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GNOME at 20: Four reasons it's still my favorite GUI

The GNOME desktop turns 20 on August 15, and I'm so excited! Twenty years is a major milestone for any open source software project, especially a graphical desktop environment like GNOME that has to appeal to many different users. The 20th anniversary is definitely something to celebrate!Why is GNOME such a big deal? For me, it's […]

Install and Play Overwatch On Linux With Wine

For over a year now, one game has been the white whale for Linux gamers. That game, of course, is Overwatch. For many, it’s a game that should have been simple. Every other Blizzard game has had a Mac port and worked fine under Wine. Overwatch has been that one glaring exception.

[Android] PAGF # 130

“Paid Apps Gone Free” (PAGF), is a new section on Ubuntu Vibes where we will post a list of paid Android apps that have gone free for a limited time. To know more about PAGFs, read our… [This is a content summary only. Click on the title link to see full content. First published on […]

WPS Office 2016 for Linux

Promising the world’s best office experience for the Linux community, WPS Software presents WPS Office 2016 for Linux: a high-performing yet considerably more affordable alternative to Microsoft Office that is fully compatible with and comparable to the constituent PowerPoint, Excel and Word applications. The WPS Office suite, with more than 1.2 billion installs across all […]

4 container adoption patterns: What you need to know

How is IT using containers, what’s the best adoption pattern for you – and where are the speed bumps? Containers have quickly won a key role in enterprise IT plans for a practical reason: They help organizations gain speed. And for digital businesses, speed equals revenue. But how are your peers using containers, what’s the […]

How to become a python coder, first part

Python is a high level computer programming language easy to learn and put in use by anyone who is passionate about coding. The first time I started reading some python code it felt like i was reading myself, I mean my thoughts converted to code.

Development Release: NuTyX 9.0.93

NuTyX is a French distribution built from Linux From Scratch and featuring the cards package manager. The latest development snapshot, NuTyX 9.0.93, features a new release of cards, version 2.3.93, and version 4.12.7 of the Linux kernel. “The NuTyX team is please to announce the 9.0.93 release of….

Tough little Apollo Lake module runs Linux

Axiomtek’s rugged, Linux-friendly “CEM311” Type 10 Mini “Apollo Lake” module offers optional 64GB, up to 4x PCIe, and wide temperature and input ranges. The CEM311 joins other 84 x 55mm COM Express Type 10 Mini modules based on Intel’s Apollo Lake system-on-chips, including Adlink’s nanoX-AL, Congatec’s Conga-MA5, and MSC’s MSC C10M-AL.

Latte Dock 0.7 Released with Wayland Tech Preview

A new version of Latte Dock is available to download. The popular desktop dock is designed for, but not exclusive to, the KDE Plasma desktop. The official release announcement lists many of the salient changes, which include support for dynamic layouts and different layouts per activities; a basic and advanced mode for the configuration window; and the […]

QupZilla Web Browser Is Changing Its Name

The QupZilla web browser is hunting for a new name. Development is to move under the KDE project umbrella and it may replace Konquerer. This post, QupZilla Web Browser Is Changing Its Name, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

The New Ubuntu Dock (First Look)

We reported last week that Ubuntu is creating a fork of Dash to Dock, the popular GNOME extension, for use on the Ubuntu 17.10 desktop — but we didn’t know a lot about it. Well, we did some digging over the weekend and found the development branch of the fork, plainly titled “Ubuntu Dock”, which […]