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Regolith Desktop 3.0 Released with Initial Wayland Support

Regolith Desktop 3.0 has been released for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, 22.04 LTS, 23.10, and both Debian Bullseye and Bookworm. This update to the keyboard-driven, tiling desktop environment also introduces an alpha-quality Wayland-based session based on […]

30 August 2023

Firefox 117 Released With Minor (And I Mean Minor) Changes

Mozilla Firefox 117 is now rolling out to users across Windows, macOS, and Linux. But don’t get excited about its arrival, okay? Given the rapid release cadence this browser uses the days of blockbuster, feature-packed […]

29 August 2023

Ubuntu 23.10 Fixes Its Dev Wallpaper Faux-Pas

I made a little joke — which some people didn’t find funny, alas — about the super bright, glaring white default wallpaper Ubuntu devs added to the Mantic Minotaur daily builds last week. That joke […]

28 August 2023

Linux Kernel 6.5 Released, This is What’s New

Helping round off August with aplomb is the official release of Linux kernel 6.5 — which arrives days after the kernel celebrated its 32nd birthday. Linus Torvalds announced Linux 6.5’s arrival on the official Linux […]

28 August 2023

Ubuntu 23.04 Broke 32-bit App Support (And No-One Noticed)

Turns out that installing the Steam client from the Ubuntu repos on a new Ubuntu 23.04 install doesn’t work – and barely anyone noticed. Which is kind of surprising given the popularity of Steam, but […]

27 August 2023
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Ubuntu 23.10 Won’t Use Snap Printing Stack After All

Ubuntu was planning to ship the CUPS printing stack as a Snap in 23.10 — but after several months of testing, its changed its mind. Accordingly, a DEB-based printing stack will feature in Ubuntu 23.10 […]

25 August 2023
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New Repo Brings Mainline Linux Kernel to Ubuntu LTS Releases

There’s a new way to install stable mainline Linux kernel builds on Ubuntu — all thanks to a former Canonical employee and Ubuntu developer. Stéphane Graber has been running mainline Linux kernels on his Ubuntu […]

24 August 2023

Ubuntu 23.10 Adds Development Wallpaper (Sunglasses Req)

A new temporary wallpaper is being introduced in Ubuntu 23.10 “Mantic Minotaur”, which is currently under active development The aim of the background is to make it “more obvious when testing the mantic daily that […]

23 August 2023

Intel Updates its Popular Open Source Mono Font

Intel’s open-source monospace font (imaginatively titled ‘Intel One Mono’) has been updated. “You’re blogging about a frickin’ font update?!”, you scoff (justifiably perhaps). But hey: indulge me (if only so I can continue using words […]

22 August 2023

Bodhi Linux 7.0 Released with New Theme & Linux Kernels

Lovers of Linux distros that run well on lower-end hardware rejoice for Bodhi Linux 7.0 has been released and is now available to download. Bodhi Linux 7.0 is based on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, and uses […]

21 August 2023

LibreOffice 7.6 Released, This is What’s New

LibreOffice 7.6 is available to download. This update lands exactly on schedule, some 6 months after the LibreOffice 7.5 release (which included visual tweaks, major PDF export enhancements, and other changes). LibreOffice 7.6 sees its […]

21 August 2023
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CrossOver 23 Lets You Run the EA App on Linux (+ More)

I ain’t much of a modern gamer — as evidenced by the lack of hardcore gaming content on this blog! But CodeWeavers sent over a press release to tell me about CrossOver 23, the latest […]

17 August 2023