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Ubuntu 22.10 (Finally) Gets an Updated Settings App

Development builds of Ubuntu 22.10 just received an updated version of the GNOME Control Center (aka settings) app, which includes Ubuntu-specific options.

Wednesday

Pitivi Video Editor Adds Beat Detection, Object Tracking + More

A new development version of Pitivi video editor is out and it boasts some major new features. The GTK-based video editor is currently in the midst of a GTK4 port as part of this year’s […]

Monday

GNOME Devs Bring New List View to Nautilus File Manager

Rubber banding, a cute animation, and fixes for several long-standing inconsistencies feature in the latest development builds of the Nautilus file manager.

Sunday

New Version of ArcMenu GNOME Extension Released

Various enhancements are on offer in the latest version of ArcMenu, a popular GNOME Shell extension that adds a traditional app menu to the GNOME desktop.

Sunday

GNOME Devs Mockup the Linux Image Viewer I’ve Been Dreaming Of

In this post I get a little giddy over revised mockups from a GNOME designer that showcase the image viewer app I've dreamed of. Come mock me for it!

20 June 2022

Ubuntu 22.04 Kills Apps Too Frequently – Users Aren’t Impressed

Witness as I try to write convincingly about a low-level system issue beyond my understanding but which affects my own use of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS at present.

10 June 2022

Dev Ports Popular Unity-Era Feature to Ubuntu Dock – But Will It Be Merged?

Cool thing exists, falls out of vogue, and gets forgotten. Years later it makes a much-hyped comeback. It's a cycle as true for code as it is for pop stars.

5 June 2022

Linux Mint Takes Over Development of Timeshift Backup Tool

Timeshift is a popular open source tool for system backups and snapshots via Rsync or Btrfs. Now, Linux Mint has announced it's assuming maintenance of it.

2 June 2022

GNOME Shell for Mobile is Shaping Up VERY Nicely

ET, Phone GNOME – work to bring GNOME Shell to mobile devices gets a boost thanks to a grant from the German Ministry of Education. Demos n' details inside!

31 May 2022

Ubuntu 22.10 Replaces Gedit with New Text Editor

The latest daily builds of Ubuntu 22.10 'Kinetic Kudu' come with GNOME's new GTK4-based text editing tool by default. Find out why Gedit has been replaced.

30 May 2022

Productive Summer Planned for Pitivi Video Editor

Details on GNOME's Google Summer of Code 2022 projects have been revealed, with work to improve open source video editor Pitivi a notable highlight.

23 May 2022

Ubuntu 22.10 Makes PipeWire Default for Audio

PipeWire is now shipping as the default audio server in Ubuntu 22.10 daily builds. PipeWire improves audio handling & performance compared to PulseAudio.

22 May 2022