Articles Filed Under Dev

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
GNOME Weather App 3.32

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
Snapcraft Store Fedora page

Fedora is ‘Disabling’ the Snap Plugin for GNOME Software

Fedora's Richard Hughes has announced that Snap plugin for GNOME Software is to be 'disabled' in Fedora 31, the distro's next major release.

11 July 2019

GNOME Classic Mode is Getting Some Overdue Improvements in Fedora 31

The retro-minded GNOME Classic session will see a number of usability improvements in Fedora 31, due for release in October.

24 June 2019
Snap app

Snappy Now Lets You Install Multiple Versions of the Same Snap App

Snappy, the cross-distro app packaging format, has gained an experimental feature that lets users to install multiple versions of the same app.

20 June 2019
steam redesign

First Look: Steam is Getting a Major Redesign and This is What it Looks Like

A major redesign of Steam's desktop client is on the way. Newly leaked screenshots give us a closer look at revamp, and reveals new features.

10 June 2019
GNOME 3.34 wallpaper picker dialog

GNOME 3.34 Revamps the Wallpaper Picker (And Fixes a Longstanding Issue Too)

The upcoming release of GNOME 3.34 will finally solve a long standing deficiency in the desktop’s background wallpaper management. Now, I’ve written about various quirks in GNOME wallpaper handling before, but it’s the lack of […]

26 May 2019
GNOME Shell notification redesign mockup

These Mockups Show How the GNOME Shell Notification Experience Could Be Improved

These mockups from the GNOME design team showcase an vastly improved notification area and calendar for the GNOME Shell desktop.

15 May 2019
eoan ermine ubuntu 19.10 codename

Ubuntu 19.10 Codename Revealed, And Boy It’s Obscure…

The Ubuntu 19.10 codename is "Eoan Ermine", an adjective + animal combo few would've guessed! Learn what the 19.10 codename means.

19 April 2019
SueprTuxKart Logo

SuperTuxKart 0.10 RC1 Arrives with Improved Online Multiplayer Support

SuperTuxKart 0.10 Release Candidate 1 is available to download. It features new and improved tracks, kart tweaks, and improved online multiplayer support.

7 April 2019
Yaru with non-uniform icons

Ubuntu Icon Set Addresses its Biggest Complaint

A new version of the Yaru icon set is in development. It swaps the uniform 'squircle' frame for a liberal mix of icon shapes.

26 February 2019
Windows ARM laptop with Ubuntu

Windows ARM Laptops Can Now Run Ubuntu

A new open source project aims to bring fully functional Ubuntu to ARM Windows 10 laptops, like the HP Envy X2, pictured above. A crop of Windows 10 laptops that run atop Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM […]

12 February 2019