Articles Tagged emoji

Ubuntu Development

Devs Push for Unicode 13 Support in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Developers are hoping to get ICU 66 packaged up in Ubuntu 20.04. The update adds support for Unicode 13, due for release in March.

7 February 2020

KDE Plasma 5.18 Makes It Easier to Enter Emoji

KDE Plasma 5.18 comes with a new emoji selector tool. Plasma desktop users can press a keyboard shortcut to access the emoji picker.

8 December 2019

OpenMoji is an Open Source Emoji Set That Looks Awesome

OpenMoji is an open source emoji library that's free to use. The set has over 3000 glyphs, supports Unicode's Emoji 12.0 spec, and is available as a font.

26 November 2019
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Telegram Update Adds Message Scheduling, Personal Reminders & New Theme Options

Messaging scheduling is among the new features added to the hugely popular Telegram messaging service. Telegram 1.8.3 (v5.11 on mobile) introduces the ability to schedule messages. This feature could prove particularly useful for Telegram group […]

6 September 2019
How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

Essential Guide: How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

Ubuntu offers a quick and effortless way to type emoji on Ubuntu — and in this short post we show you how to use it. So long as you’re using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later you can […]

11 June 2018
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Ubuntu 18.04 Will Support Color Emoji

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will support color emoji in desktop apps, a move that will let Ubuntu users both see emoji and use an emoji picker to enter glyphs.

8 November 2017
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Color Emoji Support Is Coming to GNOME Desktop

If you're a regular readers you'll know how I've longed to see full color emoji support on Linux — and it seems, at long last, I'm very close to getting it!

20 August 2017
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Type Emoji Quickly on Ubuntu Desktop with IBus-UniEmoji

Emoji support on Linux is sort of lacking — but love ’em or loathe ’em, the Unicode-embedded smileys are everywhere. We’ve shown you before how to see color emoji on Ubuntu using EmojiOne, and highlighted […]

5 July 2017
emoji keyboard

This Simple App Makes it Easy to Use Emoji on Linux

Emoji Keyboard is a Linux app that lets you quickly insert emoji into desktop apps and websites, without needing to resort to copy and paste.

30 March 2017
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LibreOffice 5.3 Is The ‘Most Feature-Rich Release’ Ever

LibreOffice 5.3 is now available to download, and The Document Foundation is calling it 'one of the most feature-rich releases in the history of the application'!

1 February 2017

Emoji Picker GNOME Extension

You folks must think that I’m obsessed with Emoji, but you’d be …No, you’d be absolutely right about that. Actually, I don’t overuse the popular pictorial glyphs that dominate daily communication. But I do appreciate being […]

20 January 2017
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Fedora 25 Makes It Super Easy to Type Emoji (And I’m Jealous)

Fedora 25 Workstation makes it incredibly easy to type emoji using just your keyboard. And I’m very jealous. If you’re a regular reader of this blog then you’ll you know how much hassle it can be […]

12 December 2016