Articles Filed Under Dev

Dev Behind Popular GNOME Extension Quits

The developer behind the Arc Menu extension for GNOME Shell has decided to quit. We look at the reasons why he's stopped and ask what's next.

20 September 2020
Notification Grouping in GNOME Shell

Grouped Notifications Are Coming to GNOME Shell

New GNOME development adds the long-requested ability to have desktop notifications grouped by application rather than appearing individually.

10 September 2020
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elementary OS Adds Experimental Support for the Pinebook Pro

A version elementary OS for the Pinebook Pro Linux laptop is in development. Early access builds aren't production ready and come with limitations.

1 September 2020
Android on the PinePhone

Android 10 is Coming to the PinePhone (Updated)

GloDroid is a project that wants to bring a fully open source version of Android 10 to low-cost devices including the Orange Pi, PinePhone and PineTab.

15 July 2020
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Must Read: Google & Ubuntu Team Up to Bring Flutter Apps to Linux

Google has teamed up with Canonical to bring Flutter apps to Linux desktops. A new alpha version of the Flutter SDK can be used to create Linux apps, as well as mobile ones.

8 July 2020
Rolling Release Ubuntu Rhino

‘Rolling Rhino’ Turns Ubuntu into a Rolling Release

Ubuntu desktop lead Martin Wimpress has created a tool called Rolling Rhino. Its aim: convert an Ubuntu daily build image into a "rolling release" distro by opting into and tracking the devel series of changes/packages.

28 June 2020
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Official Ubuntu Desktop Support for the Raspberry Pi 4 is On the Way

Your dream of being able to run Ubuntu desktop on the Raspberry Pi 4 may be closer to reality than you think. October’s Ubuntu 20.10 release may introduce official support for Ubuntu desktop on the […]

8 June 2020

Hot Topic: Windows 10 is Getting Support for GUI Linux Apps

Dream of being able to run your favourite Linux apps on the Windows 10 desktop? Me neither, but Microsoft is going ahead and doing it anyway in WSL 2.

19 May 2020
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Ubuntu Touch Demoed on the PineTab Linux Tablet [Video]

Watch Ubuntu Touch running on a PineTab in this short video shared by Pine64, the company behind the (upcoming) $89 Linux tablet with dockable keyboard.

15 May 2020

14 projects chosen by GNOME for Google Summer of Code 2020

Improved desktop notifications and a Wayland-compatible battery testing tool are among the 14 projects selected by GNOME for this year's Google Summer of Code (GSoC).

6 May 2020

How to Freeze Ubuntu By Pressing One Key (Don’t Try This at Home)

Fool around with function keys in Ubuntu at your own peril folks, 'cos today I came across a frustrating (if middle funny) bug that can freeze the desktop.

1 May 2020

Ubuntu 20.10 Daily Builds Now Available to Download

Buckle up for the ride as you can now download Ubuntu 20.10 daily builds for testing! Freshly spun ISOs of what will become the next stable Ubuntu release will be produced each and every day […]

30 April 2020