89805 10-things-trusty-tileHere's our list of the top 10 things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS — ideal for all those upgrades unsure of what to do next.

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Official Ubuntu 14.04 ‘Tahr’ T-Shirts Now Available to Buy http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-14-04-t-shirts-go-sale?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-14-04-t-shirts-go-sale http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-14-04-t-shirts-go-sale#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:35:23 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90124 ubuntu mensOfficially branded Ubuntu 14.04 mascot t-shirts have gone on sale in the Canonical merchandise store.

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Download Mass Effect Composer’s Ubuntu 14.04 Start Up Sounds http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/sam-hulick-ubuntu-start-sound?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sam-hulick-ubuntu-start-sound http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/sam-hulick-ubuntu-start-sound#comments Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:25:17 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90056 mass-effects-sam-hulickAward winning composer Sam Hulick, famed for his music scores in top tier gaming titles like Mass Effect, has released a set of alternative start-up sounds for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

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Canonical Begins E-Mailing Ubuntu One Users To Warn of Shutdown http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-one-shutdown-email?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-one-shutdown-email http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-one-shutdown-email#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:53:48 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89689 ubuntu-one-tileCanonical has begun sending e-mails to users of the Ubuntu One file service informing them of the impending shut down.

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Cirrus 7 Nimbus PC Now Available With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/cirrus-7-nimbus-1-pc-ubuntu-14-04?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=cirrus-7-nimbus-1-pc-ubuntu-14-04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/cirrus-7-nimbus-1-pc-ubuntu-14-04#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:42:11 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89979 cirrus 7 pcThe company behind the award-winning Cirrus 7 Nimbus mini PC has announced that it is now available to buy pre-loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

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Keyboard Shortcuts Added to LightDM GTK Greeter 1.8.4 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/lightdm-gtk-greeter-1-8-4?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lightdm-gtk-greeter-1-8-4 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/lightdm-gtk-greeter-1-8-4#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:49:02 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89987 Greybird_lightdm-gtk-greeterWe last wrote about LightDM GTK Greeter, the login screen used in many Linux distributions, most notably Xubuntu, back in January — a veritable eon in development terms.

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Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth Will Support Linux at Launch http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/civilization-beyond-earth-linux?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=civilization-beyond-earth-linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/civilization-beyond-earth-linux#comments Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:48:09 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89932 1396960310Sid Meier's next Civilization game, titled 'Beyond Earth', will be available on Linux at launch later this year.

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Vocal is a Promising New Podcast Manager App for Linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/vocal-podcast-manager-linux?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=vocal-podcast-manager-linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/vocal-podcast-manager-linux#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:55:48 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89913 Vocal Podcast App for LinuxI'm not a massive podcast fan, but I know plenty of people who are and one of the chief complaints I hear is that Linux lacks a decent app for managing them. But hopefully this won't be the case for much longer.

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Here’s How to Enable the Handy Apt Terminal Progress Bar in Ubuntu 14.04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/how-to-enable-apt-terminal-progress-bar?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-enable-apt-terminal-progress-bar http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/how-to-enable-apt-terminal-progress-bar#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:39:47 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89903 apt-progressAvid Apt users among you that are already running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS may want to enable the following new feature to make Terminal-time a tad more helpful.

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Ubuntu Style Themes For Fluxbox Window Manager http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-fluxbox-themes?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-fluxbox-themes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-fluxbox-themes#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:05:36 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89832 UnknownIf your favoured window manager on Ubuntu is the lightweight resource-efficient Fluxbox, read on.

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Humble Bundle for PC and Android 9 Adds Three More Games http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/hib-pc-android-9-update?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hib-pc-android-9-update http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/hib-pc-android-9-update#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:17:09 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89875 humble-bundle-9-tileThe Humble Bundle for PC & Android 9 has added three more puzzlers to sweeten its already unbeatable deal — and all available for Linux.

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Elementary OS ‘Isis’ Demoed With Blistering Speed http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/elementary-os-isis-video-demo-speed?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=elementary-os-isis-video-demo-speed http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/elementary-os-isis-video-demo-speed#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:13:30 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89833 elementaryosWith Ubuntu placing all of its eggs in a 'convergence' shaped basket, it's left to smaller Linux distributions to push forward the more traditional desktop paradigm that most users are comfortable with.

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Windows XP Support Ends Today …Sort Of http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/windows-xp-ends-time-to-go-linux?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=windows-xp-ends-time-to-go-linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/windows-xp-ends-time-to-go-linux#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:21:47 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=89815 apps-350x200Today, April 8, finally sees Microsoft cut the cord on Windows XP after more than eleven years of support — or does it?

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