Why Did Mozilla Remove XUL Add-ons?

By iftttbot

During the past few days, I’ve been chatting with Firefox users, trying to separate fact from rumor regarding the consequences of the August 2020 Mozilla layoffs. One of the topics that came back a few times was the removal of XUL-based add-ons during the move to Firefox Quantum. from https://yoric.github.io/post/why-did-mozilla-remove-xul-addons/

Multiple GPUs in a Skull Canyon NUC

By iftttbot

Every 3 years at Canonical we get a laptop refresh fund. I used my last one to buy a ThinkPad T450. My next one is due in November this year. I was considering replacing the ThinkPad with a desktop computer of some kind. from https://listed.to/@popey/17478/multiple-gpus-in-a-skull-canyon-nuc

Launching Keyoxide.org

By iftttbot

Today, I’m excited to launch Keyoxide.org, the lightweight and FOSS solution to make basic cryptography operations accessible to regular humans. Keyoxide. from https://yarmo.eu/post/keyoxide

Split Personality Snaps

By iftttbot

Broadly speaking, most snaps in the Snap Store fall into one of two categories, desktop applications and server daemons. The graphical applications such as Chromium and Spotify use desktop files, which ensure they can be opened on demand by any user via a menu or launcher. from https://snapcraft.io/blog/split-personality-snaps

Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop to gain official Raspberry Pi support?

By iftttbot

While Ubuntu server is officially supported on the Pi 2, 3, and 4 (including the new 8GB RAM variant of the Pi 4), getting the Ubuntu desktop running on the mini PC has so far been a community effort. from https://joeress.com/ubuntu-20-10-desktop-to-gain-official-raspberry-pi-support/

My games in the Snap Store

By mcphail

Fed up of the relaxation of the distancing rules? Has unlimited outdoors exercise caused uncomfortable chafing? Do you want to spend more time in front of a computer screen this weekend? Here’s some games I’ve packaged just for you; all available on the Snap Store for your favourite Linux distribution and ranked in order of…