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LibreOffice 6.0 scores close to 1 million downloads in just 14 days

LibreOffice 6.0, the latest version of the hugely popular open-source office suite has been downloaded almost 1 million times in two weeks.

16 February 2018
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Linux Support for Wacom Smartpads Is In the Works

Linux support for Wacom Smartpads, like the Bamboo Slate and Bamboo Spark, is in the works thanks to a new open source project from Red Hat developers.

30 January 2018
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Have You Taken the Thunderbird Redesign Survey?

Monterail and Thunderbird are now working on the same team. Yes, that Monterail, the Poland-based development company whose stunning Thunderbird mock-up went viral last year, before becoming a real, working Thunderbird theme. “We got in touch […]

17 January 2018

Fedora 28 Wallpaper Contest is Now Open for Entries

If you're creative and want to give something back to the Linux community, now's your chance as the Fedora 28 wallpaper contest is open for entries.

12 January 2018
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Miss Unity? An ‘Ubuntu Unity Remix’ Could Be on the Way…

A new Ubuntu flavor that uses the Unity 7 desktop by default is under discussion. The plans have already won backing from a former Unity developer.

17 November 2017

These are the 12 Potential LibreOffice Mascots (Updated)

Update: The day after this article was published The Document Foundation decided to “end this phase early” due to criticism. Original article is below. If you have anything approaching a memory you may recall that The Document Foundation is […]

15 November 2017
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Canonical Has Joined the GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

Canonical has joined the GNOME Foundation advisory board, a move that makes sense given that the popular Linux distro now uses the GNOME Shell desktop.

1 November 2017
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Bad News for Users of TopIcons Plus…

The development of the popular TopIcons Plus GNOME extension has been put on pause. Offering a convenient way to access indicator applets and system tray icons from the GNOME top bar, the extension has proven popular with […]

24 September 2017
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We have some questions to ask you about videos…

We'd like to gather your feedback on the sort of Ubuntu videos you enjoy watching. To do that we've created a survey. This post has a link to it.

7 September 2017
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QupZilla Web Browser Has Revealed Its New Name

The the new name of the Qt-based Qupzilla browser has been announced, and bucking all expectation it hasn't opted for a name beginning with 'K'…

27 August 2017
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Happy Birthday Linux!

Happy 26th birthday Linux! Yes, it’s that time of the year once again, the day which most open-source enthusiasts consider to be the famous kernel’s formal founding. It was on this day 26 years ago […]

25 August 2017
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QupZilla Web Browser Is Changing Its Name

The QupZilla web browser is hunting for a new name. Development is to move under the KDE project umbrella and it may replace Konquerer.

14 August 2017