OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Tue, 26 May 2015 19:58:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Kubuntu Project Lead Asked To Step Down by Ubuntu Community Council http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/kubuntu-project-lead-asked-to-step-down-by-ubuntu-community-council http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/kubuntu-project-lead-asked-to-step-down-by-ubuntu-community-council#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 18:33:46 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=98063 kubuntu 15 04The leader of Kubuntu has been told to step down by the Ubuntu Community Council, in a decision that has sent shock waves throughout the community.

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Animated Wallpaper Adds Live Backgrounds To Linux Distros http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/animated-wallpaper-adds-live-backgrounds-to-linux-distros http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/animated-wallpaper-adds-live-backgrounds-to-linux-distros#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 14:55:44 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97984 animated-wallpaper-ubuntuWe know a lot of you love having a stylish Ubuntu desktop to show off. And as Linux makes it so easy to create a stunning workspace with a minimal effort, that’s understandable! Today, we’re highlighting — re-highlighting for those of you with long memories — a free, open-source tool that can add extra bling your OS screenshots and screencasts. It’s called Live Wallpaper […]

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You’ll Soon Be Able To Share Your Smartphone GPS With Linux Desktop Apps http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/new-app-use-android-gps-desktop-pc http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/new-app-use-android-gps-desktop-pc#comments Mon, 25 May 2015 13:13:36 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=98029 Screen Shot 2015-05-25 at 13.09.42GNOME desktop apps will soon be able to get location data from Android phones.

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Ubuntu 15.10 Release Schedule http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/ubuntu-15-10-release-schedule-wily-werewolf http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/ubuntu-15-10-release-schedule-wily-werewolf#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 19:57:30 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97989 release-scheduleAn October launch for such a scary sounding release is fitting, though I can't help but think something a little nearer to Hallowe'en would've been great!

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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Phone Finally Goes On Sale http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/meizu-mx4-with-ubuntu-launched-in-china-coming-to-europe-soon http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/meizu-mx4-with-ubuntu-launched-in-china-coming-to-europe-soon#comments Sun, 17 May 2015 10:47:48 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97952 meizu mx4 ubuntu goldenThe Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition is the second Ubuntu Phone to be commercially released. It features an 8 core CPU and costs less than $300.

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HP Launch Ubuntu Laptops, PCs in Russia http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/hp-launch-ubuntu-laptops-pcs-in-russia http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/hp-launch-ubuntu-laptops-pcs-in-russia#comments Wed, 13 May 2015 13:56:22 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97932 HP All in One PC with UbuntuHP laptops and PCs pre-loaded with Ubuntu are to go on sale in Russia from the middle of May, Canonical has announced.

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This Ubuntu App Applies Instagram Style Filters to Your Photos http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/instagram-photo-filters-ubuntu-desktop-app http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/instagram-photo-filters-ubuntu-desktop-app#comments Wed, 13 May 2015 12:20:27 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=91812 thumbLooking for an Ubuntu app to apply Instagram style filters to your photos in Ubuntu? Grab your selfie stick and step this way…

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Firefox 38 Arrives With Tab-Based Preferences, Responsive Image Support http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/firefox-38-arrives-with-tab-based-preferences-ruby-character-support http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/firefox-38-arrives-with-tab-based-preferences-ruby-character-support#comments Tue, 12 May 2015 17:46:40 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97784 Firefox BannerYep, Firefox 38 has been released. The browser adds a number of improvements, including new-look settings and support for responsive images.

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The MintBox Mini Is Eye-Rubbingly Small http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/new-linux-mintbox-mini-preview http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/new-linux-mintbox-mini-preview#comments Tue, 12 May 2015 14:09:39 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97898 mintbox miniThe Linux Mint powered Mintbox Mini PC has been given the preview treatment – and is easily dwarfed by a regular tennis ball!

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Meet ChillHub, The Smart Fridge That Runs Ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/meet-the-smart-fridge-that-runs-ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/meet-the-smart-fridge-that-runs-ubuntu#comments Mon, 11 May 2015 12:14:04 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97872 ChillHub Is a Smart Fridge Running UbuntuChillhub is the world's first smart fridge running Ubuntu. It will be demoed at May's Internet of Things world conference in San Francisco.

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Ubuntu 15.10 Daily Build Downloads Now Available http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/ubuntu-1510-daily-build-download http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/ubuntu-1510-daily-build-download#comments Sun, 10 May 2015 14:12:27 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97853 Ubuntu DevelopmentDaily Builds of Ubuntu 15.10 are now available to download, and we've got the links you need.

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Xubuntu Core: Lightweight Ubuntu Distro Goes on a Diet http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/xubuntu-core-new-minimal-iso-download http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/xubuntu-core-new-minimal-iso-download#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 14:25:08 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97826 We Love XubuntuXubuntu has introduced a new slimmed down version of the main distro called Xubuntu Core.

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Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf Opens for Development http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/ubuntu-15-10-wily-werewolf-open-development http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/ubuntu-15-10-wily-werewolf-open-development#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 15:48:16 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97670 Ubuntu DevelopmentAnd we're off: Ubuntu 15.10 'Wily Werewolf' is now open for development.

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Ebuyer Bring Budget Ubuntu Laptops to the UK http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/new-ubuntu-laptops-available-from-ebuyer-2-2 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/new-ubuntu-laptops-available-from-ebuyer-2-2#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 13:34:19 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97791 Ubuntu Laptop KeyCanonical has got together with one of the UK’s leading online electronics retailers to launch a new range of budget Ubuntu laptops. Ebuyer.com will sell three 15.6-inch HP laptops pre-loaded with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from the end of May 2015. The notebooks are being aimed at business users and all feature a large LED screen and AMD processor with integrated Radeon […]

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Ubuntu 15.10 Codename Announced (And a Whole Heap More) http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/ubuntu-15-10-name-announced http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/ubuntu-15-10-name-announced#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 14:29:37 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97745 Ubuntu 15.10 Wily WerewolfThe codename of Ubuntu 15.10 has been revealed as news of a powerful new Ubuntu Phone that turns into a PC when connected to a monitor is revealed.

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How to Install Visual Studio Code in Ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/how-to-install-microsoft-visual-studio-code-in-ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/05/how-to-install-microsoft-visual-studio-code-in-ubuntu#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 16:10:09 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97706 Visual Studio CodeMicrosoft has released a Linux version of Visual Studio Code, a lightweight, code editor with IntelliSense and supporting over 30 languages.

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Facebook Chat Will Stop Working in Ubuntu This Week http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/04/facebook-chat-api-empathy-pidgin-stop-working http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/04/facebook-chat-api-empathy-pidgin-stop-working#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:30:29 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97679 Untitled-3Hope you're not feeling talkative: Facebook Chat will stop working in Empathy and other third-party desktop instant messaging clients from today, April 30.

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Synfig Studio 1.0 — Open Source Animation Gets Serious http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/04/synfig-studio-new-release-features http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/04/synfig-studio-new-release-features#comments Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:48:57 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=97659 synfig free animationsA new version of free animation software Synfig Studio is available for download, and features a new bones system and a single-window mode.

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