Articles Tagged elementary

elementary OS Now Has Support for Flatpak Apps

Elementary OS Flatpak support is now rolling out to users via a software update. The change will make it easier to install Flatpak apps on elementary OS.

3 November 2019
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Enso OS is a Quirky Linux Distro Mixing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Xfce, and elementaryOS

We look at Enso OS, a Linux distribution that combines Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, the Xfce desktop and several elementaryOS projects into one truly unique distro.

11 June 2019
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Easily Install Snap Apps on elementary OS with ‘Snaptastic’

Snaps are a ‘must try’ thing in Linuxland, and because they work across multiple Linux distributions, from Arch to Fedora, it’s dead simple to sample ’em! But what about on elementary OS? In this article […]

8 June 2019
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The 5 Best Linux Distros Released in 2018

Before we slack off for the xmas holidays there’s just enough time to present our list of the best Linux distro releases of 2018. And, as ever, there were a lot of them! Don’t take […]

24 December 2018

Elementary OS Juno Beta 2 Released

Elementary OS June beta 2 is now available to download. This second beta build of the Ubuntu-based Linux distribution touts a number of changes over the elementary OS june beta released back in July. Due to the […]

22 September 2018

Mystery Donation Lets Elementary Hire Full-Time Staff

The GNOME project recently received a $1 million donation from an anonymous benefactor — now it seems the altruism is spreading to other open source projects. The folks behind elementary OS, a popular Ubuntu-based Linux distribution, have revealed they too recently received […]

4 August 2018

Elementary OS “Juno” Beta is Now Available to Download

The first elementary OS Juno beta is now available to download! Elementary OS 5.0 Juno¹ is the next major version of this popular Ubuntu-based Linux distribution. Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Juno will ship with access to […]

3 July 2018
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HackUp is a Desktop Hacker News Client for Linux

Avid readers of social news sharing site Hacker News might be interested in a new app recently added to Flathub. Called HackUp, it is a Hacker News desktop client written in Vala. It lets you browse and read […]

18 June 2018
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A Simple App Menu Editor for Ubuntu

If you’re looking for an easy way to edit application launchers and menu entries on Ubuntu there’s a new app that can help. ‘AppEditor‘ offers up an easy to use GUI through which you can […]

20 February 2018
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Elementary OS Juno will be version 5.0, not 0.5

A new version of elementary OS arrives in the spring, and when it does it’ll have a number of significant new features and changes on offer. Among them a small yet appreciable bump to the version number. […]

5 February 2018
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[How To] Put Icons on the Desktop in elementary OS

Ever tried elementary OS? If so you’ll know that you can’t put icons on the desktop by default. It’s a frustrating experience, particularly if you’re used to being able to use the desktop space as […]

27 January 2018
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Is Native Linux App Development In Decline?

Is Linux app development of in decline or switching to 'bespoke' Linux distros with stable foundations, like elementary OS and Deepin? And does this potential trend matter?

22 January 2018