Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will support color emoji in desktop apps, a move that will let Ubuntu users both see emoji and use an emoji picker to enter glyphs.
Emoji support on Linux is sort of lacking — but love ’em or loathe ’em, the Unicode-embedded smileys are everywhere. We’ve shown you before how to see color emoji on Ubuntu using EmojiOne, and highlighted a number of neat tools that let you find and enter emoji on your Linux desktop, be it Unity, GNOME, etc. […]
This post, Type Emoji Quickly on Ubuntu Desktop with IBus-UniEmoji, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
LibreOffice 5.3 is now available to download, and The Document Foundation is calling it ‘one of the most feature-rich releases in the history of the application’!
This post, LibreOffice 5.3 Released, Called ‘Most Feature-Rich Release’ Ever, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
You folks must think that I’m obsessed with Emoji, but you’d be …No, you’d be absolutely right about that. Actually, I don’t overuse the popular pictorial glyphs that dominate daily communication. But I do appreciate being able to find the one I want to use in a timely manner. The precisely named Emoji Selector for […]
Fedora 25 Workstation makes it incredibly easy to type emoji using just your keyboard. And I’m very jealous. If you’re a regular reader of this blog then you’ll you know how much hassle it can be to see emoji on Linux, much less insert them! And while there’s a nerdy terminal app and an ’emoji picker indicator’, nothing […]
This post, Fedora 25 Makes It Super Easy to Type Emoji (And I’m Jealous), was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Want a quick way to search for emoji on Linux? Sure you do, cos these little pictographic blighters have risen to become a common way to express nuanced sentiment or context within conversations. To help, try the simply named emoj. This is an open-source command-line tool that’s available for both macOS and Linux. Faster, But Nerdier We’ve written plenty of articles about […]
Here’s How to Enable Color Emoji in Google Chrome on Linux! 👍🎉🐧
This post, How To Enable Color Emoji on Chrome for Linux (Updated), was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Unicode 9.0 support has been added to the (awesome) EmojiOne Font. This nifty SVG-in-OT font lets Linux users see and use full color emoji on Linux desktops, including Ubuntu. Version 1.2 of EmojiOne Font fully supports the 72 new pictograms added in Unicode 9.0. Among them you’ll find: Not everyone likes, gets or understands emoji — and that’s fine. But if you do, […]
This post, Linux Color Emoji Font Adds 72 New Unicode 9.0 Emoji, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.