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NexDock Touch Turns Your Android Phone or Raspberry Pi into a Touchscreen Laptop

Dream of turning your Android phone or Raspberry Pi into a fully-fledged laptop? Well, with the all-new NexDock Touch you can! Like the original NexDock the new model is a 14.1-inch laptop shell, complete with […]

Thursday

Geary’s Getting a Linux Phone Friendly UI

I’m a big fan of desktop e-mail client Geary — it’s in our list of the best Ubuntu apps after all — so I’m particularly thrilled to hear that a “mobile version” is in the […]

Wednesday

Lenovo Will Sell Ubuntu on More ThinkPads, ThinkStations This Summer

Lenovo has announced that all of its ThinkStation desktop PCs and ThinkPad P series laptop will be available to buy preloaded with Ubuntu this summer.

Tuesday

Firefox 77 Released with Minor Changes (So Don’t Get Excited)

Firefox 77 has arrived with a whole load of …nothing major. Still, iterative improvement is as welcome as shiny new features so read on to discover more.

Tuesday
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Linux Marketshare Increased Again Last Month (So Did Ubuntu’s)

Usage of Linux-based desktop operating systems grew again in May 2020, according to stats shared by web analytics firm NetMarketShare.

Tuesday
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Foliate Makes Finding Free eBooks Easier, Adds Support for Comics

Finding free ebooks to read in Foliate, a GTK ebook reader for Linux desktops, just got a whole lot easier. The new Foliate 2.2.0 release comes with several enhancements, one of which is better eBook […]

Monday
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Linux 5.7 Released, This is What’s New

Linux 5.7 has arrived, serving as the latest mainline release of the Linux Kernel — but what’s changed? Well, in this post we recap the new features and core changes bundled up inside this kernel […]

Monday
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The Raspberry Pi 4 is Now Available With 8GB RAM

A Raspberry Pi 4 with 8GB RAM is now available to buy. This model is the most powerful version of the device released so far, and the most expensive at $75.

28 May 2020
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Android Mirroring App ‘Scrcpy’ Just Added a Bunch of New Features

If you read this blog regularly enough you’ll be familiar with scrcpy, an ace root-free way to mirror your Android smartphone on your Ubuntu desktop and interact with it. Scrcpy is free, it’s open source, […]

28 May 2020

Hot Topic: GNOME Devs Make Major Improvements to the Apps Grid

Some interesting things are happening upstream in GNOME Shell that affect the "Applications" screen, app folders, and the associated code.

27 May 2020
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First Ubuntu 20.04 Point Release Arrives July 23

The Ubuntu 20.04.1 point release is due for release on July 23, 2020. The update doesn't have a new hardware enablement stack but is notable for LTS users.

25 May 2020
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Transmission 3.0 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

A new version of open-source torrent client Transmission is available to download. In this post I share details on what’s changed and show you how to install the update on your system using the official Transmission […]

24 May 2020