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openSUSE has just announced today, May 16, the immediate availability of the KDE Plasma 5.3 as the default desktop environment in Tumbleweed, along with the KDE Applications 15.04.1 software suite.
HandyLinux is a Debian-based distribution for French speakers. The distribution is designed to be lightweight and fast. HandyLinux's developers have simplified the graphical user interface, making the distribution easier for novice users.
Open Source Social Network or simply OSSN is PHP based social networking application. Using OSSN you can create your own social network website and build relationships with your members.
Our Linux distributions have come a long way from the days that we had to manually install anything we needed by compiling it on the terminal to the modern days of the fancy Software Centers that offer collections of applications with ratings, screenshots and one-click install functionality. No matter how rich with software these tools are though, there are still some popular tools that millions of people use that you won't find in application centers of any distro.
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Arduboy, Lakka for retro games, a Google release, and more!Open gaming roundup: May 10 - 16, 2015read more
The Wine development team has made development release 1.7.43 available to the public.
The Git development team was proud to announce the immediate availability for download of the first maintenance release for Git 2.4, the stable branch of the acclaimed open-source distributed version control system.
Rob Hirschfeld has been involved with OpenStack since before the project was even officially formed, and so he brings a rich perspective as to the project's history, its organization, and where it may be headed next.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the nine dollar computer, Snappy Ubuntu, the Robot Operating System, and more! Open source news: May 9 - 15, 2015.
Arduino announced a smaller, cheaper “Mini” version of the Arduino Yún SBC that offers fewer real-world ports, but gives more control to Linux.
Larian Studios have just revealed that they intend to release Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition, a reworked version of the original game that was made available just last year, and it's going to be available for the Linux platform as well.
They’ll shut down their software repositories, JIRA and Confluence servers, shared developer infrastructure and mailing lists at the end of May. The foresightlinux.org domain will remain as an informal “alumni association” for an indefinite amount of time, along with the project IRC channels for as long as they are in use.
In today's open source roundup: Where does Chrome OS start to fail? Plus: Five classic PC games remade in open source. And Black Lab Linux will switch to systemd.
I largely avoid systemd “debates” these days. They depress me due to all of the flawed reasoning and flinging emerging everywhere, but I felt that perhaps this little write-up could try to explain the background and causes for just why systemd inspires so much vitriol and turf warring.
Qualcomm has launched two WiFi-enabled SoCs that support the AllJoyn IoT standard, including a 650MHz, MIPS-based “QCA4531? SoC that runs OpenWRT Linux.
Fedora 22 is currently scheduled to be released on May 26th — 11 days to go! This will include our Cloud, Server, and Workstation editions, along with other variants like Fedora Atomic (designed for running containerized apps) and of course KDE and Xfce desktop spins.
Meizu might launch MX4 Ubuntu Edition on May 18, if the teaser posted by the Chinese company on Twitter is to be believed and if all the chatter on Chinese news websites will prove to be accurate.
In this edition of the Top 5, we've got reading the FINE manual, Python for non-engineers, the meaning of openness, and more.
The Tor Project announced the release of the Tor Browser 4.5.1 for all those who want to stay anonymous online. The new maintenance release is based on Mozilla Firefox 31.7.0 ESR.
Think you'll be getting a free upgrade to Windows 10 from your pirated copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1? Not so fast.