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Ubuntu 21.04 Release Info

Updated: Ubuntu 21.04 Release Date & Planned Features

Ubuntu 21.04 is due for release on April 22, 2021. It will become the latest stable release of Ubuntu, succeeding Ubuntu 20.10 which was released last October. Discover when Ubuntu 21.04 will be released and […]

25 January 2021
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TUXEDO InfinityBook S 15 is a Big, Beefy, and Beautiful Linux Laptop

Looking for a new Linux laptop? The folks at TUXEDO Computers have something that may be of interest: the all-new Intel-powered InfinityBook 15 S laptop.

22 January 2021

KDE Plasma 5.21 Released with New App Menu, Firewall + More

KDE Plasma 5.21 is here. In this post we rundown the best Plasma 5.21 features and highlight key changes, which includes a new app menu and firewall tool.

21 January 2021
GNOME 40 not in Ubuntu

Welp, Ubuntu 21.04 Won’t Ship with GNOME 40 or GTK4

GNOME 40 and GTK4 won't be in Ubuntu 21.04. Ubuntu devs have opted to stick with GNOME 3.38 and GTK3 as default, citing several reasons for this decision.

21 January 2021
krita 4.4.2 screenshot

Krita 4.4.2 Released with New Tools, Brushes, and Halftone Filter

Krita 4.4.2 has been released. In this post we recap the new features (like mesh gradients and improved halftone filter) plus link to the Linux download.

19 January 2021
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Linux Release Roundup: Kdenlive, BleachBit & LibreOffice

We roundup a crop of recent Linux releases, including system cleaner BleachBit, open source video editor Kdenlive, and the phenomenally popular LibreOffice.

18 January 2021
JingOS Linux iPad

First Look: Meet the New Linux Distro Inspired by the iPad

I’ve seen a tonne of Linux distros come and go in the 12 years I’ve been blogging about Ubuntu, but precious few have been designed exclusively for tablet use. So when I came across JingOS, […]

16 January 2021
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Wine 6.0 is Out, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

Wine 6.0 is the latest stable release of the open source Windows compatibility layer. Find out what's new and improved, and how to install it on Ubuntu.

14 January 2021
Slimbook Titan Linux Laptop

Slimbook’s New Linux Gaming Laptop is a Ryzen BEAST

For a powerful Linux gaming laptop look no further than the new Slimbook Titan. It's specs leave other Linux laptops in the dust, as you're about to see…

14 January 2021
beaglev riscv computer

Finally, an Affordable RISC-V Board With Desktop Linux Support

BeagleV is a cheap RISC-V development board with full Linux kernel support. This post highlights its specs, price, and details how you can buy one.

13 January 2021
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Must Read: Ubuntu is Making the ‘Home’ Folder Private in 21.04

The home folder on future Ubuntu installs with have much tighter permissions by default. We look at the reasons Ubuntu devs have chosen to do this now.

13 January 2021
Mozilla VPN

Mozilla VPN is Now Available to Mac & Linux Users

Mozilla VPN now supports Mac and Linux. The subscription-based privacy service launched in 2020 but only for Windows, Android and iOS.

12 January 2021