More articles by “Joey Sneddon”

Ubuntu wallpaper contest 2021

The Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest is Back After 2 Year Break

The Ubuntu 21.10 wallpaper contest is open for entries. Creatives can submit entries until August 20. Winning images will ship in Ubuntu 21.10 this fall.

24 June 2021

Hot Topic: Why Windows 11 Could Be Good News for Ubuntu

Windows 11 has a new set of features and a new set of requirements. Devices older than 6 years old can't run Windows 11. We think it's a chance for Linux.

24 June 2021
How to install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu

How to Install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 20.04

Visual Studio Code is a powerful and popular open source code editor from Microsoft. In this post I show you how to install VSCode on Ubuntu 20.04 and up.

24 June 2021

Meet Slimbook’s New Linux Ultrabook

Check in for details on the new Slimbook Executive, a lightweight ultrabook preloaded with Ubuntu, and powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU.

21 June 2021
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Download Now: Regolith Linux 1.6 Released with Versions Based on Ubuntu 21.04 and 20.04

Fans of the i3 desktop who want to sample the latest Ubuntu release now can as Regolith Linux 1.6 is available to download. Read this post to learn more.

17 June 2021
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JingPad Linux Tablet Crowdfunding Campaign is Now Live

Fancy throwing $599 at the promise of a Linux tablet that can rival the Apple iPad? Now’s your chance. After months of teasing one, Chinese company Jingling has launched its crowdfunding campaign for the JingPad […]

16 June 2021
Dash to Panel on GNOME 40 working

Major Update: Dash to Panel Extension Now Supports GNOME 40

Dash to Panel now works with GNOME 40 — hurrah! The latest update to the perennially popular GNOME Shell extension introduces full support for the rejigged GNOME 40 desktop, including its horizontal workspace switcher and […]

16 June 2021
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Don’t Like Firefox’s New Look? Try These Tweaks

if Firefox's fancy new look has left you feeling frustrated and out of sorts check out this trifecta of tweaks, all of which help tame the browser's new UI.

15 June 2021
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CuteFish is a New Linux Desktop Environment (with a Familiar Look)

There’s a new open source desktop environment angling for your attention called CuteFish. Now, let me be clear: this project is very much a work in progress. I’m not going to focus on what it […]

11 June 2021
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Vivaldi 4.0 Adds a Privacy-Friendly Translation Feature

Vivaldi 4.0 has a new language translation feature similar to Google Translate, but with privacy protections baked in. Plus, Vivaldi Mail client hits beta.

9 June 2021

KDE Plasma 5.22 Released, This is What’s New

KDE Plasma 5.22 has been released, following a successful bout of beta testing last month. This uplift of the free, open source desktop environment improves ‘stability and usability across the board’, according to KDE devs. […]

8 June 2021

Linux Release Roundup: OBS, Microsoft Edge, and Pop!_OS Beta

In this week's roundup we cover the latest release of free DAW Ardour, streaming tool OBS, and the Pop!_OS 21.04 beta and its new COSMIC desktop.

2 June 2021