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Check Out GNOME Shell’s New Look in GNOME 42

GNOME Shell looks a little different in GNOME 42, which is currently in active development. I wasn’t able to showcase the shell theme tweaks in my GNOME 42 alpha post but, over the weekend, fuelled […]

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New Mockups of System76’s Plan for Applets in COSMIC Desktop

System76's COSMIC desktop environment is under active development. Now, new design documents give us an deeper insight into what they have planned.

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GNOME Mulls ‘Cleanup’ of Background Settings in Pursuit of New Features

GNOME devs plan a 'big cleanup' of code related to background wallpaper handling in GNOME Shell, which would result in the removal of several features.

17 January 2022

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Will Use Linux 5.15 Kernel

We now know what Linux kernel version Ubuntu 22.04 LTS will use when released in April. If you were hoping for the very latest we're here to disappoint…

14 January 2022

Your First Look at System76’s Rust-Based Desktop Experience

If you’ve been itching to hear some progress about System76’s new desktop environment, you’re in luck! Developer Eduardo Flores went hands on with early development versions of several COSMIC components and written about his findings […]

13 January 2022

Don't Miss: Ubuntu 22.04 May Include GNOME 42, But Few GTK4 Apps

Ubuntu 22.04 may ship with GNOME 42 if all goes to plan, but it won't be carrying many GTK4 apps by default. Ubuntu dev Sebastien Bacher details why.

13 January 2022

Ubuntu Brings Full Desktop to Raspberry Pi 4 with 2GB RAM

The full Ubuntu desktop experience can be run on a Raspberry Pi 4 with just 2GB RAM. Ubuntu devs detail the technical wizardry needed to make it possible.

11 January 2022

Canonical Outlines the ‘Future of Snapcraft’

Canonical is making changes to the system used for creating Snap apps, outlining its plans in a blog titled 'The Future of Snapcraft'. More details inside.

7 January 2022

Epic New Window Closing Effects Available for GNOME Shell

More cool Compiz-inspired effects for your Linux desktop including claw-ripping, tv tune-out, and Matrix-style dissolving. All totally OTT, all super cool.

2 January 2022

GNOME Devs Explore Slick ‘Quick Settings’ Feature for GNOME Shell

A faster way to toggle settings in GNOME Shell is explored in these mockups from the GNOME design team. Though not final, they hint at an exiciting future.

29 December 2021

Maui Shell is a Beautiful Vision for the Future of Linux

The Maui Project recently shared designs for a new convergent Linux shell that will work across mobile devices and regular desktops — and it really fires the imagination. Now, “convergent” Linux UIs aren’t new. Ubuntu […]

27 December 2021

OS Prober is Disabled in Ubuntu 22.04, Here’s a Workaround

As OS-prober is disabled in GRUB 2.06, Ubuntu 22.04 won't add Windows or other Linux distros to your boot menu. We explain why and share a fix.

19 December 2021