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KDE Plasma 5.24 Beta Released with New Overview Effect, Fingerprint Support, and More – 9to5Linux

The KDE Project announced today the release of the beta version of the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.24 desktop environment series, a major update that comes with lots of new features and improvements. KDE Plasma 5.24 comes with numerous changes that will make many of you happy. For example, it introduces the long-anticipated support for fingerprint …

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What If You Could Fully Customize Your Ubuntu Desktop Experience - 9to5Linux

What If You Could Fully Customize Your Ubuntu Desktop Experience – 9to5Linux

9to5Linux was recently made aware of a new project that lets you customize your Ubuntu Desktop appearance to make it look and act just the way you wanted. It turns out a college student frustrated by the limited customization options available on the latest Ubuntu Linux releases, and inspired by the settings offered by Linux …

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Neptune 7.0 “Faye” Released with Zswap, Based on Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” – 9to5Linux

Leszek Lesner announced today the general availability of Neptune 7.0, a major release of this Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution built around the KDE Plasma desktop environment. Coming more than two years after Neptune 6.0 and more than a year after Neptune 6.5, the Neptune 7.0 release is based on the latest and greatest Debian GNU/Linux 11 …

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Meet Maui Shell, a Convergent Desktop Shell for Linux Desktops and Mobile Devices – 9to5Linux

The Nitrux development team unveiled today their Christmas surprise for the Linux community, a new convergent desktop shell for Linux desktops, phones, and tablets, called Maui Shell. If you’re reading 9to5Linux.com regularly, you probably know already that the makers of the Debian-based Nitrux distribution also work on developing a set of in-house built apps created …

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Systemd-Free Nitrux 1.8 Launches with Initial Support for Maui Shell, XFS by Default – 9to5Linux

Here’s another Christmas present from Nitrux, as Uri Herrera announced today the release of Nitrux 1.8, an up-to-date ISO snapshot of this powerful Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution built around the KDE Plasma desktop. Coming only three weeks after Nitrux 1.7.1, which was the first release of the Debian-based distribution to ship with Linux kernel 5.15 LTS …

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Debian-Based siduction 2021.3 Distro Released with Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS, PipeWire – 9to5Linux

Ferdinand Thommes announced today the release of siduction 2021.3 as the third and last major update in 2021 to this desktop-oriented GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian Unstable (Sid). Dubbed “Wintersky,” siduction 2021.3 comes about five months after the 2021.2 update and brings some interesting changes, such as the use of PipeWire as default sound system, …

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Manjaro Linux 21.2 “Qonos” Released with Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS, GNOME 41, and More – 9to5Linux

The Manjaro Linux team announced today the release and general availability of Manjaro Linux 21.2 as the second major update to the Manjaro Linux 21 series of this popular Arch Linux-based rolling release distribution. Dubbed “Qonos” and powered by the latest long-term supported Linux 5.15 LTS kernel series, Manjaro Linux 21.2 is here four months …

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KDE Frameworks 5.89 Further Improves the Plasma Wayland Session, Fixes Many Bugs – 9to5Linux

The KDE Prooject released today KDE Frameworks 5.89 as the monthly update for this open-source software suite containing more than 80 add-on libraries to Qt that provide a wide range of commonly needed functionality for the KDE Plasma desktop environment and related apps. KDE Frameworks 5.89 is here to further improve the Plasma Wayland session …

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Linux Mint 20.3 Beta Is Now Available for Download – 9to5Linux

The beta version of the upcoming Linux Mint 20.3 “Una” operating system is now available to download for anyone who wants to give it a try and send feedback to developers. Linux Mint 20.3 was unveiled in early October 2021 and it’s scheduled for release near the Christmas holidays. The Linux Mint team already shared …

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