If you use Skype 4.3 on Linux I’ve some bad news as Microsoft has said the Qt Skype Linux app will no longer work from July 1, 2017.
This post, The Native Skype Linux App Will Stop Working July 1, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Microsoft has unwrapped “the next generation of Skype”, a feature-packed update aimed at injecting youthful appeal into the venerable VoIP brand. Dubbed ‘new Skype’, Microsoft say the new version of Skype add more personalisation, more immediacy, and more intimacy to the service. “Life is busy and filled with too many options. Staying connected, with all this noise, can sometimes […]
This post, ‘Next generation of Skype’ Unveiled, But Theres No Mention of Linux Support, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Microsoft has confirmed that users of Windows 10 S, a feature-limited version on Windows 10, won’t be able to install Linux distros from the Windows Store.
This post, Windows 10 S Won’t Let Users Install Linux Distros, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Ubuntu will soon be available to install from the Windows Store on Windows 10. Nope, I’m not drunk, and you’re not hallucinating. The news was announced by Microsoft’s Terry Myers at the software giant’s annual Build conference for developers. What’s more Ubuntu isn’t the only Linux distribution planned. Microsoft says it is working with SUSE and Fedora to bring their […]
This post, Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenSUSE are Coming to the Windows Store, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Microsoft Windows is usually a presence in most computing environments, and UNIX
administrators likely will be forced to use resources in Windows networks from
time to time. Although many are familiar with the Samba server software, the matching
smbclient utility often escapes notice.
Add you likely know, Windows 10 Anniversary Update offers a hidden developer-orientated feature called Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and also known as ‘Bash on Ubuntu on Windows’. The feature allows fans of popular open-source and Linux-based command line tools to use them seamlessly on their Windows desktop, no need to dual-boot into a Linux distro or open […]
This post, This Tool Lets You Use Fedora and Other Distros with Windows Subsystem for Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Microsoft has joined the Linux Foundation. No, you don’t need to rub yours eyes: we did just write that. The company says it is “joining the Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member to better collaborate with the open source community.” “We want to help developers achieve more and capitalise on the industry’s shift toward cloud-first […]
This post, Microsoft Has Joined the Linux Foundation (No, Really!), was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
The screenshot above …It shows madness incarnate. Okay, it doesn’t — but it is close! You’re looking at GNOME Web — the open-source web-browser formerly known as Epiphany — running on Windows 10 via the Windows Subsystem for Linux (aka Bash on Ubuntu on Windows). The Windows Subsystem for Linux, which is being upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in an upcoming Windows […]
This post, This Is The GNOME Web Browser Running on Windows 10 [File Under Crazy], was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Recent rumours suggest yet another Skype desktop app to help ease the burden of maintaining so many — but is Skype for Life, in fact, already here and running on Linux?
This post, Is Microsoft Is Building Yet Another Skype Client?, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
It seems that Microsoft Signature Edition PCs prevent you from installing Linux, with a Lenovo rep saying this is “per our agreement with Microsoft”.
This post, You Can’t Install Linux on a Microsoft Signature Edition Laptop (Updated), was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.