Articles Filed Under Dev

Are You a Fan of Google Chrome’s New Look?

Perhaps it’s just me, but I don’t think the look of Google Chrome has altered all that much since it blinked into life in 2009. But that will shortly change. Rumour has it that Google […]

10 July 2018
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Watch Desktop Linux Apps (like GIMP) Running on Chrome OS [Video]

Linux fans enthusiastic about Google’s effort to bring desktop Linux apps on Chrome OS owe to themselves to watch the following video. In it, technology YouTuber Lon Seidman demos the current state of the Crostini project (‘Crostini’ is the codename […]

10 July 2018
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View GIFs on the Command Line (Cos Why Not, Right?)

The command line is fantastically versatile. You can get weather forecasts on the CLI, you can get the latest World Cup scores on the CLI, and you can even watch Star Wars on the CLI. And […]

5 July 2018
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‘Next Gen’ Kdenlive Is Almost Here — But It Needs Your Help

A brand new beta of the ‘next-generation’ Kdenlive video editor is now available to download. Writing on the their official blog Kdenlive developers write: “After more than 1.5 years of work, we are planning to […]

4 July 2018

Elementary OS “Juno” Beta is Now Available to Download

The first elementary OS Juno beta is now available to download! Elementary OS 5.0 Juno¹ is the next major version of this popular Ubuntu-based Linux distribution. Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Juno will ship with access to […]

3 July 2018

Is Adwaita Icon Theme Finally Getting a Revamp?

The Adwaita icon theme is the default icon theme of the GNOME desktop and …Well, it is what it is. Adwaita is not generally considered to be the best icon theme for Linux but it’s perfectly […]

29 June 2018
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Shotwell 0.29.3 Released with Face Recognition Feature

A new unstable snapshot of Linux photo manager software Shotwell has been released. Shotwell 0.29.3 brings a number of improvements to the fore, enhancing the user interface and overall stability of the application. But it’s the […]

25 June 2018
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GNOME Plans to Move App Menus Back Inside App Windows

Application menus in the GNOME Shell desktop environment may be about to move. GNOME developers have proposed moving app menu entries back inside applications windows, in to the “hamburger menu” that most modern desktop apps use. “This […]

25 June 2018
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GNOME Web Browser is Adding a Reader Mode

An experimental reader mode will ship in the next version of GNOME Web, aka Epiphany. The feature is already available to try in the latest development builds of the GTK Webkit-based web browser, released this […]

22 June 2018
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Ubuntu Suru Icon Theme Now Covers More Filetypes

Work on the new Ubuntu icon theme is beginning to pick up steam. As you may know, developers plan to revamp the look and feel of Ubuntu for its next release by shipping the new […]

21 June 2018
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CodeWeavers Demo a Windows app Running on a Chromebook using Linux and Wine

As you may know Google is bringing Linux apps to Chromebooks — but did you realise that the feature could pave the way for Windows apps, too? Yup, we’re talking Wine, the Windows software compatibility that is […]

12 June 2018
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Winepak Could Make it Easier to Install Windows Apps on Linux

It might soon be easier to install your favourite Windows apps on Linux, thanks to a fledgling new project. It’s called Winepak and, as you might guess from the name, it’s focused on packaging Wine applications as Flatpak […]

12 June 2018