Category: News

  • Ubuntu 24.04 Debuts on the Milk-V Mars (RISC-V Computer): The New Era of Space Computing

    Ubuntu 24.04 Debuts on the Milk-V Mars (RISC-V Computer): The New Era of Space Computing

    Ubuntu 24.04 is now available for the Milk-V Mars RISC-V single board computer (SBC). RISC-V is an open-source processor specification, permitting any individual to access its blueprint to develop their unique chips without needing to pay any licensing fees or royalties. Its resemblance to a Linux distro allows for collaboration, contribution, and enhancement of RISC-V consistently.…

  • KaOS Linux 2024.05 Updates: Introducing Bcachefs Support and Marknote Note-Taking App

    KaOS Linux 2024.05 Updates: Introducing Bcachefs Support and Marknote Note-Taking App

    The independent development team that created the KDE-based KaOS Linux distribution announced the release and general availability of KaOS 2024.05. This latest stable snapshot image for May 2024 includes all the recent software updates. Released almost three months after KaOS 2024.03, KaOS 2024.05 comes with the newest KDE software, including the KDE Plasma 6.0.5 desktop…

  • Optimization of Ubuntu 24.04 LTS for Milk-V Mars RISC-V SBC Now Available

    Optimization of Ubuntu 24.04 LTS for Milk-V Mars RISC-V SBC Now Available

    Canonical, the creators of the widely used Ubuntu Linux distribution, announced that an optimized image of Ubuntu 24.04 LTS is now available for the Milk-V Mars RISC-V single-board computer. The Milk-V Mars board, described as the world’s first credit-card-sized high-performance RISC-V SBC from Milk-V, utilizes the StarFive JH7110 processor integrated with a 3D GPU. This…

  • Exploring the Features of the Day Progress GNOME Shell Extension

    Exploring the Features of the Day Progress GNOME Shell Extension

    Day Progress is a fresh GNOME Shell extension, showcasing a progress bar in the panel to depict the day’s elapsed time. It’s a visual way to stay motivated and offers an abstract view on time tracking distinct from a typical clock. The extension is directly influenced by a macOS app bearing the same name, conceived…

  • Release News: Armbian 24.5 Supports Orange Pi 5 Pro and Radxa ROCK 5 ITX

    Release News: Armbian 24.5 Supports Orange Pi 5 Pro and Radxa ROCK 5 ITX

    The Armbian community has reported to 9to5Linux.com today about the release of Armbian 24.5, codenamed Havier. This is the latest reliable version of the Debian/Ubuntu-based platform for ARM apparatuses. The new version, Armbian 24.5, arrives nearly two months following the release of Armbian 24.2. It inaugurates support for novel devices such as Orange Pi 5…

  • Linus Torvalds Debuts First Release Candidate of Linux Kernel 6.10

    Linus Torvalds Debuts First Release Candidate of Linux Kernel 6.10

    Linus Torvalds has announced the general availability of the first Release Candidate (RC) of the upcoming Linux 6.10 kernel series for public testing. Two weeks have passed since the merge window for Linux kernel 6.10 was opened after the launch of the Linux kernel 6.9. This version is gradually integrating into the stable software repositories…

  • Major Update Introduced to Microsoft’s Open-Source Developer Font

    Major Update Introduced to Microsoft’s Open-Source Developer Font

    Cascadia Code is an open-source monospaced font produced by Microsoft first released in 2020. It is the default typeface for the official Windows Terminal app. Like Intel’s One Mono, JetBrains’ Mono and IBM’s Plex, Cascadia Code is a clean, legible, modern monospaced font specifically designed for terminal and code editing. It also offers a wide…

  • Rufus Successfully Resolves Persistent Ubuntu 24.04 USB Creation Issue

    Rufus Successfully Resolves Persistent Ubuntu 24.04 USB Creation Issue

    Rufus, a popular open-source tool for making bootable USB drives on Windows, just released an update that includes a ‘fix’ for working with Ubuntu 24.04 LTS ISOs. A truly versatile tool, Rufus is able to create bootable Windows installers from ISO files and disk images as well as Linux installers and, more pertinent to this…

  • KDE Plasma 6.1 Beta Launch: Featuring Explicit Sync Support on Wayland

    KDE Plasma 6.1 Beta Launch: Featuring Explicit Sync Support on Wayland

    The KDE Project announced today the release of the beta version of the upcoming KDE Plasma 6.1 desktop environment series for public testing. Here’s a first look at the major new features and changes. The biggest new feature in KDE Plasma 6.1 is the highly-anticipated explicit GPU synchronization feature that would benefit users of NVIDIA…

  • The New Snap Store Website Redesign: A Successful Facelift!

    The New Snap Store Website Redesign: A Successful Facelift!

    Stop by the Snap Store website today and you’ll notice it has undergone a revamp – the second redesign of the online storefront in the past 12 months, and more substantive than the first. The search bar has now been condensed and integrated into the header section, which has also gotten rid of the “Search…