Enable This Cool 3D Desktop Cube Effect on Ubuntu

I launch headfirst into 2009, aka the era flashy Linux desktop effects, as I check out a new GNOME extension that enables a rotating 3D cube desktop effect.

7 December 2021

Linux Mint’s Sticky Notes App Works Great on Ubuntu

'Sticky' is a desktop sticky notes app created by Linux Mint but available to install on Ubuntu. We look at its features and show you how to install it.

7 December 2021
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Firefox 95 Released, This is What’s New

Firefox 95 is rolling out to users on Windows, macOS and Linux. This update has a new security feature and enhanced support for Slack. More details inside.

6 December 2021
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Major Update: Blender 3.0 is Out, And It’ll Blow Your Socks Off

A new version of the free 3D creation software Blender is out and it looks phenomenal. Blender 3.0 comes with new features and updates like an upgraded ‘Cycles X’ rendering engine, 2-3 times better mesh […]

3 December 2021
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Vivaldi Web Browser Turns 5, Celebrates with New Features

Vivaldi celebrates its 5th year of existence with a new update. The latest build of the feature-filled browser adds a translate panel and shareable themes.

2 December 2021
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Xiaomi’s CyberDog Robot Runs Ubuntu

Ubuntu runs on all sorts of things, from gateways to games consoles, and now we can add robot dog to the list! Chinese hardware company Xiaomi recently unveiled an experimental four-legged robot called CyberDog. Their […]

1 December 2021
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elementary OS 6 Intros a Simpler Alt Tab Experience

Switching between open windows in elementary OS 6 has changed. A recent update replaced the distro’s flashy (in both senses of the word) alt + tab experience with a simpler version. The new approach is […]

30 November 2021
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Microsoft Edge Has a Secret Linux Easter Egg

Did you know that Microsoft Edge for Linux has a hidden easter egg featuring Tux, the Linux mascot? I certainly until didn’t until today — but it does! You probably know about Google Chrome’s dino […]

25 November 2021
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Cutefish OS 0.6 Beta Released with Lock Screen Controls, More Settings

A new beta build of CutefishOS is available to download. While things aren’t quite “daily driver” ready (yet) the distro provides a quick and easy way to try the latest developments in the Qt-based Cutefish […]

22 November 2021

Updated: Pinta Image Editor Gets Feature Tweaks & Bug Fixes

The image editing app Pinta has a new bug-fix release out. Pinta 1.7.1 is intended as the final update in the GTK2-based series, with a GTK3 build (dubbed Pinta 1.8) said to be nearly ready […]

22 November 2021
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Is ‘jrnl’ the Best Journaling App for the Command Line?

Want to log your thoughts and memories without leaving the command line? Well, you can do so using jrnl. As its vowel-less moniker ably conveys, it is journaling app, albeit one with a big difference: […]

21 November 2021
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15 Best GNOME Extensions for Ubuntu (2022 Edition)

GNOME extensions are an easy way to add new features to the Ubuntu desktop. In this roundup we list the best GNOME extensions that work with Ubuntu.

19 November 2021