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The Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest is Back After 2 Year Break

The Ubuntu 21.10 wallpaper contest is open for entries. Creatives can submit entries until August 20. Winning images will ship in Ubuntu 21.10 this fall.

24 June 2021
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GIMP Fork ‘Glimpse’ on Pause, No More Updates Planned

Development on GIMP fork Glimpse is on pause due to a lack of contributors able to support the image editor's growing user base. More details in this post.

26 May 2021

Ubuntu Ditches Freenode, Moves IRC Channels Elsewhere

Ubuntu has moved its IRC infrastructure from Freenode to the new Libera Chat platform, following changes to the management of the Freenode company.

26 May 2021
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Watch the Ubuntu Desktop Team Live Stream This Friday

Got questions about the Ubuntu desktop? Want to probe the minds of the people who make the distro that millions of people use daily? Today's your chance!

23 April 2021

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