OpenSourceFeed : Weekly News Feed 52

Electron 1.0 is available now
05/13/2016 10:11 PM

The electron framework development team announced release of Electron 1.0, latest stable release of community developed framework for creating native desktop applications using web technology. Electron take care of tough parts like ensuring cross platform compatibility, so that, developers can concentrate more on functionality of application. Electron 1.0 marks a major mile stone in the history

Bodhi Linux 3.2.1 released, an unscheduled bug fix release
05/13/2016 09:48 PM

The Bodhi Linux development team announced release of Bodhi Linux 3.2.1, an unscheduled bug fix release. This release of Bodhi Linux comes with fixes for few bugs present in version 3.2.0 release which includes wrong kernel header in legacy image, improperly configured elementary theme and problem with Moksha Desktop when used with multiple monitors. This is an unscheduled bug fix release.

Italian city Vicenza replaces Windows with Zorin OS
05/12/2016 10:05 PM

Following many other governments and nations, Italian city Vicenza is also replacing Microsoft Windows with Zorin OS. This process will be taken forward after performing a trial run on a few systems. Zorin OS is selected for replacement owing to it's similarity with Windows and stable Ubuntu base. The city of Vicenza, Italy is planning to switch its municipality’s computers’ OS from

Mozilla Thunderbird 45.1.0 comes with several bug fixes
05/12/2016 09:47 PM

The Mozilla Foundation has released Thunderbird 45.1.0, latest bug fix release of popular open source, email client application. This release of Thunderbird comes with several bug fixes and associated refinements. Some of the major bug fixes in Thunderbird 45.1.0 includes: Problem while moving contact name from Thunderbird address book to address box in new message. Issue of displaying UI

Simplicity Linux is more than a Puppy clone : Review
05/12/2016 09:37 PM

Simplicity Linux is a Puppy based(more specifically LXPup based), lightweight GNU/Linux distributions. It comes in three different flavors, Mini and Desktop editions are shipped with latest stable software packages, while X is packed with bleeding edge packages. The Linux Insider portal has published a review of Simplicity Linux, by taking recently released Simplicity Linux 16.04 into

Qt Creator 4.0.0 released with Clang static analyzer integration
05/11/2016 09:55 PM

The Qt development team announced release of Qt Creator 4.0.0, latest stable release of IDE for developing Qt applications.Beginning from this release, Qt Creator will comes with integrated Clang static analyzer, QML profiler and auto testing plugins. Qt Creator 4.0.0 is coming with GPLv3 except some components. Despite of these exceptions, it is ensured that Qt Creator can be used for

Manjaro updates it's infrastructure
05/11/2016 09:45 PM

The Manjaro GNU/Linux team has informed that, project is planning for a major update in infrastructure system. This will help Manjaro to provide better user support with improved forums and wikis. It is expected that, revamped forums and wikis will be available along with next scheduled stable release of Manjaro, ie, Manjaro 16.06. Manjaro infrastructure is moving to Cloud platform. With

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 released with enhanced security
05/11/2016 09:35 PM

The Red Hat public relation team has published press note on release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8, latest update of leading enterprise operate system. This update comes with enhanced security and improved management and monitoring features. RALEIGH, N.C. —

Linux Lite 3.0 Beta released with beautiful look
05/10/2016 09:41 PM

The Linux Lite development team announced release of Linux Lite 3.0 beta, latest development release of Ubuntu LTS based, lightweight, out of the box functional GNU/Linux distribution. Linux Lite 3.0 marks the beginning of Linux Lite 3.x series of distributions. Linux Lite 3.0, following it's predecessors will stay on it's core values which are simplicity, speed and freedom. Towards this goal,

Fedora 24 Beta released with GNOME 3.20
05/10/2016 09:29 PM

Mr Paul W. Frield has announced release of Fedora 24 Beta, latest development release of upcoming Fedora 24 stable release. This release announcement is applicable for all Fedora varieties including Fedora Workstation, server, cloud images,  other Fedora spins, Fedora labs and ARM image. Fedora 24 Workstation is coming with GNOME 3.20, latest stable release of popular desktop environment.

Porteus Linux 3.2RC2 released
05/09/2016 09:58 PM

The Porteus GNU/Linux team announced immediate availability of Poretus Linux 3.2RC2 for download. This is latest development release of Slackware based, lightweight, Live GNU/Linux distribution that offers options to generate custom ISOs using built customizer tool. Currently, Porteus 3.2RC2 offers 4 different desktop environments which are Xfce4, MATE, Cinnamon and KDE 5. Packages in Porteus

Ubuntu MATE 16.04 - Friendly desktop experience : Review
05/09/2016 09:32 PM

Ubuntu MATE has attracted a lot of attention since it's first release. This was due to Linux users' fond for a classical desktop experience. Ubuntu MATE is actually a solace for all people who lost their traditional desktop environment when Ubuntu decided to switch to Unity Desktop by the release of Ubuntu 11.04. Latest issue of distrowatch weekly(08/05/2016) has published a review of recently

Rebellin Linux v3 released
05/09/2016 09:12 PM

The team behind Rebellin Linux announced release of Rebellin Linux v3, latest stable release of fast, reliable, beautiful GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian sid. Rebellin Linux comes with latest collection of several software packages including GNOME 3.20, MATE 1.12, Linux Kernel 4.5 ..etc. Rebellin Linux mainly comes in two flavors, GNOME flavor and MATE flavor. However, any of these does

Parsix GNU/Linux 8.5r1 and 8.10-TEST-1 are available now
05/08/2016 10:39 AM

Parsix GNU/Linux team has declared availability of Parsix GNU/Linux 8.5r1 and 8.10-TEST-1 which are latest stable and testing images respectively. Parsix is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian stable with the aim of providing a laptop optimized operating system featuring latest stable release of GNOME Desktop. Parsix GNU/Linux 8.5 (code name Atticus) ships with stable GNOME 3.18

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