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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Hey Microsoft, why is the Skype Snap app hopelessly outdated?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
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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
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Linux Mint Confirms It’s Dropping 32-bit Releases

Linux Mint 32-bit releases are being dropped, with the distro confirming that it will not provide 32-bit downloads of Linux Mint 20 next year.

3 July 2019

Linux Mint’s New Mintbox PC is Powerful (But Also Pretty Pricey)

Linux Mint's MintBox 3 PC is nearing release with high-end specs and a price tag to match! Built by Compulab, the MintBox 3 will be cost from $1.5k.

3 July 2019
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DeaDBeeF Music Player Scores a Minor Update

We checkout the latest release of the DeaDBeeF music player, DeaDBeeF 1.8.1, and show you how to install the lightweight music app on Ubuntu.

2 July 2019

GNOME Shell Might Soon Respect Your Font Settings

It may soon be easier to change GNOME Shell font thanks to a new patch that makes the GNOME Shell interface respect a user's font settings.

2 July 2019
KDE USB ISO Writer for Windows desktops

The KDE ISO Image Writer is Coming to Windows

Windows users will soon have another way to create a live, bootable USB drive of their fave Linux distribution. A KDE ISO writer tool for Windows desktops is being developed as part of the Google […]

1 July 2019
mageia 7 release

Mageia 7 Released with Plasma 5.15, Linux 5.1 & More

If you fancy sampling a Linux distro that’s not based on Ubuntu, check out the new Mageia 7 release, now available for download. Mageia 7 arrives two years after the release of Mageia 6 and […]

1 July 2019