helloSystem is a FreeBSD Distro Modelled on Mac OS X (Off Topic)

Fair warning reader: this post has nothing to do with Ubuntu, or even Linux for that matter. Instead, the following 600 words are about a promising (new to me) FreeBSD distro and why it left […]

9 February 2021
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Updated: This is What Firefox’s New ‘Proton’ Redesign Looks Like on Ubuntu

A new look is coming to Mozilla Firefox — yes, another one — and in this post we show you what it currently looks like on Ubuntu, and share detail on how to try it […]

9 February 2021
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Ubuntu Backports a Major App Update to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Ubuntu devs will bring a major software update to long-term support users, in a break with tradition. The move addresses maintenance and security concerns.

8 February 2021

Download Now: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Released, Powered By Linux 5.8

The Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS release is here. This ISO refresh comes with the latest security and software updates and a newer Linux kernel.

4 February 2021
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LibreOffice 7.1 Released, This is What’s New

LibreOffice 7.1 has been released and is now available to download. The Document Foundation say the changes assembled within this release, which is the first major update to the vaunted productivity software this year, help […]

3 February 2021

Martin Wimpress, Ubuntu Desktop Lead, is Leaving Canonical

Ubuntu desktop lead Martin Wimpress has announced he is leaving Canonical. Wimpress became Ubuntu desktop lead in October 2019, taking over from Will Cooke.

2 February 2021

Ubuntu Core 20 Released for IoT and Embedded Device Makers

Ubuntu Core 20 is out based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. This containerised version of Ubuntu is designed for embedded devices and the internet-of-things.

2 February 2021
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Ubuntu’s Yaru GTK Theme Picks Up GTK4 Support

For Ubuntu to adopt GTK4 in a future release it’s going to need a GTK4 version of its iconic Yaru theme — and what do you know: one is in the works! Ubuntu cited a […]

2 February 2021
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First Look: Ubuntu is Working on a Brand New Installer

A new installer is coming to Ubuntu. Developers outlined their plans for the next-gen installer, which makes use of Flutter and Curtin, in a forum post.

1 February 2021
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JingOS, the Linux Tablet Distro, Releases First Alpha Build

An alpha release of JingOS, a Linux distro designed for tablets, is available to download. Find out what's included in JingOS 0.6 and where to download it.

31 January 2021

Hot Topic: Ubuntu 21.04 Will Use Wayland By Default

Ubuntu 21.04 uses Wayland by default. In this post we look at why Ubuntu developers feel now is the right time to use the Wayland display server again.

28 January 2021
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Linux Release Roundup: GParted, Lightworks, Google Chrome + More

This week's roundup includes a Google Chrome update, improvements to the Plasma Browser Integration extension, and a major addition to disk manager GParted.

26 January 2021