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The BlueMail Email Client is Now Available for Linux

The BlueMail email client is now available for the Linux desktop as a Snap app on the Snapcraft store. The app is free to use, but is not open source.

9 October 2019

First GNOME 3.34 Point Release Goes Live with Oodles of Bug Fixes

The first GNOME 3.34 point release has been made available for download. A post-release patch fest, GNOME 3.34.1 features no new features but does include a shed load of bug fixes, band-aids and (less notably) […]

8 October 2019

Linus Torvalds Shares His Thoughts on Microsoft’s New-Found Love for Linux

Linus Torvalds was asked if he thinks there's anything to fear from Microsoft's recent embrace of all things Linux and open source — this is what he said.

7 October 2019
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Dash to Dock v67 Released, Adds Unity-style ‘Trash’ Icon

Dash to Dock v67 has been released. The popular GNOME Shell extension now supports GNOME 3.34, but drops support for earlier releases.

7 October 2019

ArcMenu v33 Released with HUGE Improvements, GNOME 3.34 Support

A major update to the ArcMenu GNOME Shell extension is available. ArcMenu v33 adds new menu layouts, custom colours, and other improvements.

6 October 2019

Calibre Sees First Major Release in 2 Years, Adds ‘Distraction Free’ Ebook Viewer

A new version of Calibre, the open source ebook manager (and then some), is now available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux.

6 October 2019

App Outlet is a ‘Universal Linux App Store’ for Your Desktop

App Outlet is a desktop Linux app that lets users search for and install software available on the Snap store, Flathub, or distributed as an AppImage.

4 October 2019
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Linux Mint Shares Update on Its New “Modern” Logo

Linux Mint unveiled plans to refresh its famous logo with a ‘more modern’ design last year, but since then it’s been pretty quiet about how the effort is going. So you may be interested to […]

2 October 2019

Exaile Music Player Got Its First Release in 4 Years, And I Didn’t Even Notice!

The Exaile music player has scored its first update in 4 years. Exaile 4.0.0 is now uses GTK3, has a faster playback engine, and supports MPRIS 2.2.

30 September 2019

New Video Demo of the Librem 5 Shows That …It Actually Works Okay?!

If you're itching for a better look at the Purism Librem 5 now that it's shipping, Purism board member Ben Trister has obliged with a hands-on video.

29 September 2019

Phew, Ubuntu’s New Light Theme Won’t Be Default After All

The Ubuntu 19.10 Yaru light theme switch has been reversed, with developers instead choosing to ship the theme preinstalled, but not as default.

29 September 2019

Microsoft Edge for Linux Just Got a Lot More Likely

Microsoft Edge for Linux could soon be a reality, with Microsoft Edge devs launching a Linux web development survey to gather feedback on the idea.

27 September 2019