Distribution Release: deepin 15.1

The deepin project has published an updated release of the distribution’s 15 series. The new version, deepin 15.1, includes several updates and fixes. The latest version also features a new application, Deepin Cloud Print. "deepin is a Linux distribution committed to providing an elegant, user-friendly, safe and stable….

Qtractor 0.7.4 Free and Open Source Audio/MIDI Multi-Track Sequencer Out Now

Qtractor, an open-source, free, and cross-platform audio and MIDI multi-track sequencer software, has been updated to version 0.7.4, and it is now available for download for all GNU/Linux operating system.

Based on some of the most prominent open source audio technologies, such as Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) and Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA), Qtractor proved to be a powerful and versatile MIDI and…

Premier Club Last Chance | Bonus NXT Beta Access

Get the ultimate in RuneScape membership while there’s time!

openSUSE Tumbleweed Users Get the Latest KDE, LibreOffice and Snapper Updates

openSUSE Tumbleweed users are being informed today, January 28, by Mr. Douglas DeMaio of openSUSE Project about the availability of multiple updates for their beloved operating systems.

openSUSE Tumbleweed is the rolling edition of the acclaimed openSUSE Linux operating system, and it would appear that it received a bunch of new updates lately, for various KDE technologies, as well as for some of the most prominent software applications that are preinstalled in the distribu…

IBM LinuxONE Gets its Juju

This week, via press release, IBM continued its launch of the LinuxONE family of high performance Linux systems. In August, we joined IBM with their launch of LinuxONE, announcing our intent to support the new systems starting with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release (code named Xenial Xerus). This will bring LinuxONE clients the same Ubuntu experience […]

Joomla! 3.5 Beta 2 Released

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! CMS 3.5 Beta 2. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for the forthcoming 3.5 release.
Joomla! 3 is the latest major…

GameBlast16 & Double XP | Coming 26th February

Raise money for a great cause while enjoying some super XP gains.

Review KmPlot Application

Our series of articles by Google Code In students continues with this review of graphing applications KmPlot by Andrey Cygankov.
Studying maths, I often work with functions and graphs. Graph plotter KmPlot is a great help with this. A list of its featu…

Distribution Release: Tails 2.0

The developers of Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System), a live Linux distribution made specifically for anonymous web browsing via the Tor network, have released Tails 2.0. This is a major new version based on Debian’s current stable branch, 8.0 "Jessie". From the release announcement: We are especially….

Invention Update | Some Immediate Changes

Please keep your feedback coming and we’ll continue to look to improve Invention.

Microsoft announces first Technical Preview of Azure Stack with Ubuntu

The cloud is about choice, portability and scale. I believe it is important for every element of the cloud ecosystem to support and expand both. Ubuntu is a critical part of delivering on choice for the cloud by supplying a consistent Ubuntu experience to developers and user regardless on which public or private cloud they […]

App Review of GCompris: Kids’ Happiness

Our series of articles by Google Code In students continues with a review of educational applications GCompris by Sergey Popov.
If you have children, you know how hard it is to make a child happy and interested in something for a long time. But there i…

Distribution Release: ROSA R7 “Desktop Fresh”

ROSA R7 "Desktop Fresh", a desktop Linux distribution featuring a customised KDE 4.14.8 desktop, has been released: "The ROSA company gladly presents ROSA Desktop Fresh KDE R7 – a distribution from the ROSA Desktop Fresh family with the KDE 4 desktop environment. Technical changes in comparison to the….

Dev Blog | Dealing with Draw Distance

Mod Philip’s here to tell us how the NXT Team are bringing you a fresh new view of Gielinor.

Development Release: Zenwalk 8.0 Beta

Jean-Philippe Guillemin has announced the availability of a beta release for the upcoming launch of Zenwalk 8.0. Zenwalk is based on Slackware and provides its users with the Xfce desktop environment and a focused collection of applications. "The main recent change at user level is Chromium becoming the….

Development Release: Zenwalk Linux 8.0 Beta

Jean-Philippe Guillemin has announced the availability of a beta release for the upcoming launch of Zenwalk Linux 8.0. Zenwalk Linux is based on Slackware Linux and it provides its users with the Xfce desktop environment and a focused collection of applications. "The main recent change at user level….

New Skill | Invention

Become a tech-pioneer, disassemble items you don’t want and create augmented gear!

R.I.P. John McCreesh

533120_10151138749737628_577502702_nJohn McCreesh, a founding member of The Document Foundation and the author of the project “manifesto“, has suddenly passed away on Saturday, January 16, at the age of 61.

This is an extremely sad time for The Document Foundation, as John has been a friend of every project founder, and often a mentor for the younger members. Without his work as a volunteer, the free office suite environment would have not been what it is today.

In fact, John wrote the original OOo Strategic Marketing Plan, which was instrumental for the growth of the project from 2004 to …

GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board Meeting of January, 19th, 2016

= Minutes for Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 20:00 UTC =

Next meeting date Tuesday, 26 January, 20:00 UTC

== Attending ==

* Jeff F.T.
* Rosanna Yuen
* Ekaterina Gerasimova
* Shaun McCance
* Cosimo Cecchi
* Allan Day

== Regrets ==

* Andrea Veri…

Distribution Release: HandyLinux 2.3

The developers of HandyLinux have released a new version of their beginner-friendly, French language distribution. The new release of HandyLinux, version 2.3, is based on Debian "Jessie" and features a number of updates and improvements. The Handy menu will now provide users with a list of recently accessed….