Linux Mint Vs Windows 10 Speed Test [Infographic]

If you've got a cheap laptop and were wondering whether Linux Mint might be a better fit for it than Windows 10, check out the following infographic. It | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 17 hours ago

Arc Menu Extension Now Lets You Pin Your Fave Apps to the Sidebar

If you're a fan of the Arc menu extension for GNOME Shell you may be interested to hear that an update is on the way. A new version of the | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 1 day ago

Ubuntu is Dropping All 32-bit Support Going Forward

Ubuntu has announced plans to drop all support for 32-bit (i386) systems going forward, starting with the Ubuntu19.10 release. The decision means the | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 1 day ago

Linux Release Roundup: Fondo, Foliate & Shotcut Video Editor

We recap the latest releases of the Fondo wallpaper finder, Foliate ePub reader and Shotcut video editor, all of which are available on Flathub. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 1 day ago

Slimbook’s New All-in-One Linux PC Looks a Little Bit Familiar…

The Slimbook Apollo is an all-in-one Linux PC with a 23.6-inch FHD display and powered by a choice of Intel i5 or i7 chip. Prices start from €799. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 2 days ago

Use Xournal++ to Take Handwritten Notes or Annotate PDFs on Linux

If you're on the hunt for a handwritten notes app for Linux, be sure to check out Xournal++. Xournal++ (which goes by the package name xournalpp) is a | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 2 days ago

Lenovo ThinkPad P Laptops Are Available with Ubuntu

Lenovo's new ThinkPad P series laptops are available to buy with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS preinstalled. They will be available to buy in the US this summer. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 3 days ago

This is GNOME 3.34’s Seductive New Desktop Background

Get a sneak peek at the new GNOME 3.34 wallpaper. It boasts a richer, warmer color palette than previous designs, and a less angular look. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 3 days ago

Regolith Linux is the i3 Ubuntu Spin You’ve Been Waiting For

Regolith Linux is a new Ubuntu-based distro that offers an easy to use i3 desktop. It is also available to install as an desktop session on Ubuntu. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 5 days ago

Microsoft Devs Say Edge for Linux is “Something We’d Like to Do”

Microsoft has once again reiterated its desire to bring the Chromium-based Edge browser to Linux desktops, describing the task as "something we'd like to | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 5 days ago

Give Ubuntu a Bold New Look with the Qogir Theme

Find out how to install the Qogir theme on Ubuntu and Linux Mint. The GTK theme has a unique look and is available in light, dark and mixed versions. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 5 days ago

GIMP 2.10.12 Released with Bug Fixes, Other Improvements

GIMP 2.10.12 has been released, so we recap the bug fixes and improved tools the update brings and show you how to upgrade GIMP on Ubuntu. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 6 days ago

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 Now Available for Testing

Access Linux files in File Explorer Last month's news that Microsoft is putting a real Linux kernel inside Windows 10 shocked and surprised — now the tech | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 6 days ago

The Snap Store Gets Personal with New Distro-Specific Install Pages

Ubuntu lets you install and run Snap apps out of the box, but on other Linux distros the situation is a tad more …Involved. Snapd, the engine that powers | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 7 days ago

CERN Ditching Microsoft to ‘Take Back Control’ with Open Source Software

CERN is best known for pushing the boundaries of science and understanding, but the famed research outfit's next major experiment will be with open-source | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 7 days ago

Deluge BitTorrent Client Gets Its First Update in 2 Years

Deluge 2.0 is the first update to the Deluge torrent client in over two years. Newly ported to Python 3, the app boasts some new features and improvements. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 7 days ago

The Ataris VCS Lives! Pre-Order the Linux-Powered Console from $249

The Atari VCS Linux-powered games console is now available to pre-order from $249, including retailer exclusive console colours and bundles. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 8 days ago

Mozilla Unveils New Logos for Firefox, the Brand

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYvsIenveTY If it feels like only yesterday that Firefox got a new logo it's because, comparatively speaking, it pretty | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 8 days ago

KDE Neon 5.16 Now Available to Download

KDE Neon 5.16 is available to download. The freshly spun ISO offers the latest KDE Plasma 5.16 desktop release atop a stable ubuntu 18.04 LTS base. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 8 days ago

Enso OS is a Quirky Linux Distro Mixing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Xfce, and elementaryOS

We look at Enso OS, a Linux distribution that combines Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, the Xfce desktop and several elementaryOS projects into one truly unique distro. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 8 days ago

KDE Plasma 5.16 Released – And It’s a Big One!

Months in the making, and hyped more than any other release in memory, Plasma 5.16 is finally here! So what's new? Well, what isn't!? Plasma 5.16 is | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 8 days ago

How to Enable Fractional Scaling in Ubuntu 19.04

Do ou want to enable fractional scaling in the Ubuntu 19.04 release (or any distro shipping the GNOME 3.32 release)? If so, you've come to the right post! | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 8 days ago

Firefox Premium Coming Later This Year – But Would You Pay for It?

