So judging by how little happened this week, it wouldn't have been a
mistake to release 4.2 last week after all, but hey, there's certainly
a few fixes here, and it's not like delaying 4.2 for a week should
have caused any problems either.
So here it is, and the merge window for 4.3 is now open. I already
have a few pending early pull requests, but as usual I'll start
processing them tomorrow and give the release some time to actually
The shortlog from rc8 is tiny, and appended. The patch is pretty tiny too.
Go get it,
Manjaro-Fluxbox 0.8.13.1 released
Manjaro-Fluxbox aims to be light, fast and resource friendly, yet at the same time complete and ready to use for all typical everyday office- and multimedia-needs. The applications are easily accessible from the native right click menu with detachable submenus aswell as from the appealing docklike launcher wbar on the side or by easily configurable keyboard shortcuts. This edition features the beautiful and extraordinarily versatile icon-theme AwOken (coloured, white and dark). Install media are available with both init systems Systemd or OpenRC.
Which Android phone Will Take The Crown For The Best Smartphone Of 2015?
Ascertaining the best Android phones for 2015 is a tough task primarily because of the huge number of measurability critirea that are needed to gauge that. It has to be first ascertained whether the list would include only high-end phones or would also include low-end (but feature-rich) phones. As per an IDC report, Google Inc's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android phones would constitute 80% of the smartphone market by 2020 due to the platform being the most popular for smartphone vendors who do not want to go through the labor of making their own operating systems.
Shotcut Review - A Powerful and Free Video Editor for Linux Users
Shotcut is a video editor that aims to offer a clear interface and a powerful set of tools. It's definitely not the application you would expect. It's far more complex than it lets on at first sight, and it has a steep learning curve.
Xtreme Download Manager is just that: a download manager that give users much better control over what they are downloading. It also greatly increases the download speed for files, and it comes with lots of features that are not usually available under the same roof.
Ritesh Raj Sarraf had the pleasure of informing us about the immediate availability of an updated Laptop Mode Tools software, version 1.68, which brings systemd integration, and many other goodies that help prolong your laptop's battery life.
Kovid Goyal announced the release of the Calibre 2.36 open-source and cross-platform ebook viewer, converter, and library management software for all supported operating systems, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.
The Git developers have announced the release of the first maintenance version of the Git 2.5 open-source distributed version control system for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, and Microsoft Windows.
EasyTAG, the open-source audio tag editor software, reached version 2.4 earlier today, August 29, bringing multiple performance and stability improvements, as well as several updated translations, available right now for download on GNU/Linux and Windows operating systems.
As you may know, DBeaver is an open source database management tool, with support for the most popular databases, including MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server and SQLite. For more information, see this page.
Xtreme Download Manager known (also called Xdm or XDMAN), is free and open source download manager based on java and support for major operating system including Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. It can easily integrated with major web browser such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, IE etc – So, if you download any file from your web browser, Xdman will automatically launch and download your file.
Running The AMD Radeon R9 Fury With AMD's New Open-Source Linux Driver
Now that Linux 4.2 is set to be released today, out on the horizon we have to look forward to Linux 4.3 kernel. Set to be merged into Linux 4.3 will be in the initial open-source AMD driver code for supporting the Radeon R9 Fury graphics cards. This open-source Fury support is the focus of our testing today with it being the first time powering up this Fiji GPU outside of Catalyst.