LXQt 0.8.0 Released With Full Qt5 Support, Various Improvements

LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE (a lightweight desktop environment, used by Lubuntu for instance), which resulted from the merge between LXDE-Qt and Razor-Qt projects. After five months of development, LXQt 0.8.0 was released yesterday, bringing quite a few interesting changes, including full Qt5 support, a new lxqt-admin component, two […]

See What’s New In GNOME 3.10 [Video, Screenshots]

GNOME 3.10 has been released today with some important changes such as initial Wayland support, header bars (client side decorations), a new system menu for GNOME Shell which combines the previous system status menus and of course, updated core GNOME apps as well as some new applications.Let’s take a look at what’s new!GNOME 3.10 videoBelow […]

Cairo Dock 3.2 Released With Improved Multi-Screen And GNOME Shell Support, More

Cairo Dock (Glx Dock) is a launcher / task manager that comes with a huge list of applets and configuration options. It can be used with any desktop environment / shell, so it works with GNOME Shell, Unity, Xfce, KDE and so on. There’s also a stand-alone Cairo Dock session – select “Cairo Dock” from [...]

A Quick Look At The New GNOME Classic Session (Now Available In The GNOME Testing PPA)

As you probably know, the fallback mode will be dropped with GNOME 3.8 and instead, users will be able to use a set of GNOME Shell extensions that provide a GNOME2-like layout. Recently, these changes have landed in the GNOME Testing PPA for Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04.After some recent updates to the GNOME Testing PPA, [...]

Fallback Mode (Classic Session) To Be Dropped From GNOME 3.8

The fallback mode, also known as the classic GNOME session, will no longer be included starting with GNOME 3.8, the next stable GNOME release. Users running computers without graphical acceleration can use GNOME Shell through llvmpipe, which is already supported for some releases.I’m writing to inform you that the release team discussed [“Drop or Fix [...]