Fedora 22 Alpha Cloud Edition Is a Superb Choice for Running Linux in the Cloud

Fedora 22 Alpha was officially unveiled on March 10 and until now we gave you detailed information about each of its Spins, including screenshot tours for the Workstation (GNOME), KDE, …

VirtualBox 4.3.26 Brings More Fixes for Linux Kernel 4.0

Oracle has announced today the immediate availability for download and update of a new maintenance release of its VirtualBox 4.3 virtualization software for Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating systems. VirtualBox 4.3.26 brings a number of improvements and fixes that have been discovered in the previous release, VirtualBox 4.3.24.

According to the short release no…

Watch: MakuluLinux with the Unity Desktop

Jacque Montague Raymer, the developer of the MakuluLinux computer operating system has published earlier today a new video on YouTube, this time showcasing an upcoming edition of its Linux distribution, MakuluLinux Unity.

As the name suggests, MakuluLinux Unity is a special edition of the MakuluLinux operating system built around Ubuntu’s Unity desktop environment. The distribution will be based on the stable Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (Trusty Tahr) distribution.

It will includ…

Evolve OS’ New Beta Brings Linux Kernel 3.19.1 and systemd 218 – Screenshot Tour

The Evolve OS development team, through Ikey Doherty, had the pleasure of announcing earlier today the immediate availability for download and testing of a new Beta release for the upcoming Evolve OS Linux distributions. Evolve OS Beta 1.1 is now powered by Linux kernel 3.19.1 and systemd 218. In addition, this new Beta release of Evolve OS includes the GCC 4.9.2 and Clang/LLVM 3…

LibreOffice 4.4.2 Release Candidate 1 Is Now Available for Download

A new development version for the next maintenance release of the acclaimed LibreOffice 4.4 office suite has been announced today, bringing a wide range of enhancements and bugfixes that improve the overall stability of the software on all supported operating systems, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.

According to the release notes, LibreOffice 4.4.2 RC1 …

GNOME’s Virtual Filesystem Updated for GNOME 3.16, Obsolete ObexFTP Code Removed

The Release Candidate (RC) version of the forthcoming and anticipated GNOME 3.16 desktop environment will be released later this week and its developers already started uploading packages to the main FTP server for testing purposes before the final release gets out.

GVFS (GNOME Virtual File System) is one of those packages who got an update today, March 16, bringing all sorts of changes. According to the release notes, some obsolete ObexFTP code has been removed in GVFS 1….

Evince 3.14.2 Is an Important Bugfix Update for GNOME 3.14

The GNOME development team announced recently the immediate availability for download and update of the second maintenance release of Evince document viewer for their GNOME 3.14 desktop environment. Evince 3.14.2 is a mainly a bugfix release that repairs several issues discovered in the previous version of the software.

According to the raw changelog, Evince 3.14.2 fixes exactly 14 issues reported by users via GNOME’s Bugzilla bug tracker website. Among these, we can menti…

Fedora 22 Alpha LXDE Screenshot Tour

The LXDE Spin of the Fedora Linux distribution is the last in our screenshot tours for the Alpha release of the upcoming Fedora 22 computer operating system based on the Linux kernel and various other open-source technologies.

Last week, we’ve published screenshot tours of Fedora 22 Alpha KDE Spin,

Linus Torvalds Releases Linux Kernel 4.0 RC4 with ARM Changes and Updated Drivers

A few minutes ago, Linus Torvalds had the pleasure of announcing the fourth Release Candidate (RC) version of the upcoming and highly anticipated Linux 4.0 kernel. According to Linus, Linux kernel 4.0 RC4 is a small release that includes many driver updates and ARM changes.

