Category Archives: snappy

No New Ubuntu Phones Planned (And No Major Updates for Existing Ones, Either)

ZTE has pulled the original ideaIf you were hoping to see a new Ubuntu phone released sometime soon, we’ve some bad news for you.  And if you already own an Ubuntu phone and were hoping to see a new update released soon, we’ve some bad news for you too. Bad news for everybody, it seems — or is there some silver lining in […]

This post, No New Ubuntu Phones Planned (And No Major Updates for Existing Ones, Either), was written by Joey 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!.

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!.

How To Use Telegram From The Command Line

telegram logoAll weekend I’ve been itching to write about telegram-cli, a command-line interface to—faux gasp of surprise—the Telegram messaging service. Naturally, because I have something I’m keen to write about, the Wi-Fi in the coffee shop is acting up. As I’m relying on a ropey 3G tether (complete with 750MB data cap) I haven’t actually been able to […]

This post, How To Use Telegram From The Command Line, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Run Your Own Private Ubuntu Cloud with the Nextcloud Box

nextcloud-boxMost of us love using the cloud. It gives us on-the-go-access to our personal files, photos and documents, and helps keep our busy lives in sync.   But loving the cloud doesn’t mean you have to love using a proprietary closed-off services like Dropbox, Google Drive or One Drive. Homespun solutions that let you host your […]

This post, Run Your Own Private Ubuntu Cloud with the Nextcloud Box, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.