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Tobias Bernard, Purism designer who contributes to GNOME, has published an interesting entry in the official blogs of the environment in which he explains, according to his point of view, the direction that the project has taken, in addition to remembering its principles and motivations. The entry posted by Tobias Bernard is the fourth part of a series called “Community Power” that covers everything involved in the project, from the foundation, the individual developers and…

Today we are going to present an extension that for now is only available for GNOME 40: Top Bar Organizer . As its name indicates, it allows you to organize the elements shown in the top bar of the environment, allowing the user to place them where they deem most convenient. GNOME Shell is an environment that has sparked discord among the community since its inception. Aside from its default layout, which has both defenders…

The UBports Foundation is calling for testing of Ubuntu Touch OTA-18, which will be officially released on July 14th. The announcement states that despite the slowdown in new feature development due to the move from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 20.04, there are some improvements in OTA-18. Lomiri has become leaner An improvement across all supported devices will be achieved by streamlining Lomiri, formerly Unity. The Ubuntu Touch System UI has learned to scale down background…

Today Linux Mint 20.2 “uma” Update Released and finally Available to Download .iso file based on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS update with the latest Cinnamon 5.0.4 with new search feature for its Nemo file manager, memory leak fixes, better handling of updates around Spices, and a wide variety of other mostly small updates, as well as with Linux mint 20.2 “uma” feature Community driven Xfce 4.16 and mate 1.24 In Linux Mint 20.2 also features updates…

Tor Browser 10.5 is the new version of the web browser based on Firefox and the Tor network, the most popular alternative to navigate the Web with the best possible privacy guarantees, and if it is a novelty in these parts you already know why, because we anticipated it in the headline: Wayland support has arrived . That Tor Browser 10.5 finally Wayland support releases does not mean that previous versions did not work in…

Darktable Version 3.6 of the well-known RAW image editor darktable has seen the light of day with a large number of new features that will give it another push in the right direction in the field of photography, where it is a reference application as well as being one of the great prides of the free software, since its code is published under the GPLv3 license. The first novelty that can be highlighted in darktable…

KDE Connect is one of the most interesting KDE applications. Its comfortable and usable possibilities have encouraged porting it to GNOME with GSConnect and has even arrived macOS . Two years after arriving on Apple’s desktop system, we recently echoed the existence of a beta version of the application for Windows . That KDE applications reach Windows has not been strange for a long time, since, for example, Kdenlive is widely used by users of…

What the AUR (Arch User Repository) is in Arch Linux, the DUR (Debian User Repository) will in future be in Debian. In both cases, this concerns packages that are not available in the official repositories of the respective distribution or are not available in the current version and are therefore provided by users for users in the form of PKGBUILD recipes. The developer Hunter Wittenborn has the project a few days ago presented . He…

Linus Torvalds officially released Linux 5.13 yesterday, Sunday, after seven release candidates. According to Torvalds , 5.13 is after the relatively small Linux 5.12 one of the larger kernels in the 5 series with 16,000 commits from over 2,000 developers. Nevertheless, the week after rc7 was so quiet that he saw no reason for another rc. CPU / Graphics Important innovations in 5.13 are the initial, very early support for Apple’s M1 SoC and for…