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Ubuntu 22.04 Theme Replaces Purple with Orange (Like, Everywhere)

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS is going to be very orange. I didn’t want to write about this change quite so soon as a) it’s not finished or final and b) the code hasn’t landed in Ubuntu […]

17 December 2021

Pop!_OS is Now Available for the Raspberry Pi 4

Pop!_OS is now available for the Raspberry Pi. The sweetly-named Pop!_Pi is available to download as a ‘tech preview’ alongside the latest Pop!_OS 21.10 release from System76. While Pop!_Pi is the first version of Pop!_OS […]

14 December 2021

Linux Mint 20.3 Beta Includes New Look, New App

Linux Mint 20.3 beta is available to download do dp go hands-on to find out what's changed. From a revamped theme to a new app, there's plenty to see.

12 December 2021

Don't Miss: System76 is Building its Own Desktop Environment

System76 has revealed it is working a new desktop environment that is not based on GNOME Shell. The American company already maintains its own Ubuntu-based Linux distro called Pop!_OS. Presently, that distro ships with a […]

7 November 2021

Ubuntu is Building a New Firmware Updater App

Updating firmware on Ubuntu is about to get a whole lot easier as Canonical is working on a new Flutter-based firmware updater app for Ubuntu desktop.

3 November 2021

Download Now: First Ubuntu 22.04 Daily Builds Go Live

And we're off, kids — Ubuntu 22.04 daily builds are now available to download. As always, these development snapshots are intended for developers primarily.

24 October 2021

Dash to Dock (Finally) Adds GNOME 40 Support

A new version of Dash to Dock is available to download that includes official support for GNOME 40 (and thus the Ubuntu 21.10 release). More details inside.

17 October 2021

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Codename Revealed

The codename for next year’s Ubuntu 22.04 LTS release has been revealed as ‘Jammy Jellyfish’. The new name was posted on Launchpad, home of Ubuntu development, as is tradition. But what does the codename tell […]

15 October 2021

How GNOME 42 Lights the Way with New ‘Dark Mode’ Preference

GNOME 42 is on course to ship with support for a proper ‘dark mode’ toggle. Right now Linux desktops lack a standardised, system-level way for users to indicate to the system, its apps, and even […]

4 October 2021

Hot Topic: Ubuntu Makes 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.

16 September 2021

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