Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

Mirror Android screen on Ubuntu desktop

How to Mirror & Control Your Android Phone from the Ubuntu Desktop

Scrcpy lets you view your phone screen on the Linux desktop and interact with it using a mouse and keyboard. The app is free and open-source.

9 hours ago

First Look: New Pinebook Pro Video Demos 4K Video, External Monitor, and WebGL

The PineBook Pro pre-orders go live next week, July 25, meaning now would be an apt time to get a closer look at how the hotly anticipated Linux laptop is shaping up. And what do […]

Wednesday

KDE Connect is Now Available for macOS

KDE Connect, the open source smartphone companion, is coming to macOS as part of Google Summer of Code 2019. A test build is available to download.

Wednesday
OnlyOffice Text Editing App

OnlyOffice, an Open Source Office Suite for Windows, MacOS & Linux, Gets Updated

OnlyOffice Desktop Editors is a free, open source office suite for Windows, macOS and Linux. A new update, OnlyOffice 5.3 is available to download.

Wednesday
Ubuntu-WSL-screenshot by Balint Reczey

Want Better Integration with Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux? Try This New Metapackage

A new meta-package available in Ubuntu helps the Linux distro integrate more closely with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Windows 10.

Wednesday
Slimbook Pro X with Linux Mint

Linux Mint 19.2 Beta Released, Available to Download Now

The Linux Mint 19.2 beta is now available to download, and features Cinnamon 4.2, improved kernel management, and a new set of wallpapers.

Tuesday

Ubuntu 19.10 Will Offer a Flicker Free Boot (For Some Users, Anyway)

Ubuntu 19.10 will offer a flicker-free boot experience for users with modern Intel graphics and UEFI systems, thanks to a new version of Plymouth.

Tuesday
foliate ebook reader screenshot

Foliate Ebook Reader Picks Up Mobi & Amazon Kindle Support

The Foliate ebook reader app for Linux desktops adds support for additional ebook formats, including those used by the Amazon Kindle.

Monday

Achievement Unlocked: RetroArch is Coming to Steam

RetroArch is coming to Steam on July 30. The developers behind the famed open-source libretro frontend say the move will help them reach more gamers.

Monday
softmaker office for linux

Microsoft Office Clone ‘SoftMaker Office 2018’ Sees Summer Update

A new update to SoftMaker Office 2018 is available to download. The popular Microsoft Office alternative supports Windows, macOS and Linux.

Monday
FreeOffice 2018 for linux

FreeOffice July Update Adds MS Office 2019 Support, Classic Interface Option

Microsoft Office clone 'FreeOffice' has a new release out for Linux users. It adds an option 'classic' interface and supports Microsoft Office 2019 file formats.

Sunday

Pitivi Video Editor Gets Better Thanks to Google Summer of Code

The Pitivi video editor is getting some overdue attention as part of this year's Google Summer of Code 2019, such as an improved effects library.

Sunday