Day: November 26, 2021

Craft Parts – Reusable code, Snapcraft style

Throughout the ages, humans have always used simpler tools and materials to create more complex ones. Wood and stone for smelting bronze and iron; iron to create steel; vacuum tubes to create logical gates; logical gates to create advanced arithmetic engines, and so on. Modern software is no different. With Snapcraft in particular, the snap …

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Linux Gaming with Ubuntu Desktop Part 1: Steam & Proton

The holidays are coming, and if you’re anything like me that means only one thing: The Steam Autumn Sale is live! A few years before joining Canonical as the Ubuntu Desktop Product Manager, I was a video game producer (with at least one of my titles getting a native Linux port you’ll be pleased to …

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A shortcuts editor for Xfce and a couple of other things

A shortcuts editor for Xfce and a couple of other things   Welcome to another Xfce development update! In this one you will learn about the new Xfce Shortcuts Editor and a couple of upcoming Thunar features. Shortcuts Editor   As you may know, I’m the maintainer of xfce4-terminal and a developer for Thunar. It …

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