Download Now: Ubuntu 21.04 Released, Available to Download

You can now download Ubuntu 21.04 from the Ubuntu website. In this post we recap the biggest changes in the 'Hirsute Hippo', and share the download link.

22 April 2021

Ubuntu 21.10 Codename Revealed — And it’s an Intriguing Choice

The codename for the next Ubuntu release is revealed! In this post we share the codename, explain it, and ask if it holds any clues on what we can expect…

22 April 2021

Microsoft Demos GUI Linux Apps Running on Windows 10

Ever wanted to run desktop Linux apps on Windows 10? Microsoft's WSL engineering team are making this strange marriage a reality, as this demo video shows!

21 April 2021

New Video Hypes Up the Ultimate Linux Tablet: the JingPad A1

The folks behind the JingOS Linux distro plan to launch a crowdfunding campaign for an ARM-powered tablet preloaded with their Ubuntu-based OS in the summer. Ahead of that campaign launch, JingOS devs have shared a […]

21 April 2021
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Ubuntu 21.04: What’s New? [Video]

What's new in Ubuntu 21.04 'Hirsute Hippo'? How about ALL this! Yes, to hype the new release we've handcrafted a short video showcasing its biggest changes.

21 April 2021

Mozilla Firefox 88 Released, This is What’s New

Mozilla has announced the release of Firefox 88. The latest version of the famed FOSS app enabled ‘smooth pinch-zooming using a touchpad’ on Linux systems. Additionally, the browser’s built-in PDF form filler now supports JavaScript […]

20 April 2021
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Ubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’ T-Shirt Now Available to Order

Want the world your Zoom colleagues to know how excited you about Ubuntu 21.04, which is released on April 22? If so, check out a hip new t-shirt from the French-speaking Ubuntu community. They produce […]

16 April 2021

Shortwave 2.0 Arrives with GTK 4 Port, Slick Mini-Player Mode

A new version of Shortwave, an open source desktop radio player for Linux, is out and it’s front-loaded with improvements! Such as? Well, check out its fancy new GTK4 interface. Yes, Shortwave 2.0 has seen […]

13 April 2021
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GNOME Designers Explore a ‘Bottom Bar’ Layout for GNOME Shell

For 10 years GNOME shell has been based around a single panel stripped across the top of the screen — but this fundamental feature could be about to change.

8 April 2021
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Have You Noticed These Design Tweaks in Ubuntu 21.04?

As well as new features, Ubuntu 21.04 comes with several refinements to the Yaru GTK and GNOME Shell theme. In this post we share the most striking changes.

7 April 2021
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Is a JingOS Linux Phone Coming? This Video Hints at the Possibility

I don't have a lot of information on the video in this post, but I couldn't not share it as JingOS is one of the most exciting projects in the Linux space.

4 April 2021
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How to Install Yaru MATE Theme on Ubuntu MATE 20.04

Ubuntu MATE 21.04 ships with a new Yaru MATE theme enabled by default — but users don’t have to upgrade to use it! Yaru MATE is an official port of Ubuntu’s Yaru GTK theme (plus […]

2 April 2021