OpenSourceFeed : Weekly News Feed 46

elementary for OS X Announced
Saturday 02 April 2016 10:49 AM

The elementary team announced `elementary for OS X`, a new collaborative effort by Apple and elementary team to support elementary applications in Mac OS X. The so called `elementary for OS X` will enable Mac users to run elementary applications natively on OS X platform. This will fulfill a long time dream of Mac users to use elementary applications like simple mail client, developer oriented,

NixOS 16.03 'Emu' Released
Friday 01 April 2016 08:42 PM

The NixOS team announced release of NixOS 16.03 'Emu' third stable release of NixOS. NixOS is a purely functional distribution built over Nix package manager. NixOS 16.03 is a low profile release, however it comes with several minor improvements. Major highlights of this release includes Nix 1.12.2, systemd 229, Linux Kernel 4.4 and many other updated packages. In addition to numerous new

Simplicity Linux 16.04 Beta Released
Friday 01 April 2016 08:29 PM

The Simplicity Linux team announced release of Simplicity Linux 16.04 Beta, latest development release of Puppy based, fully functional, lightweight GNU/Linux distribution. This development release of Simplicity Linux comes with Linux Kernel 4.4.4. The biggest change from the Alpha to the Beta release of 16.04 is that it is now running the 4.4.4 kernel.  We would love any feedback from

KDE Plasma 5.6.1 Released
Thursday 31 March 2016 08:53 PM

The KDE Project announced release of KDE Plasma 5.6.1, latest bug fix release of widely used open source desktop environment and it's associated applications. This is an update to Plasma 5.6.1 released at the beginning of this month. This release of KDE Plasma comes with one month of development effort of contributors which includes improved translations and bug fixes. According to official

Sparky Linux 4.3-dev3 Minimal ISO Released
Thursday 31 March 2016 08:41 PM

The Sparky Linux team announced availability of Sparky Linux 4.3-dev3, third and probably final development release of SparkyLinux 4.3, a Debian based Linux distribution that provides a out of the box experience with slightly customized lightweight desktop environments. According to official release announcement, following are major changes in this release in comparison with previous

Ubuntu on Windows : Microsoft creates Ubuntu userspace for Windows
Wednesday 30 March 2016 11:09 PM

Well, you are surprised to see the title. Are n't you? You might be thinking what does that even mean. In microsoft build developer's conference, it was revealed that microsoft is planning to create a ubuntu user space in Windows, which will help you to run Ubuntu applications in natively in Windows. source : Is it a virtual machine running on windows? No. It

Bodhi Linux 3.2.0 Released
Wednesday 30 March 2016 10:49 PM

The Bodhi Linux project announced release of Bodhi Linux 3.2.0, latest and final scheduled update to Bodhi Linux 3.x series. Existing Bodhi Linux 3.x users can directly update their system using regular means of system update. While this release will help new users to install latest packages instead of installing an older version and updating their system all the way. According to official

Apricity OS is Clean and Classy : Review
Wednesday 30 March 2016 09:50 PM

The Apricity OS is an Arch based rolling GNU/Linux distribution that comes with a beautiful, well tweaked user interface and easy to use utilities to make life easier for newbies. Currently Apricity OS comes in GNOME and Cinnamon flavors. The Linux Insider portal has published a review of Apricity OS latest beta release of Apricity OS. The reviewer concludes this review saying, Apricity OS with

OpenShot Video Editor 2.0 Beta 4 Released
Tuesday 29 March 2016 10:02 PM

The OpenShot team announced availability of OpenShot 2.0 Beta 4, latest development release of upcoming OpenShot 2.0 stable release. OpenShot is a non-linear open source video editor that can be used to captures your videos, photos, and music files to create your dream film using different transitions effects, subtitles, ..etc OpenShot 2.0 Beta 4 has made a lot progress comparing to previous

Fedora 24 Alpha Released, features GNOME 3.20
Tuesday 29 March 2016 08:05 PM

The Fedora Project announced release of Fedora 24 Alpha, first development release of upcoming Fedora 24 stable release. This release announcement is applicable for different variations of Fedora including Fedora workstation, fedora cloud, fedora server, fedora ARM and other fedora spins. This release of Fedora comes with a preview of GNOME 3.20 'Delhi'. After installation, users can update

Mageia 6 dev1 is available now
Monday 28 March 2016 10:36 PM

The Mageia team announced availability of Mageia 6 dev 1, first development release of upcoming Mageia 6. Mageia is a community contributed GNU/Linux distribution which was started by forking from Mandriva Linux in early 2010 and it has released 5 stable releases so far. Mageia 6 dev 1 release is a little delayed from it's expected date, however, this time has helped distribution to have a good

Sabayon 16.04 Released
Monday 28 March 2016 10:20 PM

The Sabayon project announced release of Sabayon 16.04, latest monthly release of Gentoo based, modern, user friendly GNU/Linux distribution that follows reliable and rolling release model. Sabayon 16.04 comes with several updated software packages and features. According to official release announcement, following are notable highlights of this release. The Calamares Installer is up to

PCLinuxOS MATE 2016.03 Review
Monday 28 March 2016 10:10 PM

The PCLinuxOS is a rolling GNU/Linux distribution, initially forked from Mandriva Linux. As different from other rolling linux distribution, PCLinuxOS focus on stability. Also, it has an unusual combination of RPM packages and synaptic package manager. Latest issue(27/03/2016) of distrowatch weekly features a review of PCLinuxOS 2016.03 MATE, latest stable build of PCLinuxOS featuring MATE as

Budgie Desktop 10.2.5 Released
Monday 28 March 2016 08:12 PM

The Solus Project announced release of Budgie Desktop 10.2.5, latest stable release of lightweight, elegant but full featured desktop environment built over GNOME 3.x stacks. Though Budgie Desktop is originally developed for Solus, it also available for other major GNU/Linux distributions. Source : Solus Project website Budgie Desktop 10.2.5 comes with a lot of refinements and interesting

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 Beta 2 Screenshot tour
Sunday 27 March 2016 01:45 PM

Ubuntu MATE is an official flavor of Ubuntu, featuring MATE as default desktop environment. This project is an effort to recreate and maintain classical Ubuntu experience and to provide a traditional, easy to use, yet modern looking desktop operating system. Last day, Ubuntu team announced release of Ubuntu 16.04 Beta 2, including all it it's official flavors. This post is a walk through

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