OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu News, Apps, Reviews and Features Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:46:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 Ubuntu 14.10 Named ‘Utopic Unicorn’ http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-14-10-name-utopic-unicorn?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubuntu-14-10-name-utopic-unicorn http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/ubuntu-14-10-name-utopic-unicorn#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:59:11 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90495 utopic-unicornUtterly unsurpassed ungulates! Ubuntu 14.10 has been named the Utopic Unicorn!

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Steam for Linux Updated with ‘Ubuntu 14.04 Compatibility’ http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/steam-client-linux-update-trusty?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=steam-client-linux-update-trusty http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/steam-client-linux-update-trusty#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:07:37 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90471 steam-tileAn updated version of the Steam desktop client has been released featuring a number of improvements, including Ubuntu 14.04 LTS support.

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Xubuntu’s New Mugshot App — Just What Is It For? http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/xubuntu-mugshot-app?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=xubuntu-mugshot-app http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/xubuntu-mugshot-app#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:48:39 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90302 The MugShot Application in XubuntuAmong the tweaks and improvements in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS is a new app called Mugshot. But what is it?

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How has the Press Reacted to Ubuntu 14.04? We Round Up the Reviews http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/press-reaction-ubuntu-14-04?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=press-reaction-ubuntu-14-04 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/press-reaction-ubuntu-14-04#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:44:57 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90323 presWhat sort of Ubuntu 14.04 Reviews did tech journalists and avid bloggers server up over the easter weekend? We take a look at the coverage.

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Yorba Working on New Calendar App for Linux — It’s About Time Someone Did http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/yorba-california-calendar-app-linux?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=yorba-california-calendar-app-linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/yorba-california-calendar-app-linux#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:28:54 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90408 californiaWindows, Mac, iOS, Android... All of them come pre-loaded with a calendar application right out the box. But Ubuntu? No, Ubuntu doesn't.

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Linux Gaming Round Up: Borderlands 2, Star Citizen & Watch Dogs http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/games-coming-linux-soon-borderlands?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=games-coming-linux-soon-borderlands http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/04/games-coming-linux-soon-borderlands#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:46:20 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=90343 watchdogs by ubisoftWhat big name gaming titles have been making news on Linux over the last couple of weeks? Jump on in as we recap the latest.

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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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