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Feral GameMode on Ubuntu: Everything You Need to Know

A few readers have mailed in to ask us how to use Feral GameMode on Ubuntu. Problem is, when it comes to gaming I’m about as “current gen” as a Game Boy camera. Asking me […]

Friday
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Essential Guide: The Best App Launchers for Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Ubuntu’s default app launcher is the GNOME Shell Applications Overview — but this full-screen grid of icons doesn’t suit everyone’s tastes. We share our favourite Linux app launchers, all of which work on Ubuntu & […]

Friday
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Essential Guide: 4 Ways to Install Telegram on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Up

Want to install Telegram on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and up? We're here to help, with a complete guide to installing the Telegram desktop messenger on Linux.

Monday

Xfce 4.14 Desktop Officially Released, This is What’s New

Xfce 4.14 has been released. The latest stable version of the lightweight Linux desktop environment includes a swathe of new features and refinements.

Monday
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First Look: An Improved Yaru Theme is Being Prepped for Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu 19.10 features an improved version of the Yaru GTK theme based closely on the Adwaita GTK theme to help ensure consistent appearance of apps.

9 August 2019
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Arrives with Linux Kernel 5.0

Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS is the latest point release of the 'Bionic Beaver' and features an updated Linux kernel, new graphics drivers, and a lot of bug fixes.

8 August 2019
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LibreOffice 6.3 Released, Up to 97% Faster At Opening Files

The LibreOffice 6.3 release features a crop of enhancements, including file opening improvements, support for redacted text, and compact tabbed bar.

8 August 2019

Ubuntu 19.10 Will Offer Experimental ZFS File System Option

Ubuntu 19.10 will include an experimental ZFS install option in the installer that will install Ubuntu on a ZFS root file system.

7 August 2019

Xfce 4.14 Inches Closer to Release, 3 Years After Development Began

The stable Xfce 4.14 release is on track to launch in the middle of August and will complete work on the desktop environment's port to GTK3.

1 August 2019

Drawing is a Promising ‘Microsoft Paint’ Alternative for Linux (Updated)

Looking for a program like Microsoft Paint but for the Linux desktop? Check out the aptly named 'Drawing', a new GTK app that fills the gap.

31 July 2019
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Linux Mint 19.2 is Now Available to Download

The final stable release of Linux Mint 19.2 is now available to download. Linux Mint 19.2 is a long term support (LTS) release and is supported until 2023 with updates. Freshly approved for release, a […]

31 July 2019

Blender 2.80 is Here, And It Blows the Pants Off Any Release Before It

Blender 2.80 is the latest update to the free 3D computer graphics app, and sees the famed open source software get a brand new UI.

30 July 2019