linux kernel 5.19 released

Linux Kernel 5.19 Released with Major Networking Tweaks + More

We run through the biggest changes in Linux kernel 5.19. The latest version includes a stack of networking improvement, hardware enablement, and more.

31 July 2022
Linux Mint 21 Release

Linux Mint 21 Released, This is What’s New

The stable release of Linux Mint 21 “Vanessa” is now available to download. This is the latest version of the Ubuntu-based distro, and it carries a sizeable set of changes compared to the Linux Mint 20.3 […]

31 July 2022
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Ubuntu Devs Finally Fix Frustrating Firefox Snap Flaw

Ubuntu's Firefox Snap package is tackling a longstanding criticism in the beta channels, namely the lack of native messaging support, vital for add-ons.

27 July 2022

‘Sunamu’ is a Slick ‘Now Playing’ Widget for Your Desktop

I usually use Conky to show 'Now Playing' info from music players on my desktop. I recently switched to Sunamu and in this post I share it with you!

26 July 2022
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Firefox 103 Available to Download, But Promised Swipe Gesture is MIA

If you’re impatient to get your hands on the latest version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser you’ll pleased to hear Firefox 103 is now up on the Mozilla FTP ahead of a formal release […]

25 July 2022

TopHat is a Nifty System Monitor for GNOME Shell

TopHat is a neat system monitor extension for GNOME Shell. It embeds three live updating graphs for CPU, RAM, and network usages directly in the top bar.

25 July 2022

Dell XPS 13 Plus Developer Edition Now Available with Ubuntu 22.04

You’ll be able to buy the Dell XPS 13 Plus Developer Edition pre-loaded with Ubuntu from August, Dell has announced. The company’s boldly redesigned XPS 13 Plus is also now certified for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. […]

21 July 2022
screenshot of curtail image compressor on ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Curtail is an Awesome Image Compressor Tool for Linux

Curtail is an image compressor for Linux desktops. Built in GTK, it optimises JEPG and PNG images to reduce image file size without reducing image quality.

18 July 2022

‘Cider’ is an Open Source Apple Music Client for Linux

Cider is an open source Apple Music client for Windows, macOS, and Linux – the latter not having an official Apple Music app, making this one unique.

17 July 2022
Dialect GTK translations app for Linux desktop

Dialect is a Useful Language Translation Tool for Linux Desktops

Need to translate one language to another? Skip opening a browser tab and install Dialect. This neat GTk4 translation tool can do it all – and then some!

16 July 2022

Breath Lets You Run Ubuntu on Modern Intel Chromebooks

This post is not a tutorial or a walkthrough or comprehensive introduction or anything else that would probably be beneficial or helpful to those you reading it. Instead, it’s a bit of a waffle. I’ve […]

16 July 2022

A Faster Way to Edit Text Files as Root in Ubuntu

I often need to edit text files in system directories, but getting root permission is a hassle. Thankfully,this add-on for Nautilus lets me do it faster.

14 July 2022