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See Real-Time System Resource Usage in Ubuntu’s Top Panel

We’re not short of system monitoring tools for Ubuntu, with an array of desktop apps, extensions, widgets, Conky scripts, and command-line tools readily available to us. But if you’re keen to keep an eye firmly […]

20 November 2023
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Inkscape 1.3.1 Released as ‘Biggest Bug Fix’ Update Ever

Inkscape, a free and open-source vector graphics editor, has released a new version which its developers say is the ‘biggest bug fix’ update they’ve ever shared! Alongside 40 bug fixes there are over 30 crash/freeze […]

19 November 2023
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Use GDM Settings to Customise Ubuntu’s Login Screen

Ubuntu, like other Linux distributions uses the GNOME Display Manager (GDM) as its, well, display manager, though most of us tend to think of or refer to it as the login screen. To customise the […]

17 November 2023

Linux Kernel 6.6 Officially Confirmed as an LTS

Last month saw the release of the Linux 6.6 kernel, a big update jam-packed with new features, hardware support, security enhancements, and performance improvements. Today, that kernel version was officially designated a long-term support (LTS) […]

17 November 2023
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HandBrake 1.7 Released with AMD & NVIDIA AV1 Encoders + More

A major update to HandBrake, the cross-platform and open-source video transcoder, is now available for download. HandBrake 1.7.0 brings several new features that will benefit users on Windows and macOS, as well as a host […]

16 November 2023
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Vivaldi Web Browser is Now Available on Flathub

Fans of the Vivaldi web browser will be pleased to hear it’s now available to install from Flathub. Vivaldi’s Flathub package is not official or verified, as the store listing makes clear: “This package is […]

15 November 2023

LXQt 1.4 Now Available in Lubuntu Backports PPA

If you use Lubuntu 22.04 and want to upgrade to LXQt 1.4, the latest version of the Qt-based desktop, you can now do so using the Lubuntu Backports PPA. Like the Kubuntu Backports PPA, which […]

15 November 2023

Foliate Linux eBook App Ported to GTK4, Adds New Features

Foliate is one of the best ebook readers for Linux and it’s just released a major update. The app has been “rewritten from scratch with the latest platform libraries, GTK4 and Adwaita, with refreshed interface and improved […]

14 November 2023

OBS Studio Adds Support for Intel QSV, HEVC & AV1 on Linux

A new version of OBS Studio, version 30.0, has been released with a number of new features and improvements. OBS Studio is free, open-source live streaming and screen recording software that is popular with gamers, […]

12 November 2023
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TUXEDO Pulse 14 Linux Laptop Refreshed with AMD Ryzen 7

If you’re looking to buy a Linux laptop offering a balance of decent performance and fair price, check out the latest offering from European company TUXEDO Computers. They’ve just launched a refresh of the TUXEDO […]

12 November 2023

Amazon Making its Own Linux-Based OS to Replace Android

Amazon is reportedly working on its own Linux-based OS to replace Android on its Fire TVs, smart displays, and other non-tablet devices. —What’s that? This isn’t Ubuntu related? Oh I know that — but I’m […]

9 November 2023
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GNOME Receives €1M Investment from Sovereign Tech Fund

Heard of the Sovereign Tech Fund? I hadn’t, but the GNOME project has bagged itself a whopping €1 million investment from them. GNOME plans to use the cash to “modernize the platform, improve tooling and […]

9 November 2023