OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:09:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest Closes, These Are Our 8 Faves http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/best-ubuntu-wallpaper-contest-entries-1410?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=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.

The post Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest Closes, These Are Our 8 Faves first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/best-ubuntu-wallpaper-contest-entries-1410/feed 0
First Beta for Ubuntu 14.10 Flavors Released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/first-beta-ubuntu-14-10-flavors-released?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=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.

The post First Beta for Ubuntu 14.10 Flavors Released first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/first-beta-ubuntu-14-10-flavors-released/feed 0
This Ubuntu Installer Bug Wipes Your Disk Without You Realising http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-installer-bug-wipes-partitions?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=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.

The post This Ubuntu Installer Bug Wipes Your Disk Without You Realising first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-installer-bug-wipes-partitions/feed 0
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?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=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.

The post 100 Bugs Fixed in Latest LibreOffice 4.3.1 Release first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/libreoffice-4-3-1-now-available-download-features-100-bug-fixes/feed 0
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?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=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.

The post GIMP 2.8.14 Released — Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/whats-new-in-gimp-2-8-12-plus-install-ubuntu/feed 0
Huawei Say Tizen Has ‘No Chance’, No Demand for Windows Phone http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/huawei-tizen-windows-phone-doomed?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=huawei-tizen-windows-phone-doomed http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/huawei-tizen-windows-phone-doomed#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:01:16 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93818 tizen clipElectronics company Huawei has stuck the boot into the Linux-based Tizen OS, claiming that it has 'no chance' of becoming a success.

The post Huawei Say Tizen Has ‘No Chance’, No Demand for Windows Phone first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/huawei-tizen-windows-phone-doomed/feed 0
Looking for a Simplenote Linux App? One Could Be On The Way http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/simplenote-linux-app-happen-help?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=simplenote-linux-app-happen-help http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/simplenote-linux-app-happen-help#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:08:10 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93796 note taking appsLooking for a Simplenote Linux app? An official client could be on the way — but only if community developers skilled enough get involved.

The post Looking for a Simplenote Linux App? One Could Be On The Way first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/simplenote-linux-app-happen-help/feed 0
Viber Linux App Features Now Match Windows, Mac Clients http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/viber-linux-client-updated-match-windows-features?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=viber-linux-client-updated-match-windows-features http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/viber-linux-client-updated-match-windows-features#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:55:09 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93766 viber-tilePopular voice and messaging service Viber has remembered it has a Linux app, issuing the first update to it in almost a year.

The post Viber Linux App Features Now Match Windows, Mac Clients first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/viber-linux-client-updated-match-windows-features/feed 0
Munich Council: LiMux Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-council-say-talk-limux-demise-greatly-exaggerated?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=munich-council-say-talk-limux-demise-greatly-exaggerated http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-council-say-talk-limux-demise-greatly-exaggerated#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:37:36 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93759 tux-donkey-carrotA Munich city council spokesman has attempted to clarify the reasons behind its plan to re-examine the role of open-source software in local government IT systems.

The post Munich Council: LiMux Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-council-say-talk-limux-demise-greatly-exaggerated/feed 0
Latest Bundle Stars’ Promo Adds Guacamelee!, Space Farmers for Linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/guacamelee-gold-edition-space-farmers-feature-titanium-bundle-promo?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=guacamelee-gold-edition-space-farmers-feature-titanium-bundle-promo http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/guacamelee-gold-edition-space-farmers-feature-titanium-bundle-promo#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:46:26 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93754 titaniumbundleIf Humble Bundle's latest pack has left you wanting check out rivals Bundle Stars, whose latest promo offers a set of Tux-friendly titles.

The post Latest Bundle Stars’ Promo Adds Guacamelee!, Space Farmers for Linux first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/guacamelee-gold-edition-space-farmers-feature-titanium-bundle-promo/feed 0
How To Install MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/install-mate-desktop-ubuntu-14-04-lts?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=install-mate-desktop-ubuntu-14-04-lts http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/install-mate-desktop-ubuntu-14-04-lts#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:08:49 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93699 ubuntu mate remix logoInterest is growing in Ubuntu MATE Remix and the benefits it offers over stock Ubuntu. But how can you try it out? Through a PPA, of course.

