Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

elementary OS Now Has Support for Flatpak Apps

Elementary OS Flatpak support is now rolling out to users via a software update. The change will make it easier to install Flatpak apps on elementary OS.

3 November 2019

Microsoft Edge Gets a New Logo, Still Debating a Linux Build

A new Microsoft Edge logo has been unveiled by Microsoft. The app reborn as a a Chromium-based cross-platform web browser, is also evaluating a Linux port.

3 November 2019

Ubuntu 19.10 Bug Shares Your Media Folders Without Warning

A major bug in Ubuntu 19.10 could be automatically sharing the contents of your Pictures, Video and Music folders with other users on the same network.

3 November 2019
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LibreOffice 6.4 Will Ship With Native GTK Dialogs on Linux

LibreOffice completes work on porting dialogs to native GTK, and LibreOffice 6.4 will make 'no direct uses' of the cross-platform VCL toolkit.

1 November 2019

Dell Puts Ubuntu on More of its Laptops

Dell is pre-loading Ubuntu on more variations of the popular Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, increasing the number of models 8 fold in the United States.

31 October 2019
pinebook pro costs $199

More Pinebook Pro Pre-Orders Announced (Update: Now Live)

Linux fans get another chance to pre-order the $199 Pinebook Pro Linux laptop in early November in ANSI and ISO layouts. Shipping is estimated for December.

31 October 2019
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Linux Mint 19.3: Release Date & New Features

Linux Mint 19.3 'Tricia' is due for release in December, 2019 based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, include several new apps, and ship with the new Linux Mint logo.

31 October 2019

Hallowe’en Fright: “OMG! He Doesn’t Even Use Ubuntu?!”

Settle amongst the shadows dancing by pumpkin light for a terrifying tale of one American's daring dance with the Linux distro your parents warn you about…

31 October 2019
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Download Now: GIMP 2.10.14 Released with Minor Fixes, Tool Improvements (Updated)

GIMP 2.10.14 is now available to download. This update tot he GIMP image editor offers a crop of bug fixes, several new GEGL filters, and tool improvements.

30 October 2019
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KDE Sets Out 3 Goals for the Future

The KDE community has mapped out its development goals, putting improved Plasma Wayland support, app consistency, and better app promotion on the task list.

30 October 2019

KDE Kills Off The ‘Cashew’, Replaces It With Something Less Nutty

KDE is removing the desktop toolbox icon from the Plasma desktop. The feature, a cashew icon in KDE 4, offers a shortcut to desktop layout options.

29 October 2019

And We’re Off: Ubuntu 20.04 Development Officially Begins

Ubuntu 20.04 'Focal Fossa' is now officially open for development, Canonical's Matthias Klose has announced on the Ubuntu developer mailing list.

28 October 2019