Articles Filed Under Dev

pitivi logo

Pitivi Video Editor Gains UI Polish, Video Preview Resizing

Improvements to the Pitivi video editor are coming thanks to students participating in the Google Summer of Code 2018, including slow motion video support.

13 August 2018
GTK podcasts client

‘Podcasts’ is a new podcast app for Linux

A new app makes it easy to follow, fave and listen to your favourite podcasts on the Linux desktop. It’s called ‘Podcasts’ and — no prizes for guessing — it’s a podcast client for the […]

10 August 2018
GNOME GAMES 3.30 on GPD WIN

GNOME’s Retro Gaming App Just Keeps Getting Better

GNOME Games lets you manage and retro games on Linux using libretro cores. The next release is faster, and will let you run Virtual Boy and MSX games.

9 August 2018
the firefox logo

Firefox is (Finally) Bringing Out-of-Process Extensions to Linux

Firefox users on Windows have been benefitting from out-of-process extensions for almost a year — now the feature is finally making its way to Linux. Firefox 63, due for release later this year, will be the first release […]

3 August 2018
split screen multiplayer in super tux kart

SuperTuxKart Devs Detail Several Upcoming Improvements

Chances are you’ve heard of SuperTuxKart, the fun racer game featuring Linux mascot Tux and an assortment of his furry FOSS friends. The game is free to download, totally open source, and available to play on […]

2 August 2018

5 Major Improvements Coming in Nautilus 3.30

A number of major improvements are headed to Nautilus, aka Files, aka the file manager at the heart of the GNOME desktop environment. Nautilus 3.30 will feature a redesigned path bar, new toolbar options, and […]

27 July 2018
ubuntu 18.04 with communitheme

The Ubuntu ‘Communitheme’ Has a New Name

The new Ubuntu theme has been given brand new name Canonical has chosen the Japanese word “Yaru” as a replacement moniker for the (admittedly rather awkwardly-named) “Communitheme”. Naming aside the actual GTK and GNOME Shell theme […]

24 July 2018
kde plasma 5.14 wallpaper

Plasma 5.14 Default Wallpaper Revealed [Updated]

The image you see above  is the new KDE Plasma 5.14 wallpaper, which has just been revealed on designer Ken Vermette’s blog. Ken has designed all of the Plasma 5 series wallpapers to date but his latest […]

24 July 2018
linux mint thumbnail

Cinnamon 4.0 Will Tackle Screen Tearing on Linux Mint

Linux Mint plans to make more performance improvements to the Cinnamon desktop ahead of its next release. Similar work featured as part of Cinnamon 3.8, released as part of Linux Mint 19, and improved the responsiveness […]

23 July 2018

A Major GNOME Icon Redesign is Getting Underway

A major GNOME app icon redesign is now underway, with devs planning to redesign all GNOME core app icons as part a wider overhaul of design guidelines.

23 July 2018
Ubuntu Server

Help Test the New Ubuntu Server Installer

Got much planned this weekend? I only ask because Canonical’s server bods are currently looking for wily folks to help them test an improved version of the new Ubuntu Server installer. Subiquity Ubuntu Server 18.04 debuted […]

19 July 2018
Armed and gelatinous hero

Armed and Gelatinous – Goo with Guns – Game Review

At first glance, Armed and Gelatinous might look like a run-of-the-mill clone of games like Agar.io, but beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye. An homage to iconic couch co-op games of […]

12 July 2018