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Raspberry Pi 4 goes 8GB, plus new 64bit OS

By Liam Dawe,
The highly versatile Raspberry Pi 4 now has a new 8GB model and their official Debian-based operating system has a new 64bit version for you to play with.

Linux Mint 20 "Ulyana" due in June with fractional HiDPI scaling, brighter icons and better performance

By Liam Dawe,
The team behind popular Linux distribution Linux Mint have a monthly update out to go over what their plans are and their funding, and it's all sounding great.

Linux distribution Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS from System76 is out now with awesome Auto Tiling

By Liam Dawe,
Hardware vendor System76 have just released Pop!_OS 20.04, their Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 20.04 with all their fancy tweaks and it's a brilliant release.

Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution Fedora 32 released

By Liam Dawe,
The Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution, Fedora, has a brand new release today with Fedora 32 showing off some of the latest of what open source has to offer.

Manjaro Linux 20.0 Lysia released with Xfce, KDE and GNOME editions - Snap and Flatpak support included

By Liam Dawe,
Manjaro Linux 20.0 Lysia has been released today, as the latest major refresh for this Arch Linux based distribution.

Lenovo are to start shipping Fedora Linux as an option on their ThinkPad laptops

By Liam Dawe,
As a nice win for open source, hardware vendor Lenovo are going to begin offering Fedora Linux on their ThinkPad line.

Distro News - Ubuntu 20.04 'Focal Fossa', Ubuntu MATE and other flavours released

By Liam Dawe,
Today is the big day for Canonical and their partners. Ubuntu 20.04 'Focal Fossa' is officially released as their new LTS (Long Term Support) edition along with other desktop flavours like Ubuntu MATE.

Manjaro needs testers for the upcoming Manjaro GNOME 20.0 release - Snap and Flatpak support OOTB

By Liam Dawe,
Manjaro Linux is getting ready for their major release, and they're looking for your help to make sure the GNOME edition for Manjaro GNOME 20.0 is as smooth as possible.

The 'GameMode' performance tool from Feral Interactive makes it into Ubuntu 20.04

By Liam Dawe,
As possibly the last feature to be accepted and implemented before the big release, Feral Interactive's GameMode performance tool has been added officially into Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

GNOME's Mutter gets 'fullscreen unredirect' supported on Wayland

By Liam Dawe,
In upcoming versions of GNOME, one quite big change had now been merged in for those of you using it with Wayland.

Linux distribution 'Pop!_OS' has a Beta release for the upcoming 20.04 with automatic window tiling

By Liam Dawe,
Pop!_OS, the Linux distribution based on Ubuntu from the folks at System76 is also getting in on the fun with a Beta release of the upcoming Pop!_OS 20.04.

KDE's window manager KWin gets forked with 'KWinFT' to accelerate the development and better Wayland

By Liam Dawe,
Stick a fork in it! KDE's window manager KWin officially has a full fork with a new project called KWinFT, with an aim to support modern development practices and further expand Wayland support.

Couch-based Linux 'GamerOS' shows how SteamOS could be done - with a new release up

By Liam Dawe,
While SteamOS had a nice idea to bring Linux gaming to the living room, it's currently on hold (although Valve may return to it). Now, there's another choice with the simply named GamerOS.

Ubuntu 20.04 has hit Beta (as have all the extra flavours) - help make it a release to remember

By Liam Dawe,
Ah Ubuntu, it's like a warm cuddly blanket or a favourite jumper. There's others in your wardrobe but nothing is quite like the comfy and safe feel of it. A major new version is approaching with Ubuntu 20.04 which is a "Long Term Support" release.

Distro news: Arch gets a new leader and Manjaro has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Today we're starting off with a little double-dose of distribution news, helping you to keep up with the wider community around Linux and gaming.
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