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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
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And We’re Off: Ubuntu 20.10 Development Officially Begins

Work on Ubuntu 20.10 'Groovy Gorilla' is now officially underway, with developer Lukasz Zemczak announcing the news on the Ubuntu developer mailing list.

27 April 2020
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Ubuntu 20.04 Supports Fingerprint Login, Improvements Planned

You can login to Ubuntu using your fingerprint in the latest LTS release, but Ubuntu and GNOME devs are working together to improve the experience.

24 April 2020
Groovy Gorilla

Ubuntu 20.10 Codename Revealed – And It’s Kinda Groovy, Baby

The Ubuntu 20.10 codename has been revealed in all of its glory — and if you thought the 'Disco Dingo' was a far out name, wait until you meet the Groovy Gorilla!

24 April 2020
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The Best Task Management Tool for Linux is Being Revived

I've been blogging about Ubuntu (and Linux in general I guess) for a veritable eon. So when news reached me that Getting Things GNOME was being revived I had to stop what I was doing and reach for a new draft.

10 April 2020
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These Mockups Show How GNOME Would Look on a Tablet

What would a GNOME tablet user experience look like? These mockups from GNOME designer Tobias Bernard give us a pretty good idea.

7 April 2020