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Get Better Desktop Responsiveness Under Heavy CPU Load Using CFS Zen Tweaks

CFS Zen Tweaks is a bash script and systemd service that tweak the Linux CPU scheduler for better desktop responsiveness when under heavy CPU utilization. The default kernel settings are not tweaked for desktop usage, with high throughput being prioritized over latency, notes the CFS Zen Tweaks author. This results in a less responsive desktop […]

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Best Linux Desktops for Beginners 2021: You Can Do This!

Tired of Windows? Sick of paying big money for Macs? Want a better, more secure desktop? Give Linux a try.
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LXQt 1.0.0 Review – Best Lean Linux Desktop, Ever

We review the LXQt 1.0.0 Desktop with release highlights, installation instructions.
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Is System76 Going to Drop Gnome for a Home Brewed Desktop?

System76 CEO recently told FOSS Force that the company is in the early stages of putting a desktop project together, and cited 2023 as a potential release date. How could this potentially affect the future of Gnome? Learn more here.
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Fedora 35 Released for Desktops and Servers. This is What’s New

Fedora 35 officially released for workstations, servers, and spins. This release brings GNOME 41, KDE Plasma 5.23, a new flavor, and more. In this post, we give you the things to look at and download/upgrade instructions.
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Project Trident, a Linux Distribution with BSD Roots, Shuts Down

Project Trident’s default Lumina desktop environment is unaffected by this development and will continue to be developed and maintained for Linux and BSD users.
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Give Ubuntu Folders a Colorful Makeup with Yaru-Colors

Yaru theme is a GNOME Shell theme based on Adwaita theme supports both GTK2 and GTK3. If you’d like to improve your Ubuntu desktop look, you can consider installing the Yaru-Colors theme, which is a modification of the Yaru theme for Ubuntu.
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5 Best GNOME Shell Extensions for Your Linux Desktop

By default, GNOME Shell has a set of features that are determined by the developers. However, with the addition of GNOME Shell extensions, it’s possible to go beyond the default feature set. Here are 5 of the best GNOME Shell extensions to make your Li…

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CuteFish – An Elegant, Beautiful and Easy-to-Use Linux Desktop

CutefishOS is a new free and open-source desktop environment for Linux operating systems with a focus on simplicity, beauty, and practicality. Its goal is to create a better computing experience for Linux users.
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How to Install MATE Desktop 1.26 on Fedora 35

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest stable MATE Desktop 1.26 on Fedora 35.
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KeenWrite – Java-based Desktop Text Editor

KeenWrite is a Java-based desktop text editor with live preview, string interpolation, and formulas. A text editor is software used for editing plain text files. It has many different uses such as modifying system configuration files, writing programming language source code, jotting down thoughts, or even making a grocery list. Whatever the level of sophistication […]

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KDE Gear 21.08.2 Is Out to Improve Dolphin, Okular, Konsole, Gwenview, Kate, and Other Apps

KDE Gear 21.08.2 is here about five weeks after the first point release to KDE Gear 21.08 with more improvements for your favorite KDE apps, including the popular Dolphin file manager, which no longer stays open in the background after running an archive operation using the context menu and then exiting the app. KDE’s standard […]

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Screenlets: An Amazing Tool to Add Desktop Gadgets/Widgets in Linux

Screenlets is a desktop widgets tool released under GNU GPL. The same name Screenlets refers to the engine as well as the widget that runs on it. Originally developed by ‘Rico Pfaus‘, ‘Helder Fraga‘ and ‘Natan Yellin‘ for Unix-like operating system, Sc…

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What’s New in KDE Plasma 5.24

The title of the pointiestick.con post alone tells you a lot: “Plasma in progress.” So this means that Plasma 5.23 beta is now available, and in the list of new features that have advanced today, there are many changes that will come in the next major release,. One of them concerns the accent color that […]

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Deepin 20.2.4 Released with Added Global Search

Deepin is a rising star among Linux distros thanks to its combination of an elegant desktop environment with the stability and reliability of Debian. In Deepin 20.2.4 many of the DDE applications have been patched and optimized to improve the overall u…

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GNOME 41: The Next-Generation Linux Desktop

This version of the GNOME desktop isn’t an end to itself but a step forward to building a new, better GNOME.
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How to Install Enlightenment Desktop in Arch Linux: The Complete Guide

This guide explains the steps you need to install Enlightenment Desktop in Arch Linux. This guide has two parts. The first part deals with installing the base Arch system. The second part is installing the complete Enlightenment desktop environment on …

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GNOME 41 Desktop Environment Officially Released, This Is What’s New

Six months in development, GNOME 41 is here as a hefty update and the first major release after GNOME 40 with new features like a new power mode setting in the Power settings panel of the GNOME Control Center called Performance, which will be available on hardware that supports this feature. The Performance mode increases […]

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Hey Linux Users, Let’s Talk About Fedora 35 and GNOME 41

Fedora is one of the best-known and most popular Linux distributions. This Fedora distro is developed by the community and has the support of Red Hat, which guarantees us excellent support and that we will always be up-to-date in terms of updates and patches. Although Fedora 35’s default desktop is GNOME 41, we can find […]

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GNOME 41 Release Candidate Is Out with Last-Minute Bug Fixes and Improvements

GNOME 41 is the next major release of the acclaimed desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions, and it promises many new features, updated and new apps, as well as numerous improvements and bug fixes. The Release Candidate (RC) milestone comes hot on the heels of the beta release announced at the end of August, and fixes […]

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