OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:26:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 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 iconsUbuntu'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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Firefox 32 Released With Faster HTTP Caching http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/firefox-32-released-whats-new http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/firefox-32-released-whats-new#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:58:51 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93981 firefox tile 2A new month and a new version of Mozilla Firefox for us all to get acquainted with.

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Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest Closes, These Are Our 8 Faves http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/best-ubuntu-wallpaper-contest-entries-1410 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/best-ubuntu-wallpaper-contest-entries-1410#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:25:16 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93941 wallpaper-tilePut your lens caps on, your stylus down, unplug your Wacom tablets and step away from the GIMP: the Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper Contest is now over.

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First Beta for Ubuntu 14.10 Flavors Released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/first-beta-ubuntu-14-10-flavors-released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/first-beta-ubuntu-14-10-flavors-released#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:37:00 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93927 utopic unicorn 14.10The family of Ubuntu flavors have released their first Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn beta.

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This Ubuntu Installer Bug Wipes Your Disk Without You Realising http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-installer-bug-wipes-partitions http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-installer-bug-wipes-partitions#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:29:01 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93892 Computer-Boot-Faster-main_FullInstalling any operating system, Linux or otherwise, is never risk-free. But according to user reports, a long-standing bug in Ubuntu's official installer is making unexpected issues a little too expected.

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100 Bugs Fixed in Latest LibreOffice 4.3.1 Release http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/libreoffice-4-3-1-now-available-download-features-100-bug-fixes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/libreoffice-4-3-1-now-available-download-features-100-bug-fixes#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:16:48 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93901 libreoffice tileThe Document Foundation (TDF) has announced the release of LibreOffice 4.3.1, the first minor update to the July release of version 4.3.

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GIMP 2.8.14 Released — Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/whats-new-in-gimp-2-8-12-plus-install-ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/whats-new-in-gimp-2-8-12-plus-install-ubuntu#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:03:08 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93845 gimp tileA new update to the popular open-source Photoshop alternative The GIMP is now available for download.

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