Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

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Trim Video Clips on Linux Fast with This New GTK App

Video Trimmer is an open source video trimming app for Linux desktops. Built in GTK the app has an simple UI and is fast. Learn more in this post.

Monday
write note taking app

Handwritten Notes App ‘Write’ Adds Split-Pane View, Improved SVG Support

The handwritten note-taking app 'Write' has a new release out. It adds some welcome new features, like split screen working, and debuts support for iOS.

Monday
screenkey key presses

ScreenKey Shows Keyboard Presses on Screen in Ubuntu

If you’re a regular screencaster or YouTube video maker you’ll know how useful it can be to show which keys you’re pressing on your screen as you press them. When running the app displays key presses […]

Monday
shutter screenshot tool on ubuntu

Back from the Dead: How to Install Shutter on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Shutter was the go-to screenshot app for Ubuntu a few years back. But development stalled and the world moved on. But now the tool is back thanks to Snaps!

Friday
Ubuntu 19.10 end of life

Ubuntu 19.10 Reaches End of Life This Month, Plan Those Upgrades Soon

Official support for Ubuntu 19.10 'Eoan Ermine' end on July 17, 2020. Canonical advise users to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, the next stable release, soon.

Friday
Purism Librem 14

A Wildly Powerful, Privacy-Focused Linux Laptop Appears…

The Purism Librem 14 is a 14.1-inch Linux laptop based around a 10th generation Intel processor. The device boasts hardware kill switches and free firmware.

Thursday
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Steam is Coming to Chromebooks with Ubuntu-based “Borealis” Feature

Google plan to add Steam gaming support to future Chromebooks using a new Ubuntu-based virtual machine layer developed with the codename "Borealis".

Thursday
marketshare of linux

Linux Marketshare Climbed to All-Time High in June, Stats Show

A new month means new Linux marketshare stats from net analytics company NetMarketshare and they show Linux and Ubuntu were up for the fourth consecutive month in a row.

Thursday
Arc Menu GNOME Extension v47

Arc Menu 47 Released with New Layout, Other Improvements

A new version of Arc Menu, a popular extension for GNOME Shell, has been released. It includes a new, neater menu layout and alphabetical grouping options.

30 June 2020

Firefox 78 Released, Bumps Linux System Requirements

Mozilla Firefox 78 is now available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux. We cover the notable new features and changes, and show you how to upgrade.

30 June 2020
Rolling Release Ubuntu Rhino

‘Rolling Rhino’ Turns Ubuntu into a Rolling Release

Ubuntu desktop lead Martin Wimpress has created a tool called Rolling Rhino. Its aim: convert an Ubuntu daily build image into a "rolling release" distro by opting into and tracking the devel series of changes/packages.

28 June 2020
remove messages from firefox

Stop ‘Messages from Firefox’ Showing on the New Tab page

Learn how to disable the 'messages from Firefox' feature so that message no longer show in the footer of the New Tab page — and spoiler: it's easy!

28 June 2020