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Here’s What’s New in KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS

KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS is the latest version of this popular Linux desktop environment. We look at the new features and improvements this release offers.

16 January 2020

PinePhone ‘Brave Heart’ Starts Shipping, Here’s What to Expect

PinePhone 'Brave Heart' has begun shipping to early adopters. We also get our first look the phone's packaging, the factory OS it uses, and more.

15 January 2020

GNOME 3.36’s Improved Shell Theme Looks Ace

Ubuntu isn’t alone in exploring major theme changes of late, with GNOME 3.36 set to debut with its own visual improvements in tow. As spotlighted by Alex (aka BabyWogue), the current development work on GNOME […]

15 January 2020

First Look: Ubuntu Makes Major Change to its Appearance Ahead of 20.04

Visual changes are on the way to Ubuntu, after Ubuntu's design and development teams meet up to work on an improve look and feel for Ubuntu 20.04.

14 January 2020

Windows 7 Support Ends Today, Upgrade to Something Supported Soon

Official Windows 7 support ends on January 14, 2020 for regular desktop users and no further security patches or exploit fixes will be released for free.

14 January 2020

Ubuntu 19.04 Hits End of Life Later this Month, Upgrade Soon

Ubuntu 19.04 support ends on January 23, 2020. Canonical recommend that anyone still running the 'Disco Dingo' upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 'Eoan Ermine'.

10 January 2020

Dell Puts Its New Ubuntu Laptop Center Stage at CES 2020

CES 2020 was a little light on consumer-grade Linux tech but the Ubuntu powered Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition took pride of place over at the Dell stand.

9 January 2020

Firefox 72 Released with Improved Tracking Protection + More

Firefox 72 is now available to download. The latest release of the web browser improves tracking protection and enables picture-in-picture video on Linux.

7 January 2020

Standard Notes is Now Available as a Snap App

Standard Notes, the encrypted, open source note taking app, is now available as a Snap app on the Snapcraft store, making it easy to install on Ubuntu.

3 January 2020

Telegram App Adds an Annoying New Feature: Autoplay Video

Telegram v1.9.3 has been released with support for autoplaying video in chats and channels, as well as spell check on modern operating systems.

2 January 2020

KDE Plans New Look, New App Menu for Plasma in 2020

There are lots of exciting plans in store for KDE Plasma this year, including a redesigned default theme and replacement for the beloved 'Kickoff' app launcher!

2 January 2020

ProtonMail Launch a Privacy-Focused Alternative to Google Calendar

Proton Calendar is a private calendaring solution from the makers of ProtonMail that uses end-to-end encryption of all events, titles and dates created.

2 January 2020