New GNOME Designs Explore a ‘Bottom Bar’ Layout for GNOME Shell

For 10 years GNOME shell has been based around a single panel stripped across the top of the screen — but this fundamental feature could be about to change.

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/04/new-gn

Have You Noticed These Design Tweaks in Ubuntu 21.04?

Grab a magnifying glass and meet me at the watering hole, ‘cos we’re going tweak spotting in the Hirsute Hippo! While Ubuntu’s upcoming release isn’t crammed full of obvious changes — even the headline switch :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/04/ubuntu

Is a JingOS Linux Phone Coming? This Video Hints at the Possibility

I don’t have an awful lot of information extra to the video you see above, but I couldn’t not share it once I’d seen it as JingOS is one of the more exciting projects in :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/04/jingos

How to Install Yaru MATE Theme on Ubuntu MATE 20.04

Ubuntu MATE 21.04 ships with a new Yaru MATE theme enabled by default — but users don’t have to upgrade to use it! Yaru MATE is an official port of Ubuntu’s Yaru GTK theme (plus :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/04/instal

Ubuntu 21.04 Beta Released, Available to Download Now

The final Ubuntu 21.04 release draws closer, but first: a fresh bout of testing is required – enter the Ubuntu 21.04 beta! Developers and non-developers alike can download the Ubuntu 21.04 beta release to help :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/04/ubuntu

Dash to Dock Devs are Working on GNOME 40 Support

If you’re a dedicated Dash to Dock user I’ve some good news: GNOME 40 support is in the works, and in this post I show you how it’s looking! First some background. While I dig :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/04/dash-t

JingOS 0.8 Released with OTA Updates, New App Store, and More

A new version of JingOS, the tablet-friendly Linux distro, is available to download — and it’s jammed full of improvements. For those unaware of it, JingOS is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution targeted at tablet devices. :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/jing-o

The GNOME 40 Release Video is Seriously Slick [Video]

Been wanting a closer look at GNOME 40? Well, now’s your chance as the official GNOME 40 released video has appeared online. The minute-long clip whisks viewers through a number of reasons why they might :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/the-gn

Microsoft Edge Now Supports Sync Features on Linux

Microsoft Edge for Linux users will want to rush off and upgrade to the latest dev release. The latest build adds a much-wanted feature on Linux.

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/micros

Ubuntu 20.10 Wallpaper is Revealed – And It’s Hairy!

Ubuntu 21.04's new desktop background is here. It boasts a handmade depiction of yer release mascot, namely a hirsute hippo. Come see what it looks like!

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/ubuntu

GNOME 40 Released with Redesigned Overview, Touchpad Gestures + More

The final stable GNOME 40 release is now officially available to download. Six months of fastidious development has gone into making the latest release of the GNOME desktop the best one yet. In all, GNOME :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/gnome-

Ding! Ubuntu 21.04 Fixes My Biggest Pet Peeve

Aloha, Hirsute! It seems you solve my single biggest gripe with modern Ubuntu releases: a poor desktop icons experience. Ever since upstream GNOME jettisoned the ability to put icons on the desktop — it has :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/ding-u

Firefox 87 Released, This is What’s New

A new version of Mozilla Firefox is now available to download. Firefox 87.0 is the latest stable release and includes a modest set of changes. The update is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Ubuntu :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/firefo

GNOME 40 Arrives This Week, This is What’s New

GNOME 40 includes a bold new design changes and several new features, so in this post we rundown the best of them. Released March 24, 2020, GNOME 40 is the first version of the open :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/gnome-

OnlyOffice 6.2 Adds Seafile Support, Password Protected Docs

A new version of ONLYOFFICE, an open source office suite for Windows, macOS and Linux, is available to download. Side note: that isn’t me shouting; that’s how the app name is stylised! 😅 The latest :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/onlyof

Audacity 3.0 Makes Working with Project Files MUCH Easier

The open source audio editor Audacity is much smarter at saving project files in its latest release. Audacity 3.0 intros a new and improved project file that makes it easier for people to work on :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/audaci

Vivaldi Browser Gets Major Speed Boost

Google Chrome recently talked up its performance enhancements on Windows, macOS and Android, now Vivaldi it taking its turn. The latest version of this Chromium-based browser is here and its makers say it’s faster than :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/vivald

Fedora’s New Logo is Finally Unveiled

After two years in the design oven Fedora is finally ready to share its new logo with the wider community. In a recent Fedora council meeting (which you can watch in the hero area above :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/fedora

Google Says Chrome Now Uses Less Memory on Windows, macOS, Android …But Not Linux?

A slew of substantial memory improvements feature in Google Chrome 89, the latest stable version of Google's phenomenally popular web browser.

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/google

Latest 7-Zip Alpha Offers Native Linux Support

The popular archive utility 7-Zip is now available natively on Linux. Don’t unpack your excitement just yet: this is an alpha release, and we’re only taking about a command line client not a full-blown user-interface :sys_more_orange:

:sys_omgubuntu: omgubuntu.co.uk/2021/03/7zip-l

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