More articles by “Joey Sneddon”

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Canonical Details Plans to Make the Firefox Snap, Snappier

Fed up with slow startup times for the Firefox Snap on Ubuntu? Canonical hears you, and wants you to know it's going to do something about it.

Thursday
Plex HTPC screenshot

Don't Miss: Plex Desktop App Debuts on Linux as a Snap

Two new Plex Linux apps are now available to download from the Snap Store on Ubuntu. The new Plex Desktop and Plex HTPC apps are must-haves for media bods.

Thursday
Paper - a GTK note taking app

Paper is a Stylish Note Taking App for Linux

Make a note to check out Paper, a new GTK note-taking app for Linux desktops. It's built in GTK4, supports markdown, and has a clean UI. Learn more!

Wednesday

New GNOME Extension Measures How Long Apps Take to Open

Ever wondered how long your favourite apps take to open on Ubuntu? Maybe you’re keen to see if Snap app startup times are as notoriously un-nimble as claimed. And maybe you want to see if […]

Tuesday
Pitivi video editor for Linux

Productive Summer Planned for Pitivi Video Editor

Details on GNOME's Google Summer of Code 2022 projects have been revealed, with work to improve open source video editor Pitivi a notable highlight.

Monday
Linux Kernel 5.18 newspaper headline

Don't Miss: Linux Kernel 5.18 Released, This is What’s New

A new Linux kernel is here. Linux 5.18 features a wealth of enhancements, hardware enablement, and filesystem fixes, plus a controversial new Intel driver.

Sunday
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Ubuntu 22.10 Makes PipeWire Default for Audio

PipeWire is now shipping as the default audio server in Ubuntu 22.10 daily builds. PipeWire improves audio handling & performance compared to PulseAudio.

22 May 2022
HP's Pop OS laptop

HP Team Up With System76 for New Linux Laptop

Pop!_OS is the default OS on the HP Dev One Linux laptop, a revamped version of the HP Elitebook preloaded with System76's Ubuntu-based Linux distro.

22 May 2022

You Can Upgrade Framework, the Modular Laptop, with 12th Gen Intel CPUs

I’m on record as really digging the ethos behind the Framework laptop — and yes, the fact it runs so well with Ubuntu is a bonus as someone who writes a blog about Ubuntu 😅. […]

19 May 2022
unsplash gaming laptop picture

Canonical is Recruiting Devs for ‘Ubuntu Gaming’ Team

Anyone remember Ubuntu Gamer? It was a spin-off blog we launched way before Steam for Linux was a thing. Oops! But hey, here's something related…

18 May 2022

Inkscape 1.2 is Now Available to Download

Ahoy, a new version of Inkscape has appeared. We take a look at the key new features in Inkscape 1.2, the official release video, and share download links.

17 May 2022
scrivano note taking app on ubuntu 22.04

Scrivano is a New App to Take Handwritten Notes on Linux

Scrivano is a new handwritten notes app for Linux. We look at Scrivano's features, which include a few terrific time-saving tools, and how to install it.

16 May 2022