First GNOME 3.34 Point Release Goes Live with Oodles of Bug Fixes

The first GNOME 3.34 point release has been made available for download. A post-release patch fest, GNOME 3.34.1 features no new features but does include a shed load of bug fixes, band-aids and (less notably) […]

8 October 2019

Linus Torvalds Shares His Thoughts on Microsoft’s New-Found Love for Linux

Linus Torvalds was asked if he thinks there's anything to fear from Microsoft's recent embrace of all things Linux and open source — this is what he said.

7 October 2019
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Dash to Dock v67 Released, Adds Unity-style ‘Trash’ Icon

Dash to Dock v67 has been released. The popular GNOME Shell extension now supports GNOME 3.34, but drops support for earlier releases.

7 October 2019

ArcMenu v33 Released with HUGE Improvements, GNOME 3.34 Support

A major update to the ArcMenu GNOME Shell extension is available. ArcMenu v33 adds new menu layouts, custom colours, and other improvements.

6 October 2019

Alexa’s Favourite Operating System is Ubuntu, Apparently [Video]

A little bit of fluff for your Sunday amusement: it seems Amazon Alexa has rather excellent taste in computer operating systems! Owners of devices like the Amazon Echo Dot have learned that Amazon’s voice-controlled digital […]

6 October 2019

Calibre Sees First Major Release in 2 Years, Adds ‘Distraction Free’ Ebook Viewer

A new version of Calibre, the open source ebook manager (and then some), is now available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux.

6 October 2019

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 from 19.04 (Guide)

Learn how to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 from 19.04 using the 'do-release-upgrade' command both before and after the Ubuntu 19.10 release on October 17, 2019.

6 October 2019

App Outlet is a ‘Universal Linux App Store’ for Your Desktop

App Outlet is a desktop Linux app that lets users search for and install software available on the Snap store, Flathub, or distributed as an AppImage.

4 October 2019

Ubuntu 19.10 is Out in Two Weeks, But Will You Upgrade? [Poll]

I want to know if you plan to upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 when it is released on October 17, 2019. And there's no better way to find out that via a poll.

4 October 2019

Cawbird is a GTK Twitter Client for Linux (That Should Look Very Familiar)

Cawbird is a GTK Twitter app for Linux desktops like Ubuntu that is based on open source code from Corebird, an app no longer actively maintained.

2 October 2019
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Linux Mint Shares Update on Its New “Modern” Logo

Linux Mint unveiled plans to refresh its famous logo with a ‘more modern’ design last year, but since then it’s been pretty quiet about how the effort is going. So you may be interested to […]

2 October 2019

Exaile Music Player Got Its First Release in 4 Years, And I Didn’t Even Notice!

The Exaile music player has scored its first update in 4 years. Exaile 4.0.0 is now uses GTK3, has a faster playback engine, and supports MPRIS 2.2.

30 September 2019