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GNOME Weather App 3.32

A Brighter Future is Forecast for GNOME’s Weather App

A wave of usability improvements are on the horizon for the humble GNOME Weather app. The current version of the meteorological must-have might have made my list of the best weather apps for Ubuntu and […]

12 July 2019

Kdenlive Video Editor Updated with More than 70 Bug Fixes

Kdenlive 19.04.3 is the final minor release to the popular Qt-based video editor. This point update features over 70 bug fixes and crash remedies.

12 July 2019

Must Read: Ubuntu Now Offers the Latest Nvidia Graphics Drivers to LTS Users

You can now install the latest Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS thanks to an extension of the Linux distribution's Stable Release Update program.

11 July 2019
Snapcraft Store Fedora page

Fedora is ‘Disabling’ the Snap Plugin for GNOME Software

Fedora's Richard Hughes has announced that Snap plugin for GNOME Software is to be 'disabled' in Fedora 31, the distro's next major release.

11 July 2019
firefox-update

Firefox 68 Released with a Host of Minor Improvements

Mozilla Firefox 68 has arrived with the usual boatload of bug fixes and betterments in tow. The latest update to the super-popular open-source web browser is also available as a new Extended Support Release (ESR) […]

10 July 2019
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Merge Proposal to ‘Drop Snap Support’ from GNOME Software Hints at Deeper Divisions

Batten down those controversy hatches (and stockpile some popcorn) because things are going down in Snap vs Flatpak town. Alright, it’s not quite as bad. But today saw a controversial — if slightly premature — […]

10 July 2019
Install and use Skype in Linux

Hey Microsoft, why is the Skype Snap app hopelessly outdated?

The official Skype Snap app for Linux has not been updated in nearly six months, and Microsoft is yet to say why. When introducing the cross-distro build in early 2018, the company said the Skype […]

9 July 2019
Linux Kernel 5.2 Release with Tux Penguin

Linux Kernel 5.2 Released, This is What’s New

The much anticipated Linux Kernel 5.2 release is now available to download, and it’s a bit of a whopper! “Each and every update to the Linux kernel brings a wealth of improvements, and Linux 5.2 […]

8 July 2019
Pinebook Pro wih Tux

Pinebook Pro Sets Date for Pre-Orders, Adds ‘Killer’ New Feature

Pinebook Pro sets a date for pre-orders (July 25) and reveals a crop of interesting changes that make the $199 Linux laptop even more attractive.

5 July 2019

The Ultimate Adwaita Theme For Mozilla Firefox

A new Firefox theme helps the browser integrated more clearlnyl with the desktop environment’s default theme. The suitably titled ‘Firefox GNOME Theme‘ for Firefox 60 (and up) adheres strictly to the look laid out by […]

5 July 2019
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The 8-inch Chuwi MiniBook Touts Support for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Fans of diminutive computers will no doubt of heard of the Chuwi MiniBook by now — but chances are they haven't seen it running Ubuntu!

4 July 2019
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Must Read: ‘Material Shell’ is an Impressive Tiling GNOME Shell Extension

Imagine GNOME Shell and the i3 window manager got married, bought a house, settled down, and had a kid — that kid would grow up to be Material Shell. Material Shell is a promising new […]

3 July 2019