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Disco Dingo Mascot Design for Ubuntu 19.04

Meet the Official Ubuntu 19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ Mascot

The Ubuntu 19.04 mascot artwork has been unveiled by Canonical. The official 'Disco Dingo' logo will be used in promo materials.

5 March 2019
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Linux Kernel 5.0 Released, This is What’s New

Linux Kernel 5.0 has been released. It features hardware improvements, fast encryption support, and more.

4 March 2019
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Linux Mint Is Getting a New Logo

A brand new Linux Mint logo may be on the way. The popular Ubuntu-based Linux distro has revealed plans to revise its iconic ‘leaf’ shape logo in favour of a more versatile brand mark. Mint […]

3 March 2019
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Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS Released, Fixes Major APT Security Issue

Ubuntu 16.04.6 is a security-fix only release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus. It protects new installs from a APT vulnerability.

28 February 2019
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Ubuntu Icon Set Addresses its Biggest Complaint

A new version of the Yaru icon set is in development. It swaps the uniform 'squircle' frame for a liberal mix of icon shapes.

26 February 2019
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WSL Update Lets You Access Linux Files in Windows Explorer

Users of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) will finally be able to access Linux files from Windows’ Explorer. Microsoft confirms that the oft-requested ability to access the Linux file system from Windows will arrive as part of […]

19 February 2019

Geary 0.13 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

A new version of the Geary email client for Linux is available to download. We look at what's new in Geary 0.13 and show you how to install it on Ubuntu.

19 February 2019
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Released, Available to Download Now

Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS is available to download, albeit a week later than originally planned. The update serves as the second point release in the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ‘Bionic Beaver’ series, and brings an updated Linux kernel […]

14 February 2019
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Windows ARM Laptops Can Now Run Ubuntu

A new open source project aims to bring fully functional Ubuntu to ARM Windows 10 laptops, like the HP Envy X2, pictured above. A crop of Windows 10 laptops that run atop Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM […]

12 February 2019
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LibreOffice 6.2 Released, This is What’s New

Downloads of LibreOffice 6.2, billed as a ‘significant major release’ of the popular free office suite, are now available. Headline changes in the LibreOffice 6.2 release include a ‘radical new approach to the user interface’ […]

7 February 2019
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Firefox 66 Makes It Easier to Search Open Tabs

A new feature in Firefox 66 makes it easier to search open tabs to find a specific tab. While this addition won’t change the way the world uses the internet, it will improve things for […]

6 February 2019

GNOME 3.32 Gives Users More Say Over What Apps Can Access

Users can look forward to greater control over installed applications in the upcoming release of GNOME 3.32. A new ‘Applications‘ panel has been created by developers that offers users more control over the majority of […]

4 February 2019