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Official 1Password Linux App is Available for Testing

5 hours 15 min ago

An official 1Password Linux app is on the way, and brave testers are invited to try an early development preview. 1Password is a user-friendly (and rather popular) cross-platform password manager. It provides mobile apps and […]

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Linux 5.8 Released, This is What’s New

Monday 3rd of August 2020 12:34:50 AM

The Linux Kernel 5.8 release has been announced – but what's new and improved? In this post we recap all the neat new features and core changes on offer.

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You Can Now Run Mac OS 8 on Linux as an Electron App

Thursday 30th of July 2020 05:36:03 PM

Fancy running Mac OS 8 on your modern Mac, Linux, or Windows 10 desktop as a standalone app? Of course you don’t 😉 but that hasn’t stopped Slack developer Felix Rieseberg from giving you (and […]

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How to Make Telegram’s Linux App Use System Window Frame

Wednesday 29th of July 2020 12:07:00 AM

A recent update to the Telegram desktop client for Linux introduces a “new” non-native window frame by default. The new window decorations look flat, narrow, and a bit Windows 10-y. Which is to say: it’s […]

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Mozilla Firefox 79 Released, This is What’s New

Tuesday 28th of July 2020 01:40:50 PM

Mozilla Firefox 79 is available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux. The new build makes adds tab page tweaks, better tracking protection, and more.

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Improve Firefox Performance on Linux by Turning This On

Monday 27th of July 2020 12:54:46 AM

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.

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Enlightenment 0.24.2 Released with Bug Fixes, Updated Terminal App

Monday 27th of July 2020 12:24:42 AM

I'm not entirely sure why I write about new releases of the Enlightenment desktop as and when they materialise, but I do — and a new one is here!

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DigiKam’s Improved Face Detection for Photos Even Works on Animals

Friday 24th of July 2020 02:26:14 PM

AI powered face recognition is just one of the new features in DigiKam 7.0, the latest version of this open source photo management software.

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The 3rd-Gen KDE Slimbook is Here, And Boy is it Powerful

Wednesday 22nd of July 2020 10:38:00 AM

The all-new third-generation KDE Slimbook is now available to buy from— and on paper it looks a beast. Hiding inside its thin and light magnesium alloy case is a powerful AMD Ryzen 4000 processor, ample […]

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TUXEDO Pulse 15 is a New AMD-Powered Linux Ultrabook

Wednesday 22nd of July 2020 02:23:23 AM

Looking for a powerful Linux workstation taking advantage of AMD chips? Look no further than the Pulse 15 from TUXEDO Computers which uses Ryzen 4000 chips.

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SuperTuxKart’s Next Release is Available for Testing

Tuesday 21st of July 2020 05:01:59 PM

SuperTuxKart 1.2 is the latest update to the popular open source kart racer. We look at the new features, key changes, and show you where to download it.

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Glimpse 0.2.0 Beta Available for Testing

Tuesday 21st of July 2020 01:20:46 PM

A new beta release of Glimpse, the rebranded GIMP fork, is available for testing. Glimpse 0.2.0 is based on GIMP 2.10.18 and includes most of its features.

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Thunderbird 78 Released with OpenPGP Support, Integrated Lightning Calendar

Friday 17th of July 2020 01:57:05 PM

Thunderbird 78 is the latest stable release of the email client. It features OpenPGP encryption support, integrated calendar, and dark mode support.

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Get GNOME 3.38’s New Default Wallpapers Right Now

Friday 17th of July 2020 08:25:00 AM

Here's your first look at GNOME 3.38's new default wallpaper, plus a link to download it to use on your own desktop ahead of September's GNOME 3.38 release.

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GNOME Opens an Official Merch Shop Selling T-Shirts, More

Wednesday 15th of July 2020 10:03:15 PM

GNOME fans can now buy t-shirts, hoodies, and even socks bearing the famous logo through a new, dedicated online store. We take a look at what's on offer…

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Mozilla VPN Goes Live …But Not For Linux Users

Wednesday 15th of July 2020 07:19:17 PM

Mozilla's VPN service has officially launched in six countries, including the UK but users can't yet use the tech, which costs $4.99 a month, on Linux.

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New PinePhone with 3GB RAM and USB Dock Goes on Sale

Wednesday 15th of July 2020 03:51:03 PM

The PinePhone postmarketOS Community Edition is now available to order direct from Pine64 priced at $149 — but I don’t think you should buy it. Hear me out, hear me out — there is a […]

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Android 10 is Coming to the PinePhone (Updated)

Wednesday 15th of July 2020 02:34:27 PM

GloDroid is a project that wants to bring a fully open source version of Android 10 to low-cost devices including the Orange Pi, PinePhone and PineTab.

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Ubuntu Will No Longer Track Which Packages Users Install

Wednesday 15th of July 2020 01:10:55 PM

Ubuntu will no longer log which packages users install from the archives. The 'popularity contest' package will not ship in future versions of the distro.

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Star Labs’ Newest Linux Laptop is Small But Perfectly Formed

Tuesday 14th of July 2020 04:48:52 PM

The Star Labs Lite Mk III is a small, full-formed Linux laptop perfect for on-the-go computing. We share the laptop's specs, price, and where to buy.

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