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Still Like KDE 3.5 Desktop? Switch To Q4OS
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Built on the Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) project, Q4OS 1.4.1 is an open-source software which wants to preserve the KDE 3.5 desktop

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Second Milestone Build Of openSUSE 42.1 Leap ...

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With KDE Plasma 15.04.3 suite, the latest version of the linux distribution comprises the long-lasting supported KDE Plasma Workspaces 4.11.21 desktop ...

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Debian 9 Based SparkyLinux 4.1 Rescue Edition Released
(Saturday, September 05, 2015 9:59:12 AM IST)
Based on the SparkyLinux 4Tyche release and Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 Stretch OS, the latest edition of the linux distribution claims to be a Live USB comprising all for system administration, and recovery operations

Get Set For Linux Distribution With The Xiaomi Experience
(Friday, September 04, 2015 6:00:45 PM IST)
While Xiaomi’s introductory laptop would be as massive as Apple's MacBook Air and Lenovo's ThinkPad, we wonder if the device would be running on MIUI on top of Ubuntu

CodeWeavers Announces The Availability Of CrossOver 14.1.6
(Friday, September 04, 2015 1:30:46 PM IST)
Touted to be a user-friendly graphical interface for Wine, the latest CrossOver 14.1.6 is now available with various new features and fixes for GNU/Linux as well as Mac OS X

Debian Based Robolinux Xfce 8.1 Raptor Launched
(Friday, September 04, 2015 11:30:15 AM IST)
Besides new features and fixes, Robolinux Xfce 8.1 Raptor brings various browsers and applications for GNU/Linux systems

Freya 0.3.1 Receives Five Million Downloads With A Slew Of Windows Users
(Friday, September 04, 2015 11:05:44 AM IST)
Touted as a massive milestone, elementary OS has been able to garner eyeballs of the new users along with existing users

Linux Game Development In 2015
(Friday, September 04, 2015 3:30:34 PM IST)
There are so many articles about how to do games using Windows with engines such as Unity and flipping art from assets stores. But really there are not many articles about alternative development processes such as building under Linux using a cheap and open-source approach.

Ten Open Source Alternatives To Minecraft
(Friday, September 04, 2015 12:00:25 PM IST)
There's no denying that Minecraft is a favorite game to millions. And being written in Java enables it to run on a variety of platforms, including Linux. With a huge modding community, there are countless Minecraft tinkerers out there who would love to be able to get under the hood and play around with the source code themselves. Unfortunately, the source is not available to the general public.

Canonical’s Upcoming Ubuntu SDK Now Out For Testing
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 2:30:01 PM IST)
The software used by all Ubuntu developers will not rely on external Qt libraries anymore. In fact, it would be distributed as a stand-alone package

FINALLY: Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Available For BQ Aquaris E4.5 And E5
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 1:00:46 PM IST)
Touted to be a massive milestone, OTA-6 comes with amazing features like Wi-Fi Hotspot, Custom Alarm and more

Security Considerations When Moving From VMs To
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 12:30:43 PM IST)
We recently ran a sponsored series from Fox Technologies on We want to thank the company for its support and for sharing useful information for SysAdmins and developers alike. Fox Technologies is continuing the conversation with a free webinar September 17 that will address security considerations in moving from VMs to containers. More information about this webinar is below.

How to Install Linux Kernel 4.2 On Ubuntu,
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 1:30:26 PM IST)
Arne Exton, an independent distribution developer, has informed us earlier today, September 2, that he has managed to compile new kernel packages for Ubuntu/Debian-based distributions.

Why Google Just Made Android Wear Compatible
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 2:30:05 PM IST)
Some wearable devices running on Android Wear – Android's operating system for smartwatches and other wearables – will now be compatible with iPhones, according to official blogs of both Google and Android. Currently, compatibility is somewhat limited across platforms and devices:

Why Microsoft's Push Into Google's Android
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 3:30:45 PM IST)
Popular Microsoft programs like Word and Outlook used to be restricted to Microsoft's own devices, but that's something which has changed, and dramatically. Microsoft under Satya Nadella, who took over from Steve Ballmer last February, has been making strides to change its focus to be a "mobile-first, cloud-first" company, as the Redmond giant understands that it can no longer rely on its PC dominance with Windows.

How To Make Money From Open Source Software
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 4:00:30 PM IST)
Last month we looked at the argument that the open source business model is flawed because selling maintenance and support subscriptions doesn't provide companies with enough revenue to differentiate their products from the underlying open source software or to compete with the sales and marketing efforts of proprietary software companies. The argument was advanced by Peter Levine, a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz.

Microsoft, Google, Amazon And Others Unite
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 5:00:52 PM IST)
Some of the biggest tech companies such as Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix have come together to form a new open source alliance called the Alliance for Open Media, which aims to develop a next-generation video format. However, tech giant Apple is not a part of this initiative.

First Release Candidate Of X.Org Server 1.18 Is Out
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 12:20:18 PM IST)
With almost 300 improvements, X.Org Server 1.18 has reached a massive milestone

First Release Candidate Of Manjaro Linux Xfce 15.09 Is Out
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 11:40:37 AM IST)
Powered by Linux kernel 4.1 LTS, the recently released version of Manjaro is based on Arch Linux and Xfce 4.12 desktop environment

GNOME To Roll Out The Second Beta Build Of 3.18 Version
(Thursday, September 03, 2015 10:45:01 AM IST)
Associated applications as well as various core components in GNOME such as Orca open source screen reader and magnifier software have received a major overhaul

CyanogenMod Releases 12.1 Version With Stagefright Security Fixes
(Wednesday, September 02, 2015 6:30:29 PM IST)
The latest 12.1 version is arriving with Android 5.1.1 along with IMAP idle support and SDK v.

Hack 2.0, An Open Source Typeface Is Here!
(Wednesday, September 02, 2015 2:45:22 PM IST)
Bring design to your source code with this open source typeface.

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