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OpenShot Adds Animated Video Masking, New Video Presets

A new version of the open source video editor OpenShot is now available for download — the first update to the app since July.  Among plenty of other changes OpenShot 2.4.3 adds support for creating animated masks and transitions […]

23 September 2018
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Ubuntu 14.04 Snags Extended Security Maintenance Support

Canonical has confirmed that Ubuntu 14.04 Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) support will be available from next year. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’ will reach end of life (EOL) in April 2019, but Canonical is aware […]

20 September 2018
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Wobbly Windows Are Making a Comeback

Wobbly windows and other animated desktop effects could return to Ubuntu thanks to the 'libanimation' project created by a former Compiz developer.

13 September 2018
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WPS Office Update Now Available to Download for Ubuntu

An updated version of WPS Office for Linux is available to download for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions. The popular China-based office suite (formerly known as Kingsoft Office) is not open source but it is […]

11 September 2018
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Linux Release Roundup: Firefox, Nextcloud, Nano + More

The Linux landscape exists in a state of constant flux, with new distro releases, kernels, apps and other updates appearing all the time. In our Linux Release Roundup series we collate the latest app, software and […]

10 September 2018

The Best New Features in GNOME 3.30

With GNOME 3.30 released, we roundup the best new features the GNOME 3.30 upgrade has to offer. The 35th stable release of the free, open-source GNOME desktop environment to date, GNOME 3.30 arrives six months after GNOME 3.28 […]

5 September 2018
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Dash to Dock v64 Released with Support for GNOME 3.30

A new version of the popular Dash to Dock GNOME Shell extension has been released — but don’t get too excited. Dash to Dock v64 is the first update to the icon-based task bar since April, […]

4 September 2018
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Ubuntu 18.10 Won’t Include Android Integration After All

Always possibility, and now sadly confirmed: Ubuntu 18.10 won’t ship with Android phone integration out of the box. The feature, provided by the GSconnect GNOME Shell extension, a Qt-free implementation of the KDE Connect service, was proposed […]

31 August 2018

Dell Unveils its Cheapest XPS 13 Yet

The Dell XPS 9370 is now available with an 8th-en Intel Core i3 processor, making the laptop more affordable without shirking on decent performance.

29 August 2018

Chrome’s New Tab Page is Finally Customizable

Google is giving Chrome users a more configurable "new tab" page to play with, with options to add custom links and set a custom background image.

28 August 2018
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Ubuntu 18.10 Will Ship with an Older Version of Nautilus

Barring an unexpected spurt of last-minute development (not to mention a feature freeze exception) it’s looking like Ubuntu 18.10 will ship with an older version of Nautilus. Again. April’s release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS offered […]

28 August 2018
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Linux Release Roundup: Tilix, Wine, Freespire Linux + More

Another week, another roundup of recent Linux app, utility and distro releases. This week we’re taking in a variety of projects, including a popular terminal tool, a development update a famous Windows compatibility layer, and […]

26 August 2018