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GNOME 40 Released with Redesigned Overview, New Gestures + More

GNOME 40 has been released. The latest version of the GNOME desktop environment contains a number of changes, new features, and design tweaks.

24 March 2021
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Ubuntu 21.04 Resolves the Distro’s Most Glaring Deficiency

Ubuntu's current desktop icons implementation is a little lacking – so it's finally doing something about it in Ubuntu 21.04 'Hirsute Hippo'. Learn more.

24 March 2021
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Firefox 87 Released with Privacy Tweaks, Leaner Library Menu

Firefox 87 release has arrived. This update to the open source web browser makes a couple of privacy tweaks, and makes the 'find in page' tool more useful.

23 March 2021
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Must Read: Here are GNOME 40’s Best New Features

GNOME 40 features bold design changes and several new features. In this post we rundown what's new in detail, with plenty of screenshots to show you.

23 March 2021

OnlyOffice 6.2 Adds Seafile Support, Password Protected Docs

OnlyOffice 6.2 is now available to download. This update to the free, open source office suite adds a crop of small (but welcome) new features.

19 March 2021
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Download Now: Audacity 3.0 Makes Working with Project Files MUCH Easier

The open source audio editor Audacity is much smarter at saving project files in its latest release. Audacity 3.0 intros a new and improved project file that makes it easier for people to work on […]

18 March 2021
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Vroom, Vroom: Vivaldi Browser Gets a Serious Speed Boost

Using the Vivaldi web browser? If not, you might want to! The latest release of the Chromium-based browser touts performance boosts and enhanced features.

16 March 2021
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Two Years in the Making, Fedora Finally Reveals its New Logo

Fedora's new logo is ready for roll out. The new design mark and logotype were showcased in a recent community council meeting, which you can watch here.

15 March 2021
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Google Says Chrome Now Uses Less Memory on Windows, macOS, Android …But Not Linux?

A slew of substantial memory improvements feature in Google Chrome 89, the latest stable version of Google's phenomenally popular web browser.

12 March 2021

Latest 7-Zip Alpha Offers Native Linux Support

The 7-Zip alpha for Linux brings the popular file archive and extracting tool to Linux desktops for the first time in the form of a command line client.

12 March 2021
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First Look: Ubuntu Shares Designs for Its New Desktop Installer

Designs for the new Ubuntu installer have been shared by the Canonical design team, giving us our first look at what's in store for the set-up element.

9 March 2021

Ubuntu Makes Flutter ‘Default Choice’ for Future Desktop Apps

Future Ubuntu apps made by Canonical will use Flutter, Google's open-source UI framework. We ask whether this news will help or harm the Ubuntu experience.

5 March 2021