Monthly Archives: April 2016

You Can Now Install Snappy Apps through the Software app on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ships with several changes, including a new Software app and a new package format called Snappy.  Today sees the former of the changes add support for the latter: you can now search, browse, install and remove Snap apps using the new Ubuntu Software app. Prior to today’s update you needed to use the command line to install Snappy apps […]

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See Ubuntu Convergence in Action With This Music App

Music by TomasinoMost of us have a good handle on what Ubuntu ‘convergence’ is (or what we think it is).  But it never hurts to have a big ol’ reminder. And the video we’re cushioning with over wrung sentences is just that: an appetiser for great things to come. They say the proof of the pudding is in the eating. It’s […]

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Franz Makes Using Telegram, WhatsApp & Other Chat Services More Manageable

franz-tileWhatsApp, Messenger, Skype and Telegram – great at helping me stay in touch, useless at helping me stay focused. Franz is a free desktop messaging app that groups together a bunch of popular chat & messaging services in one window. And —*slow-mo air punch* — it now supports Linux. The developers behind the app say the ‘annoyance’ of needing to have ‘different […]

This post, Franz Makes Using Telegram, WhatsApp & Other Chat Services More Manageable, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Tomb Raider for Linux — It’s Here

ChCZ6BpVEAEpL_TToday is the day that Lara Croft finally lands on Linux. Tomb Raider for Linux and Steam OS is to go on sale later today. And that’s official; the company behind the Linux port, Feral Interactive, announced the news in a tweet. Linux gamers will be able to get the AAA game from later today (April 27) via Steam and from the […]

This post, Tomb Raider for Linux — It’s Here, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

This is the Release Date for Ubuntu 16.10 ‘Yakkety Yak’

ubuntu 16.10 release scheduleThe release date of Ubuntu 16.10 is set for October 20, 2016. Codenamed the ‘Yakkety Yak’, Ubuntu 16.10 is the next short-term support release of the hugely popular open-source operating system. What new features and technologies will ship in 16.10? That is currently unknown. With 16.04 LTS out, supported for 5 years, and shipping the well-tested Unity 7 desktop, […]

This post, This is the Release Date for Ubuntu 16.10 ‘Yakkety Yak’, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu 16.10 Codename Revealed and Release schedule

Ubuntu next version is 16.10 which is going to be supported for 9months and the code name for this version is “Yakkety Yak”.
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Cinnamon 3.0 Is Released, Here’s How To Install it On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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