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GNOME Sushi Doesn’t Work in Ubuntu 20.10, But There is a Fix

GNOME Sushi doesn't work on Ubuntu 20.10, failing to preview anything. A workaround is available for those willing to put in the effort to get it working.

2 November 2020
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Linux Lite 5.2 Released, Available to Download

Linux Lite 5.2 is the latest stable release of this lightweight Linux distro and based on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS and Linux kernel 5.4. We check out what's new.

1 November 2020

You Can Now Upgrade the Original PinePhone with More RAM, Storage

Original PinePhone owners can now upgrade their device using a replacement mainboard. This offers 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and is available to buy now.

1 November 2020
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Control Philips Hue Lights on Ubuntu with this GNOME Extension

Control Philips Hue lights from your Ubuntu PC check with this neat GNOME extension. It lets you turn bulbs on or off, adjust brightness, and more.

31 October 2020
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Enable a Magic Lamp Effect on Ubuntu with this GNOME Extension

I’m in the process of updating my guide on making Ubuntu look like a Mac to better reflect the way macOS looks today, and the GNOME extension below is going to fit in beautifully. Called […]

29 October 2020
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And We’re Off: Ubuntu 21.04 Development Begins

Development of Ubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’ is now officially underway! Ubuntu developer Matthias Klose posted the traditional ribbon-cutting post over on the Ubuntu mailing list. There he explains that development starts with one major change […]

28 October 2020
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The Ubuntu 21.04 Codename Revealed — It’s Hairy ‘n Huge!

The codename of Ubuntu 21.04 has been revealed but brace yourself: it’s a humungous hodgepodge of a name! Heroic Hare? Haughty Hamster? Hypnotic Hyrax?! No, Ubuntu 21.04 is the Hirsute Hippo! This is the development […]

28 October 2020
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Fxtec’s Pro1-X is an Ubuntu Phone with Physical QWERTY Keyboard

Fxtec's Pro1-X is the first smartphone available with Lineage OS preinstalled. The Pro1-X also boasts a physical QWERTY keyboard and supports Ubuntu Touch.

27 October 2020
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Download Now: Pop!_OS 20.10 Released Based on Ubuntu 20.10

Pop!_OS 20.10 has been released. System76's bespoke Linux distro is based on Ubuntu 20.10. Find out what's changed and where to download it.

27 October 2020

Does the Snap Store Use Too Much Memory?

The Snap Store app Ubuntu 20.10 uses a lot of memory even when it's not running. In this post I opine on the problem and ask if others experience it too.

24 October 2020
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Ubuntu 20.10 Flavours Released, This is What’s (Mostly) New

Arriving alongside the final Ubuntu 20.10 release are new builds from Ubuntu's family of flavours, which includes Kubuntu, Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Budgie.

22 October 2020
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Must Read: 10 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 20.10

Our list of things to do after you install Ubuntu 20.10 'Groovy Gorilla' is idea for those new or less experienced with Ubuntu and is packed full of tips.

22 October 2020