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This New Icon Theme Offers Adwaita-Style Icons for 3rd Party Apps

The 'MoreWaita' icon theme is a community-based project providing Adwaita style icons for a swathe of Linux apps, including VLC, Steam, Krita, and Spotify.

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Posted on 2 December 2022 | 2:04 pm

Open Source Photography App ‘RawTherapee’ Gets Big Update

screenshot of the rawtherapee appRawtherapee 5.9 is out. New features and expanded camera support ship in this update to the open-source photo editor. Learn more about what's changed.

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Posted on 1 December 2022 | 7:29 pm

Cameractrls is a Neat Webcam Settings App for Linux

Cameractrls is an advanced webcam settings app for Linux desktops that gives you control over your webcam brightness, contrast, resolution, and frame rate.

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Posted on 1 December 2022 | 5:59 pm

Metagedit is a Featured-Packed Plugin for Gedit Text Editor

'Metagedit' is a powerful plugin for Gedit text editor that adds extra functionality, including encoding detection, tab sessions, line operations, and more.

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Posted on 1 December 2022 | 12:46 pm

20 Years in the Making: ClamAV Finally Hits Version 1.0

Does Ubuntu need anti-virus software? The general answer is no, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't use one to run a check every now and then – use ClamAV.

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Posted on 30 November 2022 | 3:22 pm

Xfce 4.18 Looks Exciting – Check Out Its Best New Features

Xfce 4.18 features a raft of enhancements to this lightweight desktop environment. In this post I run through the best new features and changes.

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Posted on 30 November 2022 | 1:15 am

This GNOME Extension Brings the Calendar & Clock Icons to Life

I spotlight a simple GNOME extension that replaces the icons for GNOME Clocks and Calendar apps with dynamic, real-time alternatives. Check it out!

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Posted on 27 November 2022 | 1:37 pm

Let’s Go: Ubuntu 23.04 Daily Builds Available to Download

Developers and can now download Ubuntu 23.04 daily builds, as development of the next Ubuntu release, codenamed Lunar Lobster, is now underway.

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Posted on 24 November 2022 | 1:00 pm

‘Folder Color’ Tool Adds Support for Ubuntu 22.10

Ubuntu's file manager with colourful folder icons and text that reads 'change folder colour''Folder Color' lets you change the colour of folders in the file manager without switching icon pack — and the latest update adds support for Ubuntu 22.10.

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Posted on 22 November 2022 | 9:06 pm

‘Dynamic Wallpaper’ Maker for GNOME Updated with New UI

screenshot of the dynamic wallpaper app for GNOMEIf you want to create dynamic wallpapers for GNOME 42 or later then the Dynamic Wallpaper app available on Flathub is a must — and it just got a big update.

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Posted on 21 November 2022 | 2:35 pm

‘Compact Quick Settings’ Puts GNOME’s New Menu on a Size Diet

I highlight a new GNOME extension for GNOME 43 that reduces the width of the new Quick Settings Menu. It uses a single column of interactive pods.

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Posted on 18 November 2022 | 1:25 pm

Use ‘Upscaler’ to Enhance Low-Res Images with AI on Linux

Transform your pixelated photos and mangled cartoon memes into smooth, high-resolution images using this neat GTK app powered by open source AI.

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Posted on 16 November 2022 | 3:48 pm