Firefox 69 is Now Available to Download

A brand new version of Mozilla Firefox, the famed open source web browser, is available to download from Mozilla’s FTP server. Firefox 69 is a modest release on the features front, with its most notable […]

3 September 2019
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How to Check Ubuntu Version Number [Quick Tip]

Need to check which Ubuntu version you’re on? There are a couple of different ways you can find out, and in this post we detail them. Remember to check Ubuntu version before you follow any […]

1 September 2019
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Must Read: Microsoft is Bringing exFAT to the Linux Kernel (And No-One’s Getting Sued)

Microsoft has announced that it’s bringing exFAT support to the Linux kernel, with code contributed licensed under GPLv2. This is huge, unexpected, yet very welcome #opensource news. Microsoft’s exFAT file system is prevalent throughout a […]

28 August 2019

Thunderbird 68 Released with New App Menu, Other UI Changes

Thunderbird 68, a major update to the popular open source desktop email client, is now available. Features include an improved app menu.

28 August 2019
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New App Makes Linux Firmware Management MUCH Easier (Updated)

It’s trivial to update firmware on Linux these days thanks to the LVFS, the fwupd tool, and integration within the GNOME Software app (aka Ubuntu Software on Ubuntu). But there are times when a user […]

28 August 2019
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Xfce 4.16 Gets Underway, Plans New Release Next Year

Following on from the warmly received release Xfce 4.14 the Xfce development team is turning its attention to the next major update. And there’s some good news: it will arrive much sooner than you, I, […]

27 August 2019
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Install Chromium on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Linux Mint

Here's how to install Chromium on Ubuntu the easy way, without using source code downloads, on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above, as well as Linux Mint.

26 August 2019
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You Can Buy the $199 Pinebook Pro Linux Laptop Right Now (Updated)

Pinebook Pro, the hotly-anticipated $199 Linux laptop from Pine64, is now available to order. Members of the Pine64 messaging board have been able to buy the ARM-based 14-inch notebook over the course of the past […]

26 August 2019
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Enlightenment Desktop Scores Its First Major Release in 2 Years

A brand new version of Enlightenment is now available to download and features a modest set of improvements, including better Wayland support.

25 August 2019
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Glimpse is the G-Rated GIMP Fork We All, Er, Apparently Need…

Glimpse image editor is a direct fork of The GIMP that rebrands the raster graphic editing tool with a new name to make it more accessible.

25 August 2019
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Happy Birthday, Linux!

Run modprobe bithday-lib and launch init.bd because it’s that time of the year again: Linux’s birthday! The kernel that revolutionised computing turns an astonishing 28 years old on August 25, 2019. Last year we marked […]

25 August 2019
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The GPD MicroPC in 3 Minutes [Video Review]

The GPD MicroPC is a tiny, but impressive sub-notebook so I made a three minute YouTube video to show you what's cool, and what's not.

24 August 2019