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Registration for the (All New) Ubuntu Summit Opens Sept 1, 2022

You will be able to register to attend the revived Ubuntu Summit from September 1, 2022. A webpage to promote the 3-day in-person conference (which folks will be able to follow along with online) is live, ahead of the event itself being held in Prague,…

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Microsoft Gives $10k to the GNOME Project (for Being Awesome, Basically)

The GNOME project is set to receive a $10,000 boost from Microsoft. But before anyone gets their underwear twisted there aren’t any strings attached. No acquisitions, no conditions, and certainly no embracing. So what’s the deal? Well, Micr…

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GitHub Axes Atom Text Editor, Recommends VSCode Instead

GitHub is ‘sunsetting’ the Atom text editor later this year. No further development on the app is planned, and encourages users to seek out alternatives.
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Canonical Details Plans to Make the Firefox Snap, Snappier

I think most of us can agree that the Firefox Snap included in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS doesn’t start up nearly as fast as it could (or arguably should). Now, Canonical wants us to know that — and it wants us know that it’s doing something to fix i…

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Canonical is Recruiting Devs for ‘Ubuntu Gaming’ Team

Anyone remember Ubuntu Gamer? It was a spin-off blog we launched way before Steam for Linux was a thing. Oops! But hey, here’s something related…
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GNOME Devs Help User Solve “Barking Laptop” Problem

Is your Ubuntu laptop barking at you? For one user it is, and it is worrying their actual dog. Confused, they turned to GNOME developers for assistance.
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Ubuntu Brings Back Its Iconic Developer Summit

Ubuntu is reviving an in-person event at which developers and distro enthusiasts can get together to plan, hack on, and find ways to help improve the project. The new “Ubuntu Summit” is going to be held this autumn in an as-yet unannounced …

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These AI-Made Ubuntu Mascot Artworks are Incredible

I don’t understand neural networks work, much less how they go about drawing stuff without any hands, but boy am I blown away by the results they can produce. Every Ubuntu release has a codename composed of an adjective and an animal. These cute …

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Xubuntu 22.04 Wallpaper Contest is Open For Entries

Submissions are now open for the Xubuntu 22.04 LTS wallpaper contest. Artists, photographers, and digital designers have until March 12th to submit up to 5 pieces of original work for potential inclusion in the Xubuntu 22.04 LTS release in April. The X…

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Why Every Software Developer Needs to be a Part of an Open Source Community

Do you have a place where you can learn from a group of very experienced software developers? If not, why not? What’s stopping you?
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The Next Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest Needs to Focus on Quality

A new long-term support release of Ubuntu is on the way, and so too is a brand new Ubuntu wallpaper contest. In recent years long term support releases of Ubuntu have tended to include a “greatest hits” package of supplementary wallpapers, …

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New Community Manager at OpenSource.com to Focus on Accessibility

AmyJune Hineline, Opensource.com’s new senior community manager, has a long history of involvement with open source communities, both as an advocate/manager and as a developer.
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What Do You Want to See From Ubuntu in 2022?

C’mon folks, don’t be shy! Let me know what you want to see from Ubuntu over the next 12 months. You can be as demanding or realistic as you want.
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How to Repair File System Errors in Linux Mint

Using Linux Mint makes Linux a user-friendly operating system environment for all the right reasons. Whether you are interested in gaming, multimedia, graphic design, or improving your productivity, Linux Mint is fully equipped with all the apps you mi…

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Linux Mint’s New Website is Live (And Yes, It Looks Fresh)

A brand-new Linux Mint website has gone live. Mint devs said that a revamped homepage was in the work, even inviting the community to get involved in shaping the form and function of it. All of that hardwork has paid off as the new Linux Mint website i…

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Revolt project develops an open source alternative to the Discord platform

The Revolt project develops a communications platform aimed at creating an open-source alternative of the proprietary Discord messenger. Like Discord, Revolt is focused on creating platforms for organizing communication between communities and groups with common interests. Revolt allows you to run your own communication server at its facilities and, if necessary, ensure its integration with […]

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After 14 Years, the Official Ubuntu Podcast is Ending

The hosts of the official Ubuntu Podcast have announced the end of their weekly show. The final episode of the Ubuntu Podcast will be released on Sept 30.
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New Website Launched to Showcase GNOME Apps

Want to find more apps for the GNOME desktop? If so, you’re gonna love a new website GNOME developers have launched which helps you do precisely that!
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The Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest is Back After 2 Year Break

The Ubuntu 21.10 wallpaper contest is open for entries. Creatives can submit entries until August 20. Winning images will ship in Ubuntu 21.10 this fall.
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GIMP Fork ‘Glimpse’ is on Pause, No Further Updates Planned for Now

Development on GIMP fork Glimpse is on pause due to a lack of contributors able to support the image editor’s growing user base. More details in this post.
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