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LibreOffice 7.0 Released, This is What’s New

LibreOffice 7.0 is here, serving as the latest stable release of this hugely popular open source productivity suite. As you’d expect, LibreOffice 7.0 boasts a raft of improvements and notable new features aimed at firming […]

5 August 2020
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Flash ISOs to Multiple USB Sticks on Linux with Popsicle

If you’re looking for an easy way to flash install images to multiple USB sticks in parallel check out Popsicle. This handy tool, which is written in Rust, lets you write an .iso (or other […]

5 August 2020

Linux Marketshare Dipped in July, But Not By Much!

If you were hoping July would yield another bumper month for Linux marketshare I'm here to gently shake you awake and waft an aromatic espresso under your nose.

5 August 2020
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Official 1Password Linux App is Now Available for Testing

The official 1Password Linux app is now available to test. The new Rust-based Linux 1Password client lets you sync passwords with other OSes and devices.

4 August 2020
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Must Read: Linux 5.8 Released, This is What’s New

The Linux Kernel 5.8 release has been announced – but what's new and improved? In this post we recap all the neat new features and core changes on offer.

3 August 2020
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You Can Now Run Mac OS 8 on Linux as an Electron App

Fancy running Mac OS 8 on your modern Mac, Linux, or Windows 10 desktop as a standalone app? Of course you don’t 😉 but that hasn’t stopped Slack developer Felix Rieseberg from giving you (and […]

30 July 2020

How to Make Telegram’s Linux App Use System Window Frame

A recent update to the Telegram desktop client for Linux introduces a “new” non-native window frame by default. The new window decorations look flat, narrow, and a bit Windows 10-y. Which is to say: it’s […]

29 July 2020

Mozilla Firefox 79 Released, This is What’s New

Mozilla Firefox 79 is available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux. The new build makes adds tab page tweaks, better tracking protection, and more.

28 July 2020
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Essential Guide: Improve Firefox Performance on Linux by Turning WebRender On

Learn how to enable WebRender in Firefox on Linux. This new tech can deliver a major performance boost by using your system's GPU to render web content.

27 July 2020
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Enlightenment 0.24.2 Released with Bug Fixes, Updated Terminal App

I'm not entirely sure why I write about new releases of the Enlightenment desktop as and when they materialise, but I do — and a new one is here!

27 July 2020
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DigiKam’s Improved Face Detection for Photos Even Works on Animals

AI powered face recognition is just one of the new features in DigiKam 7.0, the latest version of this open source photo management software.

24 July 2020
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The 3rd-Gen KDE Slimbook is Here, And Boy is it Powerful

The all-new third-generation KDE Slimbook is now available to buy from— and on paper it looks a beast. Hiding inside its thin and light magnesium alloy case is a powerful AMD Ryzen 4000 processor, ample […]

22 July 2020