#accessibility

Accessibility Features Are Just Features

An OS-wide curb-cutting effort

#appcenter

elementary AppCenter + Flatpak

Preparing for the future

Privacy and elementary OS

How we protect your data from ourselves and others

AppCenter and Content Ratings

Using open standards to empower users and parents

About AppCenter Payments

Building a sustainable app ecosystem

AppCenter & the Future of the Universe

How elementary OS can “cross the chasm”

So You Wanna Publish on AppCenter

Helpful tips, common pitfalls, and frequently asked questions

Building the Future of elementary OS

Why AppCenter is the center of our platform

#calendar

Juno Updates for February, 2019

Bug fixes and performance improvements

#customer-engagement

A Wild Karen Sophia Has Appeared!

And she’s bringing stickers back

#dark-style

The Need for a FreeDesktop Dark Style Preference

It’s time for the FreeDesktop to catch up

User Interface Study Findings

Regarding Custom Styles, Dark Modes, and Night Light

In my time contributing to elementary and GNOME, I’ve become familiar with pleas from users to implement official support for arbitrary themes — while that itself is a large and controversial topic, I have been working over the past few years to...

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#design

Say Hello to the New Greeter

Our redesigned login and lock screen

Welcome to the New Blog

Why we left Medium, and how!

Get Settled into elementary OS with Onboarding

Designed to improve the first-run experience

Meet the Upcoming Installer

Making elementary OS more “gettable”

Busting Major Myths Around elementary OS

A look at the facts

The open source desktop landscape is complicated. There are many distros, many desktop environments, and so many things to know about each of them. We often see folks fall into some of the same pieces of misinformation when reporting on...

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Switching from macOS: Creative Work

What it’s like to do creative work or work alongside a designer on elementary OS

#developer-tips

Developer Tips: GitHub Workflow

Best practices to make development faster and easier

#devs

Developer Tips: GitHub Workflow

Best practices to make development faster and easier

A New Native File Chooser

And how you can get your apps ready for it

Building The Next Generation of Apps

Platform improvements and goals for Juno

So You Wanna Publish on AppCenter

Helpful tips, common pitfalls, and frequently asked questions

Switching from macOS: Developer Environment

Part 2 of a 5-part series

What’s Up With HiDPI Icons?

Thoughts from the GNOME WestCoast Summit

Why we write elementary apps in Vala

A tremendously effective tool for our needs

#digital-wellbeing

Parental Controls & Metered Data Hackfest

Working with GNOME on shared features

#event

elementary at GUADEC 2019

Hanging out with GNOME in Thessaloniki, Greece

Parental Controls & Metered Data Hackfest

Working with GNOME on shared features

We’re Back from Libre Application Summit 2018

Sharing Knowledge and Wisdom in Denver, Colorado

Things We Learned at GUADEC 2018

You can drink on the beach in Almería

#fdo

The Need for a FreeDesktop Dark Style Preference

It’s time for the FreeDesktop to catch up

Making System Settings Access a Cross-Desktop Feature

A new cross-desktop URL scheme specification

#first-run

Say Hello to the New Greeter

Our redesigned login and lock screen

#flatpak

elementary at GUADEC 2019

Hanging out with GNOME in Thessaloniki, Greece

elementary AppCenter + Flatpak

Preparing for the future

A New Native File Chooser

And how you can get your apps ready for it

We’re Back from Libre Application Summit 2018

Sharing Knowledge and Wisdom in Denver, Colorado

#funding

Today Is My 30th Birthday

And I have a small request

A Wild Karen Sophia Has Appeared!

And she’s bringing stickers back

Privacy and elementary OS

How we protect your data from ourselves and others

About AppCenter Payments

Building a sustainable app ecosystem

You Are Not the Product

A reminder about our stance on advertising and tracking

#github

Developer Tips: GitHub Workflow

Best practices to make development faster and easier

elementary + GitHub

We’ve completed our move

#gnome

elementary at GUADEC 2019

Hanging out with GNOME in Thessaloniki, Greece

Today Is My 30th Birthday

And I have a small request

The Need for a FreeDesktop Dark Style Preference

It’s time for the FreeDesktop to catch up

Parental Controls & Metered Data Hackfest

Working with GNOME on shared features

We’re Back from Libre Application Summit 2018

Sharing Knowledge and Wisdom in Denver, Colorado

Things We Learned at GUADEC 2018

You can drink on the beach in Almería

Busting Major Myths Around elementary OS

A look at the facts

The open source desktop landscape is complicated. There are many distros, many desktop environments, and so many things to know about each of them. We often see folks fall into some of the same pieces of misinformation when reporting on...

Read more…

#gtk

elementary at GUADEC 2019

Hanging out with GNOME in Thessaloniki, Greece

Building The Next Generation of Apps

Platform improvements and goals for Juno

#guadec

elementary at GUADEC 2019

Hanging out with GNOME in Thessaloniki, Greece

The Need for a FreeDesktop Dark Style Preference

It’s time for the FreeDesktop to catch up

Things We Learned at GUADEC 2018

You can drink on the beach in Almería

#hidpi

What is HiDPI

and Why Does it Matter?

