Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Now Comes with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Been holding out for word on a new Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition preloaded with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? Well you're in in luck as Dell has announced one!

23 June 2020

How to Enable Wobbly Windows Effect on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Want to enable a wobbly window effect on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? You can using this free Compiz-style window effect extension for the GNOME Shell desktop.

22 June 2020
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How to Change Snap App Theme on Ubuntu (With Examples)

Want Snap apps to use your system theme? Learn how to make Snap apps use popular GTK themes like Layan, Orchis and Qogir in this short guide.

18 June 2020
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Microsoft Makes it Easier to Install WSL on Windows 10

Microsoft is making it easier to install WSL on Windows 10 on systems where the feature isn't currently enabled. Fittingly: it now takes a single command.

17 June 2020

Small Things that Bug Me in Ubuntu: The Blank Snap Folder

I had to take new screenshots for our list of the best GTK themes this weekend and in doing become acutely aware of how much the "Snap" folder bugs me.

15 June 2020

New PinePhone Community Edition Announced, Preorder in July

It might not be Ubuntu related but I figured a bunch of you will be interested in knowing that a second PinePhone Community Edition will go on sale shortly, this one pre-loaded with postmarketOS.

15 June 2020
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Entangle 3.0 Improves Tethered DSLR Shooting on Linux

Entangle 3.0 has been released with a modest set of improvements including the ability to flip image previews. The update is available from Flathub.

15 June 2020
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KDE Plasma Switches to Windows-style Icon-only Task Bar

With work on KDE Plasma 5.20 is underway, developers plan to introduce a small but significant layout tweak: using an icon-only task bar by default.

14 June 2020

Hot Topic: Linux Mint 20 Blocks Snap App Installs, So Here’s the Workaround

Linux Mint 20 disables support for Snap apps entirely on your behalf, but in this post I'm going to show you how to re-enable it by deleting a single file.

12 June 2020
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Linux Mint 20 Beta is Now Available to Download

Download Linux Mint 20 beta to help test things out ahead of the final stable release later this month. The beta includes a new kernel and many UX tweaks.

12 June 2020
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GIMP 2.10.20 Released with Improved Crop Tool, New Blur Filters

A new version of GIMP, the popular open source graphics editing software, is now available to download. GIMP 2.10.20 features all of the usual stuff like bug fixes and performance tweaks but adds a collection […]

11 June 2020
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The Vivaldi Browser Now Has a Built in, Er, Word Processor?!

Want your web browser to have a built-in word-processor? Of course not, but the bods behind Vivaldi have added one anyway, and here's how It works.

11 June 2020