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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!.

[How To] Install KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS on Ubuntu

plasma 5.8 desktop screenshotKDE Plasma desktop 5.8 LTS was released back in October, but only landed in the Kubuntu backports PPA this weekend, thus making it available to those of you running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. We’ll skip on to the installation instructions in just a second, but first: a quick recap of some of the new features that are in Plasma 5.8.4 versus the […]

This post, [How To] Install KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS on Ubuntu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

KDE Plasma Mobile — The Linux Phone You’ve Been Waiting For?

kde plasma mobileWhile Ubuntu Phone continues to stew, bereft of new devices and little developer interest, other efforts to create a fully-fledged Linux* smartphone are picking up pace. Chief among them is KDE Plasma Mobile. KDE itself needs little introduction. It’s one of the most popular Linux desktop environments around, and recently celebrated it’s 20th birthday. Plasma is the name […]

This post, KDE Plasma Mobile — The Linux Phone You’ve Been Waiting For?, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Devs Mark KDE’s 20th Birthday By Re-Releasing KDE 1!

kde birthdayGo fetch those blue birthday cake candles you have stashed away cos today, October 14, marks the 20th birthday of KDE. Yup, it’s the KDE project’s 20th birthday. And to help mark the mammoth milestone the KDE Restoration Project is re-releasing KDE 1! The image above shows the very last KDE 1 release running on a PC in […]

This post, Devs Mark KDE’s 20th Birthday By Re-Releasing KDE 1!, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How to Install the Paprius Icon Theme for KDE on Kubuntu 16.04

papirus icon theme kdeThe Papirus GTK icon theme is my favourite icon set, and the one you’ll spot most often in screenshots on this site. But did you also know that it’s available for KDE Plasma desktop too? That’s right. If you’re running Kubuntu, Netrunner or any other Ubuntu-based distribution running Plasma 5 you can install the Paprius icon set for […]

This post, How to Install the Paprius Icon Theme for KDE on Kubuntu 16.04, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.