Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

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First Look: KDE Plasma 5.16 Unveils Its ‘Cool’ New Wallpaper

KDE Plasma 5.16 will include this ice cool new desktop wallpaper by default. The background was selected by way of a KDE community wallpaper competition.

2 June 2019
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Authenticator, a 2FA Token Generator for Linux, Gets Updated

The Authenticator GTK app lets you generate 2FA tokens for over 500 well-known services, straight from the Linux desktop. We look at the new release.

31 May 2019
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Foliate is an Epic eBook Reader App for Linux Desktops

Foliate is a new GTK eBook reader app for Linux desktops. Foliate supports .epub files and has a range of font, layout and other customization options.

30 May 2019
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After 14 Years, Open Source Partition Editor GParted Finally Hits v1.0

Open-source GUI partition editor GParted has finally reached the version 1.0 milestone, after more than 14 years of 0.x numbered releases.

30 May 2019
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Snapception: The Snap Store is Now Available as a Snap App

Canonical's Snap store is now available to install as a Snap app on Snap-supported Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. Learn more about it here.

29 May 2019
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Krita 4.2 Debuts with 1000+ Bug Fixes, New Features

Krita 4.2.0 is the latest version of the powerful open-source graphics app written in Qt. We recap its new features and show you where to download it.

28 May 2019
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Ubuntu 19.10 Now Includes Proprietary Nvidia Drivers on the ISO

Ubuntu 19.10 will include proprietary Nvidia graphics drivers directly on the installation ISO. “This addition is a first for Ubuntu, but could dramatically improve the Linux experience for Ubuntu users” Shocked? If you’ve read our […]

27 May 2019
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Use OneDrive on Linux with the Insync 3 Beta

Users can sync OneDrive files on Linux using a beta build of third-party cloud storage sync client Insync, which is available for free during testing.

26 May 2019
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GNOME 3.34 Revamps the Wallpaper Picker (And Fixes a Longstanding Issue Too)

The upcoming release of GNOME 3.34 will finally solve a long standing deficiency in the desktop’s background wallpaper management. Now, I’ve written about various quirks in GNOME wallpaper handling before, but it’s the lack of […]

26 May 2019
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App Devs Ask Linux Distros to “Stop Theming Our Apps”

group of independent Linux app developers have written an open letter to the wider GNOME community to ask dilators to "stop theming our apps".

24 May 2019
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Firefox 67 Is Here, And It’s “Faster Than Ever”

Mozilla Firefox 67 is the latest version of the popular web-browser — and it's been dubbed the 'fastest yet'. Read to learn more about Firefox 67 features.

21 May 2019
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Must Read: South Korea’s Government is Switching to Linux

South Korea wants to switch government computers to Linux based software, ditching Windows in the process. The country’s Ministry of the Interior and Safety reckon that migrating away from Microsoft Windows will lower costs and […]

20 May 2019