Improved wifi settings are coming as part a redesigned GNOME Control Center. And as you can see in this video, the new wifi panel is looking seriously good.
KDE users keen wanting to get a taste of GNOME Shell’s Activities Overview can now do so thanks to a new project. qOverview is a dashboard “inspired by” GNOME’s Activities. It’s written in QML and has a Python backend, which means it should be able to run on pretty much any modern desktop environment, including KDE Plasma. […]
This post, qOverview is a GNOME Activities Overview Clone for KDE Plasma, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Bug 701402 calls on GNOME developers to ‘implement progress bars in GNOME Shell’. This is absolutely the sort of bug I can get behind — and in this post I tell you why.
This post, Why I’d Love To See Progress on GNOME Progress Bars, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Should Ubuntu 17.10 ship with more GNOME apps by default? Planning for the next Ubuntu release is now underway, as is debate on the default app selection.
This post, Which GNOME Apps Should Ubuntu Include By Default? [Poll], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
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!.
I’m yet to experience Ubuntu or GNOME on a HiDPI screen, so I can’t attest to how well things currently work, but I do know that some big improvements are coming. Canonical is playing host to a ‘fractional scaling hackfest‘ in its’ Taipei offices this week. Both GNOME developers and Ubuntu developers are in attendance, ready to wrestle […]
This post, Ubuntu Works with GNOME to Improve HiDPI Support on Linux Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Developers are considering dropping the Thunderbird email client from Ubuntu’s default apps list in Ubuntu 17.10 due later this year.
This post, Ubuntu May Ditch Thunderbird, Possibly Ship With No Email App, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will use GNOME instead of Unity — a decision that has left Ubuntu fans wondering what happens to Ubuntu GNOME. Well, now we have our answer. The Ubuntu GNOME devs have laid out the future of their community flavour in a statement on their blog. They say “as a result of this decision there will […]
This post, Ubuntu GNOME To Merge with Ubuntu, Will No Longer Be a Separate Flavor, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
This stunning Ubuntu mockup gives us a glimpse at what the future could hold for the OS now that it is to switch back to GNOME as its default desktop.
This post, This Mock Up Shows Us What Ubuntu Could Look Like…, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Hatching out alongside Ubuntu 17.04 downloads are images for the rest of the Ubuntu flavors. In post we’ll take look at what’s new in a handful of the flavours, share a few choice screenshots, and give you all the download links you need. As with regular Ubuntu we recommend that you download using the official torrents. This helps to save the community […]
This post, Ubuntu 17.04 flavors are now available to download, including Ubuntu Budgie, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.