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Microsoft Adds More Features to Windows Subsystem for Linux

A slate of improvements to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) feature in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.  Microsoft has shared details on a number of key bug fixes and useful new features that WSL […]

6 November 2018
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Don’t Panic, You Can Boot Linux on Apple’s New Devices

Does Apple stop Linux from booting on its newly refreshed Mac Mini PC or MacBookAir laptops?  That’s the claim currently circling the web‘s collective drain. The posit is that the new T2 ‘secure enclave’ chip Apple has baked […]

5 November 2018
ubuntu 19.04 disco dingo release

Must Read: Ubuntu 19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ Released with New Features

The Ubuntu 19.04 release is now available to download. In this post we look at Ubuntu 19.04's new features and key changes.

3 November 2018

Mark Shuttleworth Thinks IBM Buying Red Hat is Good News for Ubuntu

Wondering what Mark Shuttleworth thinks about IBM buying Red Hat? Well, wonder no more. The Ubuntu founder has shared his thoughts on IBM’s game-changing purchase in a short but pointed blog post. And, few of you will […]

31 October 2018
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Linux Mint 19.1 Will Feature a ‘Modern’ Desktop Layout

We’re expecting the release of Linux Mint 19.1 to arrive just before the Christmas holidays and, like your nearest and dearest, it’ll be bringing a few surprises with it. The Linux 19.1 release will include the Cinnamon […]

31 October 2018
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Ubuntu 19.04 is Named ‘Disco Dingo’

The name of Ubuntu 19.04 has been revealed — and it’s definitely a distinctive decision! As listed on Launchpad, the home of Ubuntu development, the Ubuntu 19.04 name is logged as “Disco Dingo”. Ubuntu 19.04 will […]

30 October 2018
IBM buys Red Hat

IBM Inks $34 Billion Deal to Buy Red Hat

IBM is to buy open source software company Red Hat in a $34 billion deal — the biggest in Linux and open-source history. Red Hat is best known as a Linux company, offering both Red Hat […]

28 October 2018
Firefox 63.0 tab switching

Firefox 63 Released with Tab Switcher Changes, More Robust Web Extensions

A new version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser is now available to download. Firefox 63.0 serves as the latest update and comes packed with a compelling crop of new features and other improvements. Out of […]

23 October 2018
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You Can Now Buy an Official Ubuntu 18.10 T-Shirt

A t-shirt bearing the Ubuntu 18.10 mascot design has gone on sale. Canonical’s online shop has added a dark blue shirt overlaid with an orange cuttlefish design, the same one used on the official Ubuntu […]

23 October 2018
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Simplenote Adds a Distraction-Free Focus Mode

A distraction-free focus mode has been added to the nifty note taking app Simplenote. The feature is one of several improvements the desktop client picks up in its latest update, and is freely available for Windows, macOS, […]

23 October 2018
Linux 4.19 kernel release

Linux Kernel 4.19 Released, Plus Updates to Google Chrome, LightWorks + More

This week's Linux Release Roundup includes a look at the new features in the Linux 4.19 kernel release, Chrome 70, a Lightworks update, and more.

22 October 2018
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Happy 14th Birthday, Ubuntu!

Bust out the bunting and start cooking a cake because it’s Ubuntu’s birthday! Yes, fourteen feature-filled years have flown by since Mark Shuttleworth sat down to share news of the very first Ubuntu release. Ubuntu 4.10 ‘Warty […]

20 October 2018