Articles Filed Under Dev

Elementary OS Juno Beta 2 Released

Elementary OS June beta 2 is now available to download. This second beta build of the Ubuntu-based Linux distribution touts a number of changes over the elementary OS june beta released back in July. Due to the […]

22 September 2018

Microsoft Announce Enhanced Version of Ubuntu 18.04 for Hyper-V

A New Hyper-V Quick Create Gallery Ubuntu 18.04 image has been released. It allows users to run Ubuntu on Windows 10 as a virtual machine.

18 September 2018
Wobbly Windows in Compiz

Wobbly Windows Are Making a Comeback

Wobbly windows and other animated desktop effects could return to Ubuntu thanks to the 'libanimation' project created by a former Compiz developer.

13 September 2018
GNOME 3.30 Apps

The GNOME 3.32 Release Date is Set

The GNOME 3.32 release date has been set, with the full release schedule for the next development also finalised.  Yes, I know: the GNOME 3.30 release literally only just arrived, but development doesn’t stop. So to save […]

6 September 2018
ubuntu software store

See Canonical’s Mockups for a Major ‘Software Center’ Revamp

A major redesign of the Ubuntu Software app has been proposed by Canonical. The planned overhaul, hammered out at a design sprint hosted by the company back in June, wants to make it easier for […]

4 September 2018
connect android to ubuntu using GSConnect

Ubuntu 18.10 Won’t Include Android Integration After All

Always possibility, and now sadly confirmed: Ubuntu 18.10 won’t ship with Android phone integration out of the box. The feature, provided by the GSconnect GNOME Shell extension, a Qt-free implementation of the KDE Connect service, was proposed […]

31 August 2018

Chrome’s New Tab Page is Finally Customizable

Google is giving Chrome users a more configurable "new tab" page to play with, with options to add custom links and set a custom background image.

28 August 2018
nautilus file manager

Ubuntu 18.10 Will Ship with an Older Version of Nautilus

Barring an unexpected spurt of last-minute development (not to mention a feature freeze exception) it’s looking like Ubuntu 18.10 will ship with an older version of Nautilus. Again. April’s release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS offered […]

28 August 2018
Desktop Icons on the GNOME desktop

GNOME’s New ‘Desktop Icons’ Extension Enters Beta

Anyone hesitant of upgrading to GNOME 3.28 because of its decision to remove desktop icons need worry no more. A new extension for GNOME Shell brings desktop icons support back to the GNOME desktop. It works almost […]

22 August 2018
gimp running on a chromebook

Google Makes it Easier to Run Linux Apps on Chromebooks

Have you been patiently waiting for the ability to run Linux apps on your Chromebook since word of Crostini first surfaced? If so, your patience is about to be well rewarded. Google is preparing to […]

22 August 2018
Ubuntu 18.10: Everything you need to know

Ubuntu 18.10 Daily Builds Ship with New Default Theme

Ubuntu has a striking new look in the latest daily builds of Ubuntu 18.10 ‘Cosmic Cuttlefish’. The community created Yaru GTK theme and the Suru icon theme are now part of the default image and […]

20 August 2018
Password Safe is a GTK KeePass app for Linux

Password Safe is a GTK Password Manager for the GNOME Desktop

Password Safe is an open-source KeePass-compatible password manager for Linux, designed specifically for use on the GNOME desktop.

19 August 2018