Articles Tagged desktop environments

KDE Plasma 5.20

KDE Plasma 5.20 is Here – And It’s an Epic Update

KDE developers have delivered an ‘absolutely massive’ Plasma 5.20 release. Un this post we take a look what makes this such a major update for KDE fans.

17 September 2020
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XFCE 4.16 to Feature Better Fractional Scaling Support

Xfce 4.16 carries improved support for fractional scaling using XRandR, as well as better handling of mis-configured scaling values.

15 September 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
KDE Plasma 5.19 desktop screenshot

Must Read: KDE Plasma 5.19 is Out, This is What’s New

KDE Plasma 5.19 features a modest crop of changes, with various visual improvements and usability enhancements designed to make the release more enjoyable.

18 May 2020

Linux Can’t Be Sexy? Ubuntu Kylin Proves Otherwise

For a Linux distro with the wow factor check out Ubuntu Kylin 20.04. The new UKUI 3.0 desktop environment is looking fantastic, as these screenshots show.

7 April 2020
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First GNOME 3.36 Point Release is Here with Fixes Galore

The first GNOME 3.36 point release is now available to download. The update offers bug fixes for core desktop components, including Mutter and Nautilus.

2 April 2020

MATE Desktop 1.24 Release Arrives with a Slew of Improvements

A new version of the MATE desktop has been released and in this post —yes the one you’re reading right now— I recap some of the changes being offered in the MATE 1.24 release. Not […]

11 February 2020

Lightweight Qt Desktop Lumina 1.6 Released with Minor Changes

A new version of Lumina desktop, a lightweight Qt-based desktop environment built around plugins, is available to download. We recap the new changes.

3 February 2020

First Look: Deepin 20 Will Include a Revamped App Launcher (Video)

Deepin Linux devs shared this video demo of a new app launcher experience coming in Deepin 20. The new app launcher is more immersive than before.

24 October 2019
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Regolith Linux Adds Support for Ubuntu 19.10

The Regolith Linux desktop now supports Ubuntu 19.10. Users can add the Regolith PPA to install the Regolith desktop, which is built around i3.

22 October 2019

Xfce 4.14 Desktop Officially Released, This is What’s New

Xfce 4.14 has been released. The latest stable version of the lightweight Linux desktop environment includes a swathe of new features and refinements.

12 August 2019
a screenshot of the jade desktop environment

Meet Jade, a Desktop Environment for Linux Built Using Web Tech

The JADE desktop environment for Linux is a new desktop shell based (primarily) on web technologies, including HTML5, GTK, WebKit, CSS and JavaScript.

24 July 2019