Opera 30 Web Browser Will Introduce a Real, Powerful Tab Cycler

Opera Software, through Aneta Reluga, has announced on the last day of March 2015, that new updates for the Opera 29 Beta and Opera Developer 30 web browsers are available for download and testing, bringing several new features and various improvements.

While Opera 29.0 build 1795.30 Beta is now based on the uptream Chromium…

Latest CentOS 7 Update Brings Support for Intel Broadwell, AMD Hawaii, and Btrfs

The CentOS development team, through Karanbir Singh, has announced at the end of March 2015 that a new build for the stable CentOS 7 Linux operating system is available for download and update.

The CentOS 7 build 1503 is based on the upstream Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 operating system and adds a great number of new features and improvemen…

Humble Indie Bundle 14 Drops Torchlight 2, Outlast, and Other Awesome Games on Linux

Following on the footsteps of the fantastic success of the previous Humble Indie Bundle initiatives, the awesome people behind Humble Bundle, Inc. have put together yet another amazing collection of cross-platform games entitled Humble Indie Bundle 14.

Humble Indie Bundle 14 brings several awesome game for cheap to a computer near you, supported on Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Wind…

Linux Lite 2.4 Officially Released with Support for Microsoft’s exFAT File System – Screenshot Tour

Jerry Bezencon had the pleasure of announcing on March 31 the immediate availability for download and testing of the final release of his Linux Lite 2.4 computer operating system based on an LTS (Long Term Support) version of the Ubuntu Linux distribution. The new Linux Lite 2.4 come with a great number of features that we’ve listed below …

Blender 2.74 Out Now with New Tools, Add-Ons, and Dozens of Improvements

The Blender Foundation is proud to announce today, March 31, the immediate availability for download of the Blender 2.74 free, open-source 3D modelling software that is used by many professional designers to create stunning graphics and models for Hollywood movies.

Highlights of Blender 2.74 include Cycles Render improvements, support for Custom Normals, new Viewport features, an all-new “Cavity Mask” tool, several improvements to the Game engine and Grease pencil, a numbe…

Tails 1.3.2 Anonymous Live CD Now Uses Tor Browser 4.0.6, Based on Firefox 31.6.0 ESR

The famous Tails amnesic incognito Live CD operating system that has been used by Edward Snowden to stay invisible online and browse websites anonymously, has been updated on March 30 to version 1.3.2 with a number of improvements and security fixes.

Tails 1.3.2 is the second maintenance release of Tails 1.3 and it upgrades the Tor Browser Bundle component to version 4.0.6, which is based on the Firefox 31.6.0 ESR (Extended Support Release) web browser from Mozilla, as wel…

Debian 8 “Jessie” Will be Officially Released on April 25, 2015

The Debian Release Team, through Niels Thykier, has announced earlier today, March 31, that they have decided to mark the day of Saturday, April 25, 2015, as the release date for the highly anticipated Debian GNU/Linux 8 (codename Jessie) computer operating system.

This is very good news for all Debian fans out there, as they will finally have a…

Mozilla Firefox 37.0 Officially Released with Native HTML5 YouTube Playback, Firefox 40 Pushed to Nightly Channel

As expected, Mozilla had the pleasure of unveiling today, March 31, the Mozilla Firefox 37.0 web browser for all supported computer operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, while pushing Firefox 40 to the nightly (unstable channel), F…

Apache Standard Taglibs Exploit Closed in Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04

Canonical has announced that an Apache Standard Taglibs vulnerability has been fixed for Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. This is not a major problems, but an update doesn’t hurt.

Apache Standard Taglibs is the implementation of JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL) and developer found that it didn’t properly handled external XML entities. This problem has been corrected.

“David Jorm discovered that the Apache Standard Taglibs incorrectly handled external XML entities. A rem…

Mark of the Ninja 2D Stealth Action Game Now on Steam for Linux with 75% Discount

Mark of the Ninja is a 2D action stealth game developed by Klei Entertainment and published by Microsoft Studios. The Steam for Linux version is now available for purchase with a 75% discount.

