Work on the new Ubuntu icon theme is beginning to pick up steam. As you may know, developers plan to revamp the look and feel of Ubuntu for its next release by shipping the new Communitheme GTK and GNOME Shell theme and the new Suru icon set by default. In a sign that the revamp […]
This post, Ubuntu Suru Icon Theme Now Covers More Filetypes, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A slate of 7th-gen Intel NUCs are now officially certified for Ubuntu, Canonical has announced. If you’ve had your eye on an Intel NUC for dev work, IoT shenanigans, or to use as an entertainment hub in the living room, you’ll be pleased to know you can install and run Ubuntu 16.04 LTS without encountering any major […]
This post, Intel’s 7th Gen NUCs Are Now “Ubuntu Certified”, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Good news for any merciless warmongers amongst you: you’ll soon be able to play ‘Total War: WARHAMMER II’ on Linux. Games porting powerhouse™ Feral Interactive has announced that is is bringing the acclaimed strategy title to Linux and macOS later this year. Total War: WARHAMMER II Total War: WARHAMMER II is the sequel to Total War: WARHAMMER, […]
This post, It’s Official: Total War: WARHAMMER II is Coming to Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Google has released a new VR video conversion tool for macOS and Linux. It’s called “VR180 Creator” (catchy) and the tool aims to make it easier for people to edit video shot on 180-degree and 360-degree devices like the Lenovo Mirage camera (pictured opposite). And boy is just-such a tool needed! VR180 Creator: Easier VR Video Editing […]
This post, Google’s VR180 Creator Tool Makes it Easier to Edit VR Video on Linux, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A new version of the Deepin Linux distribution is available to download. Deepin 15.6 improves on last year’s Deepin 15.5 release in a number of ways, chucks in a new-look app launcher, and includes a crop of core app updates for good measure. “The new release – deepin 15.6, offers the delicated interfaces and easy-to-understand logics […]
This post, Deepin 15.6 Released, Features New App Menu, Dark Mode, & More, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Remember that tiny 7-inch laptop we collectively cooed over last year? Well, an updated model with slimmer bezels and a faster CPU is on the way. The GPD Pocket 2 builds on the things the first-gen model got right, like it high-res screen, high-end build quality, and highly-portable form factor. But there are also a […]
This post, GPD Pocket 2 Launches This Summer with a Faster Processor, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
The latest Mesa 18.1.1 graphics stack is now available to install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Mesa 18.1.1 is the first point release update in the Mesa 18.1.x series, which debuted back in May with Mesa 18.1.0. The Mesa 18.1.x series touts plenty of improvements, including better Vulkan and OpenGL performance, updated Tegra, Nouveau, and Intel drivers, as […]
This post, Mesa 18.1.1 is Now Available to Install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Back in May we said that KDE Plasma 5.13 was shaping up to be one heck of a release — now that it’s out, I think I can say we were right. And to demo the key changes arriving in this update of the popular, resource-efficient desktop environment is a spiffy official release video. At a speedy 2 […]
This post, KDE Plasma 5.13 Is Here – And It Looks Incredible, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Not everyone is thrilled by news that Microsoft is buying Github — and you might think the Linux Foundation is among them. Well, it isn’t. The head of the Linux Foundation says the Microsoft snapping up GitHub is “good news” for the open source community. He also reckons that, rather than sneer about it, we ought to “celebrate […]
This post, The Linux Foundation Says We Should ‘Celebrate’ Microsoft Buying GitHub, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
As you may know Google is bringing Linux apps to Chromebooks — but did you realise that the feature could pave the way for Windows apps, too? Yup, we’re talking Wine, the Windows software compatibility that is a staple part of the Linux app ecosystem. Be it for Adobe Photoshop or games like Fortnite and WoW, Wine […]
This post, CodeWeavers Demo a Windows app Running on a Chromebook using Linux and Wine, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.