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KDE celebrates 25 years with a big new Plasma desktop release

By Liam Dawe,
Has it really been 25 years? That's absolute madness. I still remember trying out the first released version of KDE. Plasma - 25th Anniversary Edition is available now.

GNOME 41 released with performance enhanced, new power modes, store improvements

By Liam Dawe,
Another 6 months of development later and GNOME 41 is out with plenty of enhancements for GNOME desktop fans.

MATE 1.26 is out now with big changes like initial Wayland support

By Liam Dawe,
The MATE desktop environment version 1.26 has released after 18 months of development and excitingly adds some more Wayland support to various parts of the stack.

KDE Plasma 5.22 is out now with a focus on 'stability and usability' and more Wayland

By Liam Dawe,
Stability and usability are the keys to the new KDE Plasma 5.22 release that's officially available today.

System76 announce COSMIC, their own GNOME-based desktop environment for Pop!_OS

By Liam Dawe,
Pop!_OS from Linux hardware vendor System76 is set to get a massive upgrade when Pop!_OS 21.04 releases, as they've announced COSMIC - their very own desktop environment.

GNOME 40 is out now with the redesigned Activities Overview

By Liam Dawe,
GNOME 40 is out now to showcase the latest Linux desktop environment work from the GNOME Project, which includes a number of feature overhauls and improvements.

Plasma 5.21 rolls out as one of the best looking Linux desktops available

By Liam Dawe,
Love your PC to look flashy? The KDE team put in a lot of effort to be both beautiful and functional with the latest Plasma 5.21 release which is out now.

Plasma 5.21 Beta is out and it's a thing of beauty, towards first-class Wayland support

By Liam Dawe,
Plasma, the desktop environment from the KDE team has a big new upgrade coming with the release of Plasma 5.21 Beta and it's looking to be a thing of beauty.

GNOME Shell to get an Activities Overview design revamp in GNOME 40

By Liam Dawe,
GNOME Shell is already quite different to how traditional desktop environments feel, and they're planning to mix things up again with some design overhauls for GNOME 40.

KDE will hopefully have a 'Production-ready' Wayland session for Plasma in 2021

By Liam Dawe,
A KDE developer who regularly blogs about all the work going into the KDE ecosystem through the likes of the Plasma desktop environment and the various applications, has given an overview of what they expect to see through 2021.

Lightweight desktop Xfce 4.16 released with a visual refresh and fractional scaling

By Liam Dawe,
1 year and 4 months of work later, the sleek and simple Linux desktop Xfce 4.16 is out now along with plenty of visual upgrades and some big tech upgrades too.

The Solus Linux team release the Budgie 10.5.2 desktop environment upgrade

By Liam Dawe,
Solus, the independent semi-rolling release distribution has released a big upgrade to their flagship Budgie desktop environment with the 10.5.2 update.

Help out with FOSS as the Budgie Desktop team need translations help

By Liam Dawe,
Ever tried or heard of the Budgie Desktop? It's a modern and feature rich Linux desktop environment from the Solus Linux team and they need a little help.

KDE releases the Plasma 5.20 desktop - just as beautiful as ever

By Liam Dawe,
Plasma is arguably one of the prettiest Linux desktop environments around, and it's highly configurable too. The KDE team just released a huge upgrade with Plasma 5.20.

KDE Plasma 5.20 Beta is out and it's huge

By Liam Dawe,
While GNOME recently had their own big release, the KDE team aren't far behind for showing off their latest modern Linux desktop environment with Plasma 5.20 Beta.

GNOME 3.38 'Orbis' is out now to showcase a modern Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
GNOME 3.38 "Orbis" just landed today, which brings in another 6 months of hacking away at all the tech behind the GNOME desktop for a fully modern Linux environment.

Xfce desktop environment sees a 4.16pre1 release, better fractional scaling

By Liam Dawe,
Lightweight classic desktop environment Xfce continues advancing, with a new pre-release update available for testing pulling in some great features.

The Plasma 5.19 desktop from KDE has released

By Liam Dawe,
The KDE team have today announced the release of the Plasma 5.19 desktop environment with a 'Polished Plasma' codename.

GNOME seeking feedback on defining GNOME software

By Liam Dawe,
This is your chance to get involved in open source in a community way, that doesn't require any coding as the GNOME team are looking to gather feedback.

KDE Plasma 5.19 has a first Beta in need of testing

By Liam Dawe,
Want to ensure the next stable release of the KDE Plasma desktop environment is as good as can be? Plasma 5.19 Beta is out.
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