A new version Stacer, an open-source system cleaning n’ tune-up tool for Linux desktops, is available to download. Stacer 1.0.7 ships with improved language support, adds in a choice of light or dark theme, and introduces a new processes monitor. Processes can be sorted based on PID, CPU and memory usage, etc. You can also search […]
This post, Linux System Utility ‘Stacer’ Updated with Process Monitoring Panel, New Look, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A 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!.
Smash the glass, sound the klaxon, and supply comfort blankets to those still mourning Unity — the Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds now use GNOME Shell by default.
This post, GNOME is now the Default Desktop in Ubuntu 17.10 Daily Builds, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Dash to Dock, the hugely popular desktop dock for GNOME Shell, has been updated with multi-monitor improvements, a new click action, and various bug fixes.
This post, Dash to Dock Now Supports Multi-Monitor Setups, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
We’ve looked at ways to make GNOME Shell look like Unity before, but a new theme from the b00merang project provides what is perhaps the closest clone yet. It’s a Unity 7 GNOME Shell theme that faithfully recreates the look of the Ubuntu desktop shell in GNOME, BFB-included! Naturally this change is a cosmetic one and only skin deep. You won’t get extra features […]
This post, Make GNOME Shell Look Exactly Like Unity 7 with this Theme, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
I came across a new Electron Twitter client today called Chirp — and I sort of had to write about it. See, I’ve written of my love for Twitter Lite, the social networking site’s new mobile experience before, and recommended a number of ways in which you can ‘use’ Twitter Lite in a standalone window like a traditional app (aka as a […]
This post, Chirp is a Simple Electron Twitter Client, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
I came across a neat new extensions that provides Nautilus Git integration. Now before you get too excited let me mention that this extension is not a GUI Git client. It’s a little simpler than that, but still potentially useful. If you don’t know what Git is then you’re probably not reading this post anyway, but for those […]
This post, Enable Nautilus Git Integration with this Open-Source Extension, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Back in April we showed you a couple of different ways to add folders to GNOME Shell’s Application Overview to, y’know, help keep your app launchers nice and tidy. Now we’re back with another — and it’s far simpler to use than either of our earlier solutions. Say hello to App Folders Management Extension, a (pretty slick) GNOME extension that […]
This post, This Extension Makes it Super Easy to Create App Folders on GNOME Shell, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A new version of KDE neon (sic) is available to download. KDE neon User Edition 5.10 ships with Plasma 5.10. This is the latest stable release of the modern desktop environment. You get all the latest improvements, like being able to group and ungroup windows in the task bar, put icons on the desktop, and access media controls from […]
This post, KDE Neon 5.10 Available to Download, Comes with with Plasma 5.10, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Standard Notes is an encrypted note taking app available for free on Linux, macOS, Windows, Android, iOS, and the web. And yup, in case you were wondering, it’s also totally open source. Linux isn’t short of note taking ands to-do apps that work across devices and platforms, with Simplenote, Todoist, Google Keep (my go-to app for cross-platform […]
This post, Standard Notes is an Open-Source Encrypted Notes App, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.