Ubuntu 24.04 Daily Builds Now Available for Download

Daily builds for Ubuntu 24.04 are now available for download. Development on Ubuntu 24.04 ‘Noble Numbat’, which will become the next long-term support (LTS) release upon its official release in April 2024, kicked off last […]

1 November 2023

NVIDIA Linux Driver Adds Support for Night Light in Wayland

NVIDIA has released a new version of its Linux graphics driver that adds support for the Night Light feature in GNOME on Wayland. Night Light is a feature that reduces the amount of blue light […]

31 October 2023

This Linux Audio Player isn’t for Playing Music

Want to playback a lecture recording, transcribe an interview, or listen to a podcast episode without adding it to your music library? Check out Decibels, a novel new audio player for Linux written in Typescript […]

31 October 2023

Mozilla Makes Firefox Nightly Easier to Install on Ubuntu

Mozilla has announced a new APT repository to make it easier to install Firefox Nightly builds on Debian-based Linux distros, including Ubuntu.

30 October 2023

Linux 6.6 Kernel Released with Major New Features

A new Linux kernel is out, and it’s better than ever. Linux kernel 6.6 is a big update that delivers an array of improvements, including a new CPU scheduler that promises to improve performance and […]

30 October 2023
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Discord is Now Verified on Flathub, No Longer Unofficial

Discord, the phenomenally popular proprietary chat platform, is now verified on Flathub. For years, a Discord Flatpak app has been available on Flathub albeit without any official association, approval, or contribution from Discord itself. However, […]

29 October 2023
Best Wallpaper Changer for Ubuntu

The Best Wallpaper Changer Extension for Ubuntu

Looking for an easy-to-use desktop wallpaper slideshow tool for Ubuntu? The distro doesn’t have a feature to automatically change the desktop background built-in. And while changing your wallpaper manually isn’t hard, I often suffer choice […]

28 October 2023

Microsoft is Attending Next Week’s Ubuntu Summit

If you’re rocking up to the Ubuntu Summit in Riga, Lativa next week you’ll find yourself in the company of Microsoft. Yes, the makers of Windows (and one-time arch enemy of Linux) has announced it’s […]

27 October 2023

Ubuntu 24.04 ‘Noble Numbat’ Opens for Development

Ubuntu 24.04 development has officially begun – and a codename finally confirmed! Last week I invited you to share your Ubuntu 24.04 codename predictions. Several of you suggested a numbat, a small, marsupial anteater native […]

27 October 2023
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Linux Mint 21.3 to Feature Experimental Wayland Support

Linux Mint 21.3, the next major release of the popular Ubuntu-based Linux distro, will include experimental Wayland support for the Cinnamon desktop. Wayland is (as I’m sure you know) a modern display server protocol designed […]

26 October 2023

Ubuntu 24.04 Release Date Set for April 25, 2024

The next long-term support (LTS) release of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 24.04, is scheduled to be released on April 25, 2024. Launchpad, the home of Ubuntu development, lists this as the final release date (though, as always, […]

25 October 2023

Ubuntu Mentioned in Official Doctor Who Spin-Off Series

What do transdimensional time and space machines, sonic screwdrivers, and the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system have in common? They’re all used in the Doctor Who universe! Ubuntu is no stranger to the worlds of Doctor […]

25 October 2023