OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:23:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Ubuntu 14.10 Final Beta Now Available for Download http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-14-10-beta-download-released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-14-10-beta-download-released#comments Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:21:48 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94416 utopic unicorn 14.10The first, and final, beta of Ubuntu 14.10 'Utopic Unicorn' is now available to download, along with the second beta builds of its flavors.

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LibreOffice 4.3.2 Goes Live With More Than 80 Fixes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/libreoffice-4-3-2-goes-live-80-fixes http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/libreoffice-4-3-2-goes-live-80-fixes#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:48:40 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94440 libreoffice tileLibreOffice 4.3.2 has been made available for immediate download and brings improved file compatibility with Microsoft Office file formats.

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Why GNOME 3.14 Won’t Be Included in Ubuntu 14.10 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/gnome-3-14-wont-included-ubuntu-14-10 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/gnome-3-14-wont-included-ubuntu-14-10#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:25:06 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94434 Ubuntu GNOME is one of the spins taking partWondering why the new stable GNOME 3.14 desktop won't be in Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 next month? Developer Ali Linx is on hand to explain.

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Is iOS 8 Spotlight Search Similar to the Ubuntu Dash? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ios-8-spotlight-search-unity-dash http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ios-8-spotlight-search-unity-dash#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:58:57 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94301 iOS Spotlight Search IntroductionIf you've played with iOS 8 you might have spotted a new feature in Spotlight that is very similar to a key part of the Ubuntu desktop.

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GNOME 3.14 Released With New Features and App Updates http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/gnome-3-14-release-new-features http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/gnome-3-14-release-new-features#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:15:31 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94303 GNOME Weather & Maps in 3.14The GNOME project has announced the release of GNOME 3.14, a new stable update featuring multi-touch gestures, new UI animations and more.

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Hits Steam for Linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/counter-strike-global-offensive-linux-download http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/counter-strike-global-offensive-linux-download#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:57:05 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94348 counter_strike_go_1Counter-Strike: Global Offensive quietly hit Linux last night, arriving stealth-like in the games libraries of Steam users.

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Updated NSS Library Rolls Out To Bring Netflix Support on 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 Install Android Apps on Ubuntu using ARChon (Updated) 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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