Is the MNT Reform the Most Open Source Laptop, Ever? It Comes Close!

MNT Reform is an open source Linux laptop 99.9% free of binary blobs, running entirely on open source software. It's developed by Berlin-based MNT Research.

20 January 2020

Xubuntu 20.04 Will Include a Dark Theme

Xubuntu 20.04 includes a dark theme, a recoloured version of the Greybird GTK theme. The new Greybird Dark version will also work on other DEs, like MATE.

19 January 2020

This Cool Cyberpunk Desktop is Easy to Recreate on Kubuntu

How to give your desktop a cyperpunk makeover on KDE Plasma, complete with live video wallpaper, neon themed icon set, and a futuristic Plasma theme.

19 January 2020

How to Make Linux Mint Look Like Windows 7

Make Linux Mint look like Windows 7 with this ace theme pack from B00merang project. It's easy to install and transforms the look of the Cinnamon desktop.

18 January 2020

Why Windows 7 Users Should Switch to Linux

The end of Windows 7 support leaves hundreds of millions of PC users stranded on an unmaintained system that’s vulnerable to hacks, malware, and viruses. Microsoft would have you believe that upgrading to Windows 10 […]

18 January 2020

JetBrains’ New Font (Apparently) Makes Reading Code Easier

JetBrains Mono is a free monospace font that claims to make reading code easier on the eyes. The font is open source and available to download and use.

17 January 2020
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Xfce 4.16 is Adopting Client Side Decoration by Default

Xfce 4.16 will look a little different to long time users when it arrives later this year, as the popular desktop environment is adopting client side decoration by default. But before you cry tears over […]

16 January 2020

Here’s What’s New in KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS

KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS is the latest version of this popular Linux desktop environment. We look at the new features and improvements this release offers.

16 January 2020

PinePhone ‘Brave Heart’ Starts Shipping, Here’s What to Expect

PinePhone 'Brave Heart' has begun shipping to early adopters. We also get our first look the phone's packaging, the factory OS it uses, and more.

15 January 2020

GNOME 3.36’s Improved Shell Theme Looks Ace

Ubuntu isn’t alone in exploring major theme changes of late, with GNOME 3.36 set to debut with its own visual improvements in tow. As spotlighted by Alex (aka BabyWogue), the current development work on GNOME […]

15 January 2020

First Look: Ubuntu Makes Major Change to its Appearance Ahead of 20.04

Visual changes are on the way to Ubuntu, after Ubuntu's design and development teams meet up to work on an improve look and feel for Ubuntu 20.04.

14 January 2020

Must Read: 5 Best Linux Distros for Windows 7 Users

Behold the best Linux distros for Windows 7 users, as picked by our readers. From lightweight Linux distros to systems perfect for power users.

14 January 2020