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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 15th, 2018
Chromium and Firefox Web Browsers Are Now Installable as Snaps on Ubuntu Linux

Chromium and Firefox Web Browsers Are Now Installable as Snaps on Ubuntu Linux

Snaps are also compatible with other GNU/Linux distributions

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 14th, 2018
GNOME 3.28 Desktop Environment Officially Released, Here's What's New

GNOME 3.28 Desktop Environment Officially Released, Here's What's New

It's coming soon to a GNU/Linux distribution near you

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 8th, 2018
Notepadqq, a Notepad++-Like Editor for Linux, Now Available as a Snap on Ubuntu

Notepadqq, a Notepad++-Like Editor for Linux, Now Available as a Snap on Ubuntu

Features syntax highlighting, code folding & file monitoring

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • March 2nd, 2018
Wine Receives Initial Support for Running Vulkan Apps and Games, Wine 3.3 Is Out

Wine Receives Initial Support for Running Vulkan Apps and Games, Wine 3.3 Is Out

Direct3D multi-threaded command stream is enabled by default

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 28th, 2018
Oracle Adds Support for Linux Kernel 4.15 to Its Latest VirtualBox Release

Oracle Adds Support for Linux Kernel 4.15 to Its Latest VirtualBox Release

VirtualBox 5.2.8 is now available to download

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 27th, 2018
Calamares 3.2 Linux Installer Will Integrate a Module for the KDE Plasma Desktop

Calamares 3.2 Linux Installer Will Integrate a Module for the KDE Plasma Desktop

Lets users select Plasma Look-and-Feel from the installer

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 21st, 2018
KDE Says Its Next Plasma Desktop Release Will Start a Full Second Faster

KDE Says Its Next Plasma Desktop Release Will Start a Full Second Faster

KDE Plasma 5.13 will come with many optimizations

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 20th, 2018
LibreOffice 6.1 Arrives in August with Revamped Online Experience, New Features

LibreOffice 6.1 Arrives in August with Revamped Online Experience, New Features

Writer and Calc components are getting new features

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 17th, 2018
LibreOffice 6.0 Open-Source Office Suite Passes 1 Million Downloads Mark

LibreOffice 6.0 Open-Source Office Suite Passes 1 Million Downloads Mark

Latest release adds numerous new features and improvements

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 14th, 2018
Better Late Than Never: GNOME 3.28 Beta Desktop Arrives for Valentine's Day

Better Late Than Never: GNOME 3.28 Beta Desktop Arrives for Valentine's Day

The final release is still set for March 14, 2018

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 13th, 2018
Atom Hackable Text Editor Gets Asynchronous Context Menus, Read-Only TextEditors

Atom Hackable Text Editor Gets Asynchronous Context Menus, Read-Only TextEditors

Automatic scrolling on folding and unfolding also available

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 13th, 2018
You Can Now Install KDE's Plasma Mobile on Your Android Smartphone, Here's How

You Can Now Install KDE's Plasma Mobile on Your Android Smartphone, Here's How

Two methods are provided for installing Plasma Mobile

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 12th, 2018
KDE Plasma Linux Desktop Is No Longer Vulnerable to USB Attacks, Update Now

KDE Plasma Linux Desktop Is No Longer Vulnerable to USB Attacks, Update Now

Users are urged to update to KDE Plasma 5.12 LTS immediately

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 12th, 2018
Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Linux 4.16 Development with More Spectre/Meltdown Fixes

Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Linux 4.16 Development with More Spectre/Meltdown Fixes

Linux 4.16-rc1 is now ready for public testing

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 9th, 2018
LibreOffice 6.0 Gets First Point Release to Improve Security and Robustness

LibreOffice 6.0 Gets First Point Release to Improve Security and Robustness

LibreOffice 5.4.5 is also available for download

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • February 9th, 2018
VLC 3.0 "Vetinari" Officially Released as Biggest Update Ever, Here's What's New

VLC 3.0 "Vetinari" Officially Released as Biggest Update Ever, Here's What's New

It's available for Linux, Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android

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  • By Marius Nestor
  • January 31st, 2018
Linux Kernels 4.14.16, 4.9.79, 4.4.114 and 3.18.93 Bring Networking Improvements

Linux Kernels 4.14.16, 4.9.79, 4.4.114 and 3.18.93 Bring Networking Improvements

Users are urged to update their systems immediately

 
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