Articles Filed Under Dev

Vertical Option in Development for Dash to Panel

If you long for a Dash to Panel vertical option I've some seriously good news: one is in currently in development on Github and working!

9 September 2019

Ubuntu Dock Will Show Trash and Removable Device Icons

An Ubuntu Dock trash icon and support for listing removable devices are among the improvements headed to the desktop dock in Ubuntu 19.10.

4 September 2019
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Must Read: Microsoft is Bringing exFAT to the Linux Kernel (And No-One’s Getting Sued)

Microsoft has announced that it’s bringing exFAT support to the Linux kernel, with code contributed licensed under GPLv2. This is huge, unexpected, yet very welcome #opensource news. Microsoft’s exFAT file system is prevalent throughout a […]

28 August 2019
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New App Makes Linux Firmware Management MUCH Easier (Updated)

It’s trivial to update firmware on Linux these days thanks to the LVFS, the fwupd tool, and integration within the GNOME Software app (aka Ubuntu Software on Ubuntu). But there are times when a user […]

28 August 2019
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Enlightenment Desktop Scores Its First Major Release in 2 Years

A brand new version of Enlightenment is now available to download and features a modest set of improvements, including better Wayland support.

25 August 2019
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Glimpse is the G-Rated GIMP Fork We All, Er, Apparently Need…

Glimpse image editor is a direct fork of The GIMP that rebrands the raster graphic editing tool with a new name to make it more accessible.

25 August 2019

Pitivi Video Editor Gets Better Thanks to Google Summer of Code

The Pitivi video editor is getting some overdue attention as part of this year's Google Summer of Code 2019, such as an improved effects library.

14 July 2019
GNOME Weather App 3.32

A Brighter Future is Forecast for GNOME’s Weather App

A wave of usability improvements are on the horizon for the humble GNOME Weather app. The current version of the meteorological must-have might have made my list of the best weather apps for Ubuntu and […]

12 July 2019
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Fedora is ‘Disabling’ the Snap Plugin for GNOME Software

Fedora's Richard Hughes has announced that Snap plugin for GNOME Software is to be 'disabled' in Fedora 31, the distro's next major release.

11 July 2019

GNOME Classic Mode is Getting Some Overdue Improvements in Fedora 31

The retro-minded GNOME Classic session will see a number of usability improvements in Fedora 31, due for release in October.

24 June 2019
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Snappy Now Lets You Install Multiple Versions of the Same Snap App

Snappy, the cross-distro app packaging format, has gained an experimental feature that lets users to install multiple versions of the same app.

20 June 2019
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First Look: Steam is Getting a Major Redesign and This is What it Looks Like

A major redesign of Steam's desktop client is on the way. Newly leaked screenshots give us a closer look at revamp, and reveals new features.

10 June 2019