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The ‘Hey Dude, Where Can I Get That Wallpaper?’ Blog Post

If you've lusted after the desktop wallpapers I've been using in screenshots for articles and tweets during the past month or so, this post is for you. This post, The ‘Hey Dude, Where Can I Get That Wallpaper?’ Blog Post is from OMG! Ubuntu!. Do not reproduce elsewhere without permission.

Nautilus 40 Arrives in Ubuntu 21.10 Daily Builds

Nautilus 40 is winging its way to the Ubuntu 21.10 daily builds. While it’s arrival isn’t the most newsworthy event set to occur this cycle, Nautilus 40 carries a small crop of improvements and features that Impish daily testers will want to have a play about with. Such as? Well, this update to the famed file manager finally lets you sort files by creation...

The Easy Way to Enable ‘Minimize on Click’ in Ubuntu

In this post you will learn how to enable minimize on click for the Ubuntu Dock in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above. But what is “minimize on click”, and why do some Ubuntu users like to enable it? When you click an application icon in the Ubuntu Dock (the bar on the left-hand side of the screen) a few things may happen: The app will open (if not running)...

KDE Connect is Now Available on Windows 10

KDE Connect is one of the best ways to integrate your Android smartphone with your Linux desktop. Now the tech is available for Windows users to play with! This post, KDE Connect is Now Available on Windows 10 is from OMG! Ubuntu!. Do not reproduce elsewhere without permission.

Clapper is My New Go-To Linux Video Player

Clapper is an interesting new media player app for GNOME desktops built in GJS and GTK 4. In this post we look at Clapper's features and drool over its UI. This post, Clapper is My New Go-To Linux Video Player is from OMG! Ubuntu!. Do not reproduce elsewhere without permission.

Valve’s Steam Deck is 7-inch Linux Gaming PC

The Steam Deck is a 7-inch handheld gaming PC powered by Arch Linux. Yes, Arch Linux. Discover more details, including Steam Deck specs and price, inside. This post, Valve’s Steam Deck is 7-inch Linux Gaming PC is from OMG! Ubuntu!. Do not reproduce elsewhere without permission.

Pine64’s Open Source Smartwatch Goes on Sale for $27

Want a smartwatch for $27 that runs free, open source software? You can now buy one thanks to Pine64. In this post we look at the PineTime specs and more. This post, Pine64’s Open Source Smartwatch Goes on Sale for $27 is from OMG! Ubuntu!. Do not reproduce elsewhere without permission.

ArcMenu GNOME Extension Adds New Windows 11 Layout

A new version of the ArcMenu GNOME extension is available for download, and it’ll be of particular interest to those who want to make Ubuntu look like Windows 11. The latest update to Arc Menu includes a pair of new menu layouts: ‘Launcher’ and ‘Eleven’. The latter of these is modelled on the redesigned ‘Start Menu’ set to ship in Windows 11 when released...

“Every Preference Has a Cost” — Dev Explains the ‘GNOME Way’

GNOME’s Tobias Bernard has a new blog post out and it’s an essential read if you’re interested in the direction of the GNOME desktop. It’s always great to get background rationale from the folks inside of the project, the way they think and the way they work. Posts like these help to fill in the blanks of why GNOME does what GNOME does which, regardless...

Firefox 90 Available to Download, This is What’s New

Mozilla Firefox 90 is now available to download for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Since last month’s Firefox 89 release was a substantial one you won’t be surprised to know Firefox 90 is a more modest affair. The biggest feature addition is background updating for Windows users (it allows the browser to be updated even when it’s not running). The new,...

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