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Bodhi Linux 3.2 Promises Clearer Path to Enlightenment

Bodhi Linux 3.2.0 is an update to the Bodhi Linux 3.x series and features key kernel and desktop improvements. It is a different kind of Linux distro. Its developers refer to it as the “Enlightened Desktop,” because it draws its energy from the Enlightenment desktop. Enlightenment started as a project to build a window manager for X11 in 1996. It grew into a desktop environment in its own right.

Distribution Release: Parted Magic 2016_04_26

The Parted Magic distribution, an independent commercial project that provides partitioning and data recovery tools, has released a new version. The new release, Parted Magic 2016_04_26, includes several updates, including version 4.5.2 of the Linux k…

ubuntuBSD Project Announces the Availability of the Official ubuntuBSD Forums

The ubuntuBSD project announced the other day the availability of the official ubuntuBSD forums at, where users can collaborate to the upcoming OS.

ubuntuBSD aims to be a desktop-oriented operating system that brings users the familiarity of the Ubuntu/Debian platform and the power of the FreeBSD kernel. For the time being, the ubuntuBSD distribution remains under heavy development.

Last week we reported that ubuntuBSD lead developer and maintainer Jon Boden was proud to inform the community about the availability of the project’s official website, where users could find the needed information about ubuntuBSD.

And today, you can also join the official ubuntuBSD forums, where you’ll…

Distribution Release: Tails 2.3

The developers of Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) have published a security update which fixes a number of bugs and updates the software on the distribution’s live disc. The new release, Tails 2.3, includes Tor Browser 5.5.5 and addresses these security issues. "Upgrades and changes: You can….

WordPress 4.5.1 Maintenance Release

After about six million downloads of WordPress 4.5, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.5.1, a maintenance release. This release fixes 12 bugs, chief among them a singular class issue that broke sites based on the Twenty Eleven theme, an incompatibility between certain Chrome versions and the visual editor, and an […]

Update to Firefox Released Today

The latest version of Firefox was released today. It features an improved look and feel for Linux users, a minor security improvement and additional updates for all Firefox users. The update to Firefox for Android features minor changes, including an … Continue reading

Samsung Developer Conference 2016!

It’s arrived! Samsung’s big yearly developer event kicks off from April 27th – 28th in SF. A place where developers, creators and builders alike come together to discuss the latest technologies and future innovations. This year, IOT will be one of the big focuses, especially around smart home and ARTIK – their new chipset for […]

Distribution Release: Black Lab Linux 7.6

The Black Lab Linux team has announced the release of Black Lab Linux 7.6, a new update to the distribution’s long term support series which will receive security updates through to the year 2019. The new release features UEFI support (in the 64-bit b…

The most powerful Ubuntu phone is available to buy!

We’re excited to announce that the most powerful Ubuntu phone, Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu edition, is available to order here from, retailing at USD$369.99. And for our friends based in Russia, the phone can be ordered here. The Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition features superior high spec hardware and ships with the latest Ubuntu […]

Flying mobile base stations are coming to the UK

EE, the largest mobile operator in the UK and now part of BT, just announced a collaboration with Lime Micro, a leader in the next big phase of open source mobile network technology, and Canonical (Ubuntu) to ensure the UK gets better mobile coverage. EE is heavily investing in getting to 95% geographical 4G coverage […]

Debian GNU/Linux 7 “Wheezy” Has Become an LTS Release, Supported Until May 2018

The Debian Project has informed the community that the regular security support for the Debian GNU/Linux 7 “Wheezy” operating system has reached end of life on April 25, 2016.

What this means exactly is that the security support for the entire Debian GNU/Linux 7 “Wheezy” series has been handed over to the Debian LTS (Long Term Support) Team, which will provide critical security patches and software updates for users for the next two years, starting today, April 26, 2016, until May 31, 2018.

“As of 25 April, one year after the release of Debian 8, alias ‘Jessie’, and nearly three years after the release of Debian 7, alias ‘Wheezy’, regular security support for Wheezy comes to an end. The Debian Long Term Support (LTS) Team will take over security support,” reads the announcement.

Here’s what you need to know if you’re using Debian GNU/Linux 7 “Wheezy”

If you ar…

Ubuntu 16.04 Brings More Privacy and Big Changes to the Desktop

The release of Ubuntu 16.04 last week is good news for computer users who are upset over the recent development of Microsoft turning Windows into an operating system that is essentially spyware. As an open-source Linux distribution, Ubuntu is a great operating system for users concerned about privacy. This marks the 24th release of the

Ubuntu Budgie 16.04 Officially Released Based on Ubuntu 16.04 and Budgie Desktop

Softpedia has been informed today, April 26, 2016, by David Mohammed about the general availability of the Budgie-Remix (soon-to-become Ubuntu Budgie) 16.04 GNU/Linux operating system.

The Budgie-Remix distro has been in development for the past coupl…

Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0.5 “Openbox”

Dimitris Tzemos has announced the availability of a new version of Slackel, a distribution that is based on Slackware and Salix. The new release, Slackel 6.0.5 "Openbox", is based on Slackware’s 14.2 (-current) branch and features support for booting on UEFI systems. The release announcement offers several tips….

Making Deep Learning accessible on Openstack

This week at the Openstack Developers Summit we are excited to showcase how Canonical with IBM, Mesosphere, Skymind and Data Fellas are working together to make the opportunities of deep learning easier for everyone to access. Deep learning is a completely new way of building applications. These applications, built around neuronet models rapidly become self […]

Sucuri becomes Linux Mint’s 3rd biggest sponsor

  I’m happy to announce that Sucuri is now Linux Mint’s 3rd biggest sponsor. Sucuri is a security company, specialized in incident response, monitoring and protection for web sites. With thousands of clients, their cloud-based firewall handles more than 16 billion page views every single month, while their incident response team can remediate hundreds of […]

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS Officially Released for Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi 2

The Ubuntu MATE team has been proud to announce today, April 25, 2016, the general availability of the Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system for Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 single-board computers.

The Ubuntu MATE 16.04 for Raspberry Pi port, which comes hot on the heels of Lubuntu 16.04 LTS for Rasppbery 2, has been in development for the last few months. Thus, since the Beta 2 build introduced at the beginning of April, the team of developers behind this project have implemented several new tweaks and much-needed improvements.

Among these, we can notice the addition of OpemMAX IL hardware accelerated video playback to the VLC Media P…

Introducing the extra wallpapers for Fedora 24

In the Fedora 24 alpha release, you could preview an early version of the default wallpaper for Fedora 24. Each release, the Fedora Design team collaborates with the Fedora community to release a set of 16 additional backgrounds to install and… Continue Reading →