Players might have heard about Klei Entertainment because it’s the studio behind the excellent Shank series. The only things the two games have in common are the engine, the 2D perspective, and the similar artistic design, but the gameplay is completely different. It requires a lot of…

GnuCash Accounting App Gets Updated with Latest US Income Tax Data

GnuCash is a personal and small-business financial/accounting application that’s been freely licensed and distributed under the GNU GPL license for a long time. A new update that brings numerous bug fixes has been released and is now ready for download.

GnuCash used to be a very popular application for small business, but the interest towards it decreased in the past few years. The developers have continued to improve upon it, and they constantly add new features and make i…

Mono Vulnerabilities Closed in Supported Ubuntu Systems

Details about Mono vulnerabilities which has been found and fixed in Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, were published by Canonical in a security notification.

Mono is a platform used to run and develop applications and a number of vulnerabilities in the package have been identified. Even if these problems are not exactly urgent, it would be a good idea to upgrade the system as soon as possible.

“It was discovered that Mono incorrectly handled memory i…

Three Amazing Linux Games Released Last Week That Yould Should Play

The last week of March has been very interesting for the Linux users. Quite a few games have been released in the span of just a few days, but there are three among them that warrant a little bit more attention.

With all the news and information that’s bombarding the Linux users these days, it’s hard to keep track of everything that’s been going on. There have been a large number of distros released, many announcements regarding new games, upcoming titles, and who knows wha…

Cinnamon 2.4.7 Arrives with Numerous Fixes, Should Be in Repos Soon

Cinnamon is a desktop environment built by the Linux Mint team and it’s implemented by default in the Mint OSes. The current update, 2.4.7 is just a maintenance one, but it’s pretty extensive and it comes with a ton of changes.

Numerous updates have been released in the 2.4.x branch of Cinnamon, and it looks like the developers are not done with it, not by a long shot. They have already detailed 2.6.x, but it looks like that version is still pretty far away. In the meantime…

Clonezilla Live 2.4.0-7 Released to Fix a Btrfs Issue, Based on Debian Sid

Steven Shiau has released a new development version of his Clonezilla Live operating system aimed at system administrators who want an easy-to-use, portable, and straightforward solution for cloning disk drives.

According to the changelog, Clonezilla Live 2.4.0-7 is now based on the latest upstream Debian Sid software repositories as of…

Debian Won’t Replace Ubuntu as the Base for Linux Mint, Says Project Leader

Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu, but its makers are also working on a Debian-based one. The leader of the project has confirmed that they have no intention to replace one with the other unless the Debian edition becomes immensely popular.

When the Linux Mint team decided to make a separate operating system based on Debian, many users thought that they are planning to replace the Ubuntu base that’s been in use for years. The Debian edition has been in the works for quite some …

CrossOver for Linux Available with a 40% Discount for Less than a Day

CrossOver Linux is an application based on Wine that permits users to install and run software that was designed for Windows operating systems. It’s more than just front-end for Wine, and it comes with some interesting features, so the fact that you can buy it at a big discount should catch your eye.

The company that build CrossOver also sponsors the work on Wine, which means that CrossOver taps right into the source. CrossOver is not the only application based on Wine, but…

Ubuntu Touch to Receive New OTA Update with Battery Improvements

A new update for the RTM branch of Ubuntu Touch is in the works, and the developers are making the final adjustments. Users should see improvements in battery life, among other changes.

Canonical has several different Ubuntu Touch branches that it maintained and developed. With the release of the Bq phone, a new branch was created specifically for that phone, but it doesn’t mean the previous RTM branch is no longer maintained by its makers. After all, Nexus 4 is still the p…

Geary 0.10.0 Email Client Arrives with Support for Multiple Email Addresses per Account

The modern Geary email client that is currently used in several well-known distributions, has been updated on March 30 to version 0.10.0, a quite small release, but an important milestone in the development cycle towards the final 1.0.0 release of the software.

According to the release notes, undo support for trashed, moved, or archived email me…

Manjaro Linux Unity 0.8.12 Is Now Available for Download – Screenshot Tour

We’re happy to inform you that the Manjaro Linux Unity 0.8.12 operating system has been released today, March 31, bringing you the latest technologies from the stable Manjaro Linux 0.8.12 distribution, which is based on Arch Linux.

This is a community edition of Manjaro Linux, built around the Unity for Arch project, which has been created from the ground up to allow the use of Ubuntu’s controversial Unity user interface under Arch Linux and Arch Linux-based operating syst…