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Linux Mint Shares Update on Its New “Modern” Logo

Linux Mint unveiled plans to refresh its famous logo with a ‘more modern’ design last year, but since then it’s been pretty quiet about how the effort is going. So you may be interested to […]

2 October 2019

Ubuntu Devs Detail Plan for 32-bit Support in Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu developers have detailed the process by which 32-bit library and app compatibility will be maintained in Ubuntu 19.10 and up.

17 September 2019

The GNOME 3.36 Release Date is Set for Next March

GNOME 3.36 will be released on March 11, 2020. This date, along with other development milestones, are listed in the official release schedule.

13 September 2019

First Look: Ubuntu 19.10 Will Feature a Bright New Look (Updated)

A light yaru theme ships as part of Ubuntu 19.10, replacing the old Yaru gtk theme's dark header bars with lighter ones aimed at improving usability.

10 September 2019

Vertical Option in Development for Dash to Panel

If you long for a Dash to Panel vertical option I've some seriously good news: one is in currently in development on Github and working!

9 September 2019

Ubuntu Dock Might Start Showing Trash and Removable Device Icons

An Ubuntu Dock trash icon and support for listing removable devices are among the improvements headed to the desktop dock in Ubuntu 19.10.

4 September 2019
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Must Read: Microsoft is Bringing exFAT to the Linux Kernel (And No-One’s Getting Sued)

Microsoft has announced that it’s bringing exFAT support to the Linux kernel, with code contributed licensed under GPLv2. This is huge, unexpected, yet very welcome #opensource news. Microsoft’s exFAT file system is prevalent throughout a […]

28 August 2019
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New App Makes Linux Firmware Management MUCH Easier (Updated)

It’s trivial to update firmware on Linux these days thanks to the LVFS, the fwupd tool, and integration within the GNOME Software app (aka Ubuntu Software on Ubuntu). But there are times when a user […]

28 August 2019
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Enlightenment Desktop Scores Its First Major Release in 2 Years

A brand new version of Enlightenment is now available to download and features a modest set of improvements, including better Wayland support.

25 August 2019
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Glimpse is the G-Rated GIMP Fork We All, Er, Apparently Need…

Glimpse image editor is a direct fork of The GIMP that rebrands the raster graphic editing tool with a new name to make it more accessible.

25 August 2019

Pitivi Video Editor Gets Better Thanks to Google Summer of Code

The Pitivi video editor is getting some overdue attention as part of this year's Google Summer of Code 2019, such as an improved effects library.

14 July 2019
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A Brighter Future is Forecast for GNOME’s Weather App

A wave of usability improvements are on the horizon for the humble GNOME Weather app. The current version of the meteorological must-have might have made my list of the best weather apps for Ubuntu and […]

12 July 2019