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Things to Do: Install GNOME Extensions

Okay Dash to Panel, That Does Look Super Slick…

I haven’t used a Windows desktop “properly” for around 8 years or so (and can’t say I miss it, either). Back when I first started this blog I had a multi-boot set up on my […]

6 June 2019
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This Week Twitter Taught Me: Thunderbird is Go, But Windows Text Editors are Not!

Welcome to another instalment of the content strand where I tell you about things I saw on Twitter that, if we're honest, you probably saw on Twitter too.

19 May 2019
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First Look: Peppermint OS 10 Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Peppermint OS 10 is the latest stable release of the lightweight Linux distro and is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and features a desktop based on Xfce.

18 May 2019
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Take a Closer Look at Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, aka WSL 2, attracted a lot of attention when announced earlier this week, and a new video from Microsoft offers a closer look. WSL 2 is the first version of […]

10 May 2019
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Linux Release Roundup: Fedora 30, Geary + More

We roundup another batch of recent Linux releases, including updates to the Geary email client, Raven RSS reader and the latest Fedora 30 release.

30 April 2019
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Things Are Looking Up for Linux on ARM Laptops

Red Hat developers announce plans to bring desktop Fedora Linux to Windows-based ARM laptops using the 64-bit ARM Snapdragon 850 SoC.

8 April 2019
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Must Read: Ubuntu 19.04 Beta is Now Available to Download

Download the beta of Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo and help test the next major update of the Linux-based operating system due for release in April.

28 March 2019
Windows ARM laptop with Ubuntu

Windows ARM Laptops Can Now Run Ubuntu

A new open source project aims to bring fully functional Ubuntu to ARM Windows 10 laptops, like the HP Envy X2, pictured above. A crop of Windows 10 laptops that run atop Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM […]

12 February 2019
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Fedora Logo Redesign Update (Spoiler: It’s Looking Great)

Last month we mentioned that the folks involved with Fedora were scoping out feedback on a potential redesign of the Fedora logo and typeface. A number of possible designs were put forward, and based on […]

8 February 2019

Find Great Desktop Wallpapers Faster with ‘Fondo’ for Linux

A new Linux wallpaper app appeared on Flathub this week, and I figured I’d give it a spin — result: my desktop now looks gorgeous. Fondo is a very simple app with a very simple […]

4 February 2019
vlc just hit 3 billion downloads

VLC Just Passed 3 Billion Downloads

Open-source video player VLC today celebrates a gargantuan milestone — it’s 3 billionth download! The devs behind app say this is the total number of downloads they’ve been able to count via their website, with […]

11 January 2019
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Linux Mint 19.1 Beta Is Now Available to Download

The Linux Mint 19.1 beta downloads are up, ready for testing. Linux Mint 19.1 features a number of changes, including a new panel layout and updated apps.

3 December 2018