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Don't Miss: System76 is Building its Own Desktop Environment

System76 has revealed it is working a new desktop environment that is not based on GNOME Shell. The American company already maintains its own Ubuntu-based Linux distro called Pop!_OS. Presently, that distro ships with a […]

7 November 2021
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Ubuntu is Building a New Firmware Updater App

Updating firmware on Ubuntu is about to get a whole lot easier as Canonical is working on a new Flutter-based firmware updater app for Ubuntu desktop.

3 November 2021
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Download Now: First Ubuntu 22.04 Daily Builds Go Live

And we're off, kids — Ubuntu 22.04 daily builds are now available to download. As always, these development snapshots are intended for developers primarily.

24 October 2021
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Dash to Dock (Finally) Adds GNOME 40 Support

A new version of Dash to Dock is available to download that includes official support for GNOME 40 (and thus the Ubuntu 21.10 release). More details inside.

17 October 2021
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Codename Revealed

The codename for next year’s Ubuntu 22.04 LTS release has been revealed as ‘Jammy Jellyfish’. The new name was posted on Launchpad, home of Ubuntu development, as is tradition. But what does the codename tell […]

15 October 2021
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How GNOME 42 Lights the Way with New ‘Dark Mode’ Preference

GNOME 42 is on course to ship with support for a proper ‘dark mode’ toggle. Right now Linux desktops lack a standardised, system-level way for users to indicate to the system, its apps, and even […]

4 October 2021
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Hot Topic: Ubuntu Makes Firefox Snap Default in 21.10

Ubuntu 21.10 is making the Firefox Snap app its default browser. A feature-freeze exception requests the Firefox Snap be seeded in the Ubuntu ISO image.

16 September 2021
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SuperTuxKart 1.3 Features New Karts, New Arenas, and Nintendo Switch Support

A new version of famed FOSS racing game SuperTuxKart is nearing release, with a release candidate build now available to download.

31 August 2021

CuteFish Desktop on Ubuntu? This New Distro Offers It

This new Ubuntu-based Linux distro comes with the CuteFish desktop environment preinstalled. It's a great way to try CuteFish out first-hand and up close!

26 August 2021
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Hurrah, Chrome for Linux Now Supports CSD Properly

Latest versions of Google Chrome for Linux fix several of the browser's CSD issues. In this post we compare the builds side-by-side to spot the changes.

5 August 2021
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Xubuntu 21.10 Gains New Apps, Including a Clipboard Manager

Xubuntu 21.10 will include a clutch of new apps when released later this year. Xubuntu devs have detailed the new apps they plan to include, details inside!

30 July 2021
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Hot Topic: ‘Every Preference Has a Cost’: Dev Explains the ‘GNOME Way’

GNOME’s Tobias Bernard has a new blog post out and it’s an essential read if you’re interested in the direction of the GNOME desktop. Reading rationale from the folks working inside of the project is […]

13 July 2021