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#xubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine" (and of course, the other flavors), is now available! With #xfce 4.14, #zfs on root, and the new Xfce Screensaver, it's an awesome release!

Release notes: wiki.xubuntu.org/releases/19.1

Announcement:
xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-19-10

Next up: 20.04 "Focal Fossa"!

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Snaptastic is a graphical snap manager utility, available in the elementary AppCenter, offering software that might not be available through standard elementary OS repository channels. We tested.

bit.ly/33AaiMk

Another quick live stream coming up in 5 mins from me. More 19.10 testing, and some behind the scenes information.

youtu.be/iiJLLPdtPTI

The 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) Release Candidate images are out. It's only 4 days until release. Join me on YouTube in 5 minutes where we're going to give them a test drive.

youtu.be/h2XhccvmJCU

T-5 days until 19.10 is released. So today I'm doing some more testing of the various flavour images. I'll be live streaming in about 30 mins. Join me over on YouTube for a bit if you can. πŸ‘‹
youtu.be/KqN7oH977H0

Less than a week until 19.10 is released. Join me over on the YouTubes again for a little more noodling around on the new release. Bring a drink and some chat. See you at half past πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ / 30 after πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
youtu.be/EAnSDaSiwnw

Doing a spot of testing of the upcoming 19.10 (Eoan Ermine). Join me for some testing and informal chatter. Bring questions, tea and biscuits (UK kind). We might learn something together! youtube.com/watch?v=_X6cgUii59

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Excellent blog post, let's work together to get our software out to as broad of an audience as possible!

blogs.gnome.org/hellsworth/201

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On this day in 1989, Jordan Mechner released Prince of Persia on the Apple II. 30 years on, a dozen games, graphic novels and films keep the Princess's hopes alive. Play the open source port, 'SDLPop' on today.
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Recently discovered the Car Throttle channel on YouTube. If you like the old challenges on Top Gear years ago, you'll like these guys. They're jolly good fun. youtube.com/user/CarThrottle/v

@mngrif Yeah, I only just discovered it. It's super.

This 10 minute video about the Citicar is worth a watch. The presenter seems to be having such a great time in an awful car. His laughter while driving is quite infectious. youtube.com/watch?v=ilIozuRmTQ

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Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Beta is released and is a significant improvement πŸ“ˆ over 18.04 and 19.04. This release focuses πŸ”¬ on addressing paper 🧻 cut ️πŸ”ͺ issues. Come and read πŸ‘€ the release notes to find πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ out more and get the downloads πŸ“€ buff.ly/2nHYsjD

@kev @linux It's a tired old trope which is used to beat Canonical, along with "They don't contribute to upstream", "They kill everything they make - lol Ubuntu TV", "Not invented here", "It's just Debian recompiled". I'm quite tired of having to answer the same stupid question backed by a lack of understanding, over... and over.

@directhex Ooh! Did you grab some? Wish that was available round my way.

Performance of the Purism Librem 5 phone seems to be way better than in previous videos. Impressive improvements. youtube.com/watch?v=Gvnt78mK-A

@linux People have been telling me that the word "Linux" isn't anywhere on our website for years. It's wrong. I mean, did you even look before you replied to me? Did you notice neither the Debian home page barely mentions it, and the Fedora home page doesn't mention it at all. Our "About us" page clearly mentions it. ubuntu.com/about

@linux Why should Canonical / Ubuntu go through a costly rebranding alone? New users to Ubuntu can already find help by searching for ubuntu online. There's a lot of places available.

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