Category Archives: Linux

Linux: MATE DE 1.24 is out, check out the changes

Linux: MATE DE 1.24 is out, check out the changes

MATE 1.24 released, here are the key changes

After about a year of development, a new version of the popular MATE desktop environment for Linux is out. This release contains plenty of changes and improvements.

Linux Mint 20 and LMDE 4 Details Revealed

Linux Mint 20 and LMDE 4 Details Revealed

The team behind the popular Linux Mint distro made a new announcement, revealing what users can expect from the upcoming Linux Mint 20 and LMDE 4, a Debian-based edition of the OS.

Xfce Has Received Client-Side Decorations

Xfce Has Received Client-Side Decorations

My favorite (and the best in my opinion) Linux desktop environment 'Xfce' recevied client-side decorations (CSD), which actively used in Gnome 3. The change has landed on the pre-release 4.15 branch of Xfce, which will be used to form the stable Xfce 4.16 release.

Linux Terminal Command Line Keyboard Shortcuts

Linux Terminal Command Line Keyboard Shortcuts

The list of Linux Terminal Command Like Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)

For many Linux newbies it is not obvious that there are plenty of useful keyboard shortcuts available in the terminal's command line. In this article, I would like to cover them. Knowing these shortcuts saves a lot of time, especially when you work with long commands.

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts

GTK Open Save File Dialog Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)

If you are a Linux user, you probably have some desktop environment installed along with various apps. Many popular apps in Linux are built using the GTK graphical toolkit. It implements controls and various dialogs. In this article, I would like to talk about the GTK open/save file dialog hotkeys.

Cinnamon 4.4 is out

Cinnamon 4.4 is out

The Linux Mint team has reached yet another milestone in development of their most impressive desktop environment, Cinnamon. Version 4.4 is now available on GitHub. Let's check out what to expect in this version of the DE.

Linux Mint 19.3 will be codenamed Tricia

Linux Mint 19.3 will be codenamed Tricia

A new blog post on the official Linux Mint web site reveals the upcoming changes in Linux Mint 19.3. Its code name has also been revealed. Linux Mint 19.3 "Tricia" will include updates to Xfce, apps, and surprisingly will feature app replacements.

What to Expect in Xfce 4.16

What to Expect in Xfce 4.16

The team behind my favorite (and the best in my opinion) Linux desktop environment 'Xfce' has revealed the project roadmap. The upcoming Xfce 4.16 promises to be an interesting release, featuring the night light option, optimized title bars, and many more.

GTK3-based XFCE4 4.14 is out, here are the changes

GTK3-based XFCE4 4.14 is out, here are the changes

XFCE4 is my favorite desktop environment. I find it the most stable and useful amongst all other desktop environments available for Linux. It is solid, fast and most importantly, it follows the traditional desktop UI paradigm with a taskbar (panel), system tray, desktop icons and a launcher/menu. The latest version 4.14 of XFCE4 is finally here!