Weekly News Feed - 17th September 2017

Welcome to 5th issue of OpenSourceFeed - Weekly News Letter. Last week, we shared only a few posts comparing to previous weeks. These posts were about GNOME 3.26 release, Manjaro Splitfire laptops, KDE development release and atom code editor. We've also updates from DistroScreens and OpenSourceFeed Showcase.

Following are stories covered in last week:

Manjaro Cinnamon 17.0.4 released
Saturday 16 September 2017 12:24 PM

The Manjaro community has announced release of Manjaro Cinnamon 17.0.4, latest stable release of popular Manjaro community flavor featuring Cinnamon desktop environment. This release of Manjaro Cinnamon brings Cinnamon Desktop 3.4.6, latest stable releases of XApps and other applications required to deliver stock Cinnamon experience. Manjaro Cinnamon 17.0.4 being an updated snapshot of a

Plasma 5.11 beta is available now; features redesigned settings app, improved notifications & more
Friday 15 September 2017 09:13 AM

The KDE community has announced immediate availability of KDE Plasma 5.11 beta, development release prior to upcoming stable release planned for Mid-October. This beta release gives a clear overview of what we can expect from final release. It includes a redesigned settings app, improved notification systems and a better and powerful task manager. In addition to changes in existing visual

Atom Code Editor 1.20 released with improved Git integration
Wednesday 13 September 2017 10:40 PM

Github has announced release of Atom 1.20, latest stable release of full featured, open source text cum code editor. This release brings various improvements including better support for Git integration, modified find and replace module and language-php package has been updated with various bug fixes. Improved find and replace functionality in Atom 1.20 (Credit : Atom Website) The diff view

GNOME 3.26 released with redesigned Control Center
Wednesday 13 September 2017 10:01 PM

The GNOME Project has announced release of GNOME 3.26, latest stable release of free and open source desktop environment for GNU/Linux and its siblings. This release of GNOME is a result of 6 months of continuous development effort by GNOME team and other community contributors. As a recognition to organizing team of recently held GUADEC, this release will be known by the code name Manchester.

KDE Frameworks 5.38.0 released with numerous bug fixes and improvements
Monday 11 September 2017 10:46 PM

The KDE community has announced availability of KDE Frameworks 5.38.0, latest stable release of Qt addon libraries which provides various commonly used functionalities with high reliability and stability. This release of KDE Frameworks includes various bug fixes and improvements, especially in Kirigami, a set of QtQuick components which can be used to build user interfaces based on the KDE UX

Station X introduces Manjaro powered Spitfire laptop
Monday 11 September 2017 09:43 PM

In collaboration with Manjaro team, Station X, a specialized Linux laptop/Desktop vendor has announced Spitfire Manjaro Special Edition. Spritefire Manjaro Edition laptop will be powered by fully hardware tuned versions of Manjaro Xfce flag ship edition, which comes with intricate kernel tweaks, to streamlined settings, and even custom changes to battery, cpu, and sound settings..etc


Last week, we published screenshots of Zorin OS 12.2 release and GNOME 3.26 Manchester.


In our showcase website,we don't have any new distribution or desktop environment. We're are redesigning the showcase home page to make it more accessible. Instead of displaying feeds from blog, this website will be dedicated for distributions and desktop environments. We're planning to implement inline search feature to find operating systems easily.

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