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Dash to Dock v64 Released with Support for GNOME 3.30

A new version of the popular Dash to Dock GNOME Shell extension has been released — but don’t get too excited. Dash to Dock v64 is the first update to the icon-based task bar since April, […]

4 September 2018
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Ubuntu 18.10 Won’t Include Android Integration After All

Always possibility, and now sadly confirmed: Ubuntu 18.10 won’t ship with Android phone integration out of the box. The feature, provided by the GSconnect GNOME Shell extension, a Qt-free implementation of the KDE Connect service, was proposed […]

31 August 2018

Dell Unveils its Cheapest XPS 13 Yet

The Dell XPS 9370 is now available with an 8th-en Intel Core i3 processor, making the laptop more affordable without shirking on decent performance.

29 August 2018

Chrome’s New Tab Page is Finally Customizable

Google is giving Chrome users a more configurable "new tab" page to play with, with options to add custom links and set a custom background image.

28 August 2018
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Ubuntu 18.10 Will Ship with an Older Version of Nautilus

Barring an unexpected spurt of last-minute development (not to mention a feature freeze exception) it’s looking like Ubuntu 18.10 will ship with an older version of Nautilus. Again. April’s release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS offered […]

28 August 2018
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Linux Release Roundup: Tilix, Wine, Freespire Linux + More

Another week, another roundup of recent Linux app, utility and distro releases. This week we’re taking in a variety of projects, including a popular terminal tool, a development update a famous Windows compatibility layer, and […]

26 August 2018
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Google Makes it Easier to Run Linux Apps on Chromebooks

Have you been patiently waiting for the ability to run Linux apps on your Chromebook since word of Crostini first surfaced? If so, your patience is about to be well rewarded. Google is preparing to […]

22 August 2018

Bodhi Linux 5.0 Arrives with Moksha Desktop Improvements

A new version of the Ubuntu-based Bodhi Linux distro has been released. The latest version of the lightweight Linux distribution includes a modest set of changes mainly concerned with aesthetics. The main lure for users will […]

22 August 2018

Deepin 15.7 Released, Claims to Use Less Memory Than Ubuntu

A new version of the Deepin Linux distribution has been released — and it boasts significantly lower memory usage. A performance-focused update building on the Deepin 15.6 release launched back in June, Deepin 15.7 also features improvements to power consumption […]

21 August 2018
Ubuntu 18.10: Everything you need to know

Ubuntu 18.10 Daily Builds Ship with New Default Theme

Ubuntu has a striking new look in the latest daily builds of Ubuntu 18.10 ‘Cosmic Cuttlefish’. The community created Yaru GTK theme and the Suru icon theme are now part of the default image and […]

20 August 2018
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Flatpak 1.0 Released with ‘Significant Improvements’

Flatpak, the Linux app distribution format, has finally hit version 1.0, more than three years after its first public release. As is befitting such a major milestone Flatpak 1.0 boasts ‘significant improvement in performance and reliability’, […]

20 August 2018

Zorin OS 12.4 Released, Available to Download Now

Linux newbies rejoice; Zorin OS 12.4 is now available to download. The latest update to the popular Ubuntu-based Linux distribution, Zorin OS 12.4 boasts of being “more secure and compatible than ever before.” “This new release […]

16 August 2018