More posts in “Editorial”

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Customizing Ubuntu 10.10 the Tyler way

Come take a look at how Tyler customizes and fine tunes his Ubuntu install in the way of software, eye-candy, and usability, and try out his Compiz profile!

13 October 2010
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‘elementary inspired’ Pogo Audio player

You can never have too much of a good thing, right? That is unless it comes to Linux music players. ‘Pogo’ is the latest weight to sit upon the buckling shelf of native Linux music players - but is it any good?

12 October 2010
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Customizing Ubuntu 10.10 with a dock, new icon theme, effects, global menu and more

Quite often we'll post screenshots in articles and no doubt we will always get a comment asking what theme we're using, our font settings, or what dock that is. Today I'm going to share with you my setup - everything from my compiz settings to the icon theme!

10 October 2010
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Linux Format + Seif Lotfy = Good times

I interrupt normal proceedings to bring you a shameless plug for one of my favourite magazines – Linux Format – and one of my favourite people – Seif Lotfy – both of whom, for this […]

3 October 2010
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Apple’s multi-touch Magic Trackpad tested in Ubuntu 10.10

I got my hands on Apple's new cool peripheral that everyone is talking about, the Magic Trackpad. When it was first released, a lot of people said that this was the beginning of the end of the humble and trusty mouse. I'm not entirely convinced that the magic trackpad spells the end, but this idea of bringing laptop multitouch to the desktop is certainly is an interesting concept...

22 September 2010
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How scalable is open source?

Ubuntu is getting bigger by the day, and everything is a test of structure - never before has an open source operating system attempted to win over the hearts of the mainstream. My question is, can we handle it?

21 September 2010
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Ubuntu Application Review Process announced, restrictive rules galore

Jono Bacon announced today the Ubuntu Application Review Process, which is designed to get new and fresh applications into Ubuntu after it's released. Unfortunately, like all things Ubuntu, it's harder than it should be with plenty of restrictive rules, bureaucratic nonsense and complicated set up procedures.

21 September 2010
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Apologies

Apologies for a little whoopsy from earlier!

10 September 2010
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The problem with Gwibber (Tyler Rant)

Why do I not even bother with Social Apps? Click on inside to see.

9 September 2010
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Stepping back in time: The evolution of OMG! Ubuntu!

We've had many different looks over the life of this site, so I figured it would be pretty cool to see how the website has evolved over the past year, especially for those who have just started following. Half a dozen screenshots of the site evolution after the break.

9 September 2010
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OMG! gone silent in RSS? Oops. My fault.

Have we gonna all schtum in your RSS reader? Well, it's our fault. You need to update your feed addresses to point to our swanky new one. Note that the majority of users are unaffected by this.

5 September 2010
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Designing the new OMG! Ubuntu! site

As promised, in this post I discuss the new website design, decisions I had to make, trade-offs and the process I went through to establish a nice style. You also get some "behind the scenes" images and information on the history of how the design was born over the last few months! Click through to read the full article in all its glory!

3 September 2010