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Feeling Creative? You Can Now Remix the Ubuntu 20.04 Wallpaper

If you took one look at the new Ubuntu 20.04 wallpaper and thought to yourself: "Heh, I could do better!" — here's your chance to prove it!

6 March 2020

Voting Opens in Ubuntu Studio 20.04 Wallpaper Contest (Now Closed)

Ubuntu Studio is running an online poll to help it select a set of wallpapers for its upcoming release. 10 wallpapers will be selected from a pool of 17.

2 March 2020

Xubuntu 20.04 Wallpaper Contest is Now Open for Entries

The Xubuntu 20.04 LTS wallpaper contest is open for entries until March 13, 2020. Six winning entries will ship as part of the Xubuntu 20.04 release.

29 February 2020

The Adapta GTK Theme Sorely Needs a New Maintainer…

Adapta is one of the best GTK themes available for Linux desktops — so popular that Google forked it for use in Chrome OS. Making a GTK theme isn’t easy. Keeping it up to date? […]

23 February 2020

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Survey Launched — You Can Help Shape Ubuntu’s Future

Ubuntu turned 15 this year and is still going strong — but what next for the leading desktop Linux distribution? Well, to find out Canonical has launched a brand new user survey. The responses collected […]

9 December 2019
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Canonical Has a New Director of Ubuntu Desktop

Martin Wimpress, head of the Ubuntu MATE project, has been announced as Canonical's new Ubuntu desktop director. He replaces Will Cooke in the role.

23 October 2019

The Most Retro Way to Run Terminal Commands on Linux

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
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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