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GNOME tablet Ui mockups

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
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Chrome OS Terminal App Gains New Features, Makes Working with Linux Easier

If you run Linux apps on your Chromebook using Google's fancy Crostini tech, look out for an updated terminal app in a forthcoming update.

5 April 2020
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Ubuntu 20.04 Shows Your OEM’s Logo on the Boot Screen

The boot screen experience in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS looks a tiny bit different from the one provided in Ubuntu 19.10 — at least for some people.

19 March 2020
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Eek, the Arc GTK Theme Needs a New Maintainer — Fast

The Arc GTK theme may be one of the most popular GTK themes available for Linux, but adoration doesn't fix bugs. The theme is looking for a new maintainer.

12 March 2020

‘Pop Shell’ Brings Proper Tiling Window Features to GNOME Shell

If you love the look of tiling window managers like i3, but don’t fancy giving up your creature comforts then keep an eye on Pop Shell — a new GNOME extension in development that has […]

11 March 2020
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An Official Firefox Flatpak is on the Way

With the Firefox 74 release out of the way Mozilla developers now turning their attention towards Firefox 75, scheduled for release in the early part of April. While Firefox 75 will (obviously) ship with new […]

10 March 2020

Ubuntu Switches to a Snap’d Software Store for 20.04

Ubuntu 20.04 ships with a new pre-installed Snap app: Ubuntu Software. A Snap version of the GNOME Software-based tool is pre-seeded by default.

29 February 2020

Ubuntu 20.04 Makes Picking a Graphics Driver Easier

A small batch of end-user improvements to the “Additional Drivers” screen are being prepped ahead of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now that the latest NVIDIA graphics are available in Ubuntu LTS releases directly (without the need […]

26 February 2020
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New Dark Mode Setting Lands in Ubuntu 20.04 ‘Focal Fossa’ Dailies

If you’re keeping on top of the new Ubuntu 20.04 features — no worries if you’re not, it’s not stable yet anyway — you’ll be expecting the change featured below. It seems my recent op-ed […]

25 February 2020
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GNOME Clocks App Redesigned, Now Looks Great on Linux Phones

A revamped version of the GNOME Clocks app will ship in GNOME 3.36. In this post we look at the redesigned app and its new, mobile-friendly design.

24 February 2020
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GNOME Shares Designs for a Native Camera App

GNOME design team member Tobias Bernard shares mockups of a possible new GNOME Camera app for use on the Librem 5 Linux phone and beyond.

14 February 2020

Linux Mint is Adding Fractional Scaling Support to Cinnamon

Using the Cinnamon desktop environment on a high-resolution display? If so, you may be pretty excited to hear that fractional scaling support is on the way.

2 February 2020