Indie Game Dev Rotating Canvas Develop Google Play Lens For Ubuntu

Independent games developer Rotating Canvas has been developing a Google Play lens for Ubuntu which is now available for installation!  The lens allow you to search apps in the Google Play store, though not much else, so the practical use of this lens is yet to be discovered, but we’re sure something interesting will come […]


Why Fedora 18 Will Be The Practical Choice For Vanilla Enthusiasts

You’ve come a long way, baby We all know about the rocky road that Gnome 3 has been travelling on since March of last year.  Not since KDE 4.0 has a desktop environment been met with such community backlash and perceived exodus.  I say “perceived” because that’s what it is.  In the world of Linux, these things […]


Thunderfork: Canonical’s Chance To Expand Its Ecosystem With Thunderbird

Bipolar Disorder With the recent news that Mozilla will no longer be innovating with new versions of Thunderbird, many Ubuntu users might be left wondering what this will mean for their favorite distribution’s default suite of software.  In fact, it seems like Canonical has had it’s hands full over the last two years trying to […]


Get Some Stickers and Learn Dvorak on Ubuntu

Dvorak.  Have you ever heard of it?  It’s an alternate keyboard layout that aims for speed and efficiency.  While not entirely perfect for lefties, it is definitely an improvement overall.  Now (then, anytime in the past) you can learn Dvorak too! Install ‘dvorak7min’ either through the software center or the usual, much faster way; sudo apt-get install dvorak7min This […]

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Install Faenza 1.1, The Right Way!

The enormously famous Faenza iconset has reached version 1.1 and within the release lies a very special treat!  New icons aimed at Unity!  You may have seen install guides for it already, but there is one difference with this one; it works. Some items from the changelog: New apps: Gnome Documents, Gnome Contacts, Gnome Online […]