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Budgie 10.5.2 Desktop Environment Released with Support for the GNOME 3.38 Stack

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More than a year in the works, Budgie 10.5.2 is here with a wide range of changes, starting with support for GNOME Project’s latest GNOME 3.38 stack. However, Budgie still supports the older GNOME 3.36 stack to make it easier for Linux OS maintainers to backport it to older operating systems.

The biggest new feature in this release is the new desktop icons implementation called Budgie Desktop View. While an initial release, it already supports single (default) or double-click for launching items. However, future releases will bring drag and drop support, keyboard navigation, and GTK4 support.

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Solus Announces New Budgie 10.5.2 Linux Desktop Environment

  • Solus Announces New Budgie 10.5.2 Linux Desktop Environment

    Budgie is a feature-rich, modern desktop developed by Solus Project, which also comes under our list of best Linux desktop environment.

    After more than a year of development, the Solus project has released a new version of its flagship desktop environment, Budgie 10.5.2. The latest iteration of the Budgie desktop includes several new features and bug fixes.

The Solus Linux team release the Budgie 10.5.2 desktop

  • The Solus Linux team release the Budgie 10.5.2 desktop environment upgrade

    Solus, the independent semi-rolling release distribution has released a big upgrade to their flagship Budgie desktop environment with the 10.5.2 update.

    I'm a huge fan of Budgie, especially with the Raven sidebar that gives you access to manage notifications, control media playback, control your sound devices, and more so it's pleasing to see another option continue to mature. That's the key theme here, with a lot of the work going into this release aimed to make it more feature-filled and ready for everyone.

    Raven itself had a nice small configuration tweak, allowing you to pick which side of the screen Raven should appear or just have it be automated based on panel placement.

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