Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

Hot Topic: GNOME Devs Make Major Improvements to the Apps Grid

Some interesting things are happening upstream in GNOME Shell that affect the "Applications" screen, app folders, and the associated code.

27 May 2020
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First Ubuntu 20.04 Point Release Arrives August 6 (Updated)

The Ubuntu 20.04.1 point release is due for release on July 23, 2020. The update doesn't have a new hardware enablement stack but is notable for LTS users.

25 May 2020
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Transmission 3.0 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

A new version of open-source torrent client Transmission is available to download. In this post I share details on what’s changed and show you how to install the update on your system using the official Transmission […]

24 May 2020
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Ubuntu 20.10 Release Date & Planned Features

With Ubuntu 20.04 LTS done and dusted developer attention now turns towards Ubuntu 20.10 which is due for release on October 22, 2020. Learn when Ubuntu 20.10 will be released and what new features it […]

22 May 2020

Notorious is new keyboard-driven note taking app for Linux

Last week I spotlighted Noted, a (rather splendid) keyboard-driven note taking app for macOS and Linux — but some of you weren’t convinced. It wasn’t the app per se; you liked its clean UI, and […]

19 May 2020
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Microsoft’s Open Source Terminal App Hits Version 1.0

Microsoft's Windows Terminal app has hit version 1.0. The open source app is available to install on Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store and on GitHub.

19 May 2020

Hot Topic: Windows 10 is Getting Support for GUI Linux Apps

Dream of being able to run your favourite Linux apps on the Windows 10 desktop? Me neither, but Microsoft is going ahead and doing it anyway in WSL 2.

19 May 2020
Audacity on Ubuntu

How to Give Audacity Audio Editor a Flat, Dark & Modern Look on Ubuntu

Audacity is a powerful audio editing tool but its appearance is utilitarian looking. In this post we show you how to theme Audacity with a dark, flat look.

19 May 2020
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Must Read: KDE Plasma 5.19 is Out, This is What’s New

KDE Plasma 5.19 features a modest crop of changes, with various visual improvements and usability enhancements designed to make the release more enjoyable.

18 May 2020
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Audacity 2.4 Released with New Audio Effects, New Time Toolbar (Updated)

Audacity, the open source audio editor, has a new version available to download with a new noise reduction effect, improved time toolbar, and other changes.

18 May 2020

Enlightenment 0.24 Released with Assorted Changes

Enlightenment 0.24 is available to download. The latest release of the Linux and BSD desktop includes an improved screenshot tool and lower memory usage.

18 May 2020
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Ubuntu Touch Demoed on the PineTab Linux Tablet [Video]

Watch Ubuntu Touch running on a PineTab in this short video shared by Pine64, the company behind the (upcoming) $89 Linux tablet with dockable keyboard.

15 May 2020