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GNOME Shell ‘Extensions Manager’ App Gets a Big Ol’ Update

Remember that new app for installing GNOME extensions I wrote about earlier this month? Well, it just got its first major update. And it adds a ton of much-requested features. For those unfamiliar with it, […]

11 hours ago

Check Out GNOME Shell’s New Look in GNOME 42

We run through the many design tweaks made to GNOME Shell for the GNOME 42 release due for release in March. From darker colours to tighter margins.

Sunday

What is the ‘Ubuntu Pro’ Banner in Software Sources About?

Canonical is currently promoting a beta Ubuntu Pro for Desktop programme through the Software & Updates app on Ubuntu LTS releases. But what is it?

Wednesday

OnlyOffice 7.0 Released with Form Filling, Windowed Mode + More

We look at the new features in ONLYOFFICE 7.0. This open source alternative to LibreOffice continues to impress. Details, and how to install it, inside.

Wednesday

Wine 7.0 Released, This is What’s New (Spoiler: A Lot)

Hear that? It's the sound of a cork popping off the latest release of Wine, the open source compatibility layer that lets Windows apps run on Linux.

18 January 2022

GNOME 42 Alpha Released With New Look, New Apps + More

The GNOME 42 alpha release is available to download with many major changes, ranging from GTK4 ports of core apps like Nautilus to a bold new look.

18 January 2022

‘Burn My Windows’ GNOME Extension Adds 3 New Effects & Random Mode

A couple of new Star Trek-esque effects have been added to the ‘Burn my Windows’ GNOME Shell extension. If you’ve not yet heard about this bling-tactic add-on, it animates closing windows (and optionally dialogs) in […]

17 January 2022

GNOME Mulls ‘Cleanup’ of Background Settings in Pursuit of New Features

GNOME devs plan a 'big cleanup' of code related to background wallpaper handling in GNOME Shell, which would result in the removal of several features.

17 January 2022

Essential Guide: Ubuntu 22.04 Release Date & New Features

Ubuntu 22.04 is due for release on April 21, 2022. In this post we look at the various new features and key changes that are planned for the release. Development of Ubuntu 22.04 is still […]

15 January 2022

Don't Miss: Ubuntu 22.04 May Include GNOME 42, But Few GTK4 Apps

Ubuntu 22.04 may ship with GNOME 42 if all goes to plan, but it won't be carrying many GTK4 apps by default. Ubuntu dev Sebastien Bacher details why.

13 January 2022

KDE Plasma 5.24’s Default Wallpaper is Unveiled

KDE developers share the desktop wallpaper that will ship in KDE Plasma 5.24 this spring. The background was created using open source software tools.

12 January 2022

PinePhone Pro ‘Explorer Edition’ Pre-Orders Go Live

Pre-orders for the PinePhone Pro 'Explorer Edition' are now live on the Pine Store. The powerful upgrade to the original PinePhone costs from $399.

11 January 2022