Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

Linux Kernel 5.0

Linux Kernel 5.0 Released, This is What’s New

Linux Kernel 5.0 has been released. It features hardware improvements, fast encryption support, and more.

4 March 2019
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Linux Mint Is Getting a New Logo

A brand new Linux Mint logo may be on the way. The popular Ubuntu-based Linux distro has revealed plans to revise its iconic ‘leaf’ shape logo in favour of a more versatile brand mark. Mint […]

3 March 2019
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Fedora Picks a Pack of Perfect Wallpapers (Like Always)

We can count on Ubuntu to deliver a solid computing experience atop the latest and greatest open source tech, every six months. We can count on elementary OS and Deepin Linux to wow the previously […]

1 March 2019
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Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS Released, Fixes Major APT Security Issue

Ubuntu 16.04.6 is a security-fix only release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus. It protects new installs from a APT vulnerability.

28 February 2019
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Ubuntu Icon Set Addresses its Biggest Complaint

A new version of the Yaru icon set is in development. It swaps the uniform 'squircle' frame for a liberal mix of icon shapes.

26 February 2019
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ODrive is a No-Frills Google Drive Client for Linux

With no official Google Drive Linux client available, it’s left to third-party apps, devs services to fill the file-syncing void for FOSS fans. And boy are there are a lot of options out there that […]

20 February 2019
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WSL Update Lets You Access Linux Files in Windows Explorer

Users of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) will finally be able to access Linux files from Windows’ Explorer. Microsoft confirms that the oft-requested ability to access the Linux file system from Windows will arrive as part of […]

19 February 2019

Geary 0.13 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

A new version of the Geary email client for Linux is available to download. We look at what's new in Geary 0.13 and show you how to install it on Ubuntu.

19 February 2019
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10 Benefits of Publishing Your App in the Snap Store [Video]

Canonical's Alan Pope lists 10 benefits of publishing apps in the Snap store. His talk was recorded at the FOSDEM Linux conference in Belgium.

15 February 2019
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Released, Available to Download Now

Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS is available to download, albeit a week later than originally planned. The update serves as the second point release in the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ‘Bionic Beaver’ series, and brings an updated Linux kernel […]

14 February 2019
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23 Electron Applications You Should Know About

We share a list of 23 Electron apps for Linux desktops, including Ubuntu, as well as macOS and Windows too. From RSS readers to chat clients and more.

14 February 2019
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It’s Hard to Believe That This is a Screenshot of Ubuntu

It’s not often that a Linux desktop screenshot makes me stop what I’m doing and drool. But the one you see above? It just did. It’s hard to believe but the desktop above isn’t Deepin […]

12 February 2019