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It may not be as fast, featured or famous as the big-name browsers but GNOME's 'Web' is quietly emerging from the sidelines as a competent, compelling alternative.

The post Per-Tab Processing Arrives in GNOME’s Native Web Browser first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Readers' corner This commentard needs your input

We return from our regular trawl of El Reg Forums with this nugget from Bronek Kozicki, who is rebuilding his home PC "for serious use". He wants your advice on which combo of Linux distro and virtual machine would work best.

Unique 'smart covers' make modding your mobe a snap

Upstart Finnish smartphone company Jolla has released a developer kit that enables independent tinkerers to create devices for The Other Half (TOH), Jolla's exclusive, snap-on peripheral system.

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? Want to update to the latest version of the popular VLC media player? Here's all you need to know on how to go about it.

The post How to Install The Latest VLC Release in Ubuntu 12.04 first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Updated 'I had to sort everything by myself' alleges irate chap

A customer of domain name and web hosting provider 123-reg blames the firm for a domain hack that redirected surfers to malicious sites pushing a ransomware scam.

Ubuntu is working to improve its support for high pixel density displays, like the Retina screen used in Apple's Macbook Pro line.

The post Ubuntu 14.04 Looks to Improve Support For Hi-Res Screens first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

A point release? FORTRAN? Yes this does matter, especially to HPC folks

The decade-old Open MPI project, beloved of the HPC community, has shipped code for a major feature release that brings it close to a complete MPI 3 implementation.

The fourth point update to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been made available for download.

The post Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Released With New Hardware Enablement Stack first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Vodafone has been confirmed as the latest member of Canonical's 'Carrier Advisory Group' (CAG) for Ubuntu for Phones.

The post Vodafone Latest Network to Join Ubuntu Touch Advisory Group first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

In this episode: Linux is invading every part of your home, fridges and routers are sending spam and how your car is going to drive you home from the pub. We look at what's happening with Steam OS, the Red Hat CentOS deal and the end of support for Ubuntu 13.04. Plus we discover accessible Linux distros, the UK Police Crime Map and that hard drives are reliable!

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