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Ubuntu Wants to Collect Data About Your System

privacy in UbuntuUbuntu wants to collect data on users’ systems to ‘help improve Ubuntu’. The diagnostic data collection will be opt-out, and enabled by default for all new installs of Ubuntu 18.04.

This post, Ubuntu Wants to Collect Data About Your System, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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MPV, the Command Line Video Player, May Add a GUI

mpvCommand line video player MPV may soon have an official GUI.  Vincent Lang, the lead developer of the MPV media player project, has suggested the tool adopts one of the community-made MPV GUI front-ends available. The reason? To make MPV more accessible. “While most mpv developers (including myself) have no interest in developing a GUI, it could be […]

This post, MPV, the Command Line Video Player, May Add a GUI, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Want Longer Battery Life on Linux? Try Fedora

Battery life on Linux is something of a weak spot in my opinion. It’s not abjectly terrible, but it’s not subjectively fantastic, either. So I’m stoked to hear that Red Hat (yes, them again) are hard at work trying to improve Linux battery life. Their engineers have beavered away on battery life variables to find the […]

This post, Want Longer Battery Life on Linux? Try Fedora, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Telegram Releases Library to Make Better Unofficial Telegram Apps

telegram desktop callsLinux users love Telegram — and I know that because I’m one of them! Telegram is a cross-platform messaging service analogous to WhatsApp, but with a much broader set of features. You can have public channels and groups, for instance, and run bots. Telegram has official apps for pretty much every major operating system out […]

This post, Telegram Releases Library to Make Better Unofficial Telegram Apps, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Lollypop Music Player Sweetens its UI with Responsive Design

Responsive design is coming to the Lollypop music player. A week or two back I shared a video of the stylish KDE music player Babe which showcased the app’s sleek new ‘responsive design’ capabilities. But GTK fans needn’t feel like they’re missing out. Lollypop — arguably the best modern desktop music player for GNOME — is […]

This post, Lollypop Music Player Sweetens its UI with Responsive Design, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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