What’s Up With HiDPI Icons?

Thoughts from the GNOME WestCoast Summit

#installer

Meet the Upcoming Installer

Making elementary OS more “gettable”

#juno

Updates for September, 2019

Updates to apps, settings, and more—plus kicking off Hacktoberfest

Updates for August, 2019

Plus some info about the 5.1 release

Say Hello to the New Greeter

Our redesigned login and lock screen

Updates for July, 2019

Lots of small updates, and a new blog!

Juno Updates for May, 2019

New features and fixes

Juno Updates for April, 2019

New settings, redesigned dialogs, smashed bugs, and more

Juno Updates for March, 2019

While we made a pretty big announcement on April 1, March wasn’t without its own hard work

Juno Updates for February, 2019

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Juno Updates for January, 2019

We’re back from the holidays with plenty of updates

Juno Updates for December, 2018

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Juno Updates for November, 2018

It’s not the end of the cycle, it’s just the beginning

Building The Next Generation of Apps

Platform improvements and goals for Juno

#las

We’re Back from Libre Application Summit 2018

Sharing Knowledge and Wisdom in Denver, Colorado

#mail

RE: Geary

Continuing the legacy

Sometime last year the Yorba website was subtly changed from “Yorba is a non-profit free software group” to “Yorba was…”. This made us very, very sad at elementary. Before that, we’d been working on building a better relationship with Yorba....

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#meson

Building The Next Generation of Apps

Platform improvements and goals for Juno

#meta

Welcome to the New Blog

Why we left Medium, and how!

Licensing for our Written Content

Using Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

#myths

Busting Major Myths Around elementary OS

A look at the facts

The open source desktop landscape is complicated. There are many distros, many desktop environments, and so many things to know about each of them. We often see folks fall into some of the same pieces of misinformation when reporting on...

Read more…

#oars

AppCenter and Content Ratings

Using open standards to empower users and parents

Building The Next Generation of Apps

Platform improvements and goals for Juno

#oems

Switching from macOS: Hardware

In the Apple world, you have one choice for hardware: whatever Apple makes. With elementary OS, your options are far more vast.

#onboarding

Get Settled into elementary OS with Onboarding

Designed to improve the first-run experience

#open-source

Licensing for our Written Content

Using Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Today Is My 30th Birthday

And I have a small request

Switching from macOS: Open Source

What exactly is Open Source about and why does it make elementary OS better?

#parental-controls

Parental Controls & Metered Data Hackfest

Working with GNOME on shared features

#privacy

Privacy and elementary OS

How we protect your data from ourselves and others

You Are Not the Product

A reminder about our stance on advertising and tracking

#switching-from-macos

Switching from macOS: Open Source

What exactly is Open Source about and why does it make elementary OS better?

Switching from macOS: Hardware

In the Apple world, you have one choice for hardware: whatever Apple makes. With elementary OS, your options are far more vast.

Switching from macOS: Creative Work

What it’s like to do creative work or work alongside a designer on elementary OS

Switching from macOS: Developer Environment

Part 2 of a 5-part series

Switching from macOS: The Basics

Part 1 of a 5-part series

#tattle-tale

Privacy and elementary OS

How we protect your data from ourselves and others

#updates

Updates for September, 2019

Updates to apps, settings, and more—plus kicking off Hacktoberfest

Updates for August, 2019

Plus some info about the 5.1 release

Updates for July, 2019

Lots of small updates, and a new blog!

Juno Updates for June, 2019

A Few Little Big Fixes

Juno Updates for May, 2019

New features and fixes

Juno Updates for April, 2019

New settings, redesigned dialogs, smashed bugs, and more

Juno Updates for March, 2019

While we made a pretty big announcement on April 1, March wasn’t without its own hard work

Juno Updates for February, 2019

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Juno Updates for January, 2019

We’re back from the holidays with plenty of updates

Juno Updates for December, 2018

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Juno Updates for November, 2018

It’s not the end of the cycle, it’s just the beginning

#ux

The Need for a FreeDesktop Dark Style Preference

It’s time for the FreeDesktop to catch up

User Interface Study Findings

Regarding Custom Styles, Dark Modes, and Night Light

In my time contributing to elementary and GNOME, I’ve become familiar with pleas from users to implement official support for arbitrary themes — while that itself is a large and controversial topic, I have been working over the past few years to...

Read more…

Accessibility Features Are Just Features

An OS-wide curb-cutting effort

#vala

Why we write elementary apps in Vala

A tremendously effective tool for our needs

#year-in-review

Our 2018 in Review

A look back at the past year of elementary

Our 2015 in Review

To get into the New Year’s Eve spirit, here’s our year in review!

We can’t believe that 2015 is almost over! It’s been a great year for elementary. So much has happened and we’re super excited to see what 2016 has in store. To get into the New Year’s Eve spirit, here’s our...

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