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Ubuntu 18.04 Gives Nautilus a Striking New Look

Ambiance GTK theme in Ubuntu 18.04 LTSThere’s a rather large visual change in Ubuntu 18.04 that I’ve only just noticed. It’s not because the change in question is subtle or easy to miss. It’s because I have only just booted up a copy of the Bionic Beaver thanks to the release of Ubuntu 18.04 beta 2. And wow; the change dramatically alters the appearance […]

This post, Ubuntu 18.04 Gives Nautilus a Striking New Look, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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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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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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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Beta 1 Released for Participating Flavors

ubuntu 17.10 flavorsAhoy, Beavers! The first beta builds of the Ubuntu 18.04 release cycle have been released and are available to download. All of Ubuntu’s official family of flavors have opted to take part in this bout of Bionic Beaver beta testing, including: Xubuntu, with Xfce 4.12 Ubuntu Budgie, with Budgie 10.4 Kubuntu, with Plasma 5.12 Ubuntu MATE, with MATE […]

This post, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Beta 1 Released for Participating Flavors, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 Looks like a Brilliant Upgrade

ubuntu budgie nimusoft deal?I have to say folks, Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 is shaping up to be a one heck of a release. It’s no secret that I think the nimble GNOME-based Budgie desktop is one of the best alternatives to GNOME Shell or Unity. It is lighter and leaner than either of those, but has a more cohesive and […]

This post, Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 Looks like a Brilliant Upgrade, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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