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Find out about the latest apps, software and utilities for Ubuntu, both new and updated.

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Foliate Ebook Reader Picks Up Mobi & Amazon Kindle Support

The Foliate ebook reader app for Linux has added support for additional ebook formats, including those used by the Amazon Kindle. Now, I’m conscious that I’ve mentioned Foliate a lot recently. I generally don’t like […]

10 hours ago
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It’s Now Easier to Install the ‘Foliate’ ePub Reader on Ubuntu

I bring a welcome word to the bookworms amongst you wanting to try the Foliate eBook reader on Linux: it’s now available outside of Flathub. Foliate is a terrifically well-designed, well-built and well-featured GTK eBook […]

Wednesday
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WPS Office Linux Update Adds PDF Support, Drops 32-bit Support

WPS Office 11.1.0.8722 for Linux is now available for download. It adds the ability to open and display PDF documents, but drops 32-bit Linux support.

7 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

Teleport is a Simple File Transfer App for Linux Desktops

For a fast, frill-free way to fling files between Linux PCs using your local network, check out Teleport, a file transfer app for Linux.

1 July 2019
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Tauon Music Box is a Minimally Minded Music Player with Neat Micro Modes

Tauon is a lightweight music player for Linux and Windows desktops that uses the BASS audio library as its backend for (some say) better audio quality.

21 June 2019
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Use Xournal++ to Take Handwritten Notes or Annotate PDFs on Linux

Take handwritten notes and annotate PDFs on Linux using Xournal++, a free open-source note taking app with a stack of tools and features.

17 June 2019
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GIMP 2.10.12 Released with Bug Fixes, Other Improvements

GIMP 2.10.12 has been released, so we recap the bug fixes and improved tools the update brings and show you how to upgrade GIMP on Ubuntu.

13 June 2019
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Deluge BitTorrent Client Gets Its First Update in 2 Years

Deluge 2.0 is the first update to the Deluge torrent client in over two years. Newly ported to Python 3, the app boasts some new features and improvements.

12 June 2019
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Open Source Music Creation Tool ‘LMMS’ Scores Its First Update in 4 Years

Open-source music creation tool LMMS has issued its first stable update in over 4 years! The previous version of the music composing, sequencer and tracker app was LMMS 1.1.3, released way back in 2015. Read […]

10 June 2019
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VLC 3.0.7 Released with Improved MP4 Support, 42 Security Fixes

VLC 3.0.7 is now available to download. We recap the changes and show you how to install or upgrade to VLC 3.0.7 on Ubuntu using a PPA or a Snap app.

9 June 2019
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Easily Install Snap Apps on elementary OS with ‘Snaptastic’

Snaps are a ‘must try’ thing in Linuxland, and because they work across multiple Linux distributions, from Arch to Fedora, it’s dead simple to sample ’em! But what about on elementary OS? In this article […]

8 June 2019