Mozilla plan to launch a 'premium' version of the Firefox web browser later this year. Mozilla CEO revealed the news in an interview with T3N. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 9 days ago

Open Source Music Creation Tool ‘LMMS’ Scores Its’ First Update in 4 Years

Open-source music creation tool LMMS has issued its first stable update in over 4 years! The previous stable release of the music composing, sequencer and | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 9 days ago

Steam Client Redesign Revealed in New Leak

A massive redesign of the desktop Steam client is on the way — and newly leaked screenshots give us an early glimpse of how it'll look. The SteamDB | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 9 days ago

I Finally Have a Dedicated Linux Laptop Again

I share my thoughts on the Lenovo V330-14ARR laptop, including battery life, screen quality, specs — oh, and how well Ubuntu 19.04 runs on it. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 9 days ago

VLC 3.0.7 Released with Improved MP4 Support, 42 Security Fixes

VLC 3.0.7 is now available to download. We recap the changes and show you how to install or upgrade to VLC 3.0.7 on Ubuntu using a PPA or a Snap app. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 10 days ago

Easily Install Snap Apps on elementary OS with ‘Snaptastic’

Snaps are a 'must try' thing in Linuxland, and because they work across multiple Linux distributions, from Arch to Fedora, it's dead simple to sample 'em! | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 11 days ago

Kdenlive Scores Another Big Bug Fix Update

Kdenlive developers sure don't show any signs of slowing down anytime soon, which is great news for open-source video editing fans. The team has issued | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 12 days ago

Google Stadia Pricing Revealed (And It’s a Bit Confusing Tbh)

Google Stadia launches in in November but gamers will need to buy a $129 Stadia Founders Pack to join the fun. We look at Stadia subscription cost & launch. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 13 days ago

Why Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Is Ditching VLC for GNOME MPV

The distro's GNOME MPV (which is now known as Celluloid) will be the default media player in Ubuntu MATE 19.10. The app is set to supplant the versatile | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 13 days ago

I Gotta Admit: Dash to Panel, That Looks Super Slick…

I haven't used a Windows desktop "properly" for around 8 years or so (and can't say I miss it, either). Back when I started this blog I had a multi-boot | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 13 days ago

Zorin OS 15 Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

Zorin OS 15 is now available to download, based on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. In this you'll learn more about Zorin OS 15's new features and improvements. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 14 days ago

Google Chrome 75 Released with Minor Improvements & Security Fixes

Google Chrome 75 is the latest stable release of Google's popular web browser, but it's pretty low on any major user-facing changes or features. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 14 days ago

LibreOffice 6.3 Won’t Support 32-bit Linux Distros

The LibreOffice 6.3 beta is out, but it brings some bad news for 32-bit Linux desktop users. The free office suite is dropping 32-bit support for Linux. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 15 days ago

Tetris Turns 35, So Learn How to Play Tetris in the Terminal

Tetris turns 35 on June 6, so to mark the occasion we show you how to play Tetris in the terminal on Linux desktops like Ubuntu. It's quick, easy and fun! | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 15 days ago

Wine 4.0 Backported to Linux Mint 19, Here’s How to Install It

It just got easier to install Wine 4.0 on Linux Mint 19 thanks to a backport by Linux Mint developers and a new meta package to streamline install. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 16 days ago

KDE Plasma 5.16 Gets a Cool New Wallpaper

Confession: I haven't been keeping a very close eye on KDE Plasma development this year — but when I heard they had unveiled a new wallpaper, my interest | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 17 days ago

Authenticator, a 2FA Token Generator for Linux, Gets Updated

The Authenticator GTK app lets you generate 2FA tokens for over 500 well-known services, straight from the Linux desktop. We look at the new release. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 19 days ago

Foliate is an Epic eBook Reader App for Linux Desktops

Foliate is a new ebook reader app for Linux desktops whose streamlined, stylish GUI recently caught my eye. While I, personally, still find it easier to | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 20 days ago

After 14 Years, GParted Finally Hits v1.0

Open-source GUI partition editor GParted has finally reached the version 1.0 milestone, after more than 14 years of 0.x numbered releases. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 20 days ago

Snapception: The Snap Store is Now Available as a Snap App

Did you know that Canonical's Snap store is available to install as a Snap app? If, like me, you didn't, you most certainly do now! The 'Snap Store' app | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 21 days ago

Krita 4.2 Debuts with 1000+ Bug Fixes, New Features

A brand new version of Krita, a powerful open-source graphics programme written in Qt, is available to download. Described by the Krita development team | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 22 days ago

Ubuntu 19.10 Now Includes Proprietary Nvidia Drivers on the ISO

Ubuntu 19.10 will include proprietary Nvidia graphics drivers directly on the installation ISO. "This addition is a first for Ubuntu, but could | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 23 days ago

Insync 3 Beta Release Brings OneDrive Sync to Linux

Users can sync OneDrive files on Linux using a beta build of third-party cloud storage sync client Insync, which is available for free during testing. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 24 days ago

GNOME 3.34 Revamps the Wallpaper Picker (And Fixes a Longstanding Issue Too)

The upcoming release of GNOME 3.34 will finally solve a long standing deficiency in the desktop's background wallpaper management. Now, I've written about | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 24 days ago

App Devs Ask Linux Distros to “Stop Theming Our Apps”

group of independent Linux app developers have written an open letter to the wider GNOME community to ask dilators to "stop theming our apps". | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 26 days ago

Firefox 67 Released, Dubbed “Faster Than Ever”

Mozilla Firefox 67 is the latest version of the popular web-browser — and it's been dubbed the 'fastest yet'. Read to learn more about Firefox 67 features. | Continue reading


@omgubuntu.co.uk | 29 days ago