Add a Cool Falling Snow Effect to the Ubuntu Desktop

Want to add a falling snow effect to your Linux desktop? Of course you don't, but since it's Christmas you should! Inside are two tools you can use.

17 December 2021
AppImage Pool app on Ubuntu

Find, Download, and Update AppImages Quickly with this Neat Tool

If you like App Images and want an easier way to find, download, and update them, check out AppImage Pool. This app is pretty cool — come see!

16 December 2021
fire effect close

How to Enable a Fiery Window Closing Effect on GNOME Shell

First came a GNOME extension reimplementing wobbly windows, then we saw the return of the (very cool) 3D desktop cube effect — now comes the final part of the holy Compiz trinity: window fire. For […]

15 December 2021
Raspberry Pi Pop!_pi

Pop!_OS is Now Available for the Raspberry Pi 4

Pop!_OS is now available for the Raspberry Pi. The sweetly-named Pop!_Pi is available to download as a ‘tech preview’ alongside the latest Pop!_OS 21.10 release from System76. While Pop!_Pi is the first version of Pop!_OS […]

14 December 2021

Pop!_OS 21.10 Released with New App Library Feature

System76 have slipped in to their Santa suits to deliver Linux users an early festive treat: Pop!_OS 21.10. Yes, the latest version of their Ubuntu-based Linux distro is available to download. It includes a new […]

14 December 2021
screenshot of kdenlive video editor

Kdenlive Video Editor Just Got a Blockbuster Update

Kdenlive 21.12 is out. Several pro features are added to the free video editor in this update, including AI-enhanced motion tracking and multi-cam editing.

13 December 2021
LINUX MINT 20.3 Beta

Linux Mint 20.3 Beta Includes New Look, New App

Linux Mint 20.3 beta is available to download do dp go hands-on to find out what's changed. From a revamped theme to a new app, there's plenty to see.

12 December 2021

Want to Customise the GNOME Shell Clock? Here’s How

We look at various ways to customise the GNOME Shell clock. From showing the date through to creating a 'stacked' layout split across two lines.

11 December 2021
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How to Change Notification Position on Ubuntu with an Extension

If you want to move notifications on Ubuntu to a different part of the screen, you can. We look at three way to change notification position in this post.

9 December 2021

A Few Design Questions… [Off Topic]

A 743 word opine on my inability to settle on a colour treatment for a part of the site most people scroll away from pretty quickly.

9 December 2021
a screenshot of video trimmer 0.7.0

‘Video Trimmer’ GTK App Adds Dark Mode, New Encode Option

'Video Trimmer' is a small, supremely-focused editing too for cutting down video clips. It just got a new release with a few new features – details inside.

8 December 2021

Zorin OS 16 Lite is a Classy Distro for Low-End PCs

Zorin OS 16 Lite is now available to download. In this post we look at what's new in Zorin OS 16 Lite, and how well it runs on lower-spec'd computers.

8 December 2021