OMG! Ubuntu! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk Ubuntu Linux News, Apps and Reviews Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:41:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 This is the name of Ubuntu 15.04 — And It’s Not Velociraptor http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-15-04-named-vivid-vervet http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-15-04-named-vivid-vervet#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:21:59 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94858 vervetUbuntu 14.10 may not be out of the door yet, but attention is already turning to Ubuntu 15.04. Today it got its name: 'Vivid Vervet'.

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Are You an Ubuntu Expert? Take Our Quiz and Find Out! http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-at-ten-birthday-quiz http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ubuntu-at-ten-birthday-quiz#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:51:57 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94680 quiz-tileTest how hardy your Ubuntu know-how is by taking our trusty Ubuntu tenth birthday quiz. Will you be the Quantal Quetzal of quizzes?

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Firefox 33 Stable Rolls Out With Search Suggestions, OpenH264 Support http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/firefox-33-stable-download-linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/firefox-33-stable-download-linux#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:27:22 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94771 Firefox BannerMozilla Firefox 33, the latest stable update to the widely popular open-source web browser, is now rolling out on Ubuntu.

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! Arrives on Linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/borderlands-pre-sequel-linux-download http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/borderlands-pre-sequel-linux-download#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:31:40 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94646 borderlands logoToday marks the North American release of much-hyped AAA action title 'Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!' — and yes, it's available on Linux.

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LXQt 0.8 Released With New Themes, Admin Tools and More http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/lxqt-0-8-stable-released-available-install-ubuntu http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/lxqt-0-8-stable-released-available-install-ubuntu#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:59:57 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94779 lxqtLXQt 0.8.0 features a number of significant changes, fixes and performance improvements, including new themes and a set of new admin tools.

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Ten Years of Ubuntu — User Survey http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ten-years-ubuntu-user-survey http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/ten-years-ubuntu-user-survey#comments Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:27:09 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94738 ubuntu-10Later this month Ubuntu will celebrate its 10th birthday, and to mark the occasion we're looking to find out more about what you think of it.

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PSA: Netflix Now Works On Ubuntu, No Hacks Required http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/psa-netflix-ubuntu-now-working-box http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/psa-netflix-ubuntu-now-working-box#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:18:19 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94719 netflix logoNetflix is now available to watch on Ubuntu out of the box — no hacks, plugins or user-agent switching workaround required.

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Linux Kernel 3.17 Is Out With Plenty of New Features http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/linux-kernel-3-17-whats-new-improved http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/linux-kernel-3-17-whats-new-improved#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 01:05:17 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94475 linux-3-17The latest stable release of the Linux kernel, 3.17, has been released. It brings a batch of GPU updates and enhanced hardware support.

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How To Use Steam Music Player on Ubuntu Desktop http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/use-steam-music-player-linux http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/use-steam-music-player-linux#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:39:22 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94426 music player'Music makes the people come together' Madonna once sang. But can Steam's new music player feature mix the bourgeoisie and the rebel as well?

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Adobe Pulls Linux PDF Reader Downloads From Website http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/adobe-reader-linux-download-pulled-website http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/adobe-reader-linux-download-pulled-website#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:19:07 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94539 adobe readerThings are about to get tricky if you need to use Adobe's own PDF reader application on Linux: the company has pulled the download links.

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Linux Calendar App California 0.2 Released http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/california-calendar-natural-language-parser http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/10/california-calendar-natural-language-parser#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:43:25 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94578 californiaFollowing on from last month's update to Geary and Shotwell, Yorba is back with a new release of their California calendaring application.

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 – One Platform for All The Devices http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/windows-10-ubuntu-features http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/windows-10-ubuntu-features#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:22:39 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94542 windows-10Microsoft today ended speculation on what it plans to call the next version of Windows. After the success of 7 and the muted enthusiasm that greeted 8, get ready for, er, Windows 10.

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Borderlands 2 for Linux Released, Available to Download from Steam Now http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/borderlands-2-linux-released-available-download-steam-now http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/borderlands-2-linux-released-available-download-steam-now#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:53:08 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94546 borderlands2-tile"Don't get your hopes up," they said. "Economics make it unlikely," they said. Borderlands 2 is available to buy and play on Linux today.

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Three Things to Expect from the First Ubuntu Phones http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-phones-three-things-to-expect http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/09/ubuntu-phones-three-things-to-expect#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:27:27 +0000 http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/?p=94522 bqIn the first of an ongoing series as we near the launch of the first two devices we highlight three key features the Ubuntu Phone OS has.

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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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