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The 6 Linux Distros We’re Most Excited For in 2017

linux-distros-2017When I decided to write a list of Linux distributions 2017 will see grow and improve, I didn’t realise what a task I’d set! For while our name has Ubuntu in it, Ubuntu is not the only Linux distro we like to keep an eye on. Over the past few weeks we’ve been asking you to tell us which Linux distributions you […]

This post, The 6 Linux Distros We’re Most Excited For in 2017, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Devs Plan ‘Ultra Minimal’ Version of #Ubuntu Budgie

ubuntu-budgie-minimalYou know I love a good tease, and the Ubuntu Budgie team have done just that. Ubuntu Budgie tweets that it is testing an “ultra minimal version” of the spin which ‘uses 220MB or less of RAM’. Intriguing. The minimal spin is being pitched at users “who love customising their distro” and is unlikely to ship with much of […]

This post, Devs Plan ‘Ultra Minimal’ Version of #Ubuntu Budgie, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Ubuntu Budgie Is Now an Official Ubuntu Flavor

budgie-remixSay hello to the latest member of the official Ubuntu family: Ubuntu Budgie. The community spin, hitherto known as Ubuntu Budgie Remix, uses the nimble GNOME-based Budgie desktop environment as its default user experience. The Budgie desktop makes use of modern GNOME technologies but is not a GNOME fork. It is primarily developed by the Solus project, […]

This post, Ubuntu Budgie Is Now an Official Ubuntu Flavor, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Budgie Desktop Picks Up Indicator Applet Support

budgie remix indicator applet supportNimble GNOME-based Budgie desktop environment has gained support for indicator applets. A raft of well-known software, including Dropbox, Skype and Clementine, use indicator applets to provide tray-based access to various features, info and options. A swathe of indicator-only third-party utilities are also available, able to display weather forecasts, emails counts and more directly on the panel. But until now the […]

This post, Budgie Desktop Picks Up Indicator Applet Support, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Budgie Desktop Is Alive, Here’s How To Install It on Ubuntu

It’s a been a couple of years since I last wrote anything about the Budgie desktop environment. You might think that was intentional but it wasn’t. Fact is, I didn’t know the project was still going, not until a Twitter follow (in a tweet I can no longer find, but thanks if it was you) asked […]

This post, Budgie Desktop Is Alive, Here’s How To Install It on Ubuntu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.