Waha Linux 8.0 Brings Debian 8 "Jessie" to the Arab Community - Gallery
The Waha Project has had the great pleasure of informing us about the immediate availability for download of the final version of their Waha Linux 8.0 distributions designed specifically for the Arab community.
SystemRescueCd 4.5.3 Is Powered by Linux Kernel 3.14.43 LTS, Includes TestDisk 7.0
On May 25, François Dupoux had the pleasure of informing us about the immediate availability for download of a new maintenance release of his SystemRescueCd 4.5 distro.
If you present someone to the Linux world as GNU/Linux, you spend the next fifteen minutes trying to explain GNU. It’s difficult to explain in just a few minutes, it’s difficult to pronounce and it confuses the new Linux user. However, I make it a practice to bookmark websites that explain what GNU is and why it’s critical to Linux, and I tell people why it’s important to read about the subject when they have time.
Evolution Open Source PIM Software for GNOME 3.18 Fixes Middle-Click Paste Issues
As reported the other day, the GNOME Project is hard at work to release the second milestone of the upcoming GNOME 3.18 desktop environment, and that several components already started appearing on the main FTP servers.
Exploring Kubuntu 15.04
Kubuntu Kubuntu is an official Ubuntu community project which releases new versions in step with the rest of the Ubuntu community. Kubuntu ships with KDE's Plasma desktop by default, offering users the latest technology to come out of the KDE project. Kubuntu's most recent release, version 15.04, is the first to ship with Plasma 5 and this is also the first version of the distribution to ship with systemd as the default init technology. The distribution's release announcement states, "Plasma 5, the next generation of KDE's desktop, has been rewritten to make it smoother to use while retaining the familiar setup. The second set of updates to Plasma 5 are now stable enough for everyday use and is the default in this version of Kubuntu."
I’ve known about Krita for a long time, I might have first heard about it around the time I started to complement my GIMP work with MyPaint for painting. Since I exclusively draw in Linux, the open-source painting world is something I try to keep in touch with.
Today is officially the first day of coding for this year's Google Summer of Code. For the next three months I will be working on bringing animation to Krita. There's a lot of work ahead, but I have a solid plan to work with.
Emil Velikov has announced the immediate availability for download of a new maintenance release of the Mesa 3D graphics library used in numerous distributions of GNU/Linux.
Why a Rolling Release Model is the Way to Go for Any OS
In the last year or so, I've noticed that rolling-release distributions are becoming more and more popular among Linux users, and even big names like Ubuntu are considering the switch to a rolling update development model, but I think all operating systems should use the rolling release model.