Tweak Fedora 22 Linux with the Powerful and User-Friendly Fedy Utility
The Fedy open source graphical utility that helps Fedora Linux users tweak their installations has recently been updated with a revamped user interface and support for the Fedora 22 distro.
Contain(er-ize) yourself, it's Intel Clear Linux
Intel explains that its aim was NOT to make 'yet another general-purpose Linux distribution'; and so, as such, while it has included 'many' software components from the OpenStack Foundation, but it chose (among other decisions to cull) not to include a GUI or printing support.
Yet Another OpenGL 4.5 Extension Is Nearing Completion In Mesa
While Mesa still is only officially at OpenGL 3.3 compliance, a lot of OpenGL 4.x extensions continue to be worked on by open-source developers interested in advancing the free software graphics drivers.
Xfce's Power Manager Is Finally Ported To GTK3
The xfce4-power-manager 1.5.0 update is a big release! Xfce4-power-manager 1.5.0 is ported over to using the GTK3 tool-kit rather than GTK2, has also been ported to using GDBUS, has dropped its LXDE panel plug-in with upstream focusing upon LXQt, and there's also various other improvements with this new Xfce power manager release.
ZTE Q519T With 4000mAh Battery, Android 5.0 Lollipop Launched
ZTE, soon after launching the Nubia Z9 smartphone in China, has now unveiled yet another smartphone, the Q519T. Unveiled in China, the ZTE Q519T has been priced at equivalent of $95 (approximately Rs. 6,000).
The highlight of the ZTE Q519T smartphone is that it features a massive battery capacity of 4000mAh, which is claimed to deliver up to 35 days of standby time. The new ZTE Q519T smartphone will be available in Blue, Gold, and White colours.
The Default Image Viewer of GNOME 3.18 Will Support Multi-Page TIFFs
Eye of GNOME, the default image viewer software used in the acclaimed GNOME desktop environment, has recently been updated and distributed as part of the unstable GNOME 3.17.2 desktop environment.
Software Commons vs. Product
One regular reader of this blog contacted me a few days ago to share a few suggestions and some concerns about the LibreOffice project. I did not agree with many of the points he was making, but a few of them made sense. I’d like to discuss the main one, because I think there is no clear cut answer about it even inside the LibreOffice project.