The 5 Coolest Things About VLC 3.0

Stop traffic: VLC has been updated A new version of VLC has been released — and, yes, it finally includes VLC Chromecast support! VLC 3.0 is the latest stable update to the hugely popular open source video player and, accordingly, is packed full of changes. Thanks …

How to Install LibreOffice 6.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Above

Want to install LibreOffice 6.0 on Ubuntu or Linux Mint? We’re going to show you how. LibreOffice 6.0 comes with several ‘dramatic improvements’ according to The Document Foundation. The update has, understandably, gotten a lot of people excited. So if you’re keen to kick the proverbial …

Quarter Window Tiling Support added to the MATE Desktop

Support for quarter window tiling has been added to the MATE desktop. The feature is one of several improvements shipping in the latest stable release of the ‘retrospective’ desktop environment, which was forked from GNOME 2 back in 2011. Specifically its MATE’s window manager Marco that’s …

Want Longer Battery Life on Linux? Try Fedora

Like many I see this alert all too often… Battery life on Linux is something of a weak spot in my opinion. It’s not abjectly terrible, but it’s not subjectively fantastic, either. So I’m stoked to hear that Red Hat (yes, them again) are hard at …

How to Try the New Ubuntu Theme

A new Ubuntu theme is being made for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and in this post we’re going to show you how you can try it out, right now, ahead of time. ‘The new Ubuntu theme is still a work-in-progress and is not yet finished’ Intended as …

Elementary OS Juno will be version 5.0, not 0.5

elementary OS Juno is due this year A new version of elementary OS arrives in the spring, and when it does it’ll have a number of significant new features and changes on offer. Among them a small yet appreciable bump to the version number. Yes elementary …

It Just Got Easier to Install Skype on Ubuntu

Skype is one of the world’s most popular messaging services and, from today, it is even easier to install it on Ubuntu. The official Skype app is now available as a Snap app on the Snap store, maintained and updated by Skype themselves. ‘Snaps allow us …

The best Free Photoshop alternatives

  1 GIMP www.gimp.org Powerful and adaptable, GIMP is the best free Photoshop alternative. With layers, masks, advanced filters, color adjustment and transformations – all of which are customisable – its feature set is unbeatable. One of GIMP’s best features is its wealth of user-created plug-ins …

Wilson Audio Alexia Series 2 Review

  Wilson Audio Alexia Series 2 Improved sensitivity and a deeper bass are just two features of the Master Chronosonic-inspired Alexia S2 Review: Jose Victor Henriques Lab: Keith Howard During their time, Wilson’s famous ‘Watt Puppies’ were upgraded on as many as seven occasions, until the …