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Zorin OS 16 gets a Beta with 'the largest library of apps' available on any Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
The Zorin team are making some bold claims with the release of the Ubuntu-based Zorin OS 16 Beta that anyone can go ahead and try out now. It sure does look slick!

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.

Time to get testing Ubuntu 21.04 ahead of release, plus Canonical loses another face

By Liam Dawe,
We seem to have missed the actual Ubuntu Testing Week but a late reminder is better than none at all right? With Ubuntu 21.04 coming soon it's time to report the bugs.

Manjaro 21.0 'Ornara' is out now with Xfce, KDE and GNOME upgrades

By Liam Dawe,
Prefer Manjaro as your favourite Linux distribution or want to try it out? Now looks to be a good time, with the Manjaro 21.0 'Ornara' release now available.

Sofa gaming Linux distro GamerOS version 23 is out continuing to fill the gap of SteamOS

By Liam Dawe,
Filling in the gap left by Valve leaving SteamOS alone, the sofa / couch gaming distribution GamerOS has a brand new release available with the usual great improvements.

Linux Mint want to remind you to run updates

By Liam Dawe,
In a fresh blog post, Linux Mint's leader Clem Lefebvre has written about some statistics on people running out of date software and warned people to ensure they're running updates.

Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, EndeavourOS 2021.02.03 and Solus 4.2 out now

By Liam Dawe,
Multiple Linux distributions all had a brand new release in the space of week with Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, EndeavourOS 2021.02.03 and Solus 4.2 all out now for downloads and upgrades.

Get your big-screen Linux gaming on with a new GamerOS release

By Liam Dawe,
The SteamOS-like big-screen Linux gaming distribution GamerOS has a fresh release out, with some surprising new features integrated and it's looking slick.

Linux Mint 20.1 released, will be supported until 2025

By Liam Dawe,
Linux Mint 20.1 has now been officially released, and this is an LTS version which means it will be supported for quite some time until 2025. Plenty of time to get comfy with Linux.

The Linux distribution I was most thankful for in 2020 - EndeavourOS

By Liam Dawe,
How do you know when someone uses Arch Linux? They will tell you. Welcome to an article telling you about how I use Arch Linux, well sort of anyway.

Linux Mint 20.1 'Ulyssa' gets a first Beta release for their upcoming LTS

By Liam Dawe,
Linux Mint, a beginner friendly Linux distribution, is getting ready to release a big new upgrade with Linux Mint 20.1 'Ulyssa' that will be their new Long Term Support version.

The best Linux distros for gaming in 2021

By Liam Dawe,
For newer Linux users or people looking to switch, it can be a minefield to try and find accurate and up to date info on what Linux distro to game with. Here to help. What is the best Linux distribution for gaming? It's actually not a tough question.

Raspberry Pi OS has a big new release out switching to PulseAudio

By Liam Dawe,
Time to warm up your little board as the Raspberry Pi OS has a big new releasing up for those of you sticking with the official Debian Linux based system.

Manjaro Linux 20.2 'Nibia' is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Manjaro Linux, the middle-ground distribution for those who want regular updates but don't want to go to Arch directly has a brand new release out.

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.

elementary OS 6 to get great looking multi-touch gestures

By Liam Dawe,
The upcoming release of the Linux distribution elementary OS 6 is going to be a big one, and with a huge focus on usability, it's getting another big feature.

SteamOS-like couch gaming Linux distribution GamerOS expands with a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Need an up to date Linux distribution for your living room big screen experience? GamerOS can fill that gap for you while Valve sit on SteamOS. Also, come check out the talk on it from the 2020 Arch Linux Conf.

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.

Fedora 33 released with lots of improvements to the Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
Sponsored by Red Hat, the Fedora Linux distribution has today released Fedora 33 which brings in numerous improvements for desktop users.

Ubuntu 20.10 rolls out today, along with official support for the Raspberry Pi 4

By Liam Dawe,
While users who want a properly stable base to game with should probably stick to Ubuntu 20.04 which is the long-term support release, the Ubuntu 20.10 'Groovy Gorilla' update is out today.
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