Category Archives: List

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!.

21 Must-Have Apps For Ubuntu Desktop

ubuntu-essential-appsWe’re often asked what our essential Ubuntu apps are, but rather than reply in the comments I figured I’d write a list of what are, for us, must-have apps for Ubuntu.  Whether you’re new to Ubuntu or a recent convert from Microsoft Windows, you should find some software to suit you in the list below. Naturally, not […]

This post, 21 Must-Have Apps For Ubuntu Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Recent Linux App Updates Round-Up

apps-ubuntu-thirdpartyA number of nifty Linux apps we’ve written about previously have shared some updates over the past few days. Rather than write about each of them individually we thought we’d round-up them up in to one quick-fire, easy-to-digest post. Alduin v1.2.2 A small bug-fix update to Alduin, an Electron-based RSS reader app, is now able to […]

This post, Recent Linux App Updates Round-Up, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

6 Essential Ubuntu Snap Commands You Should Know

screen-shot-2016-12-12-at-21-24-22Snapd is the “behind the scenes” machinery that lets you install, update and run Snap apps on Ubuntu. Snapd 2.18 was recently released. It introduces a couple of new Snap commands, and improves on a few old ones.  Canonical’s David Calle recently ran through the additions, and I figured I’d use the spec bump to write a quick overview of […]

This post, 6 Essential Ubuntu Snap Commands You Should Know, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Christmas Gift Ideas For Linux Fans

lubuntu ibookCrikey, folks: it’s December. Already. You probably don’t need yet another reminder that Christmas is nearly up on us. ‘Tis the season of compulsory cheer and merriment, and all that. If you’re struggling to come up with Linux gift ideas this Christmas, we’ve got you covered. Below is a short but sweet concise guide to Linux-y gift ideas for Linux loving user in your life. […]

This post, Christmas Gift Ideas For Linux Fans, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

4 Snap Apps You Can Install on Ubuntu Right Now

box of appsIn the mood to read a quick round-up of a some popular desktop Linux apps that are now available to install as Snappy apps?  Me too, so I wrote one. For the purposes of this post (read: cos i’m lazy) you won’t find apps that are not intended to be distributed widely listed (i.e. apps which require an argument to […]

This post, 4 Snap Apps You Can Install on Ubuntu Right Now, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.