Articles Filed Under News

foliate catalog feature

Foliate Makes Finding Free eBooks Easier, Adds Support for Comics

Finding free ebooks to read in Foliate, a GTK ebook reader for Linux desktops, just got a whole lot easier. The new Foliate 2.2.0 release comes with several enhancements, one of which is better eBook […]

1 June 2020
Linux Kernel 5.7

Linux 5.7 Released, This is What’s New

Linux 5.7 has arrived, serving as the latest mainline release of the Linux Kernel — but what’s changed? Well, in this post we recap the new features and core changes bundled up inside this kernel […]

1 June 2020
a hand holding a raspberry pi 4

The Raspberry Pi 4 is Now Available With 8GB RAM

A Raspberry Pi 4 with 8GB RAM is now available to buy. This model is the most powerful version of the device released so far, and the most expensive at $75.

28 May 2020
scrcpy trilinear filtering

Android Mirroring App ‘Scrcpy’ Just Added a Bunch of New Features

If you read this blog regularly enough you’ll be familiar with scrcpy, an ace root-free way to mirror your Android smartphone on your Ubuntu desktop and interact with it. Scrcpy is free, it’s open source, […]

28 May 2020

Hot Topic: GNOME Devs Make Major Improvements to the Apps Grid

Some interesting things are happening upstream in GNOME Shell that affect the "Applications" screen, app folders, and the associated code.

27 May 2020
Focal Fossa Upgrade

First Ubuntu 20.04 Point Release Arrives August 6 (Updated)

The Ubuntu 20.04.1 point release is due for release on July 23, 2020. The update doesn't have a new hardware enablement stack but is notable for LTS users.

25 May 2020
transmission new icon

Transmission 3.0 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

A new version of open-source torrent client Transmission is available to download. In this post I share details on what’s changed and show you how to install the update on your system using the official Transmission […]

24 May 2020
Ubuntu 20.10 Release Info

Ubuntu 20.10 Release Date & Planned Features

With Ubuntu 20.04 LTS done and dusted developer attention now turns towards Ubuntu 20.10 which is due for release on October 22, 2020. Learn when Ubuntu 20.10 will be released and what new features it […]

22 May 2020
windows terminal apps

Microsoft’s Open Source Terminal App Hits Version 1.0

Microsoft's Windows Terminal app has hit version 1.0. The open source app is available to install on Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store and on GitHub.

19 May 2020

Hot Topic: Windows 10 is Getting Support for GUI Linux Apps

Dream of being able to run your favourite Linux apps on the Windows 10 desktop? Me neither, but Microsoft is going ahead and doing it anyway in WSL 2.

19 May 2020
KDE Plasma 5.19 desktop screenshot

Must Read: KDE Plasma 5.19 is Out, This is What’s New

KDE Plasma 5.19 features a modest crop of changes, with various visual improvements and usability enhancements designed to make the release more enjoyable.

18 May 2020
audacity on ubuntu stock image

Audacity 2.4 Released with New Audio Effects, New Time Toolbar (Updated)

Audacity, the open source audio editor, has a new version available to download with a new noise reduction effect, improved time toolbar, and other changes.

18 May 2020