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Firefox 88 Released, This is What’s New

Mozilla has announced the release of Firefox 88. The latest version of the famed FOSS app enabled ‘smooth pinch-zooming using a touchpad’ on Linux systems. Additionally, the browser’s built-in PDF form filler now supports JavaScript […]

5 hours ago
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Ubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’ T-Shirt Now Available to Order

Want the world your Zoom colleagues to know how excited you about Ubuntu 21.04, which is released on April 22? If so, check out a hip new t-shirt from the French-speaking Ubuntu community. They produce […]

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Shortwave 2.0 Arrives with GTK 4 Port, Slick Mini-Player Mode

A new version of Shortwave, an open source desktop radio player for Linux, is out and it’s front-loaded with improvements! Such as? Well, check out its fancy new GTK4 interface. Yes, Shortwave 2.0 has seen […]

13 April 2021
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GNOME Designers 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.

8 April 2021
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Have You Noticed These Design Tweaks in Ubuntu 21.04?

As well as new features, Ubuntu 21.04 comes with several refinements to the Yaru GTK and GNOME Shell theme. In this post we share the most striking changes.

7 April 2021
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Is a JingOS Linux Phone Coming? This Video Hints at the Possibility

I don't have a lot of information on the video in this post, but I couldn't not share it as JingOS is one of the most exciting projects in the Linux space.

4 April 2021
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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 […]

2 April 2021
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Download Now: Ubuntu 21.04 Beta Released, This is What’s New

Ubuntu 21.04 beta is now available to download. This build gives developers and eager beavers the chance to try out the OS and its many changes.

1 April 2021
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First Look: Dash to Dock Fan? Work on GNOME 40 Support is Underway

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 […]

1 April 2021
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JingOS, the Linux Tablet Distro, Adds OTA Updates, New App Store + More

A new version of JingOS, the tablet-friendly Linux distro, is available to download — and it’s jam packed with improvements. For those new to it, JingOS is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution targeted at tablet devices. […]

31 March 2021
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Don't Miss: The GNOME 40 Release Video is Seriously Slick [Watch]

The GNOME project has shared the official release video for the GNOME 40 release. The clip is short, but perfectly formed, as you can see for yourself.

25 March 2021

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10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Check out our list of things to do after you install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 'Focal Fossa'. Follow these ten top tips to get more from your new Ubuntu install.

How to Enable Full Dark Mode in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Learn how to change GNOME Shell theme in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Yaru Dark, giving you a more full 'dark mode' experience in Ubuntu.