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OnlyOffice 6.2 Adds Seafile Support, Password Protected Docs

OnlyOffice 6.2 is now available to download. This update to the free, open source office suite adds a crop of small (but welcome) new features.

19 March 2021
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Download Now: Audacity 3.0 Makes Working with Project Files MUCH Easier

The open source audio editor Audacity is much smarter at saving project files in its latest release. Audacity 3.0 intros a new and improved project file that makes it easier for people to work on […]

18 March 2021
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Vroom, Vroom: Vivaldi Browser Gets a Serious Speed Boost

Using the Vivaldi web browser? If not, you might want to! The latest release of the Chromium-based browser touts performance boosts and enhanced features.

16 March 2021
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Two Years in the Making, Fedora Finally Reveals its New Logo

Fedora's new logo is ready for roll out. The new design mark and logotype were showcased in a recent community council meeting, which you can watch here.

15 March 2021
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Google Says Chrome Now Uses Less Memory on Windows, macOS, Android …But Not Linux?

A slew of substantial memory improvements feature in Google Chrome 89, the latest stable version of Google's phenomenally popular web browser.

12 March 2021

Latest 7-Zip Alpha Offers Native Linux Support

The 7-Zip alpha for Linux brings the popular file archive and extracting tool to Linux desktops for the first time in the form of a command line client.

12 March 2021
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First Look: Ubuntu Shares Designs for Its New Desktop Installer

Designs for the new Ubuntu installer have been shared by the Canonical design team, giving us our first look at what's in store for the set-up element.

9 March 2021

Ubuntu Makes Flutter ‘Default Choice’ for Future Desktop Apps

Future Ubuntu apps made by Canonical will use Flutter, Google's open-source UI framework. We ask whether this news will help or harm the Ubuntu experience.

5 March 2021
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Firefox 86 Released with Multiple Picture-in-Picture Support, More

Firefox 86 adds support for multiple picture-in-picture windows (multitaskers rejoice) and a major privacy boost through total Cookie protection. Nice!

23 February 2021

Why Rhythmbox’s Much-Needed Makeover Might Not Be Happening

Plans to bring Rhythmbox's dated UI into the modern era have hit a snag, with contributors pressing for change at odds with those who gatekeep the codebase.

21 February 2021

Linux Kernel 5.4 is Rolling Out Via Windows Update

Using Windows Subsystem for Linux 2? If so, you may be interested to know that a new Linux kernel is available to install through Windows Update. Yes — writing that sentence feels very weird! Canonical’s […]

18 February 2021
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A Redesigned GNOME Software is in the Works – and it Looks Great

A major GNOME Software revamp is on the way that will dramatically improve the appearance of the app and boost discoverability of software. Mockups within.

17 February 2021