Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

what twitter taught me this week

This Week Twitter Taught Me: Thunderbird is Go, But Windows Text Editors are Not!

Welcome to another instalment of the content strand where I tell you about things I saw on Twitter that, if we're honest, you probably saw on Twitter too.

19 May 2019
remotely vnc app

‘Remotely’ is a Simple VNC Viewer For Linux Desktops

Remotely is a small VNC viewer client for Ubuntu Linux desktops. It is simple to use and supports common VNC authentication methods.

18 May 2019
Peppermint OS 10: desktop screenshot

First Look: Peppermint OS 10 Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Peppermint OS 10 is the latest stable release of the lightweight Linux distro and is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and features a desktop based on Xfce.

18 May 2019
coding workstation from unsplash

Superpaper is an Advanced Multi-Monitor Wallpaper Tool for Linux

Superpaper is an advanced multi monitor wallpaper tool for Linux and Windows desktops with bezel correction, PPI correction, and alignment testing.

17 May 2019

How to Install Notepad++ in Ubuntu (One-Click Install)

Learn how to install Notepad++ in Ubuntu with a single click. Notepad++ is a popular open-source code editor for Windows, but via WINE it also run on Linux.

16 May 2019
GNOME Shell notification redesign mockup

These Mockups Show How the GNOME Shell Notification Experience Could Be Improved

These mockups from the GNOME design team showcase an vastly improved notification area and calendar for the GNOME Shell desktop.

15 May 2019
the kdenlive video editor

Kdenlive Update Brings Bug Fixes for All

A bug-fix update to the refactored version of Qt-based video editor Kdenlive is available for download. The first point release in the Kdenlive 19.04 series features fixes for almost 40 bugs, including some annoying issues […]

12 May 2019
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This Week Twitter Taught Me: I Follow Too Many Red Hat Employees

Dang it! Another week has only gone and flapped past my ears while I sat here squinting awkwardly at Twitter. And what of the tweets that whizzed by my eyeballs this week? Well, most of […]

10 May 2019
windows subsystem for Linux

Take a Closer Look at Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, aka WSL 2, attracted a lot of attention when announced earlier this week, and a new video from Microsoft offers a closer look. WSL 2 is the first version of […]

10 May 2019
ubuntu-19.10-eoan-ermine

Essential Guide: Ubuntu 19.10 Release Date & Planned Features

Learn the Ubuntu 19.10 release date and planned features for the next Ubuntu release, codenamed 'Eoan Ermine', and due October 2019.

9 May 2019
Linux apps on a Chromebook

Every Chromebook launched this year will support Linux apps

Google has apparently said that every Chromebook launched in 2019 will support Linux apps, according to an Android Police update on Google I/O 2019.

8 May 2019
windows terminal app

Must Read: Microsoft Put a Real Linux Kernel Inside Windows 10

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) sees Microsoft ship a real Linux kernel inside Windows 10 as part of its developer-focused feature set.

6 May 2019