Xonotic 0.6 Offers Impressive Game Improvements

The open-source Xonotic gaming community has released version 0.6.0 of their DarkPlaces-powered Nexuiz-forked game. Xonotic 0.6.0 offers up some mighty improvements as Xonotic nears version 1.0. In celebration of Xonotic’s second birthday (the Nexuiz fork began in March of 2010), Xonotic 0.6.0 was released to succeed the earlier 0.5 revision that was made available six-months [...]

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Updates Take Canonical Beyond the Desktop

In little more than a month, the latest release of Ubuntu, 12.04 LTS, will be upon us. As we’ve already noted, it brings a lot of new features to the desktop. But since PCs are only a fraction of the Ubuntu universe, we’d be remiss not to take stock of the updates that 12.04 will [...]

Membership changes to Community and LoCo Councils

Amber Graner has submitted her resignation to the Community Council due to other obligations. We will truly miss her presence on the Community Council would like to thank her for her work on the council these past few months and the work she continues to do in the Ubuntu community and beyond. As a result, [...]

Linux Mint 12 LXDE Screenshot Tour

As announced a earlier today, March 9th, the final release of the Linux Mint 12 LXDE operating system is now available for download on mirrors worldwide.
After just one Release Candidate, the stable release of the Linux Mint 12 LXDE distribution comes …

Linux Mint 12 LXDE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 12 LXDE. Linux Mint 12 LXDE New features at a glance: LXDE Hybrid ISO images Search engines Upstream components For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 12 LXDE“. Release notes: Moonlight Upstream issues [...]

Ubuntu One Gets Redesigned in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

With today’s updates, Canonical updated the Ubuntu One user interface in the upcoming Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system. The Qt version of the Ubuntu One control panel was updated a few weeks back, but today Canonical also changed the GTK interface with the same beautiful design used in the Qt one. Read more [...]

Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) reachs end-of-life on April 10, 2012

Ubuntu announced its 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) release almost 18 months ago, on October 10, 2010 at 10:10:10 UTC. As with the earlier releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 18 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 10.10 will reach end of life on Tuesday, [...]

First Zentyal 2.3 installer available (featuring Samba4)!

Hi Zentyal community, We’re glad to announce the availability of the first Zentyal 2.3 installer, featuring Samba4! You can download the new installer for 32- and 64-bit architectures from our Beta Downloads page [0]. You can also install the 2.3 packages on an existing Ubuntu Server 12.04 following the instructions on our Installation Guide [1]. [...]

Release for CentOS-5.8 i386 and x86_64

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-5.8 for the i386 and x86_64 Architectures. CentOS-5.8 is based on the upstream EL 5.8 release and includes packages from all variants including Server, Client, Virtualization, and Clustering. All upstream repositories have been combined into one to make it easier for end users to work with. […]

Linux Deepin 11.12.1 review

Linux Deepin is a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop, but using a modifed GNOME 3 shell, not Ubuntu’s Unity desktop. It was founded by Liu Wenhuan, who is also a co-founder of Wuhan Linux User Group (LUG), a LUG in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, China.Like most desktop distributions today, Linux Deepin is [...]

KDE Ships March Updates to Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform

KDE Ships March Updates to Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform March 7, 2011. Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the first in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.8 series. 4.8.1 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates on top of the latest edition in […]

Wine release 1.4

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 1.4 is now available. This release represents 20 months of development effort and over 16,000 individual changes. The main highlights are the new DIB graphics engine, a redesigned audio stack, and full support for bidirectional text and character shaping. It also contains a […]

Wine 1.4 Released

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 1.4 is now available.
This release represents 20 months of development effort and over 16,000 individual changes. The main highlights are the new DIB graphics engine, a redesigned audio…

Is Ubuntu 12.04 a Linux Game Changer?

Ever since the Unity desktop first came to Ubuntu, I’ve been critical of it and found myself completely disinterested in it. Some aspects of this discontent may have stemmed from my refusal to try something new. But certainly Unity had some rough edges in the beginning. In short, Unity was a neat idea that needed [...]

Canonical is Demonstrating Ubuntu TV at Mobile World Congress

At the CES show in Las Vegas in January, Canonical showed off Ubuntu TV, as we reported here. It’s a brand new interface that integrates television and movie content on an open source platform that Canonical hopes will win developers over. It’s also part of Canonical’s overall strategy to put Ubuntu on new types of [...]

WordPress Takes SXSW 2012!

The South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW) holds a special place in the history and heart of WordPress. Though the conference has changed in the years since I first met Matt in the hallway in 2003 — before WordPress even had a name — it’s still arguably one of the most influential events in our [...]

Project Mango: kick-off week

Check the blog for daily updates on the kick-off week of the Mango open movie team!

PHP 5.4.0 Release Announcement

The PHP development team is proud to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.0. This release is a major leap forward in the 5.x series, and includes a large number of new features and bug fixes. The key features of PHP 5.4.0 include: New language syntax including Traits, shortened array syntax and more Improved performance […]

Drupal 6.25 released

Drupal 6.25, a maintenance release fixing issues reported through the bug tracking system, is now available for download. There are no security fixes in this release. Upgrading your existing Drupal 6 sites is recommended, especially if you skipped Drupal 6.24 due to update issues. Download Drupal 6.25 Drupal 6.25 builds on top of Drupal 6.24 […]

Joomla 2.5.2 Released

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.2. This is a security release. The Production Leadership Team’s goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about Joomla! developement at the Developer Site. The update process is very simple, and complete instructions are available […]