Uno calculator snap app

You Can Now Install the Windows Calculator App on Linux

Want to use the Windows calculator app on your Linux desktop? Well, now you can. This unexpected app port is arrives courtesy of the Uno Platform. They took the source code for Windows’s default Calculator […]

15 October 2020
Vivaldi web browser logo

Vivaldi Browser Has a Cool Built-in Arcade Game Because… Why Not?

The latest update to the Vivaldi web browser comes with an arcade game baked inside. Why? Well, why not! Learn more about this release in this post.

15 October 2020
Ubuntu 20.10 video

First Look: See What’s New in Ubuntu 20.10 ‘Groovy Gorilla’ [Video]

Can you believe it’s been six months since the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS release? It feels like only yesterday that we were getting excited about OEM boot splashes, Ubuntu dark mode, and the Snap-based Software switch. […]

15 October 2020
Pitivi video editor for Linux

Pitivi Video Editor Gets a Blockbuster Update

Pitivi is an open source video editor for Linux desktops and the latest update to it adds a bunch of new features and welcome usability improvements.

14 October 2020
linux 5.9 kernel

Linux Kernel 5.9 Released, Here’s a Quick Look at What’s New

New Linux kernel releases seem to pop out quicker than they used to, but since they’re always chock full of welcome improvements I’m not complaining! Linux 5.9 is the latest mainline kernel release to be […]

12 October 2020
libreoffice released

First Look: LibreOffice Has a New Look in Ubuntu 20.10

LibreOffice in Ubuntu 20.10 looks a different to that shipped in earlier versions. In this post we look at the tweak made and show you a comparison.

11 October 2020
Fund Your Apps Purism Librem 5

Purism’s ‘Fund Your App’ Campaign Lets You Vote for Apps You Want on the Librem 5

Is there a mobile app or service you really want to use on the upcoming Librem 5? If so, you now have the chance to make it a reality! Purism today launches its new “Fund […]

8 October 2020
GNOME 3.38 app grid

GNOME 3.38 Point Release Arrives with Fixes Galore

The first GNOME 3.38 point release is available to download. This update includes bug fixes for core desktop components like Mutter, and apps like Nautilus.

8 October 2020
screenshot of GIMP 2.10.22 on ubuntu

Download Now: GIMP 2.10.22 Released with Major File Format Improvements

A new version of GIMP is available for download. GIMP 2.10.22 is described as a “bug fix release” but includes a number of notable new features too, not least of which is support for opening […]

7 October 2020
Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade prompt

Ubuntu 18.04 Users Can Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Yes, Finally)

If you’re on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and you’ve been waiting for the prompt that lets you upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS you can relax: it’s rolling out Confused? I imagine a lot of people reading […]

7 October 2020
ubuntu theming

Automatic Theme Installation for Snap Apps is Shaping Up Nicely [Video]

One of the biggest downsides to using Snap apps on an Ubuntu desktop that’s heavily customised is the old ‘sore thumb’ issue. Not sure what I mean? You download, install, and enable a flashy new […]

5 October 2020
Ubuntu 20.10 wallpaper

First Look: Ubuntu 20.10 Wallpaper Revealed – But is it Groovy Enough?

Here's your first look at the new Ubuntu 20.10 wallpaper. This release is called 'Groovy Gorilla' so the new background includes one, but is it groovy?

5 October 2020