Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

gThumb 3.9.1 Released with Various Changes, New App Icon

An update to gThumb, a GTK-based photo manager and image viewer for Linux, is now available to download. In this post we look at gThumb 3.9.1's features.

9 March 2020

Feeling Creative? You Can Now Remix the Ubuntu 20.04 Wallpaper

If you took one look at the new Ubuntu 20.04 wallpaper and thought to yourself: "Heh, I could do better!" — here's your chance to prove it!

6 March 2020

Zorin OS 15.2 Released, Now Available to Download

Zorin OS 15.2 is now available to download. The update serves as the latest point release in the Zorin OS 15.x series which debuted last year. A raft of software updates, bug fixes and security […]

5 March 2020
openshot video editor for linux screenshot

OpenShot Gets a Bug Fix Update, Adds Multi-Core Effects Processing

OpenShot devs have issued a new bug fix update to the non-linear video editor to iron out wrinkles in the recent (and sizeable) OpenShot 2.5.0 release.

4 March 2020
how to remove the trash icon in ubuntu

How To Remove the Trash Icon from Ubuntu Desktop

A trash can icon appears on the desktop of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and up by default, but not everyone likes it being there. Thankfully it’s easy to remove the trash icon from the Ubuntu desktop, […]

4 March 2020

Shotcut Video Editor Adds More Export Options, New Audio Pitch Filter

A new version of the open source video editor Shotcut is available to download, and in this post I share some of the changes it includes.

2 March 2020

Voting Opens in Ubuntu Studio 20.04 Wallpaper Contest (Now Closed)

Ubuntu Studio is running an online poll to help it select a set of wallpapers for its upcoming release. 10 wallpapers will be selected from a pool of 17.

2 March 2020
Srain IRC Client

Srain is a New GTK IRC Client for Linux Desktops

Srain is a modern GTK IRC client for Linux desktops. Sporting a well designed UI, the app makes chats and channels easier to access, join, and read.

1 March 2020
Linux Mint's new file transfer app

Linux Mint Unveils a Fast New File Transfer Tool for Linux Desktops

Linux Mint wants to make it easier to transfer files between Linux PCs on the same network. 'Warpinator' enables wireless file transfers through a clean UI.

1 March 2020

Xubuntu 20.04 Wallpaper Contest is Now Open for Entries

The Xubuntu 20.04 LTS wallpaper contest is open for entries until March 13, 2020. Six winning entries will ship as part of the Xubuntu 20.04 release.

29 February 2020

Major Update: Linux 5.6 Released, This is What’s New

Linux 5.6 is the latest stable release of the Linux kernel, and in this post we take a look at some of the new features and changes the update offers.

29 February 2020

Ubuntu Switches to a Snap’d Software Store for 20.04

Ubuntu 20.04 ships with a new pre-installed Snap app: Ubuntu Software. A Snap version of the GNOME Software-based tool is pre-seeded by default.

29 February 2020