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Forking Bach: Opening classical music to remixes

Sunday 22nd of March 2015 01:51:12 PM
Today pianist Kimiko Ishizaka and made their recording and score of Johann Sebastian Bach's collection of solo keyboard music, called the Well-Tempered Clavier, available to the public domain so anyone can download and fork more

OpenSSL Patch to Plug Severe Security Holes

Sunday 22nd of March 2015 11:56:50 AM
The world is about to get another reminder about just how much of the Internet runs on technology maintained by a handful of coders working on a shoestring budget. OpenSSL - the software used by thousands of companies to encrypt online communications - is set to get a security makeover this week:

YUMI- released

Sunday 22nd of March 2015 10:02:28 AM
YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Integrator) has been released. YUMI can be used to create a Multiboot USB Flash Drive containing multiple operating systems, antivirus utilities, disc cloning, diagnostic tools, and more.

New handheld console, first anti-cheat open hardware device, and more gaming news

Sunday 22nd of March 2015 08:08:06 AM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at the GCW-ZERO handheld console, first anti-cheat open hardware device, and more.

GNOME Control Center Updated to Support Firefox Nightly Builds in GNOME 3.14

Sunday 22nd of March 2015 06:13:44 AM
While we prepare our GNU/Linux distributions for the anticipated GNOME 3.16 desktop environment, which will be unveiled next Wednesday, on March 25, 2015, the GNOME development team still updates some of the core components of the current stable release of the desktop, GNOME 3.14.

Neptune 4.3 Screenshot Tour

Sunday 22nd of March 2015 04:19:22 AM
This is the third service release to Neptune 4 and comes with improvements, bug fixes and updates. This includes Chromium in version 41, VLC in version 2.2, LibreOffice 4.3.3 as well as Icedove 31.5 and many more. The foundation of this release is represented by the current Debian 7.8 ('Wheezy'). This new version also offers Updates for Kdenlive which bring in better codec support as well as a fix for the localization of video effects. Kernel 3.16.3 was updated with fixes for Btrfs and nouveau. There is also better Btrfs support with Grub 2.0.2 Beta 2. The problem with Persistent Creator in the live media not being able to format the persistency file on a non german localization has been solved. Smartphones and media players are now better supported with mtp library version 1.1.8.

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Ardour 4.0 released

The Ardour project is pleased to announce the release of Ardour 4.0. This release brings many technical improvements, as well as new features and over a thousand bug fixes. The biggest changes in this release: Better cross platform support. Ardour now runs on GNU/Linux, OS X and for the first time, Windows. JACK is no longer required, making it easier than ever for new users to get Ardour up and running (though JACK is still usable with Ardour). The user interface has seen a thorough overhaul, leading to a more modern and polished experience. Read more

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