Joomla Community Magazine | November 2015

The November 2015 issue of the Joomla! Community Magazine is here! Our stories this month:
Editors Introduction
Joomla Goes to India, by Alice Grevet
On November 6th, Joomlers from all over the world will be gathering in Bangalore, India, for the…

Distribution Release: Fedora 23

The Fedora team has launched a new version of their Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution. The new release, Fedora 23, is available in multiple editions, including Workstation, Server and Cloud as well as multiple community spins. The latest version of…

Firefox Now Offers a More Private Browsing Experience

We’re releasing a powerful new feature in Firefox Private Browsing called Tracking Protection. We created this feature because we believe in giving you more choice and control over your Web experience. With the release of Tracking Protection in Firefox Private … Continue reading

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.0.3 “fresh” and LibreOffice 4.4.6 “still”

Berlin, November 3, 2015 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.0.3 “fresh”, the 4th release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, and LibreOffice 4.4.6, the 7th release of the LibreOffice 4.4 family. So far, the LibreOffice 5.0 family is the most popular LibreOffice ever, based on feedback from journalists and end users. LibreOffice 5.0.3 is more […]

ODS Tokyo: OpenStack For Everyone

We kicked off OpenStack Summit Tokyo’s Thursday Track Day with Mark Shuttleworth’s opening address, “OpenStack for Everyone”. You can watch it yourself below” Highlights Large OpenStacks Are Choosing Ubuntu – Every six months, the OpenStack Foundation does a survey of users. In the most recent one, the number of participants doubled and the adoption of […]

Manjaro 15.09 (Bellatrix) Now Has Working AMD Catalyst Drivers for Linux Kernel 4.2

Manjaro 15.09 (Bellatrix) is getting a new update, and this is an important one. The developers have finally managed to get the Catalyst drivers working for Linux kernel 4.2.

The Manjaro devs have been busy working on making the proprietary ADM Catalyst drivers work with the latest Linux kernel 4.2. Since AMD doesn’t really bother with this kind of stuff and usually launches drivers that work by default with an older version of the kernel, it falls to the developer to make …

Distribution Release: OpenELEC 6.0

Stephan Raue has announced the release of OpenELEC 6.0, a major new version of the specialist Linux distribution designed for media centres and featuring the brand-new Kodi 15.2 media centre software: "The OpenELEC team is proud to announce OpenELEC 6.0 (6.0.0) The most visible change is Kodi 15.2….

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 634

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: The good, the bad and the Ubuntu 15.10News: Chakra adopts Plasma 5, OpenMandriva introduces new editions and Tanenbaum plans MINIX conferenceQuestions and answers: Display log files in reverse orderTorrent corn…

Raptor’s Challenge | Wyverns

Raptor’s got his sights on Gielinor’s most ferocious fauna in this month-long Slayer event for all levels!

Solus Has a Really Good Week, Gets First RC and Firefox Compliance

The Solus developers had a very busy week, and they’ve pushed quite a few updates out the door, not to mention the first Release Candidate for the project.

Solus seems to be coming along, and the developers have made significant progress. They finally managed to fix some of the issues that have been dealing with, and their new driver manager is also ready to be deployed. All in all, it’s been a good week, and it means that we are definitely getting closer to a stable versio…

Distribution Release: 4MLinux 14.0

The 4MLinux project has released version 14.0 of the independent utility distribution. 4MLinux 14.0 ships with version 5.2.0 of the GNU Compiler Collection. Several additional multimedia applications are available as separate downloads. "The status of the 4MLinux 14.0 series has been changed to STABLE. Major change in the….

Fedora 23 Reaches Gold, Launches on November 3

The Red Hat developers have finally greenlit the launch of Fedora 23 and it looks like the new version will finally arrive on November 3, the date that was previously tracked.

The Fedora project seemed to be free of delays and other problems, and the 22 branch of the distribution arrive on time. Unfortunately, the development cycle of Fedora 23 has been a little more troubled and a couple of delays were necessary. On the other hand, Fedora never had precise release dates, s…

Distribution Release: Sabayon 15.11

The developers of Sabayon, a Gentoo-based rolling release distribution, have announced the launch of Sabayon 15.11. The new version ships with a number of interesting new features, one of which is a server edition. "This release will introduce the Sabayon server edition, which is just perfect for those….

Development: GNOME 3.19.1 released


The development of the next GNOME release, 3.20, has started, and the
first development release, 3.19.1, is now available.

To compile GNOME 3.19.1, you can use the jhbuild [1] modulesets [2]
(which use the exact tarball versions from the …

Wine 1.7.54 Released

The Wine development release 1.7.54 is now available.
What’s new in this release:

Implementation of the TransmitFile function.
More implementation of the Web Services DLL.
Improved video decoding…

OpenStack Summit Tokyo: Day Three

Day three of the summit didn’t feature highlighted keynote sessions like days one and two. But it did have an entire Canonical track schedule, which kicked off with Mark Shuttleworth talking about why we build the tools and features we do, what’s new, and some of what’s to come. The centers of gravity I mentioned […]

Behind the Scenes | November 2015

It’s a November slay-fest of epic proportions. Get ready for four of the deadliest beasts in Gielinor!

Batman: Arkham Knight for Linux Delayed Until Spring 2016

Batman: Arkham Knight was announced for SteamOS and Linux platforms a while back, with the promise of a fall release. As you would expect, that release of the game for these platforms has been delayed.

Batman: Arkham Knight for the PC got off to a rocky start, and the publisher has to pull it from sales. This is the only recourse because they needed to fix all the problems.

Now the PC version is back on sale, but it also means that the developers who take care of the por…

Distribution Release: Rockstor 3.8-9

Suman Chakravartula has announced the release of Rockstor 3.8-9, an updated build of the project’s CentOS-based Linux distribution designed for Network Attached Storage (NAS) and private cloud storage solutions: "Rockstor 3.8-9 update is now available. This is our first update released under the stable update channel. Current users….

OpenStack Summit Tokyo Day 2

The keynote sessions that kicked off the second day of OpenStack Summit Tokyo continued the theme of containers, but got a little deeper into the business drivers, and the purposes of why we’re building scalable clouds. NTT Resonant Japan talked about accelerating business operations, cost reductions, and supporting the scalability of the third-largest portal in […]