Tag Archives: distros

GNOME Boxes Makes It Easier to Test Drive Linux Distros

GNOME Boxes Distribution SelectionGNOME Boxes 3.28 lets you download Linux distributions and BSD images from within the app, making it easy to set up virtual machines for testing or fun.

This post, GNOME Boxes Makes It Easier to Test Drive Linux Distros, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Bodhi Linux 4.2.0 Available to Download, Running Linux Kernel 4.10

bodhiA new version of Bodhi Linux, the Ubuntu-based Linux distribution, is available for download. Bodhi Linux 4.2 is the second minor update in the 4.x series and, accordingly, has a relatively minor change-log to match. What’s Bodhi Linux? If you’re unfamiliar with the distro (which you may well be) the tl;dr is this: it’s a lightweight […]

This post, Bodhi Linux 4.2.0 Available to Download, Running Linux Kernel 4.10, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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The 6 Linux Distros We’re Most Excited For in 2017

linux-distros-2017When I decided to write a list of Linux distributions 2017 will see grow and improve, I didn’t realise what a task I’d set! For while our name has Ubuntu in it, Ubuntu is not the only Linux distro we like to keep an eye on. Over the past few weeks we’ve been asking you to tell us which Linux distributions you […]

This post, The 6 Linux Distros We’re Most Excited For in 2017, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Distrowatch Rankings Compared: 2006 vs 2016

if-linux-wasA redditor has compared Distrowatch popularity rankings from 2006 to 2016 (or, more accurately, the last twelve months).  And it makes for an interesting comparison, touching on some general trends in Linux, though is, I guess, apropos of nothing. Seeing names like Mepis, Mandriva and Puppy Linux whisks me back to when I made my own formative foray in to […]

This post, Distrowatch Rankings Compared: 2006 vs 2016, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Linux Mint 18 Is Getting a Brand New Look

linux-mintA newer, flatter GTK theme will ship as part of Linux Mint 18 ‘Sarah.’ Showing  off progress made on the theme in a new blog post, project lead Clement Lefebvre says the new “Mint Y” theme is inspired by recent design trends towards flatter UI elements. It is based off of the (incredibly) popular Arc GTK theme. Mint […]

This post, Linux Mint 18 Is Getting a Brand New Look, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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