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Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS Released, Fixes Major APT Security Issue

Ubuntu 16.04.6 is a security-fix only release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus. It protects new installs from a APT vulnerability.

28 February 2019
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Ubuntu Icon Set Addresses its Biggest Complaint

A new version of the Yaru icon set is in development. It swaps the uniform 'squircle' frame for a liberal mix of icon shapes.

26 February 2019
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ODrive is a No-Frills Google Drive Client for Linux

With no official Google Drive Linux client available, it’s left to third-party apps, devs services to fill the file-syncing void for FOSS fans. And boy are there are a lot of options out there that […]

20 February 2019
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WSL Update Lets You Access Linux Files in Windows Explorer

Users of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) will finally be able to access Linux files from Windows’ Explorer. Microsoft confirms that the oft-requested ability to access the Linux file system from Windows will arrive as part of […]

19 February 2019

Geary 0.13 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

A new version of the Geary email client for Linux is available to download. We look at what's new in Geary 0.13 and show you how to install it on Ubuntu.

19 February 2019
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10 Benefits of Publishing Your App in the Snap Store [Video]

Canonical's Alan Pope lists 10 benefits of publishing apps in the Snap store. His talk was recorded at the FOSDEM Linux conference in Belgium.

15 February 2019
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Released, Available to Download Now

Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS is available to download, albeit a week later than originally planned. The update serves as the second point release in the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ‘Bionic Beaver’ series, and brings an updated Linux kernel […]

14 February 2019
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23 Electron Applications You Should Know About

We share a list of 23 Electron apps for Linux desktops, including Ubuntu, as well as macOS and Windows too. From RSS readers to chat clients and more.

14 February 2019
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It’s Hard to Believe That This is a Screenshot of Ubuntu

It’s not often that a Linux desktop screenshot makes me stop what I’m doing and drool. But the one you see above? It just did. It’s hard to believe but the desktop above isn’t Deepin […]

12 February 2019
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Windows ARM Laptops Can Now Run Ubuntu

A new open source project aims to bring fully functional Ubuntu to ARM Windows 10 laptops, like the HP Envy X2, pictured above. A crop of Windows 10 laptops that run atop Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM […]

12 February 2019
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Fedora Logo Redesign Update (Spoiler: It’s Looking Great)

Last month we mentioned that the folks involved with Fedora were scoping out feedback on a potential redesign of the Fedora logo and typeface. A number of possible designs were put forward, and based on […]

8 February 2019

Visual Studio Code 1.31 Adds Screencast Mode, Better Navigation + More

A new version of the popular Visual Studio Code text editor is available for download. Visual Studio Code 1.31 ships with a number of “significant updates”, say Microsoft, that help make the editor easier to […]

7 February 2019