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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
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GNOME Shell Gets a Major Speed Boost

GNOME 3.32 is due for release next month, and the biggest change will be its performance. See, the GNOME Shell desktop is often criticised as being a bit on the ‘heavy’ side. Folks blast it […]

31 January 2019

$79 PineTab: The First Real Linux Tablet?

I dream of owning a proper Linux tablet, one running something like Ubuntu — and that dream just took a step closer to reality. Pine64 plan to release a 10-inch Linux tablet later this year […]

31 January 2019
Pinebook Pro laptop with linux mascot

Pinebook Pro Linux Laptop Coming This Year Priced $199

The Pinebook Pro is a new 64-bit ARM powered Linux laptop from computer makers Pine64. Priced at $199, the 14.1-inch laptop will run Linux.

30 January 2019
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Firefox 65 Released with Major Security Improvements

Firefox 65 is now available to download. The latest stable release of Mozilla’s hugely influential open-source web browser comes bearing a number of improvements, particularly in regards to security and web compatibility. WebP Image Support […]

28 January 2019
Firefox Linux CSD screenshot

Firefox 66 Will Use CSD By Default on Linux

Firefox 66 will enable CSD by default on Linux desktops. The feature combines the title bar and tab bar into one unified bar, saving space.

28 January 2019
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Linux File Search Tool ‘Catfish’ Just Got Even Faster

Catfish is my go-to file search tool on the Ubuntu Linux desktop — and going by improvements in its latest release, it might just become your go-to search tool, too! But before we take a look […]

28 January 2019

Gradio is Dead! Long Live Shortwave!

Ever listen to radio stations on the Linux desktop? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Gradio. The desktop radio player app, which I mentally pronounce “gray-dee-oh“, has been a staple part of […]

27 January 2019
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LXQt Desktop Adds Split View to File Manager, More in Latest Release

A new version of the LXQt desktop environment is now available for download. LXQt is the successor to the lightweight LXDE desktop. While it isn’t a desktop environment we’ve given much attention to over the […]

27 January 2019