Calibre 1.26, an eBook reader and management software developed for multiple platforms, including Linux, is now available for download and features more improvements for the book editor. Calibre used to be just an eBook reader that was also capable of transforming eBooks from one format to another, but the application received a massive amount of improvements in the past year. One of the most important new features is the ability to edit individual books and the latest version of …
Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 (Trusty Tahr) is now available for download, and just like the other flavors that also got a Beta release, it also comes with a generous amount of changes and improvements.Ubuntu no longer has development releases, but that hasn’t stopped the official flavors to release Beta version. Xubuntu is among those distros and this latest iteration if full of very interesting features.The changes that have been implemented include the replacement of xscreens…
Kubuntu 14.04 LTS Beta 1 (Trusty Tahr) has been released by its developers, and comes with a long list of improvements, much more than what has been made available with the previous Alpha versions.Kubuntu14.04 LTS Beta 1 (Trusty Tahr) is based on KDE Plasma 4.12.2 and brings the entire system a little more up to date. The Alpha release had KDE Plasma 4.11 and KDE SC 4.12 RC, which obviously was not going to be the final choice.KDE 4.12.2 was made available only a few we…
What started out as quite the slow news day turned out to be deceptively interesting. OMG!Ubuntu! has picked out five of the best community submissions for Ubuntu 14.04 wallpapers and Chema Martin posted a “visual tour” of Fedora 20. Bruce Byfield looks at why proprietary software isn’t ported to Linux. Jack Wallen says Linux rules […]
Ubuntu GNOME (formerly Ubuntu GNOME Remix) is an official flavor of Ubuntu, featuring the GNOME desktop environment. It is intended as a mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories. Read more ….
Rikomagic has spun a mini-PC version of its quad-core Cortex-A9 Rockchip RK3188-based MK802 stick computers that run Android or Ubuntu, starting at $105. The same week that Rockchip launched a new quad-core Cortex-A17 RK3288 system-on-chip, one of its earliest and most successful customers has eeked out some more life from the Cortex-A9 based RK3188. Read […]
Antivirus and anti-spam protection are the among the most important security features for a mail server. Unix/Linux based mail servers are typically invulnerable to malware and viruses, and there is a very slim chance that the server itself may get infected. On the other hand, the operating system of an end user device may not […]
This month: * Command & Conquer * How-To : Python, LibreOffice, and Connecting iOS Devices. * Graphics : Blender and Inkscape. * Review: NOD32 Anti-virus * NEW! – Security Q&A * NEW! – What Is: CryptoCurrency plus: Q&A, Linux Labs, Ask The New Guy, Ubuntu Games, and even some competitions! Get it while it’s hot! http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-82/ Read more at […]
After a number of years of remaining woefully behind other platforms, Linux is starting to be a gaming platform to take seriously. Late last year, I covered comments from Lars Gustavsson, a creative director for EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE), the Electronic Arts studio that does the Battlefield series, on the topic of Linux games. […]
Die Ubuntu-Derivate Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu und Ubuntu-Gnome haben die erste Beta der kommenden LTS-Version 14.04 mit einigen Neuerungen veröffentlicht. Read more at H-online
After last week delivering the first NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti “Maxwell” Linux review, today at Phoronix we’re looking at the GeForce GTX 750 (non-Ti) under Ubuntu Linux using an eVGA GTX 750 1GB model. Read more at Phoronix
Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 is available for testing. The KDE Applications 4.12.2 suite release has dozens of bug fixes. Muon 2.2 Alpha 1 is the first step towards a new version of Kubuntu’s software store. The previous Additional Drivers application is being replaced by the all new Driver Manager. The manager allows you to install […]
The Xubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1. This is the first beta towards the final LTS release, and with it we have landed a lot of new features and improvements we’ve been preparing since the last LTS release two years ago. The highlights of this release include: Light […]
slowmoVideo is a Qt application for Linux and Windows that can be used to create beautiful slow motion videos. But don’t think all it does is change the video playback speed! The tool can smoothly slow down and speed up the video with optional motion blur.The application is not new and is actually quite popular, […]
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The Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Linux operating system received a kernel update, which fixes four vulnerabilities found in the upstream Linux 3.5 kernel packages by various developers.
Thanks to Vasily Kulikov, it was discovered that an unprivileged local user could access sensitive information from the kernel memory because of a flaw in the Linux kernel’s implementation of ptrace.
Fabian Yamaguchi and Nico Golde discovered a flaw in Linux kernel’s debugfs file sy…
The GNOME Project has released the first Beta version of the forthcoming Evince 3.12 application for the GNOME desktop environment, which allows users to view all kinds of documents.
Evince 3.12 Beta 1 removes support for the SMClient service, renames the “Open a Copy” action from the gear menu to “View in New Window,” adds tooltips to the toolbar menus, and introduces a close button for the Search bar.
Moreover, the History buttons are now in…
Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle’s MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why. Read more ….
The upcoming long term support release of Ubuntu is almost here, Today, Ubuntu teams officially announced the Beta 1 freeze for Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Studio and Ubuntu Gnome. Check beta 1 highlights and download links down below. Beta 1 freeze means no more new features to be added in these releases, in the mean […]
Today’s highlights include another silly-names-of-open-source post, this time by Bryan Lunduke. Sam Varghese spoke to Nils Brauckmann, SUSE president, about their latest successes. Nick Heath is reporting of more Munich Open Source migration. WorldofGNOME.org covered a post by Matthias Clasen on Wayland in GNOME and Michael Meeks blogged on his response to the UK Cabinet […]