Dang it! Ubuntu 18.04 Won’t Include a New GTK Theme

the new ubuntu themeIf you were hoping to see Ubuntu 18.04 LTS arrive with an all-new look then brace yourself as we’ve bad news to share. Ubuntu has said that the new theme, which it asked the community to create, won’t be part of of the Bionic Beaver release next month. It won’t be the default GTK theme, nor will it […]

This post, Dang it! Ubuntu 18.04 Won’t Include a New GTK Theme, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Cozy Audiobook Player for Linux adds HiDPI Support & Dark Mode

Cozy 0.5.6 on UbuntuA new version of Cozy, the GTK-based audiobook player for Linux desktops, is available to download. Cozy 0.5.6 isn’t a major update, but it does improve some welcome new features, including a new audiobook overview headed by tabs to switch switch between ‘recent’ listens, ‘author’ and ‘reader’ views. The app now looks sharper on HiDPI […]

This post, Cozy Audiobook Player for Linux adds HiDPI Support & Dark Mode, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu Installs Made 10% Faster Using Tool Made by Facebook

Ubuntu DevelopmentIf you long to install Ubuntu a little bit faster help it at hand thanks to some nifty open-source tech developed by Facebook. Using Zstandard (zstd), a ‘lossless data compression algorithm’ developed by Facebook, Ubuntu developers have been able to speed up Ubuntu installs by 10%. While Zstd is primarily designed for use in “real-time compression scenarios” it is […]

This post, Ubuntu Installs Made 10% Faster Using Tool Made by Facebook, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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