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Blender 2.91 Released with Major Improvements, Including New Setting Search Feature

blender logoA major update to Blender, the open source 3D modelling software, is out — and it brings a veritable bucketload of improvements to the design table.

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Posted on 26 November 2020 | 11:00 pm

Vivaldi Web Browser Now Has a Built-in Email Client

Vivaldi Mail is now available for testing. This IMAP and POP compatible email client is built-in to the Vivaldi web browser in new snapshot builds.

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Posted on 24 November 2020 | 7:45 pm

Kdenlive Devs Fix Multitude of Bugs in Latest Release

kdenlive beta releaseKdenlive 20.08.3 is now available to download. This version of the open source video editor is packed with bug fixes. Kdenlive 20.12 is released next month.

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Posted on 23 November 2020 | 3:48 pm

Regolith Desktop Update Adds Support for Ubuntu 20.10

Regolith Linux 1.5 screenshotA new version of the Regolith desktop is now available to download boasting full support for Ubuntu 20.10. Regolith combines user-friendly Ubuntu with a powerful i3-gaps workflow This is a new feature release of the […]

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Posted on 18 November 2020 | 6:39 pm

Firefox 83 Arrives with HTTPS-Only Mode, PDF Form Filling + More

Mozilla Firefox LogoA new version of the Firefox web browser is available to download on Windows, macOS, and Linux systems and, after a string of more modest release, I’m pleased to say this one chock full of […]

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Posted on 17 November 2020 | 3:01 pm

New GIMP Unstable Build Lets You Test Features Coming in GIMP 3.0

gimp on ubuntu graphicGIMP 3.0 is due for release next year. It will include many major changes and switch to GTK3. Developers can help test the changes in a new unstable build.

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Posted on 8 November 2020 | 2:35 pm

How to Install Discord on Ubuntu Linux (GUI & CLI Methods)

install discord on ubuntu linuxGaming group chats on Linux just levelled up — an official, stable desktop Discord Linux app is now available to download.

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Posted on 7 November 2020 | 2:58 pm

How to Reset the Apps Grid in GNOME 3.38

Learn how to reset the applications grid in GNOME 3.38 and Ubuntu 20.10. One command is all you need to run to reset app shortcuts back to their defaults.

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Posted on 7 November 2020 | 2:48 am

Ubuntu 21.04 Daily Builds Are Available to Download

hippo and ubuntu logoUbuntu 21.04 daily builds are available to download. New daily builds for Ubuntu 21.04 'Hirsute Hippo' will be made daily until the final, stable release.

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Posted on 4 November 2020 | 6:58 pm

Plasma System Monitor is a Modern System Stats App for KDE

kde kog logoPlasma System Monitor is a new system monitoring app in development for the KDE Plasma desktop. See what it looks like and learn how it works.

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Posted on 3 November 2020 | 7:04 pm

Librem Mini Desktop PC Gets a 10th Gen Intel Refresh, But No Price Increase

librem mini pcPurism has announced a new version of its Librem Mini desktop PC. The small Linux-based computer is now powered by 10th Gen Intel i7-10510U processor.

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Posted on 2 November 2020 | 11:45 pm

Meet the Raspberry Pi 400, a $70 Linux PC Hiding Inside a Keyboard

The Raspberry Pi 400 is a newer, faster version of the Raspberry Pi 4, but built inside of a compact keyboard! This full-fledged Linux PC costs $70.

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Posted on 2 November 2020 | 12:27 pm

GNOME Sushi Doesn’t Work in Ubuntu 20.10, But There is a Fix

GNOME Sushi video previewGNOME Sushi doesn't work on Ubuntu 20.10, failing to preview anything. A workaround is available for those willing to put in the effort to get it working.

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Posted on 2 November 2020 | 4:47 am

Linux Lite 5.2 Released, Available to Download

Linux Lite 5.2 desktop screenshotLinux Lite 5.2 is the latest stable release of this lightweight Linux distro and based on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS and Linux kernel 5.4. We check out what's new.

