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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 16th, 2018
Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Linux 4.17 Development, Teases the Linux 5.0 Release

Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Linux 4.17 Development, Teases the Linux 5.0 Release

First release candidate of the Linux 4.17 kernel is out now

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 16th, 2018
ReactOS Is Adding Support for Windows 10 and 8 Apps, NTFS Driver

ReactOS Is Adding Support for Windows 10 and 8 Apps, NTFS Driver

ReactOS release 0.4.8 is now available for download

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 13th, 2018
GNOME 3.28 Desktop Gets First Point Release, It's Ready for Mass Deployment

GNOME 3.28 Desktop Gets First Point Release, It's Ready for Mass Deployment

GNOME 3.28.1 packages are now available to download

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 10th, 2018
DragonFly BSD 5.2 Released with Meltdown & Spectre Mitigations, Better Graphics

DragonFly BSD 5.2 Released with Meltdown & Spectre Mitigations, Better Graphics

The update adds major improvements to HAMMER2 filesystem

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 10th, 2018
Feral Interactive Releases Tool for Linux Gamers to Optimize Their Gaming Rigs

Feral Interactive Releases Tool for Linux Gamers to Optimize Their Gaming Rigs

It's available for free for gamers and game developers

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 2nd, 2018
GNU Linux-Libre 4.16 Kernel Officially Released for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom

GNU Linux-Libre 4.16 Kernel Officially Released for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom

It's based on Linux 4.16, but without any proprietary blobs

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 2nd, 2018
Eight Collabora Developers Have Contributed 33 Patches to the Linux 4.16 Kernel

Eight Collabora Developers Have Contributed 33 Patches to the Linux 4.16 Kernel

Linux 4.16 is now the most advanced kernel series

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 2nd, 2018
Canonical's Snappy Now Supports Latest Nvidia Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Canonical's Snappy Now Supports Latest Nvidia Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

The support has been enabled in Snapd version 2.32.2

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 1st, 2018
Mozilla Thunderbird 60 to Bring Calendar Improvements, MBOX/Maildir Conversions

Mozilla Thunderbird 60 to Bring Calendar Improvements, MBOX/Maildir Conversions

A beta version is now available for public testing

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • April 1st, 2018
Mesa 18 Linux Graphics Stack Supports Cannon Lake CPUs on Vulkan, OpenGL Drivers

Mesa 18 Linux Graphics Stack Supports Cannon Lake CPUs on Vulkan, OpenGL Drivers

It also enables OpenGL 4.3/GLES 3.1 support on r600 driver

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 31st, 2018
FreeBSD-Based TrueOS Finally Gets Patched Against Meltdown and Spectre Flaws

FreeBSD-Based TrueOS Finally Gets Patched Against Meltdown and Spectre Flaws

TrueOS 18.03 release adds important security and bug fixes

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 26th, 2018
Ubuntu's Snapcraft Snap Creator Gets Better AppStream Integration, Base Support

Ubuntu's Snapcraft Snap Creator Gets Better AppStream Integration, Base Support

Snapcraft 2.40 has landed in Ubuntu's main repositories

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 24th, 2018
GNOME 3.30 "Almeria" Desktop Environment Slated for Release on September 5, 2018

GNOME 3.30 "Almeria" Desktop Environment Slated for Release on September 5, 2018

Development kicks off April 19 with the first dev release

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 22nd, 2018
Node.js Is Now Available as a Snap on Ubuntu, Other GNU/Linux Distributions

Node.js Is Now Available as a Snap on Ubuntu, Other GNU/Linux Distributions

Helps developers use the most recent Node.js version

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 22nd, 2018
Krita 4.0 Open-Source Digital Painting App Is One of the Biggest Releases Ever

Krita 4.0 Open-Source Digital Painting App Is One of the Biggest Releases Ever

It's now available for Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 19th, 2018
Canonical Officially Announces Mozilla's Firefox as a Snap App for Ubuntu Linux

Canonical Officially Announces Mozilla's Firefox as a Snap App for Ubuntu Linux

Gives users access to test web browser's latest features

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 18th, 2018
GitHub's Atom Hackable Text Editor Gets Performance, Responsiveness Improvements

GitHub's Atom Hackable Text Editor Gets Performance, Responsiveness Improvements

Syntax highlighting and code folding were also improved

 
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