Tag Archives: desktops

Here’s What’s New in KDE Plasma 5.6

KDE Plasma 5.6 the latest version of KDE Desktop environment has been officially released and announcement by KDE development team. This release offering support for color schemes to the Breeze theme, an improved task manager with support for displaying the progress of tasks, multiple KRunner improvements for a smoother look, the implementation of the Folderview in the Panel and more..

 

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The Thriving Hunt for 4K/UHD/2160p

elstel.org: The Thriving Hunt for 4K/UHD/2160p

Recent improvements of the Linux kernel make it possible: Enjoying a full 4K/UHD/2160p resolution of 3840×2160 pixels or more even with elder hardware. Many graphics cards which have never been advertised to feature 4K/UHD can be made to display such modes by overclocking your TMDS. While respective changes for the nouveau driver have already been assimilated into the kernel a separate hdmimhz patch is available for the radeon device driver.

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Dell’s Skylake XPS 13, Precision Workstations Now Come with Ubuntu Preinstalled

We really liked the updated Skylake-powered Dell XPS 13, and its bigger brother, the XPS 15, was also pretty great.

But if you’re looking at those machines and thinking, “Well, the hardware is nice; I just wish they came with Linux,” Dell has some good news. The company’s “Developer Edition” program has just been updated to include the newest Skylake systems.

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