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12 Months, 12 Images: This Was Ubuntu in 2017

For Ubuntu fans 2017 has been a mix of dramatic and ecstatic moments. In this post we present 12 images from our archives that illustrate Ubuntu in 2017.

18 December 2017
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The Best Linux Apps & Distros of 2017

We look at the best Linux distros and apps of 2017 and celebrate the Linux releases that defined the year, like Ubuntu 17.10, Solus 3 and Firefox 57.

14 December 2017
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Hands On With Manokwari, a GNOME Desktop Shell Built Using HTML5

It's not often I get to write about a new desktop shell — especially one I've never heard of! So when a reader told me about Manokwari, I had to try it.

8 August 2017

17 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 17.04

Here's 17 things to do after installing Ubuntu 17.04, including tips on which apps to install, how to change GTK theme, and plenty more.

13 April 2017
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System76 Isn’t Giving Up On Ubuntu, Plans to Put its Own Spin on GNOME

System76 sells millions of dollars worth of Ubuntu laptops and PCs every year — but they're not letting news that Ubuntu is dropping Unity affect them.

11 April 2017

6 Features You’ll Love in GNOME 3.24

We look at 6 of the best new GNOME 3.24 features, including the 'night light' blue light filter, a pair of ace new apps, and integrated weather forecasts.

20 March 2017

The Biggest Ubuntu News Stories in 2016

It's been another action-packed year for Ubuntu, the world's most popular Linux distribution. In this post we look back at 6 key moments from the year.

12 December 2016

The Best Linux App & Distro Releases in 2016

As 2016 dims into embers, it’s take to take a misty-eyed look back over the past twelve months, and at some the best Linux releases that wowed, wooed and otherwise w-worded us. In 2016 there were a stack […]

12 December 2016

Whatever Happened to Stormcloud?

Shake your umbrella in my direction if you can remember a bit of software called Stormcloud.

6 July 2016
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Whatever Happened To Ubuntu Light?

Do you recall Ubuntu Light?  Amidst the onslaught of Intel-based netbooks in the late 2000s was a custom instant-on OS from Canonical. Ubuntu Light was to be a proverbial glint of free software at the end of a […]

23 May 2016

16 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Here are 16 things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. We show you how to change theme, install apps, and use (awesome) hidden features.

21 April 2016

Beginners Guide To Corebird, The Best Twitter App on Linux

We've shown you how to install the ace Corebird Twitter app on Ubuntu — now we'll show you how to use it like a pro.

20 January 2016