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This Week Twitter Taught Me Thunderbird is Go But Windows Text Editors are a No-Go!

Welcome to another instalment of the content strand where I tell you about things I saw on Twitter that, if we're honest, you probably saw on Twitter too.

17 hours ago
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This Week Twitter Taught Me: Libhandy Looks Great, Ubuntu Cares, and Pigeons Be Ballin’

Another week's worth of notable tweets condensed in to a hastily written, poorly collated, and entirely un-researched ramble.

3 May 2019

This Week Twitter Taught Me: Preferences, Pop OS & Raspberry Pi Penguins

The first in a series of post where I share interesting Linux-y anecdotes, trivia, and tweets from the past week on Twitter, the microblogging platform.

26 April 2019

eBuyer Sell a Range of Affordable Ubuntu PCs

Online retailer eBuyer sells a selection of cheap Ubuntu desktop PCs, ranging from modestly powered machines to high-end gaming rigs all loaded with Ubuntu.

1 April 2019
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What’s Your Ubuntu 19.04 Codename Prediction?

It’s that really fun part of the release cycle where we get you to try and guess the name of the next Ubuntu release! it could, at this point, be literally anything — but what do think the […]

19 October 2018
Broken GTK Themes

Should GNOME Drop Support for GTK3 Themes?

The GNOME desktop has a problem — and we’re (partly) all to blame. Most of us enjoy customizing our Linux desktop to suit our preferred tastes. A dash of colour here, a splash of translucency […]

16 October 2018
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New Website Claims Flatpak is a “Security Nightmare”

A newly launched website is warning users about Flatpak, branding the tech a “security nightmare”. The ‘Flatkills.org’ web page takes aim at a number of security claims routinely associated with the fledgling Flatpak app packaging and distribution […]

10 October 2018
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Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 Looks Like an Essential Upgrade

Ubuntu Budgie 18.10 is released in October and it promises to be the best release yet. A raft of major improvements are touched on in the preview notes for Ubuntu Budgie 18.10, which spread its […]

28 September 2018
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Why I Dig the Control Snap Apps Offer Me

Snap apps might not be everyone’s favourite Linux packaging format — sort out that theme, yo! — but there’s no denying that momentum is gathering behind the tech, particularly from commercial app vendors like Microsoft. A […]

25 July 2018
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Samsung Launch ‘Linux on Galaxy’ Survey

Samsung asks users interested in the Linux on Galaxy, a project that brings full desktop Linux to Samsung smartphones, for feedback via a new survey.

16 February 2018
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Which Game Do You Most Want on Linux This Year? Feral Interactive Wants to Know…

Feral Interactive is the company behind a stack of well-known Linux game ports and now they're asking which game you most want to see released on Linux.

23 January 2018
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Voting Open – Help Choose the New LibreOffice Mascot

You can help choose the new LibreOffice mascot by voting in the LibreOffice mascot survey. The 7 most popular designs will then be put to another vote.

3 October 2017