OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:39:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Here We Go Again: Ubuntu 15.04 Now Open for Development http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-15-04-vivid-vervet-opens-development http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-15-04-vivid-vervet-opens-development#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:06:21 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94952 1504Barely 24 hours after the Utopic Unicorn finally bolted from the stable stable, Ubuntu 15.04 has opened its doors for development.

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Have You Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 ‘Utopic Unicorn’? (Poll) http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/upgraded-ubuntu-14-10 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/upgraded-ubuntu-14-10#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:12:59 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94945 unicornThe final stable release of Ubuntu 14.10 is now available — but do you plan to upgrade? That's the question we're asking in this poll.

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7 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/7-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-14-10-utopic-unicorn http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/7-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-14-10-utopic-unicorn#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:37:59 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94697 thingsAfter you’ve installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10, known by its codename ‘Utopic Unicorn’, there are a few things you should do to get it up and running in tip-top shape.

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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.10 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/upgrade-ubuntu-14-04-to-14-10 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/upgrade-ubuntu-14-04-to-14-10#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:22:31 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94924 software-and-updatesWondering how to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.10? Well, we're here to help.

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Ubuntu 14.10 Released, Ready to Download Now http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-14-10-release-download-now http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-14-10-release-download-now#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:22:45 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94869 download-now-tileAfter six months in the mix today marks the stable release of the latest version of Ubuntu.

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This is the name of Ubuntu 15.04 — And It’s Not Versatile Velociraptor http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-15-04-named-vivid-vervet http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-15-04-named-vivid-vervet#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:21:59 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94858 vervetUbuntu 14.10 may not be out of the door yet, but attention is already turning to Ubuntu 15.04. Today it got its name: 'Vivid Vervet'.

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Are You an Ubuntu Expert? Take Our Quiz and Find Out! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-at-ten-birthday-quiz http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-at-ten-birthday-quiz#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:51:57 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94680 quiz-tileTest how hardy your Ubuntu know-how is by taking our trusty Ubuntu tenth birthday quiz. Will you be the Quantal Quetzal of quizzes?

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Firefox 33 Stable Rolls Out With Search Suggestions, OpenH264 Support http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/firefox-33-stable-download-linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/firefox-33-stable-download-linux#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:27:22 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94771 Firefox BannerMozilla Firefox 33, the latest stable update to the widely popular open-source web browser, is now rolling out on Ubuntu.

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! Arrives on Linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/borderlands-pre-sequel-linux-download http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/borderlands-pre-sequel-linux-download#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:31:40 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94646 borderlands logoToday marks the North American release of much-hyped AAA action title 'Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!' — and yes, it's available on Linux.

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LXQt 0.8 Released With New Themes, Admin Tools and More http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/lxqt-0-8-stable-released-available-install-ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/lxqt-0-8-stable-released-available-install-ubuntu#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:59:57 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94779 lxqtLXQt 0.8.0 features a number of significant changes, fixes and performance improvements, including new themes and a set of new admin tools.

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Ten Years of Ubuntu — User Survey http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ten-years-ubuntu-user-survey http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ten-years-ubuntu-user-survey#comments Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:27:09 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94738 ubuntu-10Later this month Ubuntu will celebrate its 10th birthday, and to mark the occasion we're looking to find out more about what you think of it.

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PSA: Netflix Now Works On Ubuntu, No Hacks Required http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/psa-netflix-ubuntu-now-working-box http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/psa-netflix-ubuntu-now-working-box#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:18:19 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94719 netflix logoNetflix is now available to watch on Ubuntu out of the box — no hacks, plugins or user-agent switching workaround required.

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Linux Kernel 3.17 Is Out With Plenty of New Features http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/linux-kernel-3-17-whats-new-improved http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/linux-kernel-3-17-whats-new-improved#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 01:05:17 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94475 linux-3-17The latest stable release of the Linux kernel, 3.17, has been released. It brings a batch of GPU updates and enhanced hardware support.

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How To Use Steam Music Player on Ubuntu Desktop http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/use-steam-music-player-linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/use-steam-music-player-linux#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:39:22 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94426 music player'Music makes the people come together' Madonna once sang. But can Steam's new music player feature mix the bourgeoisie and the rebel as well?

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Adobe Pulls Linux PDF Reader Downloads From Website http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/adobe-reader-linux-download-pulled-website http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/adobe-reader-linux-download-pulled-website#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:19:07 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94539 adobe readerThings are about to get tricky if you need to use Adobe's own PDF reader application on Linux: the company has pulled the download links.

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Linux Calendar App California 0.2 Released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/california-calendar-natural-language-parser http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/california-calendar-natural-language-parser#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:43:25 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94578 californiaFollowing on from last month's update to Geary and Shotwell, Yorba is back with a new release of their California calendaring application.

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 – One Platform for All The Devices http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/windows-10-ubuntu-features http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/windows-10-ubuntu-features#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:22:39 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94542 windows-10Microsoft today ended speculation on what it plans to call the next version of Windows. After the success of 7 and the muted enthusiasm that greeted 8, get ready for, er, Windows 10.

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Borderlands 2 for Linux Released, Available to Download from Steam Now http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/borderlands-2-linux-released-available-download-steam-now http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/borderlands-2-linux-released-available-download-steam-now#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:53:08 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94546 borderlands2-tile"Don't get your hopes up," they said. "Economics make it unlikely," they said. Borderlands 2 is available to buy and play on Linux today.

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