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Teleport is a Simple File Transfer App for Linux Desktops

For a fast, frill-free way to fling files between Linux PCs using your local network, check out Teleport, a file transfer app for Linux.

1 July 2019
Screenshot of GNOME MPV on Linux Mint

Cinnamon 4.2.0 Packs Plenty of Bug Fixes, But Nothing Particularly Exciting

Cinnamon 4.2.0 is the latest update to the Linux Mint desktop, but users shouldn't get too excited by the pending upgrade as it's a bug fix release.

30 June 2019
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First Look: GNOME Shell Adds Another Much-Requested Feature

It looks like GNOME Shell is FINALLY adding drag and drop folder creation to the Applications Overview, with code implementing the feature pending merge.

30 June 2019
Slimbook Pro X Linux laptop

Slimbook’s Latest Linux Laptop is Faster (and Cheaper) than a MacBook Air

The Slimbook Pro X claims to be the best Linux laptop in the world. We take a look at its specs and its price to see if the boast holds up.

27 June 2019

GNOME Foundation reports a huge increase in funding for 2018

The GNOME Foundation has been posted its 2018 annual report, seeing a substantial increase in funding thanks to two major donations.

27 June 2019
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Panic Over! Valve Say Steam WILL Support Ubuntu 19.10

Ubuntu gamers can breathe a sigh of relief as Valve has confirmed that Steam for Linux WILL support Ubuntu 19.10. Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais says Ubuntu’s recent rethink over plans to axe its i386/32-bit archive […]

27 June 2019
GNOME Usage Screenshot

GNOME Usage Gets More Useful at Reporting Disk Space

A new, improved storage panel is currently in development for GNOME Usage, the user-friendly system resource reporting and monitoring tool.

26 June 2019

GNOME Classic Mode is Getting Some Overdue Improvements in Fedora 31

The retro-minded GNOME Classic session will see a number of usability improvements in Fedora 31, due for release in October.

24 June 2019
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Ubuntu Changes Its Mind, Says it WILL Continue to Support 32-bit Apps

Canonical has issued a statement on Ubuntu’s 32-bit future — and gamers, among others, are sure to relieved! The company says Ubuntu WILL now continue to build and maintain a 32-bit archive going forward — […]

24 June 2019
Raspberry Pi 4 Specs

Must Read: The Raspberry Pi 4 is Here — And It’s a BEAST!

The Raspberry Pi 4 is the latest version of the popular single-board computer. Its improved specs deliver desktop-class performance.

24 June 2019
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Microsoft Makes It Easier to Try the Open Source Windows Terminal App

I carry word that users can now install the new Windows Terminal app on Windows 10 direct from the Microsoft Store – no need to build the app from source.

23 June 2019
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Ubuntu NOT Dropping 32-bit App Support After All? (Updated)

A forum post from a leading Ubuntu developer appears to contradict early suggestions that Ubuntu will drop 32-bit app support beginning in 19.10.

23 June 2019