Windows 7 Support Ends Today, Upgrade to Something Supported Soon

Official Windows 7 support ends on January 14, 2020 for regular desktop users and no further security patches or exploit fixes will be released for free.

14 January 2020

Ubuntu’s Unity Desktop Lives On …in Anime!?

Unity is no longer the jewel in Ubuntu’s crown, but the much-loved desktop is still out there, sparkling. And I don’t mean on computers, but in anime!

13 January 2020
screenshot of cawbird twitter client

Cawbird, the Linux Twitter Client, Scores a Small Update

The Cawbird Twitter client for Linux has a new release out. No major new features are added, but there a couple of notable improvements to check out.

13 January 2020

Ubuntu 19.04 Hits End of Life Later this Month, Upgrade Soon

Ubuntu 19.04 support ends on January 23, 2020. Canonical recommend that anyone still running the 'Disco Dingo' upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 'Eoan Ermine'.

10 January 2020

Dell Puts Its New Ubuntu Laptop Center Stage at CES 2020

CES 2020 was a little light on consumer-grade Linux tech but the Ubuntu powered Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition took pride of place over at the Dell stand.

9 January 2020

Ubuntu Needs to Make it Easier to Enable Dark Mode

It should be easy to enable dark mode in Ubuntu, as well as change GTK theme – yet it's not. In this post I argue why I think that this needs to change.

9 January 2020

Firefox 72 Released with Improved Tracking Protection + More

Firefox 72 is now available to download. The latest release of the web browser improves tracking protection and enables picture-in-picture video on Linux.

7 January 2020

How to Install the Mosaic Web Browser on Ubuntu

The NCSA Mosaic web browser helped to kickstart the web as we know it. Now, thanks to Snaps, you can install the Mosaic browser on Ubuntu & other distros.

7 January 2020

Standard Notes is Now Available as a Snap App

Standard Notes, the encrypted, open source note taking app, is now available as a Snap app on the Snapcraft store, making it easy to install on Ubuntu.

3 January 2020

Telegram App Adds an Annoying New Feature: Autoplay Video

Telegram v1.9.3 has been released with support for autoplaying video in chats and channels, as well as spell check on modern operating systems.

2 January 2020

KDE Plans New Look, New App Menu for Plasma in 2020

There are lots of exciting plans in store for KDE Plasma this year, including a redesigned default theme and replacement for the beloved 'Kickoff' app launcher!

2 January 2020

ProtonMail Launch a Privacy-Focused Alternative to Google Calendar

Proton Calendar is a private calendaring solution from the makers of ProtonMail that uses end-to-end encryption of all events, titles and dates created.

2 January 2020