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This Week Twitter Taught Me Thunderbird is Go But Windows Text Editors are a No-Go!

Welcome to another instalment of the content strand where I tell you about things I saw on Twitter that, if we're honest, you probably saw on Twitter too.

13 hours ago
remotely vnc app

‘Remotely’ is a Simple VNC Viewer For Linux Desktops

Remotely is a small VNC viewer client for Ubuntu Linux desktops. It is simple to use and supports common VNC authentication methods.

Saturday
Peppermint OS 10: desktop screenshot

First Look: Peppermint OS 10 Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Peppermint OS 10 is the latest stable release of the lightweight Linux distro and is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and features a desktop based on Xfce.

Saturday
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Superpaper is an Advanced Multi-Monitor Wallpaper Tool for Linux

Superpaper is an advanced multi monitor wallpaper tool for Linux and Windows desktops with bezel correction, PPI correction, and alignment testing.

Friday

How to Install Notepad++ in Ubuntu (One-Click Install)

Few text editors are as famous or as loved as Notepad++, and in this post we show you how to install Notepad++ in Ubuntu. Notepad++ is a free, open-source code editor built for Windows and […]

Thursday
GNOME Shell notification redesign mockup

These Mockups Show How the GNOME Shell Notification Experience Could Be Improved

These mockups from the GNOME design team showcase an vastly improved notification area and calendar for the GNOME Shell desktop.

Wednesday
Stacer system optimiser on ubuntu 17.10

Spring Clean with Stacer, a System Optimizer tool for Linux

Stacer is a system optimizer and cleaner tool for Linux desktops like Ubuntu. Learn more about its features and how to install Stacer on Ubuntu.

Wednesday

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Enable Dynamic Transparency in Ubuntu 19.04

Learn how to re-enable dynamic transparency on Ubuntu 19.04 in both the top bar and in the Ubuntu Dock, making the dock background transparent..

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How to Try the New Adwaita Theme on Ubuntu 19.04

Learn how to enable the new Adwaita theme in Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo. The updated Adwaita theme is a solid replacement for Ubuntu's Yaru theme.

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It’s Hard to Believe That This is a Screenshot of Ubuntu

It’s not often that a Linux desktop screenshot makes me stop what I’m doing and drool. But the one you see above? It just did. It’s hard to believe but the desktop above isn’t Deepin […]