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Linux Mint team plans to enable vertical panel support in Cinnamon Desktop
Saturday, October 1, 2016 6:17 PM

The Linux Mint team has revealed their decision to enable vertical panel on upcoming versions of Cinnamon desktop. The panel will be horizontal by default, but there will be easy option to switch between horizontal and vertical panels. Cinnamon is a modern desktop environment which was initially started as a fork of GNOME shell. The main motive behind cinnamon desktop is to offer a modern, user

Ubuntu based budgie-remix 16.10 beta 2 released with refined look and feel
Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:17 AM

The budgie-remix team has announced availability of budgie-remix 16.10 beta 2, second and final beta release for upcoming budgie-remix 16.10. This  development release of budgie-remix ships numerous improvements over previous releases, which includes a much improved look and feel, set of beautiful wallpapers and many updated packages. Credit : budgie-remix project The budgie-remix operating

Chapeau 24 released, based on Fedora 24
Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:19 PM

The Chapeau project has unveiled Chapeau 24, latest stable release of Fedora based GNU/Linux distribution that provides out of the box multimedia, gaming support, and other usability improvements to make GNU/Linux more attractive for newbies. Chapeau 24 is based on Fedora 24 and hence, you can expect all major features and bug fixes in Fedora 24 in Chapeau also. Also, to be fair the purpose of

Qubes OS 3.2 released with integrated management infrastructure
Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:09 PM

The Qubes OS team has announced release of Qubes OS 3.2, and iterative update for Qubes OS 3.1 released earlier this year. This release of Qubes OS ships several updates to offer a more polished, easy to use and stable operating system. The most important highlight of Qubes OS 3.2 is improved integrated management infrastructure. This will allow the operating system to control what is happening

LibreOffice celeberates 6th birthday
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:25 PM

The LibreOffice, worlds most popular open source office suite, is celebrating its 6th birthday on 28th September of 2016. It was on 28th September 2010, a press release was distributed announcing the transformation of community to The Document Foundation. Since then, The Document Foundation is actively developing LibreOffice as a high quality product with the support of several

Final beta release is available for Ubuntu 16.10 and 6 community flavors
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:48 PM

The Ubuntu team has proudly announced availability of Ubuntu 16.10 beta 2, second and final development beta release of upcoming stable Ubuntu 16.10 Yakety Yak. This release also includes Ubuntu cloud and server editions and also 6 other community flavors namely, Kubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Studio, Ubuntu GNOME and Ubuntu Kylin. Following the tradition of ubuntu releases, this release

LXQt 0.11 released after almost one year
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 7:43 PM

The LXQt team has announced release of LXQt 0.11, latest stable release of lightweight desktop environment that makes use of well established Qt framework. LXQt project is an attempt to rewrite LXDE desktop using Qt framework instead of Gtk+. The LXQt 0.11, current release of project is coming almost one year after previous stable release, LXQt 0.11 due to various reasons. However the team

Uruk GNU/Linux 1.0 - A long way to go : Review
Monday, September 26, 2016 8:32 PM

Uruk is a libre GNU/Linux distribution from Iraq, that tries to ship an operating system with 100% free software packages without compromising much on user experience. To achieve this goal, Uruk includes packages from trisquel repositories and ships several free packages required to perform day to day activities. Also, it offers some useful components from LInux Mint. Latest issue of

Apricity OS 09.2016 released, ships 32 bit images for the first time
Monday, September 26, 2016 7:49 PM

The Apricity OS team has announced availability of Apricity OS 09.2016, latest stable/development release of Arch based GNU/Linux distribution that offers an alternative, stylish, flexible, stable experience. This release of Apricity OS also includes 32 bit development images for the first time in history of the project. We're very excited to announce the very first release of Apricity OS

Black Lab Linux 8.0 Beta 3 released
Monday, September 26, 2016 7:32 PM

The Black Lab Linux team has announced release of Black Lab Linux 8.0 beta 3, latest development release of Ubuntu based project that tries to offer a stable system with improved performance and enhanced multimedia capabilities. The Black Lab Linux v8 will be based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as opposed to previous releases which were based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. This release will also showcase 3

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