Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Cinnamon. Linux Mint 16 Petra Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make your […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” MATE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” MATE. Linux Mint 16 Petra MATE Edition Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make your […]

Linux Mint 16 Has Been Officially Released

Clement Lefebvre proudly announced a few minutes ago that the final bits of the highly anticipated Linux Mint 16 operating system were available for download.

Actually, Softpedia was the first to announce yesterday, November 29, 2013, that Linux Mint 16 final was available for download, even if no official release announcement was available at that time on the official website of the Linux Mint project.

Today, November 30, 2013, Clement Lefebvre posted the announceme…

APITrace Moves Along With Its GL4, Direct3D Support

APITrace continues maturing nicely with its OpenGL/Direct3D debugger and tracing abilities for helping game developers and others in debugging/optimizing their graphics calls…

VirtualBox 4.3.4 Released with Support for Linux Kernel 3.13

A few hours ago, Oracle announced that the fourth maintenance release of its stable VirtualBox 4.3 software was available for download, and users are urged to update their installations as soon as possible.

VirtualBox 4.3.4 brings numerous bug fixes and improvements over the previous releases from the 4.3.x stabl…

Distribution Release: Tiny Core Linux 5.1

Tiny Core Linux 5.1, a new stable version of the project’s minimalist but extensible Linux distribution, has been released: "Team Tiny Core is pleased to announce the release of Core 5.1: Change log: kernel: updated from 3.8.10 to 3.8.13 to correct long sync issues (this is a minor….

Download Linux Kernel 3.13 Release Candidate 2

Happy Thanksgiving! We are happy to announce that Linus Torvalds has just unveiled the second Release Candidate version of the upcoming Linux kernel 3.13. Linux kernel 3.13 RC2 is a normal release that includes mostly updated drivers, architecture updates, documentation updates, as well as improvements to filesystems, crypto, etc.”We’re back on the normal weekly schedule, although I’m planning on eventually slipping back to a Sunday release schedule. In the meantime, it…

Linux 3.6 To Linux 3.13 Kernel Power Consumption Tests

At the request of many Phoronix readers, here are some new battery power usage benchmarks on every recent Linux kernel release from Linux 3.7.0 to Linux 3.13 Git. Has an Intel “Ivy Bridge” Ultrabook’s power consumption changed much due to the continuou…

KDE Ships Release Candidate of Applications and Platform 4.12

KDE has made available the Release Candidate of the new versions of KDE Applications and Development Platform.
In the past, major releases usually included all three elements of the complete software family produced by KDE. This release does not includ…

GNOME Music 3.11.2 Adds Pep8 Compatibility

The GNOME development team is hard at work these days, preparing the upcoming GNOME 3.12 desktop environment. GNOME Music is a new app introduced along with the GNOME 3.10 release, and this new development version introduces several new features and fixes bugs.What’s new in GNOME 3.11.2? Well, you can now exit selection mode by pressing the Esc key, compatibility with Pep8, the Python style guide checker, has been added, and the broken AppData file was removed from the source…

Full Circle #79 – The HDDisaster Issue is out NOW!

I’ll spare you the drama here, but for the full story click the link below. http://fullcirclemagazine.org/issue-79/     Read more at Full Circle

Linux 3.13-rc2 Kernel Released With Lots Of Fixes

Linus Torvalds is celebrating Black Friday by giving out a great deal for Linux users: the Linux 3.13-rc2 kernel is now available for testing and regression spotting…

Linux Kernel 3.12.2 Is Now Available for Download

Greg Kroah-Hartman has just announced a few minutes ago, November 29, that the second maintenance release of the Linux kernel 3.12 is now available for download. Linux kernel 3.12.2 is a pretty big release that includes PowerPC, ia64, ARM, s390 and x86 fixes, numerous updated drivers, including USB, SCSI, Wireless, Bluetooth, ACPI and Nouveau, some filesystem improvements (NFS, Btrfs and XFS), sound improvements, as well as other bugfixes.”I’m announcing the release of …

Valve Released a Patch that Breaks Dota 2 for Linux

The last update issued by Valve for Dota 2 is now causing crashes for a lot of Linux player. The developers are aware by the problem and they are trying to fix it.Dota 2 Linux players have been flowing to the forums and Github to report that the latest update has broken their game. The game crashes right after the intro and the problem is affecting a large number of players.“Before the update, I spectated a friend’s game. After that, I got an invite, but the clien…

Replace Your Excel with Gnumeric 1.12.9

Gnumeric, a spreadsheet application that is part of the Gnome desktop environment and that can read files saved with other spreadsheet tools, is now at version 1.12.9.The fifth version in the Gnumeric 1.12.x series has been dubbed “TBD,” and it fixes a number of problems with corrupted files, among other things.According to the developers, double click for graph sheets has been implemented, minor improvements have been implemented to the history dialog, the …

StuntRally 2.2.1 Free Racing Game Gets the New Challenge Mode

StuntRally, a free racing game that features over a hundred tracks and lots of cars, has just reached version 2.2.1.The game is built with the help of several technologies, such as Vdrift, bullet, OGRE, PagedGeometry, and MyGUI, just to name a few.High…

Qt 5.2 RC1 Is Now Ready for Testing

Qt, a cross-platform application and UI framework with APIs for C++ programming, is now at version 5.2 RC1.

The Digia developers have announced another development version of Qt, bringing it a little closer to a final version.

“It has been a busy month since we released Qt 5.2 Beta and we have fixed a large number of issues thanks to your feedback. Generally speaking, feedback on the Beta has been positive and we believe the Release Candidate will be even better…

KDE’s Painting/Image Program Now Uses OpenGL 3.0

Krita is KDE’s painting and image editing program that soon will see its v2.8 release. With this next Krita release there is new usage of OpenGL 3.x within the open-source program. Under the high quality filtering mode, OpenGL 3.0 is now used for deliv…

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” final version has been released (Screenshots)

Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components. It also adds a custom desktop and menus, several unique configuration tools, and a web-based package installation interface. Linux Mint is compatible with Ubuntu software […]

Git 1.8.5 Officially Released

Git, a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency, is now at version 1.8.5. Git 1.8.5 continues the trend of large releases, just like the stable branch, and the developers are pushing many updates with each new version. Highlights of Git 1.8.5: • xdg-open can be used as a browser backend for “git web-browse”; • The HTTP trans…