Author Archives: Scott Bouvier

Ubuntu 20.04 Daily Builds Are Now Available to Download

Download Ubuntu 20.04 daily builds and help test the upcoming LTS release of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS codenamed the 'Focal Fossa' ahead of its release next year.

19 November 2019
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Spring Clean with Stacer, a System Optimizer tool for Linux

Stacer is a system optimizer and cleaner tool for Linux desktops like Ubuntu. Learn more about its features and how to install Stacer on Ubuntu.

15 May 2019

A Major GNOME Icon Redesign is Getting Underway

A major GNOME app icon redesign is now underway, with devs planning to redesign all GNOME core app icons as part a wider overhaul of design guidelines.

23 July 2018
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MintBox Mini 2 PC: Industrial Chic Meets Linux Mint 19

Linux Mint has announced a new version of its popular mini desktop PC, the MintBox Mini. The MintBox Mini 2 is the 4th generation of the MintBox product line and comes with latest Linux Mint 19 […]

29 June 2018
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11 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ‘Bionic Beaver’

Our list of top things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is full of tips, tricks, and tweaks to help you get the best Ubuntu 18.04 LTS experience after installation.

26 April 2018
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Are Laptops & PCs Preloaded with Ubuntu Budgie on the Way? (Update: Yes)

Linux laptops and PCs preloaded with Ubuntu Budgie may be on the way, the project's social media pages are teasing.

22 August 2017
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The Fairphone 2 Running Ubuntu Will Be On Show at MWC17

Mobile World Congress 2017 kicks off in late February, and Canonical is, once again, going to be in attendance. But although there are unlikely to be any shiny new Ubuntu phones and tablets to show off, Ubuntu […]

18 January 2017

3 Utterly Terrifying Linux Distributions

As the wall between worlds comes twain, and the spooks and spectres seep on in, our thoughts turn to the graveyard of Linux distributions.  For every spirited Ubuntu there’s a spiriting celebrity-based spin; for every […]

31 October 2016
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Keep An Eye On Your Disks With SpaceView for Ubuntu

This site seems to have a thing for disk space menu bar apps of late. Joe even misquoted a well-known saying in a recent post, noting that “you wait ages for one disk usage indicator to arrive, and then […]

28 October 2016
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Quickly Paste Frequently Used Text With This Indicator Applet

Are there chunks of text you regularly use? ASCII artwork you often send? Long terminal commands you traditionally type out in full?

3 October 2016
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2 Very Colorful Linux Icon Themes, Both Newly Updated

If you find yourself wishing your Ubuntu desktop had a splash more color do check out the two icon themes featured inside.

28 September 2016

Ubuntu Phone Now Has a Nifty, Native Photo Editing App

Ubuntu Phone finally has a photo editing app. Although early alpha quality, Instant FX for Ubuntu is already looking like an impressive app. And with so few native Ubuntu apps around, each one is truly appreciated. Now, […]

7 September 2016