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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
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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
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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
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Black is Back: GNOME Shell Ditches Translucent Top Panel Effect

GNOME developers have removed the translucent top bar effect from the GNOME Shell theme's code, citing unaddressed issues with panel text legibility.

5 February 2019

GNOME 3.32 Gives Users More Say Over What Apps Can Access

Users can look forward to greater control over installed applications in the upcoming release of GNOME 3.32. A new ‘Applications‘ panel has been created by developers that offers users more control over the majority of […]

4 February 2019
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GNOME Shell Gets a Major Speed Boost

GNOME 3.32 is due for release next month, and the biggest change will be its performance. See, the GNOME Shell desktop is often criticised as being a bit on the ‘heavy’ side. Folks blast it […]

31 January 2019
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5 Big Improvements Coming to the GNOME Web Browser

Epiphany — the web browser most of us would like to use, but don’t — has a new release on the way. Having had a sneaky peek at the upcoming update’s change-log I think it’s […]

26 January 2019

The Big GNOME Icon Revamp – Are You a Fan?

Like many, I’ve been itching to learn a bit more about GNOME’s new icon set. But I need itch no more! Red Hat employee and GNOME team designer Jakub Steiner has taken to his blog to detail the […]

24 January 2019