Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

Not Excited for PinePhone? After Reading This Review You Will Be

This early review of the PinePhone (developer edition) has left me excited for the $149 Linux phone. The software needs improving but the potential is there.

19 December 2019
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Download Now: Peppermint 10 ‘Respin’ Released with Updated Theme and New Utilities

Peppermint 10 Respin is now available to download. This update to the lightweight Linux distro is based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS and includes Linux kernel 5.0.

19 December 2019
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Kdenlive 19.12 Released with Powerful New Audio Mixer, Master Effects

Kdenlive 19.2 includes a powerful new audio mixer, support for master effects, and delivers major performance improvements, like faster rendering time.

19 December 2019

Linux Mint’s New Desktop PC is Available to Buy, But The Price Will Make You Cry

The MintBox 3 and MintBox 3 Pro have gone on sale. The finless desktop PCs run the latest Linux Mint operating system and feature powerful specs.

18 December 2019

KDE Launch Video & Wallpaper Competitions with Linux PCs as Prizes

KDE launch two community competitions, one for video one for a wallpaper, both of which tout devices from Tuxedo Computers and KDE-branded swag as prizes.

18 December 2019

12 Christmas Desktop Wallpapers for Desktop & PC

You've decked the halls, now deck your desktop out with one of these 12 Christmas wallpapers. This stunning selection showcase this season's festive cheer.

18 December 2019

Open Source Graphics App Krita Just Got an Epic Christmas Present

Krita, the open source graphics editor with a tonne of good will behind it, just got a $25,000 cash boost from Epic MegaGrant to help fund future development.

18 December 2019

Must Read: 5 Best Linux Distros of 2019 (As Picked By You)

We recap the best Linux distro releases of 2019, as chosen by you. And spoiler: they're not all Ubuntu based, either! Read on ti find out what was picked.

18 December 2019

The Librem 5 Just Got Even More Expensive

The price of Purism Librem 5 will increase by $100 when it goes on sale in the middle of 2020. Purism say the increase "reflects the costs of the hardware".

17 December 2019

‘Life Is Strange 2’ is Now Available on Linux

The Life is Strange 2 Linux port is now available to buy on Steam and other game stores. Linux and macOS builds are handled by Feral Interactive.

17 December 2019
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Linux Mint 19.3 is Now Available to Download

Downloads of Linux Mint 19.3 are now available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. We recap the new features in Linux Mint 19.3 and provide download links.

17 December 2019

Hey, Ubuntu? You Need a Better Image Viewer…

Ubuntu ships eye of GNOME as its default image viewer but I don't think it's anywhere near featured enough to be default. In this post I explain why.

16 December 2019