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Ubuntu Changes Its Mind, Says it WILL Continue to Support 32-bit Apps

Canonical has issued a statement on Ubuntu’s 32-bit future — and gamers, among others, are sure to relieved! The company says Ubuntu WILL now continue to build and maintain a 32-bit archive going forward — […]

24 June 2019
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Must Read: The Raspberry Pi 4 is Here — And It’s a BEAST!

The Raspberry Pi 4 is the latest version of the popular single-board computer. Its improved specs deliver desktop-class performance.

24 June 2019
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Would Steam Losing Ubuntu Support Make You Switch Distro? [Poll]

This week's poll asks whether Steam dropping official support for Ubuntu 19.10 would make you switch (or consider switching) Linux distribution.

23 June 2019
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Microsoft Makes It Easier to Try the Open Source Windows Terminal App

I carry word that users can now install the new Windows Terminal app on Windows 10 direct from the Microsoft Store – no need to build the app from source.

23 June 2019
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Ubuntu NOT Dropping 32-bit App Support After All? (Updated)

A forum post from a leading Ubuntu developer appears to contradict early suggestions that Ubuntu will drop 32-bit app support beginning in 19.10.

23 June 2019
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[Updated] Steam will no longer support Ubuntu, says Valve developer

Steam is dropping official support for Ubuntu, which is currently the world’s most popular desktop Linux distribution. The bombshell news was delivered by Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais on Twitter: The move, not unexpected, follows Ubuntu’s […]

22 June 2019
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Tauon Music Box is a Minimally Minded Music Player with Neat Micro Modes

Tauon is a lightweight music player for Linux and Windows desktops that uses the BASS audio library as its backend for (some say) better audio quality.

21 June 2019

Pinebook Pro, the $199 Linux Laptop, Gets Keyboard & Bluetooth Spec Bumps

Pine64, the company working on the upcoming Pinebook Pro Linux laptop, have shared more details on keyboard options and connectivity specs in the device.

21 June 2019
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Wayfire Brings Compiz Bling Back to the Linux Desktop

Wayfire is a open-source Wayland compositor designed to be showy. It recreates some of the best Compiz window animations and effects.

20 June 2019
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A Quick Look at GNOME Shell 3.34’s Newly Improved Theme

A number of improvements are headed to the default GNOME Shell theme ahead of the desktop's next major release. We spotlight the notable changes.

20 June 2019
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Snappy Now Lets You Install Multiple Versions of the Same Snap App

Snappy, the cross-distro app packaging format, has gained an experimental feature that lets users to install multiple versions of the same app.

20 June 2019
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Linux Mint Vs Windows 10 Speed Test [Infographic]

Is Linux Mint faster than Windows 10 when run on the same laptop, launching the same apps? Check out the results of these speed tests to find out!

19 June 2019