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Zorin OS 10 Lite and Business Distributions Released
08/08/2015 01:28 PM

Zorin OS team announced release of Zorin OS 10 Lite and Business Distributions. Zorin OS is a Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution that comes with a lot of works to improve usability. Users migrating from other platforms like microsoft windows may find it more usable comparing to any other GNU/Linux distribution. Zorin OS 10 is based on Ubuntu 15.04 and will provide support for coming 9

CentOS Linux 6.7 Announced
08/08/2015 01:14 PM

CentOS team announced immediate availability of CentOS 6.7, the latest update to distributions 6.x series. CentOS which also known as 'the community enterprise operating system' is a GNU/Linux based GNU/Linux distribution developed from the source of Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL). As per convention of Enterprise Linux distributions, all users of 6.x releases can immediately upgrade

FreeBSD 10.2 RC3 Released
08/08/2015 01:01 PM

FreeBSD team announced availability of FreeBSD 10.2 RC3, the second release candidate for upcoming stable FreeBSD 10.2 release. FreeBSD is a modern BSD distribution that run on wide range of devices like servers, desktops and embedded systems. It is expected that FreeBSD 10.2 RC3 will be final release candidate prior to release of FreeBSD 10.2 stable. According to official

5 Best Security Practices in Open Source Development
08/06/2015 11:11 PM

An article written by Jeff Cogswell, published in linux.com, lists 5 best practices that can be adopted during open source development for improved security. Let's look at five best practices for working with security in open source programming. When you write software, there's a high likelihood that you'll have to include some kind of security. Plenty of open source libraries are

Black Lab Enterprise Linux 6.6 Released
08/06/2015 11:01 PM

Black Lab Soft Inc. announced release of Black Lab Enterprise Linux 6.6. This release is new update for 6.x series of Enterprise Linux distribution.  According to release announcement, following are major updated software available in this release. XFCE 4.12 GNOME 3.10  VirtualBox 5.0 Webmin 1.760 Firefox 39 Thunderbird Groupware Suite 31.8 LibreOffice 4.4 GLOM  GCC 4.9 Kernel

PC-BSD 10.2 RC1 Released
08/06/2015 10:53 PM

The PC-BSD team announced immediate availability of PC-BSD 10.2 RC1, development release of upcoming FreeBSD based BSD distribution. According to official release announcement published in PC-BSD blog, following are new features introduced in this release. FreeBSD 10.2 base system Many bugfixes and enhancements to installer to dual-boot setups New CD-sized network installation media,

LibreOffice 5.0 Released : A Different Office Suite
08/05/2015 09:10 PM

The Document Foundation announced release of LibreOffice 5.0, the latest stable release of world's most widely used open source office suite. LibreOffice 5.0 is tenth major release after the establishment of project. It is expected that, this release will be a milestone in the history of LibreOffice. LibreOffice 5.0 provides support for Windows 10, latest release of microsoft windows.

Korora 22 : Fedora that Works Right Out of The Box - Review
08/05/2015 08:53 PM

A review of recently released Korora 22, a GNU/Linux distribution based on Fedora 22, argues that Korora 22 is right choice for people looking for a Fedora based GNU/Linux distribution that can be `usable` just after installation by doing a little tweak or no tweaks. Korora is an old GNU/Linux distribution (originated in 2005) that used to be based on ‘Gentoo’. But in 2007 the

Tanglu 3.0 'Chromodoris Willani' Released
08/05/2015 08:47 PM

Tanglu Linux developers announced release of Tanglu 3.0 with code name 'Chromodoris Willani'. Tanglu is a Debian based GNU/Linux distribution that comes with more enhancement to improve ease of use. Tanglu 3.0 comes with a lot of updated packages like Linux Kernel 4.0, GNOME 3.16, KDE Plasma 5.3 ..etc. Also Tanglu 3.0 features a new live installer known as Calamares which is provided

How to Install VirtualBox 5.0 in RHEL/CentOS/Fedora and Debian/Ubuntu/Linux Mint
08/04/2015 10:17 PM

An article written by Ravi Saive, published in tecmint magazine explains, how to install recently released VirtualBox 5.0, in different GNU/Linux distributions like RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint. VirtualBox is an open source cross-platform virtualization software, it can be installed on any operating system and enable you to install and run multiple guest

Bodhi Linux 3.1.0 Pre-Release is Available Now
08/04/2015 09:55 PM

Bodhi Linux developers through Jeff Hoogland, announced availability of Bodhi Linux 3.1.0 Pre-Release, pre-release of upcoming Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution featuring enlightenment desktop environment. From Release Announcement: Getting back to having releases within their targeted release dates! Because this is the first release to use an early Moksha build I am putting out

Simplicity Linux 15.7 Is Available for Download
08/04/2015 09:45 PM

Simplicity Linux developers announced availability of Simplicity Linux 15.7, the latest stable release of Puppy based GNU/Linux distribution offering simplicity, speed and flexibility. Simplicity Linux 15.7 is currently made available for both netbooks and laptops. In additions to these releases, there is a X release, which is a testing platform and some features introduced in this

LibreOffice 5.0 will be released in few days
08/03/2015 08:37 PM

The Document Foundation announced availability of fifth and final release candidate of LibreOffice 5.0, upcoming stable release of most widely used open source office suite. It is expected that there won't be any major changes till final release. From a news article published in softpedia We've already covered some of the major features that are going to be available with the new

Lumina Desktop 0.8.6 Released
08/03/2015 08:24 PM

PC-BSD team announced release of Lumina Desktop 0.8.6, latest update for open source desktop environment. Lumina Desktop is a lightweight desktop package that can work with any Unix like distributions. It is mainly targeting FreeBSD and PCBSD operating systems. New release of Lumina Desktop will be available in upcoming PC-BSD and FreeBSD 10.2 releases. This release contains a lot of bug

Korora 22 'Selina' Released
08/02/2015 07:19 PM

Korora project announced release of Korora 22, the latest stable release of Fedora based GNU/Linux distribution with code name 'Selina'. In addition to features provided by Fedora, Korora offers features like more simpler and attractive user interface, inside box support for multimedia files ..etc Korora 22 is based on recently Fedora 22 workstation.  And it ships with additional

FreeBSD 10.2 RC2 Released
08/02/2015 02:55 PM

FreeBSD team announced availability of FreeBSD 10.2 RC2, the second release candidate for upcoming stable FreeBSD 10.2 release. FreeBSD is a modern BSD distribution that is capable of powering various devices like servers, desktops and embedded systems. According to release announcement, following are major changes introduced in this release candidate. The pkg(8) repository

Zorin OS 10 Core & Ultimate Editions Releaesd
08/02/2015 02:47 PM

Zorin OS developers announced release of Zorin OS 10 Core & Ultimate Edition. Zorin OS is a Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution that is dedicated to provide a traditional user interface that is familiar for most of the computer users. It is a highly recommended distribution for people migrating from windows. Beyond a user interface similar to windows, Zorin OS also offer support for windows

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