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Linux Mint 21 Beta is Now Available to Download

Linux Mint 21 nears release, but first: a beta! Testers, and enthusiastic early-adopters can download Linux Mint 21 beta to sample the new latest changes.

13 July 2022

Gotop is a Cool CLI System Monitor Tool for Linux

I’m a ‘fessed up fan of btop, a colossally cool looking and comprehensive system monitoring utility accessed from the command line. I included it in my list of the best command line tools because I […]

12 July 2022

How to Install Linux Mint’s Homespun Apps on Ubuntu

Linux Mint is far more than just the Cinnamon desktop with a bit of green sprinkled on top. It also includes a number of homegrown apps crafted by Mint developers to enhance the overall experience. […]

12 July 2022

Tidal-hifi Lets You Stream Music from Tidal on Linux

Listen to TIDAL on your Linux desktop thanks to this Electron-based desktop TIDAL client that integrates the official web player into the desktop.

11 July 2022
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Papirus Icon Set Updated with 60+ New Icons

Papirus icon theme just got an update adding over 60 new icons, as well revised versions of many existing icons. More details on what's changed, inside.

11 July 2022
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‘Significant Improvements’ Made to Ubuntu Firefox Snap

Canonical has often talked about how it has improved the startup time of Snap apps yet, for many of us, the improvements remained theoretical.

10 July 2022
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Firefox GNOME Theme Now Follows GTK4/libadwaita Styling

Adwaita fans will be thrilled to hear the GNOME Firefox theme pack (which makes Firefox look like GNOME Web) has been updated to follow libadwaita UI.

7 July 2022

Check Your Battery’s Health from the Command Line with Battop

I share a cool CLI tool for checking your battery health, cycle count, capacity, and more on Linux. It's free, open source, and very nice to look at!

6 July 2022
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Star Labs Tease StarFighter, a Linux Laptop with 4K Display

Linux laptops with 4K screens aren't exactly common, which makes Star Labs' upcoming StarFighter laptop all the more exciting. We share what we know inside.

4 July 2022

Black Box is a GTK4 Terminal App With a Unique Look

Black Box is a GTK4 terminal emulator for Linux desktops. It boasts innovative UI features, 12 terminal themes, and is easy to install from Flathub.

3 July 2022
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Linux Mint 21 Won’t Use Ubuntu’s ‘Killer’ Memory Feature

Linux Mint 21 won't use the memory management feature causing issues for users of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. The news came in the distro's latest monthly update.

3 July 2022

Open Source FPS Game ‘Xonotic’ Just Got a Huge Update

A new version of open source arena shooter game Xonotic is out and it's pretty sizeable. Eery area of the game gains improvement, from graphics to AI.

1 July 2022