Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

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Komikku is a GTK Manga App for Linux

If you read a lot of manga and you use the Ubuntu desktop check out Komikku, a relatively new Manga reader app for Linux written in Python and GTK. Now, usually when I highlight a […]

9 hours ago

First Look: What to Expect in GNOME 3.36, Including New Lock Screen

The upcoming GNOME 3.36 release will sit at the heart of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS when it arrives this spring — but what are the new feature it’ll bring? Well, in this post I round up […]

11 hours ago
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BingWall is —Yes, a Bing Wallpaper App for Ubuntu

A lot of folks love using Bing’s image of the day as their desktop wallpaper — a task that the app featured below makes very easy on Ubuntu. Now, this idea isn’t new; I think […]

16 hours ago

Essential Guide: How to Change Theme on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Above

Learn how to change theme in Ubuntu quickly and easily, without terminal commands or odd apps. In fact, you already have everything you need to do it.

Monday

Open Source Graphics App MyPaint 2.0 Released with Major Improvements

Open source artists should check out the latest release of MyPaint, as it scored a substantial update this weekend. The new MyPaint 2.0.0 release succeeds MyPaint 1.2, released back in 2017, and brings a stack […]

Sunday
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GNOME Shares Designs for a Native Camera App

GNOME design team member Tobias Bernard shares mockups of a possible new GNOME Camera app for use on the Librem 5 Linux phone and beyond.

Friday
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Rhythmbox 3.4.4 Adds ListenBrainz Plugin, New App Icon

A new version of Rhythmbox, Ubuntu’s default music player app, is available. Rhythmbox 3.4.4 is a small update to this venerable player and was released back in January (but I’ve only just heard about it). […]

Thursday

Download Now: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Released with Linux Kernel 5.3

The latest Ubuntu 18.04 LTS point release is now available to download. Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, which arrives a week later than planned due to a few last minute issue, serves as the penultimate point release […]

12 February 2020

Vivaldi 2.11 Released with Improved Pop-out Video Player, Other Tweaks

A new version of the Vivaldi web browser is now available for download with an improved pop-out video player and improve keyboard shortcut navigation.

12 February 2020

MATE Desktop 1.24 Release Arrives with a Slew of Improvements

A new version of the MATE desktop has been released and in this post —yes the one you’re reading right now— I recap some of the changes being offered in the MATE 1.24 release. Not […]

11 February 2020

Firefox 73 Released with Accessibility Improvements, And Um… That’s It

The new Firefox 73 release is here with some accessibility improvements, including a new global page zoom level option. Read on to learn more on Firefox 73.

11 February 2020
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OpenShot Video Editor Just Got a Massive Update

OpenShot video editor has a new version available to download. We look at the new OpenShot 2.5 features and changes, of which it features a tonne.

10 February 2020