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CuteFish is a New Linux Desktop Environment (with a Familiar Look)

There’s a new open source desktop environment angling for your attention called CuteFish. Now, let me be clear: this project is very much a work in progress. I’m not going to focus on what it […]

11 June 2021

Linux iPad Clone JingOS Releases New Dev Snapshot

JingOS 0.9 is available to download. Those going hands-on with this dev update to the iPad-inspired Linux distro have lots of enjoy — full details inside!

1 June 2021
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Chrome Devs Bring ‘Back Forward Cache’ to Desktop for Instantaneous Page Loads

Google Chrome on desktop isn't the fastest, so news that devs working on the browser will port a speedy Android feature to desktop builds is good news.

14 May 2021
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KDE Plasma 5.22 Beta Arrives with ‘Hugely Improved’ Wayland Support

The first beta of KDE Plasma 5.22 has dropped. In this post we run-through the biggest changes and improvements, which includes adaptive panel transparency.

14 May 2021
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KDE Connect’s Android App Gets a Mini Makeover

A redesigned version of the KDE Connect Android app is rolling out now on the Google Play Store. KDE Connect 1.17, which will likely come to F-Droid shortly, gives the app a bright, clean makeover […]

9 May 2021
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Don't Miss: GNOME 40 Looks Even Better with a Bit of Blur

GNOME 40 striking new layout can b taken to the next level with this GNOME extension that blurs out static parts of the UI. The results are very impressive.

3 May 2021
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NextCloud is Currently Broken in Ubuntu 21.04, But a Fix is Coming

NextCloud users considering an upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 might want to hold off for a few days as the NextCloud package in Ubuntu is currently broken.

23 April 2021

Microsoft Demos GUI Linux Apps Running on Windows 10

Ever wanted to run desktop Linux apps on Windows 10? Microsoft's WSL engineering team are making this strange marriage a reality, as this demo video shows!

21 April 2021
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GNOME Designers Explore a ‘Bottom Bar’ Layout for GNOME Shell

For 10 years GNOME shell has been based around a single panel stripped across the top of the screen — but this fundamental feature could be about to change.

8 April 2021
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Ubuntu 21.04 Resolves the Distro’s Most Glaring Deficiency

Ubuntu's current desktop icons implementation is a little lacking – so it's finally doing something about it in Ubuntu 21.04 'Hirsute Hippo'. Learn more.

24 March 2021
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Ubuntu 21.04 to Use Dark GNOME Shell Theme By Default

Ubuntu 21.04 may use a dark GNOME Shell theme by default. Yaru theme developers have proposed using a dark system theme by default in 'Hirsute Hippo'.

16 February 2021
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Updated: See What Firefox’s New ‘Proton’ Redesign Looks Like on Ubuntu

A new look is coming to Mozilla Firefox — yes, another one — and in this post we show you what it currently looks like on Ubuntu, and share detail on how to try it […]

9 February 2021