Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

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Panes, Tab Reordering Added to Windows Terminal App

Windows Terminal panes and tab reordering are two new features the open source command line tool picks up in its latest release, Windows Terminal 0.7.

29 November 2019

Librem 5 Now Shipping, Backers Share First Impressions

Purism has begun shipping the Librem 5 Linux phone to backers of its crowdfunding campaign — and the first hands-on impressions are filtering in!

28 November 2019

OpenMoji is an Open Source Emoji Set That Looks Awesome

OpenMoji is an open source emoji library that's free to use. The set has over 3000 glyphs, supports Unicode's Emoji 12.0 spec, and is available as a font.

26 November 2019

Linux Kernel 5.4 Released, This is What’s New

Linux 5.4 kernel is out. The latest Linux kernel update adds support for several ARM-based laptops, has better files system encryption, and lots more.

25 November 2019
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Does Stadia Work on Ubuntu? Well Yeah, Kinda… (Updated)

Does Stadia work on Ubuntu? Yes, in both Google Chrome and Chromium. In this post we look at one users' experience playing Destiny on Stadia.

24 November 2019
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Audacity 2.3.3 Released With Major Bug Fixes, Removes Obsolete Features

Audacity 2.3.3 has no major new features but does includes 75+ bug fixes, improved equalisation, and removes obsolete code. Plus, learn how to install it.

24 November 2019
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Glimpse, the G-Rated GIMP Fork, Issues Its First Release

When the Glimpse image editor was announced it created a a storm of opinion. Now the infamous GIMP fork has made its first release — but is it any good?

22 November 2019

Slimbook’s New Pro Laptop Wants to Take on Apple, Costs Less Too

Meet the Slimbook Pro X 15, a new 15-inch Linux laptop from Spanish hardware company Slimbook. Their new device is powered by an Intel i7-9750H processor (6-core, 4.5GHz turbo boost) with a beefy NVIDIA GTX […]

21 November 2019

Zorin OS 15 Lite: Xfce Has Never Looked So Good!

Zorin OS 15 Lite is a stylish Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It's designed for low spec computers and uses the Xfce desktop by default.

20 November 2019
Android and Linux

Google Wants to Bring Android Closer to the Mainline Linux Kernel

Google wants to bring Android "as close as possible" to the mainline Linux kernel, stabilising the kernel ABI and making hardware support modular.

20 November 2019
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Scrcpy Update Adds Android 10 Support, Multitouch Gestures

Scrcpy users can now interact with an Android phone on PC using a touchscreen, as well as use the utility with devices running Android 10.

20 November 2019

Desktop Linux Apps Running on the PinePhone [Video]

This video shows Mozilla Firefox, GIMP and a Qt5 Matrix client running on a PinePhone with postmarketOS installed. Are they usable? Find out.

20 November 2019