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Upterm is Part Terminal Emulator, Part IDE

upterm on ubuntu 17.10Upterm is billed as a ‘terminal emulator for the 21st century’ — a fairly bold claim. “An IDE in the world of terminals,” claims the Github project page; “Strictly speaking, it’s both a terminal emulator and an interactive shell based on Electron.” I spent some time playing with the app see if it offered anything […]

This post, Upterm is Part Terminal Emulator, Part IDE, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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The Skype Redesign Everyone Hates Is Now Available on Linux

The ‘radical’ redesign of Skype that most of the internet seems to hate is now available on Linux — hurrah! But before you get anxious about upgrading I should say that the redesign is not being forced on you — not yet, anyway! Instead, to try what Microsoft calls “the most expressive Skype ever” on Linux […]

This post, The Skype Redesign Everyone Hates Is Now Available on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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A Linux File Manager Built Using Electron

We’ve written about plenty of Electron apps, from music players to e-mail clients, code editors and chat tools — but the following tool the first Electron file manager we’ve come across! It’s called JumpFM and it’s described as a ‘minimalistic dual pane file manager for Linux’. The developer of the app cites fman, a cross-platform Qt file manager, and Exa, a terminal tool that […]

This post, A Linux File Manager Built Using Electron, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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The MusixMatch Desktop Lyrics App Is Available for Linux

musixmatch desktop app on ubuntuThis weekend I learnt that the Musixmatch desktop app is available for Linux!  Not that Linux users are short of desktop lyrics apps. We’ve written about several before, including ‘Instant Lyrics’ and ‘Lyricfier’, and many open-source music players sport some sort of song words integration. But the Musixmatch app is a little different from those. […]

This post, The MusixMatch Desktop Lyrics App Is Available for Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Notes, the Mac-Inspired Note Taking App, Has Been Updated

Remember that Mac-inspired Notes app we mentioned well over a year ago? Well it just received a big ol’ update, and we reckon some of you will want to know about it. The new release is “about creating a robust core-experience” according to its developer, and among the changes in this update: Design tweaks System tray […]

This post, Notes, the Mac-Inspired Note Taking App, Has Been Updated, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Visual Studio Code Updated with a Slew of New Features

Microsoft has released an update to Visual Studio Code, its open-source code editor for Windows, macOS and Linux. Visual Studio Code 1.14 is a sizeable update to the Electron-based editor, and adds a slate of new features, various stability and usability improvements, plus a welcome dose of bug fixes. Notable Improvements Selection has been re-implemented […]

This post, Visual Studio Code Updated with a Slew of New Features, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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