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Posted on 1 November 2020 | 7:59 pm

You Can Now Upgrade the Original PinePhone with More RAM, Storage

Original PinePhone owners can now upgrade their device using a replacement mainboard. This offers 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and is available to buy now.

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Posted on 1 November 2020 | 1:35 pm

Control Philips Hue Lights on Ubuntu with this GNOME Extension

philips-hue-linuxControl Philips Hue lights from your Ubuntu PC check with this neat GNOME extension. It lets you turn bulbs on or off, adjust brightness, and more.

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Posted on 31 October 2020 | 5:00 pm

Enable a Magic Lamp Effect on Ubuntu with this GNOME Extension

magic lamp effect on UbuntuI’m in the process of updating my guide on making Ubuntu look like a Mac to better reflect the way macOS looks today, and the GNOME extension below is going to fit in beautifully. Called […]

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Posted on 29 October 2020 | 3:48 pm

And We’re Off: Ubuntu 21.04 Development Begins

hippo and ubuntu logoDevelopment of Ubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’ is now officially underway! Ubuntu developer Matthias Klose posted the traditional ribbon-cutting post over on the Ubuntu mailing list. There he explains that development starts with one major change […]

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Posted on 28 October 2020 | 4:25 pm

The Ubuntu 21.04 Codename Revealed — It’s Hairy ‘n Huge!

OMG UBUNTUThe codename of Ubuntu 21.04 has been revealed but brace yourself: it’s a humungous hodgepodge of a name! Heroic Hare? Haughty Hamster? Hypnotic Hyrax?! No, Ubuntu 21.04 is the Hirsute Hippo! This is the development […]

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Posted on 28 October 2020 | 1:00 pm

Fxtec’s Pro1-X is an Ubuntu Phone with Physical QWERTY Keyboard

Fxtec Pro1 X with Ubuntu TouchFxtec's Pro1-X is the first smartphone available with Lineage OS preinstalled. The Pro1-X also boasts a physical QWERTY keyboard and supports Ubuntu Touch.

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Posted on 27 October 2020 | 2:00 pm

Pop!_OS 20.10 Released Based on Ubuntu 20.10

pop os logoPop!_OS 20.10 has been released. System76's bespoke Linux distro is based on Ubuntu 20.10. Find out what's changed and where to download it.

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Posted on 27 October 2020 | 12:19 pm

Does the Snap Store Use Too Much Memory?

The Snap Store app Ubuntu 20.10 uses a lot of memory even when it's not running. In this post I opine on the problem and ask if others experience it too.

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Posted on 24 October 2020 | 12:39 pm

Ubuntu 20.10 Flavours Released, This is What’s (Mostly) New

Ubuntu Flavors LogosArriving alongside the final Ubuntu 20.10 release are new builds from Ubuntu's family of flavours, which includes Kubuntu, Ubuntu MATE and Ubuntu Budgie.

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Posted on 22 October 2020 | 8:43 pm

10 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 20.10

things to doOur list of things to do after you install Ubuntu 20.10 'Groovy Gorilla' is idea for those new or less experienced with Ubuntu and is packed full of tips.

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Posted on 22 October 2020 | 7:43 pm

Ubuntu 20.10 Released, Now Available to Download

download now tileUbuntu 20.10 downloads are live meaning you (and everyone else) can now download Ubuntu 20.10 "Groovy Gorilla" to try the operating system out firsthand.

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Posted on 22 October 2020 | 5:14 pm

How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.10 from Ubuntu 20.04

upgrade to ubuntu 20.10We show you how to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.10 from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. It's easy to do as you already have everything you need to upgrade without waiting.

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Posted on 22 October 2020 | 3:59 pm

Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop Now Supports the Raspberry Pi 4

Ubuntu + Raspberry Pi 4Ubuntu 20.10 includes full desktop support for the Raspberry Pi 4 4GB and 8GB models. In this post we recap the benefit and share the link to download it.

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Posted on 22 October 2020 | 12:05 pm