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In partnership with our friends at @kde we are thrilled to be embarking on this new endeavor. The configurability of GNOME paired with the simplicity of KDE - all rolled into a single package. Introducing KNOME, built using QTK3 and Kutter.

knome.org/

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It's fine to not be able to articulate your rationale for something (unless you're in a position of authority or you're supposed to be an expert.)

"I just like it", "that's just how I feel" or "I don't know" are perfectly acceptable answers in 90% of situations. Life isn't a debating society.

Where I realized that my distro-hopping days are long behind me as I've been on elementary OS for nearly a year now

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We ♥ Flatpak, and that’s why we’re building a new Flatpak store dashboard for AppCenter and anyone else like Flathub to use. Get some sweet rewards and help us reach our goal by backing our campaign. #AppCenterForEveryone indiegogo.com/projects/appcent

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FINALLY I CAN TALK ABOUT IT!

@elementary OS has a bold new plan for the AppCenter, and to get Linux open source developers PAID.

Let's help them get there. I absolutely love this direction.

forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelh

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We’re taking our indie open source app store to the next level alongside folks from Endless, Flathub, and more. Check out our campaign and help us make it happen—plus get exclusive swag and other rewards! #AppCenterForEveryone indiegogo.com/projects/appcent

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This is a nice milestone for two reasons:

1. The build pipeline means we should be able to get at least one ISO refresh spun and tested per month with that month’s updates. Great for hardware support and reducing downloads on new installs.

2. A fresh face on the blog! 😊

RT @elementary@twitter.com

There’s a new version of Hera available for download! Hear more about it from Keli on our blog. blog.elementary.io/5.1.2-hera-

🐦🔗: twitter.com/elementary/status/

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Chrome will block video ads that “people find to be particularly disruptive". Conveniently enough, YouTube ads are not so disruptive, so they most probably won't be touched.

"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others"

Use Firefox markosaric.com/firefox/

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We’ve started the tedious but necessary process of migrating our #AppCenterSpotlight posts from Medium to the new blog. Watch this page for new apps to be featured soon as well! #GetItOnAppCenter blog.elementary.io/tags/#appce

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We are proud to announce the immediate availability of Solus 4.1 Fortitude, a new Solus 4 series release! This release delivers a brand new desktop experience, updated software stacks, and hardware enablement. Read more at getsol.us/2020/01/25/solus-4-1 🎉🎉🎉

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A lot of people however are going to get annoyed because of JavaScript.

Why?
- Because it breaks scrolling and site navigation.
- Because it rarely makes the site faster
- and often makes the site slower in practical use.
- And often it breaks in a number of browsers, for no good reason.

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elementary OS users: we need YOUR help! Yes, YOU specifically. We have a community-run support site at elementaryos.stackexchange.com. However, our small mod team can’t keep up! 😰 If you could take a couple of minutes answering or clarifying questions, it would help immensely. Thanks!

Back on September 14th, I started using on my Nexus 4 as my daily driver.

Nearly 3 months later, I'm back to using my Pixel + Android.

Overall, Ubuntu Touch was a good experience. If we just look at OS-vs-OS, I think I do prefer UT over Android. Very intuitive UI, and things kinda just worked.

App support is much better on Android, but most of what I need has a web equivalent.

Ultimately, the tipping point was the hardware; my Nexus 4 struggles to get a signal in many places.

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elementary OS 5.1 Hera is here with a brand new first-run experience, Flatpak support, accessibility and System Settings improvements, app updates, and the latest hardware support. Existing users of Juno, run your updates to get it. Read all about it: blog.elementary.io/introducing

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So... @tbernard and I (mostly Tobias, really) did a thing couple weeks ago for LAS cause we found the conference name to be orthogonal to its goals.

Here's a blog post version of it.

"There is no “Linux” Platform"

blogs.gnome.org/tbernard/2019/

Special shootout to @elementary for being the inspiration and case study for it and doing a kickass job all over the place.

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