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Ubuntu 17.10 May Make It Easier to Connect to Free Wifi


Ubuntu devs want to enable captive portal detection in Network Manager to make it easier for users to connect to free wifi in cafes and public places.

This post, Ubuntu 17.10 May Make It Easier to Connect to Free Wifi, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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The Artful Aardvark Needs You!


Ubuntu 17.10 desktop screenshotI don’t consider myself to be psychic and yet, somehow, miraculously, I happen to know what you’re going to be doing later. You’re going to help test the Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds on real hardware to uncover unwanted behaviour in user-facing features. And there are plenty of those to grapple with as GDM is now the default […]

This post, The Artful Aardvark Needs You!, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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Ubuntu 17.10 Makes It Easier to Use Bluetooth Speakers


Ubuntu will automatically switch sound output to Bluetooth when you connect a Bluetooth speaker or headset in Ubuntu 17.10, as this video demonstrates.

This post, Ubuntu 17.10 Makes It Easier to Use Bluetooth Speakers, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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Ubuntu Devs Uncertain about Using Wayland by Default in 17.10


the wayland display server logoUbuntu is undecided about whether to use Wayland as the default display server in Ubuntu 17.10 as the realities of Wayland support in the real world bite.

This post, Ubuntu Devs Uncertain about Using Wayland by Default in 17.10, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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Ubuntu Reveal Results of GNOME Desktop Survey


ubuntu 17.10 developmentThe Ubuntu desktop team has finally revealed the results of the recent GNOME desktop user survey. But if you were hoping to find some definitive decisions taken as a result of the results you’re in for disappointment. Dash to Dock is Super Popular A massive 18,330 people took part in the survey. All 8 questions in […]

This post, Ubuntu Reveal Results of GNOME Desktop Survey, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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Which GNOME Apps Should Ubuntu Include By Default? [Poll]


A question mark in a circleShould Ubuntu 17.10 ship with more GNOME apps by default? Planning for the next Ubuntu release is now underway, as is debate on the default app selection.

This post, Which GNOME Apps Should Ubuntu Include By Default? [Poll], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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Ubuntu Desktop Is Not Dying, It’s Simply Regenerating


ubuntu desktop regeneratingSeriously folks, the Ubuntu desktop is not dying. Like The Doctor in the BBC Sci-Fi series Doctor Who it’s simply regenerating.

This post, Ubuntu Desktop Is Not Dying, It’s Simply Regenerating, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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GNOME is now the Default Desktop in Ubuntu 17.10 Daily Builds


Ubuntu 17.10 desktop screenshotSmash the glass, sound the klaxon, and supply comfort blankets to those still mourning Unity — the Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds now use GNOME Shell by default.

This post, GNOME is now the Default Desktop in Ubuntu 17.10 Daily Builds, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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Ubuntu Works with GNOME to Improve HiDPI Support on Linux Desktop


I’m yet to experience Ubuntu or GNOME on a HiDPI screen, so I can’t attest to how well things currently work, but I do know that some big improvements are coming. Canonical is playing host to a ‘fractional scaling hackfest‘ in its’ Taipei offices this week. Both GNOME developers and Ubuntu developers are in attendance, ready to wrestle […]

This post, Ubuntu Works with GNOME to Improve HiDPI Support on Linux Desktop, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.





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