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14 projects chosen by GNOME for Google Summer of Code 2020

Improved desktop notifications and a Wayland-compatible battery testing tool are among the 14 projects selected by GNOME for this year's Google Summer of Code (GSoC).

6 May 2020
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SoftMaker Office 2021 Hits Beta, is Free to Download (For Now)

A beta release of SoftMaker Office 2021 is available to download for free on Windows, macOS and Linux. For those unfamiliar with it SoftMaker Office is a paid, closed-source productivity suite created by SoftMaker, a […]

6 May 2020

Firefox 76 Released with New Password Protections, Better Picture in Picture Mode

Mozilla Firefox 76 is available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux. The latest update to this web browser includes various security enhancements.

5 May 2020
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Superpaper 2.0 is an Advanced Multi-Monitor Wallpaper App for Windows & Linux

I wrote about Superpaper, an advanced multi-monitor wallpaper tool for Linux and Windows, last year, finding it particularly good at what it sets out to do.

5 May 2020
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Android Screen Mirror Tool ‘Scrcpy’ Adds Rotation Lock, Improves Quality

Handy mobile tool scrcpy app gains rotation locking and improved quality on smaller displays through trilinear filtering in its latest release.

3 May 2020
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Xubuntu has made a video to show off its newest release

With the weekend approaching you might be planning to take some of the official Ubuntu 20.04 flavours for a spin — if so, Xubuntu has a little something to tempt you its way.

1 May 2020

Download Now: Pop!_OS 20.04 is here, and it boasts impressive new features

Pop OS 20.04 is available to download based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The update features some major new desktop features that we take a look at in this post.

30 April 2020

Ubuntu 20.10 Daily Builds Now Available to Download

Buckle up for the ride as you can now download Ubuntu 20.10 daily builds for testing! Freshly spun ISOs of what will become the next stable Ubuntu release will be produced each and every day […]

30 April 2020
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‘Folder Color’ Now Works with Ubuntu 20.04 and the Yaru Icon Set

A new add-on for the Folder Colors tool is available. When installed it lets you instantly change folder colors on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with the Yaru icon set.

29 April 2020

VLC 3.0.10 Adds SMB2/3 Support, Improved Chromecast Audio

VLC 3.0.10 is out with various fixes and improvements, including support for SMB2/3 shares, adaptive streaming, and better audio quality with Chromecast.

29 April 2020
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BleachBit, the Open Source System Cleaner, Sees New Release

System cleaner Bleachbit 4.0 is now available to download for Linux and Windows. In this post I recap the core changes (spoiler: it involves Python 3).

28 April 2020
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Regolith Linux 1.4 Released Based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Learn what's new in Regolith Linux 1.4, the latest version of the i3-based Ubuntu spin, in this post. There's a new theme, a new login manger, and more.

28 April 2020