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Ubuntu + WSL

New Webpage Intros the Benefits to using Ubuntu and WSL on Windows 10

Interested in kicking the tyres on Ubuntu via Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)? If so, a new web page has been added to the Ubuntu website to help get you started. Striking and well […]

16 March 2020
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Geary 3.36 Released with Redesigned Mail Composer, Expansive ‘Undo’ Support

A new version of Geary, the GTK-based email client for Linux desktops, is now available to download. Geary 3.36 is said to offer “a number of enhancements, bug fixes, and server compatibility improvements” over the previous […]

15 March 2020

Download Now: Darktable Updated with Major New Features

Darktable, the open source alternative to Adobe Lightroom, is back with a new feature release — its first update of the year, adding major new features.

13 March 2020
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Eek, the Arc GTK Theme Needs a New Maintainer — Fast

The Arc GTK theme may be one of the most popular GTK themes available for Linux, but adoration doesn't fix bugs. The theme is looking for a new maintainer.

12 March 2020

‘Pop Shell’ Wants to Bring Proper Tiling Window Features to GNOME Shell

If you love the look of tiling window managers but don’t fancy giving up your creature comforts, keep an eye on Pop Shell — it’s a new GNOME extension in development and it’s left me […]

11 March 2020

GNOME 3.36 Released with New Lock Screen, Better Performance

Six months of development later and the official GNOME 3.36 release is finally here, with source code available to download from the usual places. As those of you who read our recent feature roundup will […]

11 March 2020
firefox flatpak app

An Official Firefox Flatpak is on the Way

With the Firefox 74 release out of the way Mozilla developers now turning their attention towards Firefox 75, scheduled for release in the early part of April. While Firefox 75 will (obviously) ship with new […]

10 March 2020

Firefox 74 Released with DNS over HTTPS, Other Privacy Improvements

Mozilla Firefox 74 is now available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux. We recap the new features and key changes in this article, so read on!

10 March 2020

gThumb 3.9.1 Released with Various Changes, New App Icon

An update to gThumb, a GTK-based photo manager and image viewer for Linux, is now available to download. In this post we look at gThumb 3.9.1's features.

9 March 2020

Zorin OS 15.2 Released, Now Available to Download

Zorin OS 15.2 is now available to download. The update serves as the latest point release in the Zorin OS 15.x series which debuted last year. A raft of software updates, bug fixes and security […]

5 March 2020
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OpenShot Gets a Bug Fix Update, Adds Multi-Core Effects Processing

OpenShot devs have issued a new bug fix update to the non-linear video editor to iron out wrinkles in the recent (and sizeable) OpenShot 2.5.0 release.

4 March 2020

Shotcut Video Editor Adds More Export Options, New Audio Pitch Filter

A new version of the open source video editor Shotcut is available to download, and in this post I share some of the changes it includes.

2 March 2020