Author Archives: Joey Sneddon

Windows ARM laptop with Ubuntu

Windows ARM Laptops Can Now Run Ubuntu

A new open source project aims to bring fully functional Ubuntu to ARM Windows 10 laptops, like the HP Envy X2, pictured above. A crop of Windows 10 laptops that run atop Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM […]

12 February 2019
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Fedora Logo Redesign Update (Spoiler: It’s Looking Great)

Last month we mentioned that the folks involved with Fedora were scoping out feedback on a potential redesign of the Fedora logo and typeface. A number of possible designs were put forward, and based on […]

8 February 2019

Visual Studio Code 1.31 Adds Screencast Mode, Better Navigation + More

A new version of the popular Visual Studio Code text editor is available for download. Visual Studio Code 1.31 ships with a number of “significant updates”, say Microsoft, that help make the editor easier to […]

7 February 2019
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LibreOffice 6.2 Released, This is What’s New

Downloads of LibreOffice 6.2, billed as a ‘significant major release’ of the popular free office suite, are now available. Headline changes in the LibreOffice 6.2 release include a ‘radical new approach to the user interface’ […]

7 February 2019
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InSync is Bringing OneDrive to Linux

Linux users will soon have a new way to access and sync OneDrive on Linux.  Insync, makers of a popular third-party Google Drive syncing client for Linux (and Windows and macOS), have decided to add another […]

6 February 2019
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Linux Release Roundup: Flowblade Video Editor, Vivaldi + More

Another week, and another stonkingly stellar selection of Linux apps updates have made available for us to enjoy or moan about. In this roundup we take in a user-friendly yet powerful non-linear video editor, a […]

6 February 2019
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Firefox 66 Makes It Easier to Search Open Tabs

A new feature in Firefox 66 makes it easier to search open tabs to find a specific tab. While this addition won’t change the way the world uses the internet, it will improve things for […]

6 February 2019
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How to Install Flatpak on Ubuntu (Step-by-Step Guide)

Learn how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later to access hundreds of new and updated apps through the Flathub store.

6 February 2019
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Black is Back: GNOME Shell Ditches Translucent Top Panel Effect

GNOME developers have removed the translucent top bar effect from the GNOME Shell theme's code, citing unaddressed issues with panel text legibility.

5 February 2019

Find Awesome Desktop Wallpapers Faster with ‘Fondo’ for Linux

A new Linux wallpaper app appeared on Flathub this week, and I figured I’d give it a spin — result: my desktop now looks gorgeous. Fondo is a very simple app with a very simple […]

4 February 2019
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Easily Overclock NVIDIA GPUs on Linux with This New App

Looking to overclock NVIDIA GPUs on Linux? Try a new app called "Green with Envy". It lets you manage fans, view info, and overclock NVIDIA graphics.

4 February 2019

GNOME 3.32 Gives Users More Say Over What Apps Can Access

Users can look forward to greater control over installed applications in the upcoming release of GNOME 3.32. A new ‘Applications‘ panel has been created by developers that offers users more control over the majority of […]

4 February 2019