Articles Tagged gnome

Ubuntu Works with GNOME to Improve HiDPI Support on Linux Desktop

I’m yet to experience Ubuntu or GNOME on a HiDPI screen, so I can’t attest to how well things currently work, but I do know that some big improvements are coming. Canonical is playing host […]

6 June 2017
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Ubuntu May Ditch Thunderbird, Possibly Ship With No Email App

Developers are considering dropping the Thunderbird email client from Ubuntu's default apps list in Ubuntu 17.10 due later this year.

19 April 2017
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Ubuntu GNOME To Merge with Ubuntu, Will No Longer Be a Separate Flavor

Ubuntu is to use GNOME instead of Unity for future releases, a decision that has left Ubuntu fans wondering what happens to Ubuntu GNOME. Well, now we have our answer. The Ubuntu GNOME devs have laid out […]

13 April 2017
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This Mock Up Shows Us What Ubuntu Could Look Like…

This stunning Ubuntu mockup gives us a glimpse at what the future could hold for the OS now that it is to switch back to GNOME as its default desktop.

13 April 2017

Ubuntu 17.04 flavors are now available to download, including Ubuntu Budgie

Hatching out alongside Ubuntu 17.04 downloads are images for the rest of the Ubuntu flavors. In post we’ll take look at what’s new in a handful of the flavours, share a few choice screenshots, and give you all […]

13 April 2017
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System76 Isn’t Giving Up On Ubuntu, Plans to Put its Own Spin on GNOME

System76 sells millions of dollars worth of Ubuntu laptops and PCs every year — but they're not letting news that Ubuntu is dropping Unity affect them.

11 April 2017
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How Linux Figures Reacted to Ubuntu’s Unity Bombshell

News that Ubuntu is to u-turn on Unity, can Convergence, and scrap its smartphones took the open-source community by total surprise last week. In this post we roundup the reactions that some prominent free software stalwarts, Linux pundits, and former Canonical employees had to […]

11 April 2017

What’s Next for Ubuntu Desktop? Mark Shuttleworth Shares His Plans

Mark Shuttleworth has revealed more about what's next for the Ubuntu desktop following last week's dramatic news that the next LTS release will use GNOME.

9 April 2017
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Hurrah! Dash to Dock Now Supports GNOME 3.24

The Dash to Dock GNOME Shell Extension has been updated to support GNOME 3.24, and improves its app launch keyboard shortcut feature.

27 March 2017
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The GNOME Extensions Website Has A New Look

Every GNOME Shell user will visit the official GNOME Shell Extensions website at least once. And if those users do so this weekend they’ll notice a small difference as the GNOME Shell Extensions website is sporting a […]

26 March 2017
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How To Use Indicator Applets on GNOME Shell

You can see, use and integrate Indicator Applets with GNOME Shell using a single GNOME extension. Once enabled, it's hard to know to spot the difference!

17 March 2017
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News is a Promising New RSS Reader for the Linux Desktop

It’s been a little while since we last heard anything about News, a GTK RSS reader app for the GNOME desktop. But, a few weeks ago, the feed reader app’s developer shared a short video of how the […]

6 March 2017