Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

The Most Retro Way to Run Terminal Commands on Linux, Period

Earlier this month I claimed that the nifty Material Shell GNOME Extension would (probably) be the coolest thing you see this month. Well, I was wrong. THIS is the coolest thing you’ll see this month. […]

7 July 2019
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Pinebook Pro Sets Date for Pre-Orders, Adds ‘Killer’ New Feature

Pinebook Pro sets a date for pre-orders (July 25) and reveals a crop of interesting changes that make the $199 Linux laptop even more attractive.

5 July 2019

The Ultimate Adwaita Theme For Mozilla Firefox

A new Firefox theme helps the browser integrated more clearlnyl with the desktop environment’s default theme. The suitably titled ‘Firefox GNOME Theme‘ for Firefox 60 (and up) adheres strictly to the look laid out by […]

5 July 2019
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The 8-inch Chuwi MiniBook Touts Support for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Fans of diminutive computers will no doubt of heard of the Chuwi MiniBook by now — but chances are they haven't seen it running Ubuntu!

4 July 2019
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Must Read: ‘Material Shell’ is an Impressive Tiling GNOME Shell Extension

Imagine GNOME Shell and the i3 window manager got married, bought a house, settled down, and had a kid — that kid would grow up to be Material Shell. Material Shell is a promising new […]

3 July 2019
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Linux Mint Confirms It’s Dropping 32-bit Releases

Linux Mint 32-bit releases are being dropped, with the distro confirming that it will not provide 32-bit downloads of Linux Mint 20 next year.

3 July 2019
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NexDock 2 Hands-On Video

A hands-on video showcasing the NexDock 2, a 13-inch laptop shell that lets you use your Android smartphone or SBC as a fully-fledged computer.

3 July 2019

Linux Mint’s New Mintbox PC is Powerful (But Also Pretty Pricey)

Linux Mint's MintBox 3 PC is nearing release with high-end specs and a price tag to match! Built by Compulab, the MintBox 3 will be cost from $1.5k.

3 July 2019
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DeaDBeeF Music Player Scores a Minor Update

We checkout the latest release of the DeaDBeeF music player, DeaDBeeF 1.8.1, and show you how to install the lightweight music app on Ubuntu.

2 July 2019
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GNOME Shell Might Soon Respect Your Font Settings

It may soon be easier to change GNOME Shell font thanks to a new patch that makes the GNOME Shell interface respect a user's font settings.

2 July 2019
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Does Your KDE Plasma Desktop Look This Good?

A in-depth video showing KDE Plasma users how to make their desktops look like an impressive Plasma desktop popular with users on Reddit.

1 July 2019
KDE USB ISO Writer for Windows desktops

The KDE ISO Image Writer is Coming to Windows

Windows users will soon have another way to create a live, bootable USB drive of their fave Linux distribution. A KDE ISO writer tool for Windows desktops is being developed as part of the Google […]

1 July 2019