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Hot Topic: Ubuntu to Make 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.

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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
Chrome CSD fixes

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

It’s Here — GNOME 40 Lands in Ubuntu 21.10

GNOME 40 arrived in Ubuntu 21.10 daily builds this week. In this post we take an early look at how the revamped GNOME Shell desktop works in Ubuntu.

7 July 2021
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First Look: GNOME Devs Plan Dramatic Changes to Adwaita

GNOME developers are working a "borderless" version of the Adwaita GTK theme for potential inclusion in GNOME 41. More details and pictures inside.

2 July 2021
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CuteFish is a New Linux Desktop Environment (with a Familiar Look)

Take an early look at CuteFish, a new Linux desktop environment under development. It may look like macOS but CuteFish DE is built using native Linux tech.

11 June 2021

Linux iPad Clone JingOS Releases New Dev Snapshot

JingOS 0.9 is available to download. Those going hands-on with this dev update to the iPad-inspired Linux distro have lots of enjoy — full details inside!

1 June 2021
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Chrome Devs Bring ‘Back Forward Cache’ to Desktop for Instantaneous Page Loads

Google Chrome on desktop isn't the fastest, so news that devs working on the browser will port a speedy Android feature to desktop builds is good news.

14 May 2021
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KDE Plasma 5.22 Beta Arrives with ‘Hugely Improved’ Wayland Support

The first beta of KDE Plasma 5.22 has dropped. In this post we run-through the biggest changes and improvements, which includes adaptive panel transparency.

14 May 2021