Articles Tagged #omg5

Why Windows 7 Users Should Switch to Linux

The end of Windows 7 support leaves hundreds of millions of PC users stranded on an unmaintained system that’s vulnerable to hacks, malware, and viruses. Microsoft would have you believe that upgrading to Windows 10 […]

18 January 2020

Must Read: 5 Best Linux Distros for Windows 7 Users

Behold the best Linux distros for Windows 7 users, as picked by our readers. From lightweight Linux distros to systems perfect for power users.

14 January 2020

Best eBook Reader Apps for Ubuntu & Linux Mint

We look at the best ebook reader apps for Ubuntu & Linux desktops, ranging from the Calibre ebook reader to GNOME epub reader Bookworm and Easy Ebook Viewer.

25 July 2017
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Budgie Desktop User? Here’s 5 Applets You Should Be Using

Are you a Budgie desktop user wanting to add a bit more functionality to your nimble, lightweight desktop? Well you can, by adding Budgie applets. Budgie applets are like little souped-up mini-apps that live in […]

24 June 2017
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6 Reasons Why I Love Using KDE Connect on Ubuntu

I love using KDE Connect on Ubuntu with the app's indicator applet. It's the easiest way to connect my Android phone to my Linux desktop.

14 February 2017

Do You Remember These 5 Linux Apps?

A reader's tweet left us feeling all nostalgic so join us as we go back to 2009 and look at 5 Linux apps we all used to use, but now never do…

9 February 2017

5 Things We (Secretly All) Miss About Ubuntu

Here's five things I secretly miss about Ubuntu of yore, from its rough edges to its well remembered desktop backgrounds.

1 September 2016
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The Best GNOME Shell Extensions

We’ve put together a list of best GNOME Shell extensions currently available, as recommended by your fellow omg! ubuntu! readers. During June 2016 we asked you all to nominate your favourite GNOME extensions and, awesome folks that […]

8 July 2016

5 Terminal Commands You Think Every Linux User Should Know

We asked you to list the top Terminal commands every Linux user should know — and these are the results.

20 June 2016

What 5 Terminal Commands Should Every Linux User Know?

This fortnight's #OMG5 list is going to focus on the topic that many of us whisper in a hushed voice, scared of frightening the fragile newbies…

26 February 2016

The 5 Best Cinnamon Desktop Themes (As Chosen By You)

Last week we asked you to send in the best Cinnamon desktop themes you could find — and you did just that.

9 February 2016

Lucid Lives: 10 Apps Still Updated for Ubuntu 10.04

With Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04 long since out, and Ubuntu 11.10 stirring up excitement with every update, it's easy to forget that the 16 month old Long Term Support release of Ubuntu 10.04 remains installed on many a users computer. But there are a number of applications that provide their latest versions for Ubuntu 10.04 users, and in this post I'll highlight 10 of the very best applications still loving the honourable Lucid Lynx.

19 August 2011