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Ubuntu 18.10 Flavors Released, Ready to Download

Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, the latest version of Ubuntu, is now available to download and so too are freshly spun images for it crop of community-based flavors. New stable versions of Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Budgie, Xubuntu […]

18 October 2018
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Ubuntu MATE 18.10 is Now Available for the GPD Pocket Laptop

It just got way easier to install Ubuntu MATE on the GPD Pocket mini-laptops. Announced alongside the standard Ubuntu MATE 18.10 release, project lead Martin WImpress has unveiled a set of bespoke images built specifically […]

18 October 2018
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How to Install Plex Media Server on Ubuntu (Easy Way)

Learn how to install Plex Media Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above the easy way. Plex is a popular media streaming app now available on the Snap store.

11 October 2018
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New Website Claims Flatpak is a “Security Nightmare”

A newly launched website is warning users about Flatpak, branding the tech a “security nightmare”. The ‘Flatkills.org’ web page takes aim at a number of security claims routinely associated with the fledgling Flatpak app packaging and distribution […]

10 October 2018
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Google Has ‘No Plans’ to Enable Chrome Hardware Acceleration on Linux

Google says it has no plans to enable Chrome hardware acceleration on Linux — not even as an experimental option. The news is certain to be greeted with groans by those who struggle to stream […]

4 October 2018

Google is Working on Apple Magic Trackpad 2 Linux Support

Google engineers are working to add Apple Magic Trackpad 2 Linux support to the mainline Linux Kernel. Although it’s been 3 years since Apple announced the Magic Trackpad 2 Linux users have needed to rely […]

30 September 2018

Ubuntu 18.10 Beta is Now Available to Download

Go grab it — the official Ubuntu 18.10 beta release is now available to download. Developers, bug battlers, and enthusiastic fans alike are invited to download Ubuntu 18.10 beta to help test the release ahead […]

28 September 2018
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OpenShot Adds Animated Video Masking, New Video Presets

A new version of the open source video editor OpenShot is now available for download — the first update to the app since July.  Among plenty of other changes OpenShot 2.4.3 adds support for creating animated masks and transitions […]

23 September 2018
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Ubuntu 14.04 Snags Extended Security Maintenance Support

Canonical has confirmed that Ubuntu 14.04 Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) support will be available from next year. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’ will reach end of life (EOL) in April 2019, but Canonical is aware […]

20 September 2018
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Wobbly Windows Are Making a Comeback

Wobbly windows and other animated desktop effects could return to Ubuntu thanks to the 'libanimation' project created by a former Compiz developer.

13 September 2018
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WPS Office Update Now Available to Download for Ubuntu

An updated version of WPS Office for Linux is available to download for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. The popular China-based office suite (formerly known as Kingsoft Office) is not open source but it is […]

11 September 2018
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Linux Release Roundup: Firefox, Nextcloud, Nano + More

The Linux landscape exists in a state of constant flux, with new distro releases, kernels, apps and other updates appearing all the time. In our Linux Release Roundup series we collate the latest app, software and […]

10 September 2018