The GNOME 3.36 Release Date is Set for Next March

GNOME 3.36 will be released on March 11, 2020. This date, along with other development milestones, are listed in the official release schedule.

13 September 2019
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First Look: Here’s Ubuntu 19.10’s New Default Wallpaper

The Ubuntu 19.10 default wallpaper is revealed at last. We share download links to Ubuntu's new desktop background, which features an 'Ermine' motif.

13 September 2019

GNOME 3.34 Released with “Drastically Improved” Responsiveness

The new GNOME 3.34 release is here and it boasts 'drastically improved responsiveness' through the GNOME Shell user interface.

12 September 2019
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Ubuntu’s New Look: Are You a Fan?

It's been a few months since we last a poll and Ubuntu 19.10 switching to a light theme feels like a topic worth probing your collective opinions on.

12 September 2019
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It’s Now Easier to Install Acer Firmware on Linux

It's getting easier to install Acer firmware on Linux as the taiwanese computer giant has joined the LVFS, the Linux Firmware Vendor service.

11 September 2019
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RawTherapee 5.7 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

A new version of open source RAW image processing software RawTherapee is now available to download. We show you how to install it on Ubuntu.

11 September 2019
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Microsoft Linux Conference Announced, Takes Place Next March

WSLConf is set to take place in March 2020 on Microsoft's campus. A community-led event, WSLConf will feature presentations and workshops.

11 September 2019

Firefox’s New VPN Feature is Available for Testing

Not only has Mozilla suddenly revived its (much missed) Test Pilot program, but it’s using it to check the tyres on a really interesting new feature: a VPN. The new Test Pilot site is currently […]

10 September 2019

Ubuntu 19.10 Will Boot Faster Thanks to LZ4 Compression

Ubuntu 19.10 boot times from installation media will be faster thanks to the use of LZ4 decompression for kernel and initramfs.

10 September 2019
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GSConnect Update Lets You Control Android Music Apps from Your Desktop + More

A new version of the GSConnect extension for GNOME Shell desktops is now available, and it’s packing a couple of nifty changes. If you’ve not heard of GSConnect before then it’s best to think of […]

10 September 2019

First Look: Ubuntu 19.10 Will Feature a Bright New Look

A light yaru theme ships as part of Ubuntu 19.10, replacing the old Yaru gtk theme's dark header bars with lighter ones aimed at improving usability.

10 September 2019

Vertical Option in Development for Dash to Panel

If you long for a Dash to Panel vertical option I've some seriously good news: one is in currently in development on Github and working!

9 September 2019