ArcMenu v33 Released with HUGE Improvements, GNOME 3.34 Support

A major update to the ArcMenu GNOME Shell extension is available. ArcMenu v33 adds new menu layouts, custom colours, and other improvements.

6 October 2019

Alexa’s Favourite Operating System is Ubuntu, Apparently [Video]

A little bit of fluff for your Sunday amusement: it seems Amazon Alexa has rather excellent taste in computer operating systems! Owners of devices like the Amazon Echo Dot have learned that Amazon’s voice-controlled digital […]

6 October 2019

Calibre Sees First Major Release in 2 Years, Adds ‘Distraction Free’ Ebook Viewer

A new version of Calibre, the open source ebook manager (and then some), is now available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux.

6 October 2019

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 from 19.04 (Guide)

Learn how to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 from 19.04 using the 'do-release-upgrade' command both before and after the Ubuntu 19.10 release on October 17, 2019.

6 October 2019

App Outlet is a ‘Universal Linux App Store’ for Your Desktop

App Outlet is a desktop Linux app that lets users search for and install software available on the Snap store, Flathub, or distributed as an AppImage.

4 October 2019

Ubuntu 19.10 is Out in Two Weeks, But Will You Upgrade? [Poll]

I want to know if you plan to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 when it is released on October 17, 2019. And there's no better way to find out that via a poll.

4 October 2019

Cawbird is a GTK Twitter Client for Linux (That Should Look Very Familiar)

Cawbird is a GTK Twitter app for Linux desktops like Ubuntu that is based on open source code from Corebird, an app no longer actively maintained.

2 October 2019
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Linux Mint Shares Update on Its New “Modern” Logo

Linux Mint unveiled plans to refresh its famous logo with a ‘more modern’ design last year, but since then it’s been pretty quiet about how the effort is going. So you may be interested to […]

2 October 2019

Exaile Music Player Got Its First Release in 4 Years, And I Didn’t Even Notice!

The Exaile music player has scored its first update in 4 years. Exaile 4.0.0 is now uses GTK3, has a faster playback engine, and supports MPRIS 2.2.

30 September 2019

New Video Demo of the Librem 5 Shows That …It Actually Works Okay?!

If you're itching for a better look at the Purism Librem 5 now that it's shipping, Purism board member Ben Trister has obliged with a hands-on video.

29 September 2019

Phew, Ubuntu’s New Light Theme Won’t Be Default After All

The Ubuntu 19.10 Yaru light theme switch has been reversed, with developers instead choosing to ship the theme preinstalled, but not as default.

29 September 2019

Microsoft Edge for Linux Just Got a Lot More Likely

Microsoft Edge for Linux could soon be a reality, with Microsoft Edge devs launching a Linux web development survey to gather feedback on the idea.

27 September 2019