The post How To Install MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/install-mate-desktop-ubuntu-14-04-lts/feed 0
Humble Bundle Jumbo 2 Launches With 7 Games http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/humble-jumbo-bundle-2-launches-one-linux-title?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=humble-jumbo-bundle-2-launches-one-linux-title http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/humble-jumbo-bundle-2-launches-one-linux-title#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:54:21 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93706 humbojumboWallets at the ready: there's a new Humble Bundle in town, and it's Jumbo sized, offering up DRM-free version of Deadlight among its titles.

The post Humble Bundle Jumbo 2 Launches With 7 Games first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/humble-jumbo-bundle-2-launches-one-linux-title/feed 0
Ubuntu MATE Remix Seeks Official Spin Status http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-mate-remix-course-become-official-flavour?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-mate-remix-course-become-official-flavour http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-mate-remix-course-become-official-flavour#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:51:55 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93690 ubuntu mate remix logoA custom spin of Ubuntu using the GNOME 2-based MATE desktop environment by default is looking to gain official spin status from Canonical.

The post Ubuntu MATE Remix Seeks Official Spin Status first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-mate-remix-course-become-official-flavour/feed 0
Is Munich City About to Switch Back to Windows from Linux? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-city-linux-switching-back-windows?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=munich-city-linux-switching-back-windows http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-city-linux-switching-back-windows#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:11:14 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93678 muncMunich's much vaunted migration to Linux could be about to unravel, sending the city back into the fee-driven bosom of Microsoft.

The post Is Munich City About to Switch Back to Windows from Linux? first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/munich-city-linux-switching-back-windows/feed 0
Script Kiddies: Mario Party Meets Sever Hacking http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/script-kiddies-indie-game-kickstarter?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=script-kiddies-indie-game-kickstarter http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/script-kiddies-indie-game-kickstarter#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:19:28 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93657 Not one of the wrong 'insScript Kiddies is a hacking game looking to create just as much fun as open source tools and assets for the community.

The post Script Kiddies: Mario Party Meets Sever Hacking first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/script-kiddies-indie-game-kickstarter/feed 0
Shutter 0.93 Improves Dropbox Support, Fixes Public Links http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/shutter-0-93-dropbox-plugin-bug-fixes?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=shutter-0-93-dropbox-plugin-bug-fixes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/shutter-0-93-dropbox-plugin-bug-fixes#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:14:31 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93635 shutterImproved Dropbox integration is among the many improvements featuring in the latest release of popular screenshot tool Shutter.

The post Shutter 0.93 Improves Dropbox Support, Fixes Public Links first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/shutter-0-93-dropbox-plugin-bug-fixes/feed 0
The Justice League of Linux: If Distros Were Superheroes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/justice-league-linux-distros-superheroes?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=justice-league-linux-distros-superheroes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/justice-league-linux-distros-superheroes#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:39:09 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93594 justice-of-linuxIf Ubuntu-based Linux distributions were comic book superheroes, who would be what and why? That's the question I've been mulling over for the last half hour.

The post The Justice League of Linux: If Distros Were Superheroes first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/justice-league-linux-distros-superheroes/feed 0
Ubuntu Phone Improves Scope Access With Slick New Gesture http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-home-screen-scope-gesture?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-home-screen-scope-gesture http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-home-screen-scope-gesture#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:20:07 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=93552 Screen Shot 2014-08-15 at 13.23.12Managing Scopes on Ubuntu for Phones will soon be easier thanks to new 'bottom edge' gestures and features being introduced to dev builds.

The post Ubuntu Phone Improves Scope Access With Slick New Gesture first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

]]>
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/08/ubuntu-home-screen-scope-gesture/feed 0