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Samsung Galaxy S8 Icon Theme for KDE Plasma

samsung galaxy icon pack on kde plasmaIf you're a KDE user who likes the Samsung Galaxy S8 icon pack you should check out the Dex icon theme for KDE Plasma 5.

This post, Samsung Galaxy S8 Icon Theme for KDE Plasma, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 23 November 2017 | 1:34 am

A Terrific Podcast Client with a Terrible Name

displaying popular podcastsCumulonimbus is a desktop podcast app built with Electron. It's well designed and well featured, and lets you find & subscribe to podcasts listed on iTunes.

This post, A Terrific Podcast Client with a Terrible Name, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 22 November 2017 | 11:45 am

You Can Get Brutal Legend for Free Right Now — But You’ll Need to Hurry

The Humble Store is giving away Brutal Legend for free right now, but you'll need to act fast to grab it as the offer expires in just over one day's time.

This post, You Can Get Brutal Legend for Free Right Now — But You’ll Need to Hurry, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 10:19 am

VidCutter 5.0 Released With Improved UI, Frame Accurate Cutting

vidcutter 5.0 screenshotA new version of VidCutter, a free video trimmer app, is available for download. VidCutter 0.5 adds exact frame editing and improves video export.

This post, VidCutter 5.0 Released With Improved UI, Frame Accurate Cutting, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 6:18 am

Super Productivity is a Super Useful To-Do App for Linux, Mac & Windows

Super Productivity is an open-source to-do list and time tracking app with Jira integration. It's available for Windows, macOS and Linux.

This post, Super Productivity is a Super Useful To-Do App for Linux, Mac & Windows, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 4:17 am

Linux Release Roundup: Fedora 27, Shotwell, Corebird + More

Linux Release Roundup ThumbnailIt's been another busy week in the world of Linux, but we're here to bring you up to speed with a round-up of the most notable new releases.

This post, Linux Release Roundup: Fedora 27, Shotwell, Corebird + More, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 1:54 am

Are These Ambiance Theme Forks Better Than The Real Thing?

ambiance rw gtk themeAhh, Ambiance. It’s been the default Ubuntu GTK theme for almost as long as I’ve been blogging, but it’s far from being the design darling it was when it debuted back in 2010. Ubuntu wants to replace it with a new theme in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS based on Ambiance, and more than 90% of you agree […]

This post, Are These Ambiance Theme Forks Better Than The Real Thing?, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 19 November 2017 | 7:09 am

Miss Unity? An ‘Ubuntu Unity Remix’ Could Be on the Way…

Ubuntu Unity desktopA new Ubuntu flavor that uses the Unity 7 desktop by default is under discussion. The plans have already won backing from a former Unity developer.

This post, Miss Unity? An ‘Ubuntu Unity Remix’ Could Be on the Way…, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 18 November 2017 | 5:46 am

New Icon Theme Confirmed for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

The Suru icon theme on Ubuntu‘Suru’ is going to be the default icon theme in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. That’s Suru, the rebooted community icon theme and not Suru, the Canonical-created icon theme that shipped on the Ubuntu Phone (and was created by Matthieu James, who recently left Canonical). It’s not clear when the icon set will dribble down into the (recently […]

This post, New Icon Theme Confirmed for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 11:26 am

IBM Release Open Source Font, Here’s How To Use it on Ubuntu

ibm plex font on ubuntuComputer giant IBM launched a new open-source font last week. It's called 'IBM Plex' and in this post I show you how to set it as the default Ubuntu font.

This post, IBM Release Open Source Font, Here’s How To Use it on Ubuntu, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 9:49 am

Mailspring Email Client is now available as a Snap app

the mailspring email client with ubuntu themeThe Mailspring email client is now available as a Snap application on Ubuntu and other Linux distros. The part-Electron, part C++ mail app works with most major email providers, lets you add multiple accounts, has fast mail searching, and offers some advanced features, like read receipts and quick reply templates. Mailspring is a fork of the (now defunct) Nylas […]

This post, Mailspring Email Client is now available as a Snap app, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 2:05 am

These are the 12 Potential LibreOffice Mascots (Updated)

Update: The day after this article was published The Document Foundation decided to “end this phase early” due to criticism. Original article is below. If you have anything approaching a memory you may recall that The Document Foundation is on the hunt for a LibreOffice mascot. Ring any bells? It almost didn’t for me, despite having written about the contest […]

This post, These are the 12 Potential LibreOffice Mascots (Updated), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 16 November 2017 | 9:07 am

Dell Updates its Range of Ubuntu Laptops

Dell Precision 7720 Ubuntu EditionIf you're looking for a new Ubuntu laptop Dell has got you covered. The company has updated its range of Ubuntu powered Precision laptops and desktops.

This post, Dell Updates its Range of Ubuntu Laptops, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 16 November 2017 | 5:00 am

Linux Now Powers 100% of the World’s Top 500 Supercomputers

linux supercomputersLinux runs on 100% of the world's top 500 supercomputers according to the latest stats from the respected supercomputer watchers TOP500.

This post, Linux Now Powers 100% of the World’s Top 500 Supercomputers, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 15 November 2017 | 8:23 am

Listen to the Purism Librem 5 Phone Ringtones

purism librem 5 linux smartphonePurism has unveiled the default ringtones which will be used on the Librem 5 phone. The sounds come by way of a community-based contest (which I have to admit I wasn’t aware of before now) held alongside the Linux phone’s crowdfunding campaign. Five winning tones were selected from what Purism say was an “overwhelming” submissions pool, one each […]

This post, Listen to the Purism Librem 5 Phone Ringtones, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 15 November 2017 | 5:20 am

Firefox 57 “Quantum” Is Here, And It’s Awesome

Firefox 57 is here. It introduces a new look, sees legacy add-ons dropped, and gives the core rendering engine a big old speed boost.

This post, Firefox 57 “Quantum” Is Here, And It’s Awesome, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 14 November 2017 | 11:00 pm

Linux Audiobook Player ‘Cozy’ Adds Sleep Timer, m4a Support

cozy audiobook playerCozy, the open-source audiobook player for Linux desktop, has a new version out. The app adds a sleep timer and improves the interface.

This post, Linux Audiobook Player ‘Cozy’ Adds Sleep Timer, m4a Support, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 14 November 2017 | 6:09 am

Samsung Demos Ubuntu Running on a Galaxy Smartphone

samsung dex linux galaxySamsung has shared a video of its 'Linux on Galaxy' app that lets developers run full desktop Linux distributions on select Galaxy smartphones.

This post, Samsung Demos Ubuntu Running on a Galaxy Smartphone, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Posted on 14 November 2017 | 4:15 am