Articles Tagged ubuntu

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Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.07 Coming to ARM In July, Gets Demoed on ARM netbook

A new version of Ubuntu Netbook Edition optimized for ARM-based devices is due for release in July. Called ‘Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.7′ it will be based on Ubuntu 10.04. A video, showing off Ubuntu NBE […]

23 June 2010
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Ubuntu on TV: The IT Crowd

Some of the more-hip readers amongst you have tweeted my attention towards this little beauty: –You can clearly see an Ubuntu logo on the the back of one of the characters’ monitor from Channel 4’s […]

21 June 2010
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Get Animated, Themed, Icon Only GRUB Menu Using BURG – now simple to use!

We all know that the GRUB loading menu that greets many of upon boot isn't the most stylish or modern looking interface - even adding a poorly pixelated picture background can't save it from looking lame. Getting a gorgeous, animated and informative boot-loader is no longer a dream thanks to 'Brand New Universal Bootloader' (more commonly referred to as 'BURG'.)

10 June 2010
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How a shy blueberry crusher stumbled upon an African spaceman and began a new job on Valentines Day

Today is a very special day indeed for, 32 years ago thence, the worlds best ‘design team generalist’ was born in the humble shire of Nelson in New Zealand on June 10th. Forget Jesus – […]

10 June 2010
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The new Ubuntu font – how to download it

The new Ubuntu font has been available to download for quite a while ” providing you had enough wiles to know where and how to find it. Eagle eyed readers will likely have spotted the […]

9 June 2010
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‘Promoting Ubuntu in Business’ Event to be held July 13th

The Ubuntu UK community and Canonical are hosting a ‘different kind of IT event’ next month to promote the use of Ubuntu in UK businesses. The event, which takes place on Tuesday July 13th in […]

9 June 2010
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GNU/Linux: The Name Game

I have been asked several times why I do not refer to Linux as “GNU/Linux,” or “the GNU/Linux operating system,” or some variation thereof. Most of you are well aware of the controversy around using […]

8 June 2010
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OMG Exclusive: Ubuntu Lucid Lynx Video Review

Introducing: The best Ubuntu yet? Since its release a month ago I have been testing Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx, and I have been pleasantly surprised by the improvements in this version of my favorite distribution […]

1 June 2010
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Ubuntu applications that run on Windows

The word ‘dual boot’ may be a dirty word to some but it remains a practical and often necessary scenario that many people find themselves in. Whether it be for gaming, work or needing capable […]

28 May 2010
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Buy a Limited edition lynx toy from Ubuntu & help Save real Lynx’s, too!

Users buying the new limited edition Lynx toy from the Canonical store will also be helping to save real Lynx’s in the process. Ubuntu’s parent company Canonical are donating a portion of each Lynx toy […]

26 May 2010
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New Ubuntu website live

The official Ubuntu.com website has finally gone live with its new re-branded design. Take your time to poke around the site as every page has been updated and rejigged. Several months back OMG! reader Warren […]

26 May 2010
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New Ubuntu Advert needs your voice – Literally!

Ever wanted to help promote Ubuntu? Well now’s your chance! The Ubuntu Ads project are launching a new advert, one that requires your voice to be heard ” literally! Ddorda from the aforementioned Ads team […]

23 May 2010