ubuntu theming

Automatic Theme Installation for Snap Apps is Shaping Up Nicely [Video]

One of the biggest downsides to using Snap apps on an Ubuntu desktop that’s heavily customised is the old ‘sore thumb’ issue. Not sure what I mean? You download, install, and enable a flashy new […]

5 October 2020
Ubuntu 20.10 wallpaper

First Look: Ubuntu 20.10 Wallpaper Revealed – But is it Groovy Enough?

Here's your first look at the new Ubuntu 20.10 wallpaper. This release is called 'Groovy Gorilla' so the new background includes one, but is it groovy?

5 October 2020
Spotify for Linux Video Podcast Error

Fix Spotify Video Podcasts Not Working on Ubuntu Linux

Learn how to get Spotify video podcasts working on Linux. The fix is quick and easy and once done lets you watch video podcasts on Spotify in the Linux app.

2 October 2020
Download Now

Ubuntu 20.10 Beta is Now Available to Download

The Ubuntu 20.10 beta build is now available to download. This release gives users the chance to go hands on with planned changes, including GNOME 3.38.

2 October 2020
Linux Mint Sticky Notes

Linux Mint is Working on a New Sticky Notes App

Linux Mint is working on a new sticky notes app. It lets users put Post It style notes on their desktop to show reminders, to-dos, and other tasks or notes.

1 October 2020

Linux Marketshare for September 2020 Is …Shall We Talk About Something Else?

Linux marketshare for September 2020 fell dramatically on that of August, according to NetMarketShare who've just published their latest tracking stats.

1 October 2020

Compare Multiple Videos/Images on Linux with This New GTK App

Identity is a GTK Linux app that lets you compare multiple versions of a video and image file in the same window, and easily switch between them.

1 October 2020
Librem AweSIM Cellular Service

Purism Launch a $99/m Mobile Plan for Privacy Conscious Users

The Librem AweSIM is a $99/m unlimited mobile plan from Purism, makers of the Librem 5 Linux phone. The AweSIM plans is available to American customers.

1 October 2020
New Ubiquity Icon

Ubuntu Replaces Its ‘Disintegrating Installer’ Icon with Something Simpler

Ubuntu 20.10 includes a new icon for the Ubiquity installer (the Ubuntu install tool). Not exactly breaking news but it's an important usability fix.

30 September 2020
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Hero

Lenovo’s Lightest ThinkPad is Available with Ubuntu Preinstalled

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano its the company's lightest ThinkPad to date, but I'm more impressed by the fact it's available to buy with Ubuntu.

29 September 2020

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Gets 11th-Gen Intel Refresh, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition has been refreshed with the latest 11th Gen Intel processors, Iris Xe graphics, faster RAM options, and Thunderbolt 4 ports.

28 September 2020
calibre 5.0 ebook highlighting

Calibre 5 Released with eBook Highlighting, Switches to Python 3

Calibre, the popular eBook manager, editor, and reader recently gained some new features. We look at what's new in Calibre 5.0.1 and show you how to get it.

27 September 2020