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Last Beta release for Krita 2.9

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We’re getting so close to the release now! (Check the count-down counter on krita.org!) Sure, there are still a bunch of bugs to fix, but we’re down to very nearly no release blockers now. And we fixed an awful lot of bugs since the last beta release, too!

The 2.9.0 release is scheduled for February 26th, with monthly bug fix releases planned until we release Krita 3.1.

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Also Calligra 2.9 Beta 3 Released

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gThumb 3.3.3 Brings Better Support for GTK+ 3.14 and Lots of UI Tweaks

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The famous gThumb image viewer application for the GNOME desktop environment reached version 3.3.3 a few days ago, as announced on GNOME’s announce list by Paolo Bacchilega. This is a development release that brings numerous important changes, which will be part of the forthcoming gThumb 3.4 release.

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Wine (Wine is not an emulator) 1.7.36 Gives Users Control over Speakers

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Wine (Wine is not an emulator) 1.7.36 is now out and comes with quite a few improvements and new features, not to mention the fixes for various applications and games that have been added.

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