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LibreOffice 4.4 Released With Major UI Revamp

Thursday 29th of January 2015 01:50:44 PM

A new version of open-source office suite LibreOffice is now available for download and the hands behind it are calling it 'the most beautiful' release ever.

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Meet Vivaldi — A New Web Browser Built for Power Users

Tuesday 27th of January 2015 05:40:41 PM

A brand new web browser has arrived this week that aims to meet the needs of power users — and it's already available for Linux.

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Elementary Website Goes Open Source, Privacy Minded

Tuesday 27th of January 2015 02:15:51 PM

The new version of the elementary website is being built entirely in open-source technologies and will be privacy conscious from the start.

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Choqok 1.5 Lands With Twitter Fixes, Working Pump.io Plugin

Sunday 25th of January 2015 07:37:11 PM

Whether you're an avid Twitterer or a big pump.io social groups user, the latest release of Qt microblogging client Choqok is a must have.

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Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 Releases Ready for Download

Thursday 22nd of January 2015 04:41:46 PM

USB sticks at the ready: Ubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 downloads have been released for Ubuntu GNOME, Lubuntu and Kubuntu testers to play with.

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Windows 10 Is Microsoft’s Attempt To Win You Back — But Is It Enough?

Thursday 22nd of January 2015 02:24:30 AM

Windows 10 is about more than the return of the Start Menu, it's Microsoft's chance at a fresh start — but is it enough to win you back?

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LibreOffice Viewer for Android Beta Makes On the Go Reading a Cinch

Wednesday 21st of January 2015 01:23:46 PM

Reading LibreOffice documents on the go gets a heap easier from today with the beta release of LibreOffice Viewer for Android.

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Awesome Stuff: Ubuntu Phone Aggregator Scopes

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 07:23:57 PM

Scopes are the cornerstone of the Ubuntu Phone experience. Its secret weapon in fighting against the app gap that afflicts every new platform, regardless of brand.

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Canonical Brings Ubuntu to the Internet of Things

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 02:27:23 PM

The Internet of Things promises to immerse us in a world of intelligent everyday objects, from tweeting table lamps to weight-watching kettles.

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‘Unity Greeter Badges’ Brings Missing Session Icons to Ubuntu Login Screen

Friday 16th of January 2015 05:17:11 PM

A new package pitched at Ubuntu 15.04 will fix a usability paper cut in the Unity Greeter when other desktop environments are installed.

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Ubuntu 15.04 Finally Lets You Set Menus To ‘Always Show’

Friday 16th of January 2015 01:08:03 PM

If you hate the way that Unity's global menus fade out of view after you mouse away, Ubuntu 15.04 has a little extra to win you around.

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Linux Mint Unveils Pocket-Sized ‘MintBox Mini’ PC

Thursday 15th of January 2015 01:18:53 PM

Linux Mint has announced that a new PC in its 'MintBox' line of PCs is coming in the spring: the 'MintBox Mini'.

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Samsung Z1: World’s First Tizen Phone Launches in India

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 01:01:54 PM

The first Ubuntu Phone will launch next month, but it's not the only new mobile upstart trying to bring new experiences to our pockets.

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Why Scopes, Not Apps, Are Ubuntu Phone’s Secret Weapon

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 12:03:41 AM

It's hard to believe that in just a few short weeks the first Ubuntu Phone goes on sale, manufactured by Bq Readers. It feels like it's taken ages to get to this point, but at the same time no time at all.

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Firefox 35 Released with Improved Video Chat, ‘Firefox Apps’

Tuesday 13th of January 2015 02:33:04 PM

Mozilla has made Firefox 35 available for download on Windows, Mac and Linux, the open-source browser's first stable release of 2015.

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Meizu To Announce Triple Boot Ubuntu Phone This Month?

Monday 12th of January 2015 05:40:23 PM

Meizu is reportedly planning to unveil new smartphones in the next few weeks, and there's a suggestion at least one could be Ubuntu powered.

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German City of Munich To Help Shape Future of LibreOffice

Monday 12th of January 2015 01:57:03 PM

The City of Munich has joined The Document Foundation Advisory Board, a role that will see it help shape the future direction of LibreOffice.

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Facebook Video Chat Now Works in Ubuntu, No Plugin Needed

Monday 12th of January 2015 12:35:52 PM

Facebook video chat now works in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions out-of-the-box using web technologies — no plugin or extra download required.

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How to Download YouTube Videos in Ubuntu With ClipGrab

Sunday 11th of January 2015 05:13:18 PM

Clipgrab is a great free app that lets you download YouTube videos in Ubuntu quickly. In this article I show you how to install and use it.

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‘Abstract Bundle’ Offers 10 Great Indie Games for Linux for $2.49

Friday 9th of January 2015 05:46:09 PM

As much as we all love the Humble Bundle it's not the only place you can pick up some top Tux-friendly gaming titles for next to nothing.

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