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This Infographic Reveals the Scale of Ubuntu’s Success

Ubuntu Core for iotEver wondered just how widely used Ubuntu is? Well, wonder no more! Canonical has put together a new infographic to highlight the scale and success Ubuntu has achieved across an enviable assortment of computing sectors. And it’s compelling stuff. Ubuntu is in use in some shape or other at some of the world’s biggest companies, where […]

This post, This Infographic Reveals the Scale of Ubuntu’s Success, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu Studio Have Released a Free Guide to Audio Production on Linux

Anyone looking to get started with audio and music production on Ubuntu Studio now have an excellent guide to assist them. The Ubuntu Studio Audio Handbook is comprehensive (and totally free) guide to digital recording and audio production on Ubuntu Linux. The guide is pitched at amateur and semi-professional audio enthusiasts and covers music making and audio […]

This post, Ubuntu Studio Have Released a Free Guide to Audio Production on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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SUSE Linux Sold in $2.5 Billion Deal

SUSE, the open source software company,  has been sold to a Swedish private equity firm. EQT Partners will acquire SUSE from current owners Micro Focus in a deal worth $2.5 billion USD and is expected to close in early 2019. EQT is described as “a development-focused investor with extensive experience in the software industry”. One of the oldest Linux […]

This post, SUSE Linux Sold in $2.5 Billion Deal, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Google is Now a Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation

Google Sign illuminatedGoogle is now a Platinum member of The Linux Foundation. A long-time member of the non-profit organisation, Google has chosen to increase the amount of money it donates to the foundation from $100k a year to a massive $500k. The bump sees Google go from ‘Silver’ member of the foundation to a ‘Platinum’ member — the highest […]

This post, Google is Now a Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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The Average Ubuntu Install Takes 18 Minutes (And Other Stats)

average ubuntu install timeDid you know that the average Ubuntu install takes just 18 minutes? That’s one of several nuggets of information Canonical has collected (and now revealed) thanks to the new “Ubuntu Report” tool included in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This tool, when given permission to, collects non-identifiable system data about new Ubuntu installs and upgrades and ferries […]

This post, The Average Ubuntu Install Takes 18 Minutes (And Other Stats), was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Microsoft Wants to Buy GitHub, and FOSS Fans are Freaking Out

github logoIs Microsoft about to buy GitHub? According to a Business Insider sources the two companies are in talks about a possible acquisition. The deal, should it come to fruition, would see Microsoft buy GitHub, is reportedly to be valued at a colossal $5 billion. But should open source software enthusiasts be worried by this? GitHub is at the heart of FOSS […]

This post, Microsoft Wants to Buy GitHub, and FOSS Fans are Freaking Out, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu Studio Plans a Reboot for 18.10 release

Do you use Ubuntu Studio? Chances are you don’t — but the team behind the creatively curated community spin hope that’ll change in the near future. Plans are afoot to “reboot” Ubuntu Studio for its upcoming October release. There’s talk of new software, a new look, a new website, and a renewed sense of purpose. […]

This post, Ubuntu Studio Plans a Reboot for 18.10 release, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Improved Flathub Website Makes It Easier to Find Flatpak Apps

the flat hub website redesignIt just got a whole heap easier to find and install Flatpak apps on Linux distros like Ubuntu. A new version of the Flathub website is now live on Flathub.org, albeit in beta. The improved front-end to what is the de facto Flatpak app store offers search, browsing and install options. It’s packed with app descriptions, […]

This post, Improved Flathub Website Makes It Easier to Find Flatpak Apps, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Geary User Survey: Are You a Filer, or a Piler?

A question mark in a circleWhat kind of email user are you: piler or filer? “Pile…File… what?” you’re probably thinking. I know I was when Geary pinged over a new user survey asking me this exact same question. But it all makes sense, I promise! There are 2 basic email workflows: pile, or file Most of us tackle our email inboxes […]

This post, Geary User Survey: Are You a Filer, or a Piler?, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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