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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
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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
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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
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GNOME’s New GTK Theme is Ready for Testing

Cast your minds back to December and, amid all the baubles and wrapping paper, you may recall us sharing some screenshots of a refreshed version of the Adwaita GTK theme, used by GNOME. Now, GNOME’s […]

15 January 2019
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Ubuntu’s Icon Theme Now Extends to Branded & Third-Party Apps

The single biggest issue I have with the Suru icon theme Ubuntu 18.10 debuted with was the lack of consistency. Shipping an icon set with a uniform shape and glyph style is a bold move, but […]

14 January 2019
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Google is Adding ‘Apt Search’ to the ChromeOS App Launcher

Chrome OS’s ability to run Linux apps continues to mature. Having recently revealed plans to let device managers specify a Linux distro for use with the feature comes word of another key feature tasked with […]

14 January 2019
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Rhythmbox is Finally Adopting Client Side Decorations

Rhythmbox music player is finally sorting its oversized toolbar out! The next major release of the well-known Linux audio app is set to adopt a GTK header bar by default. The aim? A refined, more compact […]

14 January 2019