Desktop News Archives
Xfce Picks Up Better PulseAudio Integration

In addition to the Xfce Settings update this weekend there is also a new release of the Xfce PluseAudio Plugin providing better support for this sound server on the Xfce desktop.

22 April 2018 - Xfce PulseAudio Plugin 0.4 - 6 Comments
Pidgin 2.13 Linux Desktop Instant Messaging Client Released

Desktop-based instant messaging clients are becoming increasingly rare in the age of mobile apps and browser-based alternatives, but Pidgin formerly known as GAIM continues moving along albeit slowly. Recently the Pidgin 2.13.0 release happened without much attention.

7 April 2018 - Pidgin 2.13.0 Released - 23 Comments
Linux Gets An Open-Source VR Desktop, Built Off OpenHMD

Remember Arcan, the open-source game engine powered display server? This project that has been going strong for several years now and began venturing into VR has now announced what we believe to be the first open-source VR Linux desktop environment.

29 March 2018 - Safespaces - 39 Comments
Schaller On Why The "Year Of The Linux Desktop" Hasn't Happened

Longtime Fedora/GNOME developer Christian Schaller who leads the desktop engineering team at Red Hat recently commented on some bold Linux/tech predictions for 2018. He's now also shared his personal opinion on why "the year of the Linux desktop" has yet to materialize.

19 December 2017 - Hat-Wearing Perspective - 117 Comments
System76 Rolls Out Its New HiDPI Daemon

Linux system vendor System76 has released their new HiDPI daemon for their laptops and desktops to improving the display experience on multi-monitor configurations.

10 December 2017 - Pop_OS Stuff And More - 12 Comments
QupZilla 2.2 Released As The Browser's Last

QupZilla 2.2 has been released as the last feature release for this open-source web-browser project prior to its re-branding initiative under the KDE umbrella as the Falkon project.

9 October 2017 - QupZilla 2.2 - 8 Comments

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