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GNOME MPV Makes Its Final Release, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

Versatile video player GNOME MPV has issued its final release under its current name. Future versions of the multimedia app will go under the moniker of “Celluloid“, which was recently revealed as the new name […]

24 January 2019
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Wine 4.0 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

Wine 4.0 is now available to download, letting users run Windows apps and games on Linux and other UNIX-based systems. The popular Windows compatibility layer — Wine stands for ‘Wine Is Not an Emulator’ — […]

24 January 2019
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Welp! Mozilla Has Axed Firefox Test Pilot

If you were a fan of the Mozilla Test Pilot programme, I’ve some bad news to share: it’s being axed. Mozilla has announced that is closing the Test Pilot programme effective January 22, 2019. Launched three […]

16 January 2019
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Deepin 15.9 Released with Touchscreen Support, Various Fixes

There’ll little else like Deepin Linux in the distro ecosystem. It has its own bespoke desktop, custom apps, and is a true standout in a sea of (sometimes) broadly samey desktops. The first major update […]

16 January 2019
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Entroware Hades is a Powerful Linux Workstation

British Linux computer company Entroware has unveiled its latest Linux-powered offering — and it’s something of a beast! The Entroware Hades is the company’s first workstation PC to offer AMD processors and multi-GPU configurations. The base […]

15 January 2019
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GNOME’s New GTK Theme is Ready for Testing

Cast your minds back to December and, amid all the baubles and wrapping paper, you may recall us sharing some screenshots of a refreshed version of the Adwaita GTK theme, used by GNOME. Now, GNOME’s […]

15 January 2019
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Ubuntu’s Icon Theme Now Extends to Branded & Third-Party Apps

The single biggest issue I have with the Suru icon theme Ubuntu 18.10 debuted with was the lack of consistency. Shipping an icon set with a uniform shape and glyph style is a bold move, but […]

14 January 2019
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Google is Adding ‘Apt Search’ to the ChromeOS App Launcher

Chrome OS’s ability to run Linux apps continues to mature. Having recently revealed plans to let device managers specify a Linux distro for use with the feature comes word of another key feature tasked with […]

14 January 2019
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Rhythmbox is Finally Adopting Client Side Decorations

Rhythmbox music player is finally sorting its oversized toolbar out! The next major release of the well-known Linux audio app is set to adopt a GTK header bar by default. The aim? A refined, more compact […]

14 January 2019
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‘Celluloid’ is the new name of GNOME MPV

GNOME MPV — a GTK UI for my favourite Linux video player tool — has been given a brand new name. The versatile open-source video app is switching away from the ‘GNOME MPV’ moniker to ‘Celluloid’. Why? […]

13 January 2019
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‘Linux for Chromebooks’ May Let Chromebook Owners Choose Which Distro to Use

Last year Google wowed Linux geeks the world over with a feature that lets Chromebook users run desktop Linux apps on Chrome OS. The feature, dubbed ‘Crostini’ at the time, but now known by the […]

12 January 2019
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SuperTuxKart’s Online Multiplayer is Ready for Testing

SuperTuxKart online multiplayer is ready for testing! The SuperTuxKart dev team has announced a new beta version of the karting game that features long-awaited and eagerly-anticipated feature online racing support. SuperTuxKart online multiplayer lets you: Race against other players […]

11 January 2019