More articles by “Joey Sneddon”

Download Now: Ubuntu 21.10 Beta Released, This is What’s New

Download the Ubuntu 21.10 beta to help test the next major release of Ubuntu ahead of its stable release in mid-October. In this post, see what's changed.

Friday
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GNOME 41 Released with New Settings, Power Savings, and More

The GNOME 41 release is out with new multitasking and mobile network settings, updated Software store, and a new Remote Desktop client. Learn more.

Wednesday
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Canonical Extends Support of Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 to 10 Years

Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 just got an unexpected support boost from Canonical. Announced today, Canonical says both releases will get an extended 10 years of support from their original release date, up from the […]

Tuesday
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Updated: gThumb 3.12 Released with HEIF/HEIC, AVIF & JXL Image Support

The Thumb 3.12 release is here and it's full of improvements, including native support for the HEIF and AVIF image formats, as well as Apple's HEIC.

19 September 2021
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Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS Released with Critical Security Fix

Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS is available to download. This point release carries a number of fixes to plug the BootHole security vulnerability discovered in 2020.

19 September 2021
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Spotify Linux Client (Finally) Fixes an Annoying Bug

It's a bug that has irritated me for the past 12 months but, at last, Spotify devs have fixed it in the latest update to the official Spotify Linux client.

17 September 2021
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Hot Topic: Ubuntu Makes Firefox Snap Default in 21.10

Ubuntu 21.10 is making the Firefox Snap app its default browser. A feature-freeze exception requests the Firefox Snap be seeded in the Ubuntu ISO image.

16 September 2021
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Linux Mint’s New Website is Live (And Yup, It Looks Fresh)

Linux Mint has launched a revamped and revitalised homepage full of eye-catching callouts and snippets of info sharing why the Linux distro is popular.

16 September 2021

First Look: Ubuntu 21.10’s New Wallpaper is Revealed

Ubuntu 21.10 is getting closer to release, which means it's time for updated artwork. The new Ubuntu 21.10 default wallpaper has landed in the daily builds.

16 September 2021
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Bored of Super Flat GTK Themes? Check Out Skeuos

Bored of flat themes? Check out this non-flat GTK theme for Linux desktops, including GNOME and Xfce. It's called Skueos and it's beautiful – check it out!

13 September 2021
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You Can Still Get Ubuntu 16.04 Security Updates, Here’s How

Did you know it's possible to get security updates for Ubuntu 16.04 until 2024 without paying for an enterprise Ubuntu support package? Yup, you can.

13 September 2021

Ubuntu Podcast to End After 14 Years

The hosts of the official Ubuntu Podcast have announced the end of their weekly show. The final episode of the Ubuntu Podcast will be released on Sept 30.

9 September 2021