Tag Archives: Dev

ISO Image Writer is a new Qt-based Bootable USB Creator

kde neonLinux enthusiasts on the hunt for a reliable USB image writer will be pleased to hear that a new app is in development. The plainly named ‘ISO Image Writer‘ is a new app by Jonathan Riddell, a prominent KDE developer and project lead of the KDE Neon software stack. The new app, Riddell says, is based […]

This post, ISO Image Writer is a new Qt-based Bootable USB Creator, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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LibreOffice Automatic Updater Available to Test on Linux

libreoffice app iconsOpen-source office suite LibreOffice is inching closer to providing automatic updates in-app. Daily builds of LibreOffice for Linux with a new automatic updater built-in are available for testing, LibreOffice developer Markus Mohrhard announced today. Better still, the updater uses delta updates. This means only the bits of the app that have changed are downloads rather than re-downloading […]

This post, LibreOffice Automatic Updater Available to Test on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Wayland Session Added to KDE Neon Unstable Developer Edition

Wayland is installed by default in the latest builds of KDE Neon Developer Edition. The Ubuntu-based software stack — it doesn’t like to be called a distribution, remember — is shipping the next-gen display server protocol as part of the default install for the unstable branch of its developer edition, whose software is built daily from […]

This post, Wayland Session Added to KDE Neon Unstable Developer Edition, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Smarter Window Snapping is Coming to GNOME Shell

GNOME 3.26 is shaping up to be one heck of a release, as a recent update from GNOME developer Georges Stavracas shows. Smart half-window tiling is headed to GNOME Shell and Mutter. The improved feature lets you tile windows to available width (not an arbitrary 50%) and, better still, lets you resize both windows at the same time just […]

This post, Smarter Window Snapping is Coming to GNOME Shell, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu Reveal Results of GNOME Desktop Survey

ubuntu 17.10 developmentThe Ubuntu desktop team has finally revealed the results of the recent GNOME desktop user survey. But if you were hoping to find some definitive decisions taken as a result of the results you’re in for disappointment. Dash to Dock is Super Popular A massive 18,330 people took part in the survey. All 8 questions in […]

This post, Ubuntu Reveal Results of GNOME Desktop Survey, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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GNOME Shell 3.26 Will Have Translucent Top Bar, New Window Animations [Video]

A translucent top bar and new window maximizing effects will be on show in GNOME Shell 3.26 when it’s released later this year. Detailing the (admittedly minor) tweaks in a blog post today, GNOME’s Matthias Clasen also explains why GNOME Shell has a solid black topper by default. “The top bar was conceived to visually merge with the bezel […]

This post, GNOME Shell 3.26 Will Have Translucent Top Bar, New Window Animations [Video], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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GNOME Tweak Tool Update Lets You Move Windows Controls

GNOME Tweak Tool on UBuntuA new version of the GNOME Tweak Tool is available for testing in Ubuntu 17.10 — and it includes some nifty new options! You can read a full surmise of the changes in the GNOME Tweak Tool 3.25.2 blog post announcement, but the key tweaks and changes to the tool you’ll want to know about are: […]

This post, GNOME Tweak Tool Update Lets You Move Windows Controls, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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