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New Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Goes on Sale Powered by Ubuntu

A new version of the popular Dell XPS 13 developer edition laptop has gone on sale — and it’s powered by Ubuntu, naturally. The updated Dell XPS 13 developer edition is available to buy in the […]

25 January 2019

The Big GNOME Icon Revamp – Are You a Fan?

Like many, I’ve been itching to learn a bit more about GNOME’s new icon set. But I need itch no more! Red Hat employee and GNOME team designer Jakub Steiner has taken to his blog to detail the […]

24 January 2019
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Wine 4.0 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

Wine 4.0 is now available to download, letting users run Windows apps and games on Linux and other UNIX-based systems. The popular Windows compatibility layer — Wine stands for ‘Wine Is Not an Emulator’ — […]

24 January 2019
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Welp! Mozilla Has Axed Firefox Test Pilot

If you were a fan of the Mozilla Test Pilot programme, I’ve some bad news to share: it’s being axed. Mozilla has announced that is closing the Test Pilot programme effective January 22, 2019. Launched three […]

16 January 2019
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Deepin 15.9 Released with Touchscreen Support, Various Fixes

There’ll little else like Deepin Linux in the distro ecosystem. It has its own bespoke desktop, custom apps, and is a true standout in a sea of (sometimes) broadly samey desktops. The first major update […]

16 January 2019
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Google is Adding ‘Apt Search’ to the ChromeOS App Launcher

Chrome OS’s ability to run Linux apps continues to mature. Having recently revealed plans to let device managers specify a Linux distro for use with the feature comes word of another key feature tasked with […]

14 January 2019
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Rhythmbox is Finally Adopting Client Side Decorations

Rhythmbox music player is finally sorting its oversized toolbar out! The next major release of the well-known Linux audio app is set to adopt a GTK header bar by default. The aim? A refined, more compact […]

14 January 2019
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‘Celluloid’ is the new name of GNOME MPV

GNOME MPV — a GTK UI for my favourite Linux video player tool — has been given a brand new name. The versatile open-source video app is switching away from the ‘GNOME MPV’ moniker to ‘Celluloid’. Why? […]

13 January 2019
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‘Linux for Chromebooks’ May Let Chromebook Owners Choose Which Distro to Use

Last year Google wowed Linux geeks the world over with a feature that lets Chromebook users run desktop Linux apps on Chrome OS. The feature, dubbed ‘Crostini’ at the time, but now known by the […]

12 January 2019
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SuperTuxKart’s Online Multiplayer is Ready for Testing

SuperTuxKart online multiplayer is ready for testing! The SuperTuxKart dev team has announced a new beta version of the karting game that features long-awaited and eagerly-anticipated feature online racing support. SuperTuxKart online multiplayer lets you: Race against other players […]

11 January 2019
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VLC Just Passed 3 Billion Downloads

Open-source video player VLC today celebrates a gargantuan milestone — it’s 3 billionth download! The devs behind app say this is the total number of downloads they’ve been able to count via their website, with […]

11 January 2019
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Lightworks Video Editor Has Big Plans for 2019

The Lightworks video editor is one of a number of professional-leaning media tools now available for Linux, and over the next year it’s going to get even better. That’s according to EditShare, the company behind […]

11 January 2019