KDE Plasma 5.22 has been released, following a successful bout of beta testing last month. This uplift of the free, open source desktop environment improves ‘stability and usability across the board’, according to KDE devs. […]
Ubuntu 21.04 uses Wayland by default. In this post we look at why Ubuntu developers feel now is the right time to use the Wayland display server again.
KDE Plasma users can look forward to several big changes this year, including improved Wayland session, fingerprint support, and a new app menu.
Learn how to enable WebRender in Firefox on Linux. This new tech can deliver a major performance boost by using your system's GPU to render web content.
Wayfire, the 3D Wayland compositor, supports a heap of blingy effects. This week I discovered it supports background blur in GNOME GTK apps like Nautilus.
Wayfire is a open-source Wayland compositor designed to be showy. It recreates some of the best Compiz window animations and effects.
Learn how to quickly enable fractional scaling support in Ubuntu 19.04 and GNOME 3.32 to access more display scaling values, including 125% and 150%.
SPURV is a new open-source project that can run Android apps on Linux desktops, with full support for native hardware features like graphics acceleration.
GNOME 3.32 is due for release next month, and the biggest change will be its performance. See, the GNOME Shell desktop is often criticised as being a bit on the ‘heavy’ side. Folks blast it […]
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will come with the Xorg display server enabled by default. Canonical cites stability and reliability concerns over Wayland as reason for the change.
A new version of the Wayland compatible screen recording tool Green Recorder has been released. Green Recorder 3.0 adds a number of notable new features that help bring it parity with other screen recorder tools that […]
Wayland WILL ship as the default display server in Ubuntu 17.10 'Artful Aardvark'. The confirmation comes by way of Canonical's Didier Roche.