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Linux Release Roundup: Amarok Sees First Release in 3 Years

Stacer system optimiser on ubuntu 17.10The past 7 days have been pretty dang busy in Linux release land. We’ve taken a look at the best GNOME 3.28 features, recapped the latest Firefox 59 changes, and made ourselves comfortable with the latest changes to Linux audiobook player Cozy. Oh, there was also the small matter of Ubuntu 18.04 Beta 1 arriving on the scene, too. But […]

This post, Linux Release Roundup: Amarok Sees First Release in 3 Years, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Firefox is now available as a Snap package

Firefox Snap Package on Ubuntu 17.10The latest version of Mozilla Firefox is available as a Snap package for Ubuntu and other Linux distros. Not just any ol’d Snap package either, but an official, made-by-Mozilla Snap package. It’s arrival, without any sort of formal fanfare (yet) has been a long time coming. Mozilla said they’d make a Snap way back in 2016 — […]

This post, Firefox is now available as a Snap package, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Dang it! Ubuntu 18.04 Won’t Include a New GTK Theme

the new ubuntu themeIf you were hoping to see Ubuntu 18.04 LTS arrive with an all-new look then brace yourself as we’ve bad news to share. Ubuntu has said that the new theme, which it asked the community to create, won’t be part of of the Bionic Beaver release next month. It won’t be the default GTK theme, nor will it […]

This post, Dang it! Ubuntu 18.04 Won’t Include a New GTK Theme, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Cozy Audiobook Player for Linux adds HiDPI Support & Dark Mode

Cozy 0.5.6 on UbuntuA new version of Cozy, the GTK-based audiobook player for Linux desktops, is available to download. Cozy 0.5.6 isn’t a major update, but it does improve some welcome new features, including a new audiobook overview headed by tabs to switch switch between ‘recent’ listens, ‘author’ and ‘reader’ views. The app now looks sharper on HiDPI […]

This post, Cozy Audiobook Player for Linux adds HiDPI Support & Dark Mode, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Give Your Linux Desktop a Fresh Look with the Canta Theme

canta gtk themeIf your current Ubuntu desktop is looking a little dark and a little dated why not give it a refresh? And the perfect choice to help you do that is the Canta theme by serial theme maker Vince Liuice (of Vimix theme fame). Like the (admittedly rather marmite) Arrongin GTK theme we showed you last week the Canta theme has a unique […]

This post, Give Your Linux Desktop a Fresh Look with the Canta Theme, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Quarter Window Tiling Support added to the MATE Desktop

Ubuntu Mate 18.04 bionic beaver daily buildSupport for quarter window tiling has been added to the MATE desktop. The feature is one of several improvements shipping in the latest stable release of the ‘retrospective’ desktop environment, which was forked from GNOME 2 back in 2011. Specifically its MATE’s window manager Marco that’s been gifted support for ‘quadrant window tiling’. Or, as some call it, […]

This post, Quarter Window Tiling Support added to the MATE Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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