As the wall between worlds comes twain, and the spooks and spectres seep on in, our thoughts turn to the graveyard of Linux distributions. For every spirited Ubuntu there’s a spiriting celebrity-based spin; for every Gentoo based success is a gOS shaped abscess, decaying in the mausoleum of popularity. In this fiendishly frightful blog post […]
This weekend saw unofficial WhatsApp support arrive on the Ubuntu Phone, with the arrival of messaging app Loqui IM. But the messaging app is not available to install from the official Ubuntu Store. Instead, it’s distributed through something called the Open Store. What is this secret app store for Ubuntu Phone, and how do you get it? In this […]
If you own an Ubuntu Phone or Tablet and miss having access to a basic offline word processor, you’ll want to check out uWriter.
This post, uWriter is a Basic Word Processor for Ubuntu Phone, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
This site seems to have a thing for disk space menu bar apps of late. Joe even misquoted a well-known saying in a recent post, noting that “you wait ages for one disk usage indicator to arrive, and then two come along at once.” Well, you better make that 3, buddy! SpaceView Indicator for Ubuntu The SpaceView indicator for Ubuntu does exactly […]
This post, Keep An Eye On Your Disks With SpaceView for Ubuntu, was written by Scott Bouvier and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Linux Mint is making it lock-screen a little more useful, adding music and volume controls and MPRIS track data.
This post, Linux Mint 18.1 To Offer a More Useful Screensaver, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Like a Spice Girls’ solo career, I’ll keep this post wonderfully short: a new version of the Harmony music player is available to download.
This post, Deezer, Hypemachine Plugins Added to Harmony Music Player, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
If you’re looking for a way to sync your Google Drive to your Linux desktop, the following app may be worth a look. It’s called OverGrive and it’s a a closed-source, paid application. But don’t let that put you off. A 14-day free test period is available so that you can try the app out fully. If you’re […]
This post, OverGrive Is a Google Drive Desktop Client for Linux, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
The latest stats from analytics companies show Linux is maintaining a marketshare of over 2% — but is it what it seems?
This post, Linux Marketshare Is Above 2-Percent For Third Month in a Row, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
A new YouTube video claims to show an ‘quick overview of what’s to come to Unity 8’ in a future update. Uploaded by Kugi Javacookies (not sure if that’s his real name), the clip is described as offering a “quick overview of what’s to come soon to Unity 8. “Since the silo has now been signed-off by QA, so […]