Wine 4.0 is now available to download, letting users run Windows apps and games on Linux and other UNIX-based systems. The popular Windows compatibility layer — Wine stands for ‘Wine Is Not an Emulator’ — […]
It just got easier for Ubuntu users to cast video, music and pictures to a Chromecast equipped TV, direct from the desktop. We’ve previously shown you how to cast video from Ubuntu to a Chromecast […]
A brand new version of the Linux terminal emulator Tilix is available to download. Now, chances are you already know about this app. It’s one of the most popular tiling terminal emulators available for Linux desktops. So […]
Learn how to connect your Android phone to Ubuntu using GSConnect to transfer files, see notifications, or use your phone touchscreen as a mouse.
We show you how to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.10 from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It's easy enough, and you already have everything you need — so let's get started!
The latest version of open source media player SMPlayer lets you stream video from your PC to Android phone or tablet — all with a single click! The handy feature means you can watch video on your […]
The Deja Dup backup tool is preinstalled on the Ubuntu desktop by default — but like many, I don’t use it. Or rather I didn’t, not until this week when I learned that Deja Dup can […]
Google is bringing picture in picture mode to Chrome on the desktop — and in this post we’re going to show you how to enable it right now. Picture in picture mode (often abbreviated to […]
We’ve established how easy it is to make Ubuntu look like a Mac but theming Linux Mint, the popular Ubuntu-based offshoot, is a little trickier. But no more. It’s now possible to make Linux Mint look like a Mac too, […]
When you want to find or install a Snap app you’re supposed to head to Ubuntu Software, which is part of the default Ubuntu desktop. But if I’m being honest Ubuntu Software sucks. It’s slow. The […]
It's easy to upgrade to Linux Mint 19 from an earlier version, and in this post we walk you through the the 4 simple steps needed to upgrade successfully.
The next release of macOS comes with a “dynamic desktop” background that subtly changes throughout the day — and in this post we show you how you can use it on the Linux desktop. In our […]