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The Most Retro Way to Run Terminal Commands on Linux, Period

Earlier this month I claimed that the nifty Material Shell GNOME Extension would (probably) be the coolest thing you see this month. Well, I was wrong. THIS is the coolest thing you’ll see this month. […]

7 July 2019
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Linux Mint Confirms It’s Dropping 32-bit Releases

Linux Mint 32-bit releases are being dropped, with the distro confirming that it will not provide 32-bit downloads of Linux Mint 20 next year.

3 July 2019
KDE USB ISO Writer for Windows desktops

The KDE ISO Image Writer is Coming to Windows

Windows users will soon have another way to create a live, bootable USB drive of their fave Linux distribution. A KDE ISO writer tool for Windows desktops is being developed as part of the Google […]

1 July 2019

GNOME Foundation reports a huge increase in funding for 2018

The GNOME Foundation has been posted its 2018 annual report, seeing a substantial increase in funding thanks to two major donations.

27 June 2019
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Linux Mint Vs Windows 10 Speed Test [Infographic]

Is Linux Mint faster than Windows 10 when run on the same laptop, launching the same apps? Check out the results of these speed tests to find out!

19 June 2019
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App Devs Ask Linux Distros to “Stop Theming Our Apps”

group of independent Linux app developers have written an open letter to the wider GNOME community to ask dilators to "stop theming our apps".

24 May 2019
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Tilix Terminal Emulator Needs a New Maintainer

The Tilix terminal app is a tiling terminal emulator loved by many on the Linux desktop — but is the future of the app in doubt? Tilix’s current developer, Gerald ‘gnunn1’ Nunn, says he’d prefer […]

6 May 2019
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Tether Often? Take the GNOME Metered Data Survey

GNOME developers launch survey to get feedback on metered data connection usage on desktop PCs and laptop, including those who tether Android to PC.

21 March 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
vlc just hit 3 billion downloads

VLC Just Passed 3 Billion Downloads

Open-source video player VLC today celebrates a gargantuan milestone — it’s 3 billionth download! The devs behind app say this is the total number of downloads they’ve been able to count via their website, with […]

11 January 2019
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Help Pick a New Logo for Fedora

The Fedora “Infinity” logo has been a staple part of the Linux landscape for as long as I’ve been using it — but that could be about to change. Fedora plans to update its famous […]

10 January 2019
IBM buys Red Hat

IBM Inks $34 Billion Deal to Buy Red Hat

IBM is to buy open source software company Red Hat in a $34 billion deal — the biggest in Linux and open-source history. Red Hat is best known as a Linux company, offering both Red Hat […]

28 October 2018