Articles Tagged #omg5

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5 Narwhal themed wallpapers

The default wallpaper of Ubuntu 11.04 was an iterative, if mediocre, affair. As it lacked the moniker mascot that so many users of Ubuntu love to see, I took to the interwebs to find five truly natty narwhal wallpapers that will make a splash - pun fully intended - on your desktop.

28 May 2011
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Five neat changes in today’s Unity update

Yesterday may have seen the first beta release of Ubuntu 11.04 but today saw something almost as exciting: the regular Thursday drop of Unity updates, bug fixes and minor changes. What landed? Here's out pick of five pretty neat changes and/or additions.

1 April 2011

Five Cool Conky Set-ups for the Linux Desktop

It’s seen by some as the stat setup of geeks, but once you move past the desktops filled with blocks of terminal-style output, Conky is capable of transforming your desktop into something pretty special. Here […]

24 January 2011

The OMG! Ubuntu! Guide to the Best Indicator Applets (Updated for 11.10)

The default desktop of Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal will not support traditional GNOME panel applets as many of us have become accustomed. In their place sit 'Application Panel Indicators' - a new breed of notification area entries designed to be consistent and unified in look and function thus leading to a desktop more in tune with itself and with its users.

18 January 2011
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Five Sexy Screenlets for Ubuntu Desktops: Gmail, Clock and More

Screenlets, the desktop widget framework for Linux, was once the apple of eye-candy fans everywhere. Make the jump to grab five refreshing screenlets.

8 January 2011

Five Light Music Players for Linux Desktops

Everyone loves lightweight music players. Well, maybe they don't. But here are 5 worth checking out.

20 December 2010
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OMG! 5! – Five meerkat related xmas presents

"Snow is falling, all around us, children singing - having fun! Tis the season for..." Yeah whatever. It's all about the presents, right?

12 December 2010
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Five Dalek Desktop Wallpapers

We celebrate the most bad-ass evil being in the Whoniverse - The Daleks!

10 December 2010
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OMG! 5! – Five Docky themes

5 themes for Docky - from glass to silk.

20 November 2010
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Five alternative apps for ALT+F2 functionality in Unity

"Arrrrrrgh" said the bear with the sore head when trying to run 'xkill' in Unity. "Why doesn't pawing ALT + F2 work in here?!". He needn't worry. I've made a list of some worthy replacements. Click on in to read.

8 November 2010
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Five Ways to Switch Between Workspaces in Ubuntu

Multiple desktop workspaces have long been an important feature of the Linux desktop. Half the battle in getting used to using 'virtual workspaces' is in finding a way to switch between them that suits your workflow. We list our top 5 ways of switching workspaces.

6 November 2010
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OMG! 5! – Five Diwali wallpapers

The Indian festival of Diwali/Divali starts today/tomorrow (depending on your timezone) and there's no reason why your desktop should miss out on the spectacular fun.

4 November 2010