Tag Archives: Apps

Official Spotify App for Linux Updated, Can Open SpotifyURLs Again

spotify for linuxA new version of the official Spotify desktop app rolled out last week. The update, which bumps the version number to v1.0.37, features just one notable Linux-specific fix: support for opening/playing albums, artists and tracks using Spotify URLs. Revolutionary, man.  Official Client, But Not Officially Supported Confusion remains over the status of the official Spotify Linux […]

This post, Official Spotify App for Linux Updated, Can Open SpotifyURLs Again, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Wireshark 2.2 — New Stable Release of Open-Source Network Analyzer

wifi signal ubuntuA new stable release of Wireshark, the nifty network sniffing tool, is now available for download.  You may recall the app from the Ubuntu “Spyware” saga. Wireshark was among the tools used to inspect packets/searches travelling from the Unity Dash and back. Whether you’re trying to track down a network issue or just curious about what the apps you […]

This post, Wireshark 2.2 — New Stable Release of Open-Source Network Analyzer, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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View Battery Usage on Your Ubuntu Laptop with CPU-G

battery-monitorMonitoring battery life of your Ubuntu laptop just got a touch easier. The Atareao team has added a new battery usage and information section to its fork of the CPU-G hardware information tool (think CPU-Z on Windows). You’re probably familiar with seeing a timeline power usage graph on your mobile device, be it Android, Ubuntu or iOS. […]

This post, View Battery Usage on Your Ubuntu Laptop with CPU-G, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu Phone Now Has a Nifty, Native Photo Editing App

Screen Shot 2016-09-07 at 16.54.11Ubuntu Phone finally has a photo editing app. Although early alpha quality, Instant FX for Ubuntu is already looking like an impressive app. And with so few native Ubuntu apps around, each one is truly appreciated. Now, obvious things first: InstantFX is very obviously styled around the Instagram Android & iOS app’s editing interface. The app can import images […]

This post, Ubuntu Phone Now Has a Nifty, Native Photo Editing App, was written by Scott Bouvier and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Harmony is an iTunes-Inspired Music Player with Soundcloud and Spotify Integration

harmony defaultHarmony is a sleek desktop music player for Linux (and macOS & Windows) that can play your regular music files and online streaming services like Spotify and Soundcloud.

This post, Harmony is an iTunes-Inspired Music Player with Soundcloud and Spotify Integration, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Run Widgets on Your Ubuntu Desktop with Plexydesk

plexydesk widgets running on ubuntuIf I asked you about Plexydesk you’d probably look at be blankly. I last mentioned the promising widget-toting project five years ago today. Curious as to what became of it I went on a Google today. It only took a few characters strokes to discover that the project is still very much alive. In fact, it’s looking better […]

This post, Run Widgets on Your Ubuntu Desktop with Plexydesk, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Spotify Web Player for Linux — The Best Spotify Experience on Ubuntu?

spotify-tileYou don’t need to tell me. I know it already: you’re sick of hearing about Spotify on this site. But be a champ and suck it up, cos I’m back with another app, one that lets the world’s most popular (citation needed) music streaming service play nice on Ubuntu. It’s called Spotify Web Player for Linux and, […]

This post, Spotify Web Player for Linux — The Best Spotify Experience on Ubuntu?, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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