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Ubuntu Icon Set Addresses its Biggest Complaint

A new version of the Yaru icon set is in development. It swaps the uniform 'squircle' frame for a liberal mix of icon shapes.

26 February 2019
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10 Benefits of Publishing Your App in the Snap Store [Video]

Canonical's Alan Pope lists 10 benefits of publishing apps in the Snap store. His talk was recorded at the FOSDEM Linux conference in Belgium.

15 February 2019
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23 Best Electron Apps (2020 Edition)

We share a list of 23 Electron apps for Linux desktops, including Ubuntu, as well as macOS and Windows too. From RSS readers to chat clients and more.

14 February 2019
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How to Install Flatpak on Ubuntu (Step-by-Step Guide)

Learn how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later to access hundreds of new and updated apps through the Flathub store.

6 February 2019
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What to Expect From Ubuntu in 2019

This year (2019) promises to be a bumper one for Ubuntu. We’ve got two all-new short-term releases ahead of us: Ubuntu 19.04 mid April and Ubuntu 19.10 in late October. Both release will be packed full of […]

1 January 2019
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5 Linux Predictions for 2019

With a brand new year about to kick off my mind is in a contemplative mode, wondering what the next twelve months might hold for Linux and the wider open source community. So naturally, and […]

30 December 2018
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With Its Switch to Chromium, Will Microsoft Edge Come to Linux?

The Microsoft Edge web browser is to be rebuilt on top of Chromium, Microsoft has said. The browser will retains its UI and support more platforms.

6 December 2018
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18 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 18.10 ‘Cosmic Cuttlefish’

This list of things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish is packed with tips & tricks to help you get more from your Ubuntu 18.10 install.

18 October 2018
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How to Install Plex Media Server on Ubuntu (Easy Way)

Learn how to install Plex Media Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above the easy way. Plex is a popular media streaming app now available on the Snap store.

11 October 2018
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Flatpak 1.0 Released with ‘Significant Improvements’

Flatpak, the Linux app distribution format, has finally hit version 1.0, more than three years after its first public release. As is befitting such a major milestone Flatpak 1.0 boasts ‘significant improvement in performance and reliability’, […]

20 August 2018
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Snap Apps Offer Me A Lot of Control, And I Like That

Snap apps might not be everyone’s favourite Linux packaging format, but there’s no denying that momentum is fast gathering behind the tech, particularly from commercial app vendors like Microsoft. And one key selling point snap apps […]

25 July 2018
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A Forbes Writer Spent 2 Weeks Using Ubuntu, This is What He Thought…

It’s a tale as old as time: laptop user gets frustrated by Windows, tries Ubuntu, falls in love, and computes happily ever after… A classic love story — one Hollywood has yet to use as […]

20 July 2018