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

FreeOffice 2018 for linux

FreeOffice Update Adds .ODT File Saving, Dark Mode

An updated version of FreeOffice, the free Microsoft alternative for Windows, macOS and Linux, is now available to download and it includes a dark mode.

6 September 2019

Firefox 69 is Now Available to Download

A brand new version of Mozilla Firefox, the famed open source web browser, is available to download from Mozilla’s FTP server. Firefox 69 is a modest release on the features front, with its most notable […]

3 September 2019

Thunderbird 68 Released with New App Menu, Other UI Changes

Thunderbird 68, a major update to the popular open source desktop email client, is now available. Features include an improved app menu.

28 August 2019
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Install Chromium on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Linux Mint

Here's how to install Chromium on Ubuntu the easy way, without using source code downloads, on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above, as well as Linux Mint.

26 August 2019

GNOME Feeds is a Simple RSS Reader for Linux Desktops

A new easy to use RSS reader for the Linux desktop is available called GNOME Feeds. It's a local RSS reader with a simple interface.

23 August 2019

Kdenlive 19.08 Released with Clip Speed, Project Bin Improvements

Kdenlive 19.08 is now available to download. The latest release of this free open source video editor for Windows and Linux features various improvements.

21 August 2019
libreoffice released

LibreOffice 6.3 Released, Up to 97% Faster At Opening Files

The LibreOffice 6.3 release features a crop of enhancements, including file opening improvements, support for redacted text, and compact tabbed bar.

8 August 2019

Drawing is a Promising ‘Microsoft Paint’ Alternative for Linux (Updated)

Looking for a program like Microsoft Paint but for the Linux desktop? Check out the aptly named 'Drawing', a new GTK app that fills the gap.

31 July 2019

Blender 2.80 is Here, And It Blows the Pants Off Any Release Before It

Blender 2.80 is the latest update to the free 3D computer graphics app, and sees the famed open source software get a brand new UI.

30 July 2019

BricsCAD Shape is a Free SketchUp Alternative for Ubuntu

BricsCAD Shape is a free SketchUp alternative that supports Linux desktops and is compatible with industry-leading CAD file formats.

22 July 2019
Mirror Android screen on Ubuntu desktop

How to Mirror & Control Your Android Phone from the Ubuntu Desktop

Scrcpy lets you view your phone screen on the Linux desktop and interact with it using a mouse and keyboard. The app is free and open-source.

18 July 2019
OnlyOffice Text Editing App

OnlyOffice, an Open Source Office Suite for Windows, MacOS & Linux, Gets Updated

OnlyOffice Desktop Editors is a free, open source office suite for Windows, macOS and Linux. A new update, OnlyOffice 5.3 is available to download.

17 July 2019