It appears that Linux kernel 4.0 Release Candidate 4 is a quite small release that brings ARM SoC (System-on-Chip) updates, improves the s390 and Nios II architectures, fixes various networking, virtual…

Manjaro Linux Xfce 0.9.0 Promises to Bring the Best Xfce 4.12 Experience Possible

One day after announcing the fourth update for Manjaro Linux 0.8.12, the Manjaro developers released the fourth Preview version of the upcoming Manjaro Linux Xfce 0.9.0 and Manjaro Linux KDE 0.9.0 distributions. The Xfce editions comes now with a tweaked and patched Xfce 4.12 desktop environment, promising the best…

GTK+ Gets a Major Bugfix Update Ahead of GNOME 3.16, Fixes Shadow Problems in KDE

The powerful GTK+ GUI toolkit has been updated recently with over 20 fixes and updated translations. GTK+ 3.15.11 is mainly a bugfix release and fixes shadow problems in the KDE desktop environment, as well as several warnings from xReply test in the c…

Calligra 2.9.1 Released, Improves Krita Support on CentOS 6.5 Linux

The Calligra development team, through Cyrille Berger, has announced earlier today, March 15, the immediate availability for download and testing of the first maintenance release of the Calligra 2.9 office suite for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.

According to the release notes, Calligra 2.9.1 is a bugfix release that addresses some of the issues discovered in the previous version, Calligra 2.9.0, and which have been reported by users. It appe…

ownCloud Client 1.8 Will Bring HIDPI, Qt 5.4, and Desktop Sharing Support

ownCloud, though Klaas Freitag, has announced the immediate availability for download and testing of the first Release Candidate (RC) version of the forthcoming ownCloud Client 1.8 for all supported computer operating systems, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.

The most important feature of ownCloud Client 1.8 will be support f…

Robolinux 7.8.3 Released with Five Powerful Privacy and Security Applications

John Martinson has announced recently the immediate availability for download and testing of the third maintenance release of its Robolinux 7.8 Linux distribution, which now features new powerful security and privacy applications designed with a single goal in mind, to keep users safe at all times, online and offline.

Robolinux 7.8.3 comes with Tor Browse…

Mageia at the Chemnitz Linux Days 2015

On Saturday 21st and Sonday 22nd of March, Mageia will be present at the Chemnitz Linux Days 2015 (Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, CLT 2015). As longstanding exhibitors we are glad to participate once again to one of the biggest free software community … Continue reading

Git 2.3.3 Is Now Available for Download with a Handful of Changes

The third maintenance release of the stable Git 2.3 branch has been released bringing several bug fixes and performance improvements to the world’s most popular distributed revision control system that lets developers interact with GitHub to upload the source code of their programs.

According to the changelog, Git 2.3.3 fixes corrup…

Manjaro Linux KDE 0.9.0 Pre4 Now Uses KDE Plasma 5.2.1 and KDE Applications 14.12.3

The Manjaro development team, through Philip Müller, had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download and testing of Manjaro KDE 0.9.0 Pre4 computer operating system based on the Linux kernel 3.19, KDE Plasma 5.2.1, as well as the latest KDE Applications 14.12.3. This release migrates to an all-new and complete hardware-accelerated graphics stack based on OpenGL(ES).

This is the fourth development version towards Manjaro KDE 0.9.0, due for release som…

OpenELEC 5.0.6 Now Uses Linux Kernel 3.18.9 LTS For Raspberry Pi 2

The sixth maintenance release of the OpenELEC 5.0 operating system for the Raspberry Pi computer board has been released today, March 14, brings a number of updated components, as well as various improvements over the previous release, OpenELEC 5.0.5.

According to the changelog, OpenELEC 5.0.6 updates Kodi to version 14 from Git, updates the Linux ke…

Linux Lite 2.4 Beta Brings Support for Microsoft’s exFAT File System

Jerry Bezencon, the creator of the Linux Lite computer operating system has announced the immediate availability for download and testing of the Beta release of the upcoming Linux Lite 2.4 distribution. While the stable version of Linux Lite is 2.2, the 2.4 Beta release brings all sorts of new features, updated applications, bug fixes, and performance improvements.

Prominent features of Linux Lite 2.4 Beta include support Microsoft’s exFAT file system, support for Android …

GNOME Control Center 3.14.3 Brings Support for NetworkManager 1.0

A new stable release of the GNOME Control Center application of the GNOME 3.14 desktop environment has been released recently with support for NetworkManager 1.0 network connections manager utility used in many open-source desktop environments, including GNOME.

According to the raw changelog, GNOME Control Center 3….