A GNOME desktop apps will soon be able to get location data from Android phones. A Google Summer of Code project is aiming to create a bridge that uses an Android smartphone to provide more accurate location data to desktop apps using the GNOME geo-location service ‘GeoClue‘. Most Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, come with this desktop location detection framework built-in. But […]
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Looking for an Ubuntu app to apply Instagram style filters to your photos in Ubuntu? Grab your selfie stick and step this way…
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Yep, Firefox 38 has been released. The browser adds a number of improvements, including new-look settings and support for responsive images.
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The Linux Mint powered Mintbox Mini PC has been given the preview treatment. Announced at the start of the year, the diminutive devices measures 10.8cm x 8.3cm x 2.4cm (LxWxH) and weighs a mere 250 grams. Linux Mint lead Clement Lefebvre, in a preview post to the Linux Mint blog, was impressed by the size of the Mintbox Mini. “The Mini is […]
Xubuntu has introduced a new, slimmed down version of the main distro called Xubuntu Core.
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And we’re off: Ubuntu 15.10 ‘Wily Werewolf’ is now open for development. Over the next few days Ubuntu developers will start to rebase and retool Ubuntu ready to begin afresh. Live images of Ubuntu 15.10 for testing and development uses will also start being built. But don’t get excited: there will few major changes this […]
Canonical has teamed up with one of the UK’s leading online electronics retailers to launch a range of new budget Ubuntu laptops. Ebuyer.com will sell three 15.6-inch HP laptops pre-loaded with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from the end of May 2015. The notebooks are being aimed at business users and all feature a 15.6-inch LED screen and an AMD […]
The codename of Ubuntu 15.10 has been revealed as news of a powerful new Ubuntu Phone that turns into a PC when connected to a monitor is revealed.
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A fair chunk of you will know that Microsoft — no hissing at the back — has released a cross-platform code editor that runs on Linux (as well as Mac OS X and Windows). Announced at the Build 2015 event, Microsoft has launched a desktop code editing application on Linux called Visual Studio Code. (If you didn’t know then I […]
Hope you're not feeling talkative: Facebook Chat will stop working in Empathy and other third-party desktop instant messaging clients from today, April 30.
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A new version of free animation software Synfig Studio is available for download, and features a new bones system and a single-window mode.
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KDE Plasma 5.3 has been released. We show you how you can upgrade to Plasma 5.3 in Kubuntu 15.04 using the official backports PPA.
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