MPD Frontend Ymuse Gets New Icon, More Features

A new version of Ymuse, a nimble front-end to the Music Player Daemon (MPD) is out. Ymuse 0.22 ‘Xylophone’ intros support for drag-and-drop in the play queue (a real doozy of a feature), adds a single-track repeat […]

5 October 2023

Ubuntu LTS Users Finally Get Thunderbird 115 Update

Ding – users of Ubuntu 20.04 and 22.04 LTS just got new e-mail …client updates to install. Yes, Thunderbird 115 “Supernova” has finally hit the Ubuntu repos, allowing users to upgrade from Thunderbird 102 to […]

5 October 2023

How to Change Individual Folder Icons on Ubuntu

Here’s a tip for those of you who want to use a custom icon for a specific folder in Ubuntu. — And no, you don’t need to install a new icon set to do it. […]

3 October 2023

Professional DAW ‘Studio One’ is Now on Linux (Public Beta)

PreSonus has made Studio One, their powerful digital audio workstation, available on Linux for the very first time! Studio One is a (closed-source) all-in-one DAW that lets you create music from scratch using virtual instruments, […]

2 October 2023

Linux Mint 21.2 Edge ISO Released with Linux Kernel 6.2

If you’ve had issues getting Linux Mint 21.2 to run well on your laptop or PC, a new Edge ISO is available to download. The Linux Mint 21.2 Edge ISO differs from the regular ISO […]

2 October 2023

Ubuntu 23.10 Will Officially Support the Raspberry Pi 5

Here’s some awesome news: Ubuntu 23.10 will support the Raspberry Pi 5. So if you’re among the hundreds-of-thousands to pre-order a new model you may be pleased — I only say ‘may’ as chances are […]

1 October 2023

Snap Store Restricts Uploads After Potential Security Incident

Canonical is enacting manual reviews for all newly registered uploads to its Snap Store following what it describes as a ‘potential security incident’. The company is responding to user reports that a couple of recently […]

29 September 2023
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Raspberry Pi 5 Officially Announced – And It’s a Beast!

The wait is over: the Raspberry Pi 5 has been officially unveiled! The new model of this super-successful single-board computer has been a long time cooking. The Raspberry Pi 4 was released (aptly) 4 years […]

28 September 2023
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Linux Mint Debian Edition 6 Officially Released

Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 6 is now available to download. This official stable release follows a couple weeks of diligent testing on a beta build. There are no major changes compared to that beta […]

27 September 2023

Firefox 118 Released With Killer New Feature

Reading websites written in other languages is made MUCH easier in the latest version of Mozilla Firefox, which rolls out across all supported platforms today. You no longer need to copy and paste text in […]

26 September 2023

My Fave Drop Down Terminal Now Supports Ubuntu 23.04

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25 September 2023

NewsFlash 3.0 Released with Slick New Look

A new version of Linux RSS client NewsFlash is out – and newsflash: it’s looking good! I’ve written about this app in detail in the past so I won’t cover its core feature set in […]

22 September 2023