Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

Purism Librem Mini is a FOSS-Focused Linux PC

The Purism Librem Mini is a $699 small-form factor Linux PC. Here we look at the Librem Mini specs, price, and its release date to ask if it's worth buying.

18 March 2020
windows subsystem for Linux

WSL2 Lets You Install the Linux Kernel as a Windows Update

Good news for people keen to try out the (much improved) Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10, as Microsoft say the revamped version of the tech is nearing general release.

18 March 2020
Screenshot of Shortwave radio player for Linux desktops

Download Now: Shortwave is a Great Radio Player App for Linux Desktops

Looking for a desktop radio player for Linux? Check out Shortwave, a GTK app that lets you search for and listen to radio, and even record radio streams.

17 March 2020
Ubuntu + WSL

New Webpage Intros the Benefits to using Ubuntu and WSL on Windows 10

Interested in kicking the tyres on Ubuntu via Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)? If so, a new web page has been added to the Ubuntu website to help get you started. Striking and well […]

16 March 2020
geary 3.36 screenshot with logo

Geary 3.36 Released with Redesigned Mail Composer, Expansive ‘Undo’ Support

A new version of Geary, the GTK-based email client for Linux desktops, is now available to download. Geary 3.36 is said to offer “a number of enhancements, bug fixes, and server compatibility improvements” over the previous […]

15 March 2020

Like, It’s Almost Too Easy to Install Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi!

The release of an official Raspberry Pi image writer tool means it now easier than ever to install Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi 2, 3 or 4!

13 March 2020

Download Now: Darktable Updated with Major New Features

Darktable, the open source alternative to Adobe Lightroom, is back with a new feature release — its first update of the year, adding major new features.

13 March 2020
the arc gtk theme

Eek, the Arc GTK Theme Needs a New Maintainer — Fast

The Arc GTK theme may be one of the most popular GTK themes available for Linux, but adoration doesn't fix bugs. The theme is looking for a new maintainer.

12 March 2020

‘Pop Shell’ Wants to Bring Proper Tiling Window Features to GNOME Shell

If you love the look of tiling window managers but don’t fancy giving up your creature comforts, keep an eye on Pop Shell — it’s a new GNOME extension in development and it’s left me […]

11 March 2020

GNOME 3.36 Released with New Lock Screen, Better Performance

Six months of development later and the official GNOME 3.36 release is finally here, with source code available to download from the usual places. As those of you who read our recent feature roundup will […]

11 March 2020
firefox flatpak app

An Official Firefox Flatpak is on the Way

With the Firefox 74 release out of the way Mozilla developers now turning their attention towards Firefox 75, scheduled for release in the early part of April. While Firefox 75 will (obviously) ship with new […]

10 March 2020

Firefox 74 Released with DNS over HTTPS, Other Privacy Improvements

Mozilla Firefox 74 is now available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux. We recap the new features and key changes in this article, so read on!

10 March 2020