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Deepin Store V4.0 Released
12/19/2015 01:56 PM

The deepin community announced release of Deepin Store V4.0, the unified place for managing software packages in deepin linux. This release of Deepin Store comes with a lot of visual and performance improvements. These improvements make it more simple and easy to use. From release announcement: With a new positioning of “Fine APP Store”, every application in Deepin Store has been

World Without Linux - Final Episode (#6): Free Burger [Video]
12/19/2015 01:18 PM

The Linux Foundation has published 6th and final episode of world without linux series. The video showcases where the Linux and Open Source technologies has reached in past few decades. Linux was a kernal project started by Linus Torvald's, a university student at that time, just for 'fun'. Now the whole ideal has grown beyond everyone's expectation with thousands of contributors across the

OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 - Leap? More of a plunge : Review
12/19/2015 12:58 PM

The dedoimedo portal has published a review of OpenSUSE Leap 42.1, first version of OpenSUSE Leap series of distributions. This review criticizes that, despite of specifications and features advertised by OpenSUSE team, this is just an ordinary distribution. Dig if you will the picture. Of SUSE and I engaged in a kiss. The smell of Plasma covers me. You get the point. But honestly, try to

Manjaro Linux 15.12-R2 Released
12/18/2015 09:47 PM

The Manjaro team announced availability of Manjaro Linux 15.12-rc2, latest development release of upcoming Manjaro 15.12 'Capella'. This is one of the biggest update of Manjaro due to the C++ 11 ABI change within gcc. From release announcement: So what changed? We have now Plasma 5.5 with all its goodies, updated Mesa, LibreOffice 4 and 5 series. Firefox 43 is using now GTK3. You might

Customizing OpenBox window manager
12/17/2015 09:53 PM

There are wide varieties of desktop environments available for GNU/Linux distributions. It is quite possible that none of these desktop environment matches our requirements. So there is a need to re-configure vanilla desktop environment. A Highly Customized OpenBox Desktop. Courtesy : Manjaro A tutorial published in zdnet portal explains how we can customize OpenBox window manager, which

LibreOffice 5.0.4 Released
12/17/2015 09:41 PM

The Document Foundation announced release of LibreOffice 5.0.4, the fourth bug fix release of LibreOffice of 5.x series. LibreOffice 5.x has become most popular LibreOffice release so far. From release announcement: Berlin, December 17, 2015 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.0.4, the fourth release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, with a large number of fixes over the

deepin 15 Beta Released
12/17/2015 09:30 PM

The deepin community announced availability of deepin 15 beta, latest development release of Chinese GNU/Linux distribution that is committed for providing an elegant, user-friendly, safe and stable operating system for users all over the world. This release comes with a lot of visual improvements. From release announcement: Completely new design style. For this edition, white system

Reviewing Makulu Linux Aero Edition
12/16/2015 10:01 PM

The Everyday Linux User portal has published a review of recently released, Makulu Linux Aero Edition. This is a windows aero theme inspired GNU/Linux distribution build over Ubuntu 14.04.x LTS. The reviewer concludes that Makulu is a good alternative Linux distribution that is worth to try. Makulu Aero Edition is designed to look like Windows, so let's deal with that point straight away.

Tails Linux 1.8 Released
12/16/2015 09:51 PM

The Tails team, announced release of Tails 1.8, latest update of `the amnesic incognito live system`. As usual Tails releases, Tails 1.8 is also coming with numerous bug fixes and tails team recommends users to upgrade to latest release. According to official release announcement, following are highlights of this release. Icedove a rebranded version of Mozilla Thunderbird is now the

ClearOS 6.7.0 Released
12/15/2015 07:58 PM

The ClearOS team announced release of ClearOS 6.7.0, latest update of ClearOS 6.x series. ClearOS is a CentOS based GNU/Linux distribution primary targeting servers ans gateways. From release announcement: ClearOS 6.7.0 has been released for both Community and Professional Editions.  Now that ClearOS 7 is available, the ClearOS 6 release series has entered maintenance mode.  Security and

CentOS 7 (1511) Released
12/15/2015 07:53 PM

Mr Karanbir Singh, representing CentOS community announced public availability of CentOS 7 (1511). This is 3rd update of CentOS 7 series of enterprise operating systems. This release is only available for X86_64 bit systems at the moment. From release announcement: Updates released since we froze the iso and install media content are posted in the updates repo along with the release. This

A Review of Chakra GNU/Linux 2015.11
12/14/2015 08:36 PM

Latest issue of distrowatch weekly, features a review of recently released Chakra GNU/Linux 2015.11. Chakra is an independently evolving, initially forked from Arch, GNU/Linux distribution that presents a semi-rolling release model. It also tries to make use of complete power of KDE Plasma. The latest release of Chakra was version 2015.11 "Fermi" and it features a number of important

Top 7 Terminal Emulators for GNU/Linux
12/14/2015 08:29 PM

For some geeks, terminal emulators are main attraction in GNU/Linux operating systems. Terminal emulators help to execute tasks quickly and easily with a few commands. At the same time, newbies may not be interested in this. An article published in Open Source portal, lists 7 top open source terminal emulators. Are you a system administrator, Linux power user, or just spend a lot of time

Red Hat CEO writes how he discovered true power of Linux
12/13/2015 07:51 PM

Mr Jim Whitehurst, the president and Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Red Hat, world's leading open source organization, has written an article in which he explains, how he discovered true powers and capabilities of Linux. That use and familiarity with Linux would prove incredibly valuable when I was treasurer at Delta Air Lines. Beyond my role, I was genuinely interested in how people

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