Articles Tagged desktop environments

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LXQt Desktop Adds Split View to File Manager, More in Latest Release

A new version of the LXQt desktop environment is now available for download. LXQt is the successor to the lightweight LXDE desktop. While it isn’t a desktop environment we’ve given much attention to over the […]

27 January 2019
how to install deepin desktop on ubuntu

How to Install Deepin Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 18.04

Learn how to install the Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 from a PPA. The Deepin desktop is an attractive alternative desktop shell for Linux.

18 June 2018
lxqt

LXQt 0.13 Arrives with Minor Improvements

LXQt 0.13 is available to download. It's the latest version of the LXQt desktop, which aims to provide an elegant, resource friendly 'next-gen' LXDE.

24 May 2018
Manokwari desktop shell for GNOME

Hands On With Manokwari, a GNOME Desktop Shell Built Using HTML5

It's not often I get to write about a new desktop shell — especially one I've never heard of! So when a reader told me about Manokwari, I had to try it.

8 August 2017
lumina desktop environment 1.3.0

Lumina Desktop 1.3.0 Released, Gains New Themes, Media Player App, More

A new version of the Lumina desktop environment is available to download. Lumina 1.3.0 features many big changes, a new media player app, and more.

26 June 2017
Lumina desktop environment

Lumina Desktop 1.1 Released With File Manager Improvements

Lumina is a lightweight Qt-based desktop environment for BSD and Linux. We show you what's new in its latest release, and how you can install it on Ubuntu.

23 October 2016
Budgie Places Indicator

New Version of the Budgie Desktop Now Available

The pet parakeet of the Linux world, Budgie has a new release available for download. in this post we lookout what's new and tell you how you can get it.

21 October 2016

GNOME 3.16 Might Just Be The Best Version Yet

If recent screenshots of next month's GNOME 3.16 release are anything to go by, it'll be the best release yet.

25 February 2015
Budgie desktop environment

How to Install Lightweight Budgie Desktop in Ubuntu 14.04

If you follow us over on Twitter you may have caught a glimpse of a screenshot we shared recently, along with the invitation to name the desktop environment pictured.

9 July 2014

Get a Classic Desktop in Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME Flashback Session

Migrating from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS brings a number of great benefits, but sometimes all you need is a familiar face. Here's how to get a two panel GNOME desktop in Ubuntu 14.04.

28 April 2014
elementary os logo

Elementary OS ‘Isis’ Demoed With Blistering Speed

With Ubuntu placing all of its eggs in a 'convergence' shaped basket, it's left to smaller Linux distributions to push forward the more traditional desktop paradigm that most users are comfortable with.

8 April 2014

Show Us Your Ubuntu Desktops!

Everyone's desktop looks different, no matter the OS. But on Linux the 'difference' can be as subtle as a panel drop-shadow or as drastic as an entirely new desktop shell!

10 May 2013