Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

GNOME 3.38 features

Essential Guide: 10 Best Features in GNOME 3.38

GNOME 3.38 features a raft of changes and improvements, and in this post we take a closer look at 10 of the most striking, noticeable, and impactful ones.

9 September 2020
Zorin OS release

Zorin OS 15.3 Released Based on Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS

Zorin OS 15.3 is available to download. This update serves as the latest point release in the Zorin OS 15 series which is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

8 September 2020
Ymuse is a GTK MPD Client for Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Looking for a Modern GTK MPD Client for Linux? Try Ymuse

Ymuse is a GTK MPD client for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other distros. Written in Go, Ymuse is modern and maintained with broad features and a great UI.

8 September 2020
Vivaldi web browser logo

Vivaldi Web Browser Update Lets You Pause the Internet

Want to hit pause on the internet and take a well-deserved breather? The latest version of Vivaldi comes with a 'break mode' feature to do just that.

7 September 2020

First Look: UKUI 3.1 Makes Some Major Visual Changes

We take a look at some of the visual changes coming in UKUI 3.1 which ships next month as part of Ubuntu Kylin 20.10 — with Apple a source of inspiration.

6 September 2020
Todoist Linux app on Ubuntu

There’s Now an Official Todoist App for Linux

An official Todoist app for Linux is available on the Snap Store. Learn all about the task management service's key features and how to install it.

3 September 2020
HP ZBook G7

HP’s Powerful New Laptops Are Certified for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

If you're in the market for a new Ubuntu laptop be sure to check out the HP ZBook Fury series which is now available with Ubuntu.

2 September 2020
Blanket noise app for Linux

Improve Focus and Productivity with Blanket, an Ambient Noise app for Linux

If you find it hard to focus in a silent environment or know you are more productive when surrounded by background noise, check out Blanket.

2 September 2020
Fly-Pie GNOME Extensions

Fly-Pie is an Innovative New ‘Action Launcher’ for GNOME Shell

Looking for a fancy new way to launch your favourite apps in GNOME Shell? The innovative GNOME extension featured in this post is primed for testing.

1 September 2020
elementary on the pinebook pro

elementary OS Adds Experimental Support for the Pinebook Pro

A version elementary OS for the Pinebook Pro Linux laptop is in development. Early access builds aren't production ready and come with limitations.

1 September 2020
linux marketshare

Linux Usage Dropped in August, Analytics Stats Show

Informing you of NetMarketShare‘s monthly tally of desktop Linux users has become something of a “thing” on this site — and who am I to buck the trend: August’s figures are now out. But brace […]

1 September 2020
blender logo

Blender 2.90 Released with Major Improvements, Initial Wayland Support

A brand new version of Blender, the open source 3D modelling software (and then some), is now available to download. In this post we look at what's new.

31 August 2020