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Multi-Monitor Fixes for Unity 2D Heading to Precise

Ubuntu 12.04 user? Look out for an update coming shortly that brings with it some much needed fixes to the Unity 2D interface.

13 March 2013

[How To] Watch LOVEFiLM, Redbox Instant or Netflix on Ubuntu

Getting Netflix, LOVEFiLM or Redbox Instant to play on Ubuntu should be easy, right?

29 January 2013
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[How To] Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10

Ubuntu 12.10 is now available to download - which is great news for those doing fresh installs. But because Ubuntu 12.04, the release prior to todays, was a Long Term Support release (meaning that it is supported with bug fixes and security updates for 5 years) you won't find a pop telling you that a new version is available. So what to do if you want to upgrade, but don't want to reinstall? We're here to let you know what to do....

18 October 2012
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Ubuntu Icon Comes Back to GNOME Classic

It is often said that good things come in small packages, and at just 114KiB the latest update to the Ubuntu Light themes certainly counts as that. For sitting inside tis an update that sure to please users of the GNOME Classic session in Ubuntu 12.04: an Ubuntu icon for the Application Menu!

14 August 2012

How Well Did Your Ubuntu 12.04 Upgrade Go? [Poll]

You've had several weeks to settle in to your Ubuntu installs so it's time to ask those of you who performed a direct upgrade (either from Ubuntu 11.10 or Ubuntu 10.04): 'How will did it go?' My own experience of an LTS-to-LTS upgrade went incredibly well, but one users' take on it does not a picture paint. I want to know how well your upgrades went. Jump on the 'Read More' link to register your vote.

12 May 2012

Solve Six Common Gripes With Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 offers a pretty fantastic experience right out of the box but that doesn't mean it will be 100% perfect for everyone. In fact there are a few things about it that bug people. Below we've listed solutions to six common questions we've seen routinely asked in the comment section here on OMG!

11 May 2012
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Eucalyptus 3.1 Alpha Available for Ubuntu 12.04 [Cloud]

Back in November of last year, after over four enjoyable years at Canonical, I was approached by Eucalyptus and joined their team shortly thereafter. And, as the Debian/Ubuntu Release Engineer for Eucalyptus, I am happy and proud to announce our first Alpha packages for our 3.1 release.

4 May 2012

Press Reaction to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

It's been almost 4 whole days since Ubuntu 12.04 was released - but what sort of reaction has it received from the mainstream technology press? Let's take a tour through a maze of quotes and reaction from some of the internet's leading voices..

29 April 2012

[How To] Revert to Dark Menus for Ambiance Theme in Ubuntu 12.04

Have you noticed that Ubuntu's default Ambiance theme displays the majority of its menus in a 'light' colour, despite the rest of theme being 'dark'?

29 April 2012
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Firefox 12 Upgrade Arrives in Ubuntu

The latest stable release of Firefox is now available as an upgrade in Ubuntu 12.04, 11.10 and other supported versions. The update arrives just three days after the formal release issued by Mozilla.

27 April 2012

Have You Upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04? [Poll]

Ubuntu 12.04 was released almost 24 hours ago - but have you upgraded already?

27 April 2012

Ubuntu 10.04 – 12.04 Upgrade – How Well Does it Go?

In the two-short years between Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 an entire groundswell has occurred on the Ubuntu desktop, and in the wider development landscape in general. So just well does a direct upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 go?

26 April 2012