Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

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VGrive is a Google Drive Linux Client Written in Vala, Designed for elementaryOS

Vgrive is a free Google Drive Linux client 'designed for elementary OS' but also available to download and install on Ubuntu and Linux Mint desktops.

28 October 2019
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Ubuntu 19.10 Makes it Easier to Share Media to Your TV, Games Consoles, Etc

Ubuntu 19.10 makes it easier to share media between Ubuntu and smart TVs, games consoles, and other computers via DLNA receiver clients like VLC.

26 October 2019
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How Ubuntu Helped Make GNOME Shell Faster (And Why The Work Continues)

Canonical Software Engineer Daniel Van Vugt provides detail on the work done to improve the performance of GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 19.10

25 October 2019
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Dash to Panel 24 Released with Vertical Option, New Update Mechanism

The Dash to Panel GNOME Shell extension has added a new vertical option. Dash to Panel v24 and up can be placed on the left or right of the screen.

24 October 2019

First Look: Deepin 20 Will Include a Revamped App Launcher (Video)

Deepin Linux devs shared this video demo of a new app launcher experience coming in Deepin 20. The new app launcher is more immersive than before.

24 October 2019
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Canonical Has a New Director of Ubuntu Desktop

Martin Wimpress, head of the Ubuntu MATE project, has been announced as Canonical's new Ubuntu desktop director. He replaces Will Cooke in the role.

23 October 2019

Download Now: Firefox 70 is Here with New Logo, Secure Password Generator + More

Firefox 70 features a new Firefox logo, numerous privacy enhancements, and intros a secure password generator to help keep web users safe.

22 October 2019
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Regolith Linux Adds Support for Ubuntu 19.10

The Regolith Linux desktop now supports Ubuntu 19.10. Users can add the Regolith PPA to install the Regolith desktop, which is built around i3.

22 October 2019

Why Disney+ Doesn’t Support Linux (Even Though It Could)

Disney+ does not work on Linux. Subscribers of the video streaming service get "Error Code 83" when attempting to stream through a web browser.

21 October 2019

Proper Linux Screen Sharing Coming to Chromium & Electron Apps like Discord

Multi-monitor Linux users will soon be able to share a specific screen in apps like Google Meet, Hangouts and Discord thanks to a new patch in Chromium.

21 October 2019
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Download Now: Pop!_OS 19.10 Released Based on Ubuntu 19.10

Pop!_OS 19.10 is now available to download and install. Based on Ubuntu 19.10, Pop OS 19.10 features a dark mode, GNOME 3.34, and offline upgrading.

20 October 2019
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Linux on DeX is Dead, Says Samsung

Samsung is killing off its 'Linux on DeX' feature that allowed Samsung smartphone owners to run a full Ubuntu desktop on their device to use it as a 'PC'.

20 October 2019