Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

Best Linux Distros of 2020

5 Best Linux Distro Releases of 2020, Including Fedora, Manjaro & Pop!_OS

Here are the best Linux distros of 2020 according to readers of this site. Their selection includes the latest Ubuntu LTS release, Manjaro, and more.

28 December 2020

Darktable 3.4 Gives Open Source Photographers New Toys to Play With

Darktable 3.4 has been released. This update to the open source Adobe Lightroom alternative adds new features, GUI changes, and better CPU performance.

24 December 2020
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Major Update: Xfce 4.16 Released with New Features & Visual Changes

Xfce 4.16 has been released. This version of the Linux desktop environment gains several new features, usability tweaks, and a roster of visual changes.

23 December 2020
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This $80 Games Console Looks Like a Switch, But Runs Ubuntu

Dig the look of the Nintendo Switch but prefer gaming on Linux? Meet the ODroid Go Super, an $80 ARM-powered games console that runs Ubuntu.

22 December 2020
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Kdenlive 20.12 Released, Adds Several New Features, New Video Effect

Kdenlive 20.12 offers a new subtitle editor, same track transition support, and a vertical video effect. We recap these and other changes in this release.

21 December 2020
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First Look: Major Design Changes Planned for GNOME 40

GNOME developers have unveiled an ambitious set of UX changes they hope to implement in GNOME 40. We take a closer look at the proposed redesign.

20 December 2020
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Firefox 84 Released, Enables WebRender by Default on Linux

Firefox 84 has been released. We rundown its key changes and new features, which includes tweaks to improve the browser's performance on Linux systems.

15 December 2020
Linux Kernel 5.10

Linux Kernel 5.10 LTS Released, This is What’s New

The Linux 5.10 kernel release is packed to the hilt with big changes, performance enhancements, and new drivers. Linux 5.10 is a Long Term Support release.

14 December 2020
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Is Souk the Flatpak App Store Experience We’ve Been Waiting For?

A slick new storefront to find and install Flatpak apps? Count me in! Souk is a new, independent Flatpak manager built in GTK 4 & Rust – and it looks epic!

9 December 2020

ZaReason, the Linux PC Seller, Forced to Close

A seller of pre-built Linux laptops and desktop PCs has announced its closure. The company was early pioneer of devices sold with Ubuntu preinstalled.

6 December 2020
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Download Now: GMusicBrowser is Back From the Dead with New GTK3 Port

It’s been a long time since I typed the name ‘Gmusicbrowser’ in to the body area of post but what d’ya know: the venerable music player recently issued a pair of new releases. Gmusicbrowser was […]

2 December 2020
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Linux Support for Apple Silicon? This Dev is Working on it

Linux support for Apple Silicon? Not such a crazy idea, as one prominent Linux developer takes up the challenge to bring up Linux support on Apple's M1 processor.

1 December 2020