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Finally, an Affordable RISC-V Board With Desktop Linux Support

BeagleV is a cheap RISC-V development board with full Linux kernel support. This post highlights its specs, price, and details how you can buy one.

13 January 2021
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Must Read: Ubuntu is Making the ‘Home’ Folder Private in 21.04

The home folder on future Ubuntu installs with have much tighter permissions by default. We look at the reasons Ubuntu devs have chosen to do this now.

13 January 2021
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Mozilla VPN is Now Available to Mac & Linux Users

Mozilla VPN now supports Mac and Linux. The subscription-based privacy service launched in 2020 but only for Windows, Android and iOS.

12 January 2021
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GNOME 40 Fixes the Issue of Truncated App Nam…

I know you're thinking "Joey, you've been here before", but this time it's different. Code has been committed and merged. A fix is finally happening.

11 January 2021
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gThumb 3.11.2 Released with Minor Improvements

A new version of the gThumb iPhoto manager and app viewer is available to download. In this post we look at what's new in the gThumb 3.11.2 release.

11 January 2021
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Firefox 86 Will Support Next-Gen Image Format by Default

Firefox 86 features native support for AVIF image files across all major operating systems. This lightweight image format is up to 50% smaller than JPEG.

10 January 2021

GNOME’s Bold New Look is Beginning to Take Shape

Major GNOME Shell design changes are coming, but not everyone is please. GNOME devs share an update on their progress and urge users to 'wait' to try it.

7 January 2021

Major Update: Linux Mint 20.1 Available to Download, This is What’s New

Linux Mint 20.1 is now available to download. Learn more about the new releases, including its new features, new apps, and key changes in this blog post.

6 January 2021
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New Wallpaper for KDE Plasma 5.21 Revealed

KDE developers reveal the new desktop wallpaper that will ship in KDE Plasma 5.21 this spring. The background is called "Milky Way" and looks like this…

5 January 2021
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Essential Guide: How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Learn how to install Spotify on Ubuntu & Linux Mint using the Snap app or add the Spotify repository to install the Spotify desktop player for Linux.

4 January 2021
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KDE Tease ‘Production Ready’ Wayland Support, New App Menu in 2021

KDE Plasma users can look forward to several big changes this year, including improved Wayland session, fingerprint support, and a new app menu.

2 January 2021
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Cawbird 1.3 Released with Improved DM Support, Video Uploading

Cawbird 1.3 is available to download. The latest version of this GTK Twitter client for Linux desktops includes a number improvements to direct messaging.

1 January 2021