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CrossOver for Android Lets You Run Windows Apps on Intel-Based Chromebooks

CodeWeavers?, the commercial company behind the well-known CrossOver for Linux and Mac application that lets users install and run Windows apps and games is still working to release an Android version.

Ubuntu Core Now Officially Supported for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3)

Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, today announced that their Snappy-enabled Ubuntu Core OS is now available for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3).

GStreamer 1.12 Open-Source Multimedia Framework Gets Its First Point Release

The GStreamer development team announced the availability of the first point release of the GStreamer 1.12 stable series of the popular and widely-used open-source and cross-platform multimedia framework.

SolydXK 9 Linux Distributions Enter Beta Based on Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch"

The developers of the Debian-based SolydX and SolydK GNU/Linux distributions announced today that the upcoming SolydXK 9 stable release entered Beta phase with Live ISO images available now for public testing.

Linux Kernels 4.4.74 LTS and 3.18.58 Fix Memory Leaks and Add More Improvements

Only two days after releasing the Linux 4.11.7 and 4.9.34 LTS kernel updates, Greg Kroah-Hartman is today announcing the availability of new maintenance releases for the long-term supported Linux 4.4 and 3.18 kernel series.

Debian Devs Urge Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake Users to Disable HyperThreading

Debian developer Henrique de Moraes Holschuh is warning users of the popular GNU/Linux distribution about a new security flaw that affects Intel's 6th and 7th generation Skylake and Kaby Lake processors supporting HyperThreading.

Google's Chrome OS Team Is Experimenting with Refreshed Sign-In/Lock Screens

Google's Chromium evangelist Fran├žois Beaufort recently revealed that the Chrome OS team is currently experimenting with refreshed versions of the Sing-In and Lock screens in the operating system.

digiKam 5.6 Professional Photo Management App Released with HTML Gallery Tool

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 25, 2017 8:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The digiKam development team is pleased to announce the release of digiKam 5.6, a new stable update of the open-source and cross-platform professional photo management app for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows platforms.

LibreOffice 6.0 to Automatically Update Itself on GNU/Linux, but There's a Catch

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 25, 2017 2:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
LibreOffice developer Markus Mohrhard recently announced that his work on the new automatic updater for the upcoming LibreOffice 6.0 office suite for Linux is finally ready to see the light of day.

Canonical Makes It Easy to Install Unity7 on Ubuntu 17.10, GNOME Remains Default

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 25, 2017 5:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
It looks like Unity 7 is not dead yet, as Canonical's Will Cooke is now informing the community that the Ubuntu Desktop team has been working lately on making it easier for users to install the Unity 7 session and related packages on Ubuntu 17.10.

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Is Rolling Out to Sony Xperia X and X Compact Smartphones

After seeding the Android 7.0 (Nougat) software update to Sony Xperia XA, Xperia XA Dual SIM, Xperia XA Ultra, and Xperia XA Ultra Dual SIM models, Sony Mobile is now rolling out the Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update to Xperia X and X Compact phones.

GNOME 3.26 Improves Control Center's Network, Online Accounts & Printers Panels

Development of the GNOME 3.26 desktop environment continues as planned, and, as we reported earlier this week, the third milestone (GNOME 3.25.3) has been released with various updates and bug fixes across multiple components and apps.

openSUSE Tumbleweed Gets Qt 5.9, Linux Kernel 4.11.6, and MP3 Out-Of-The-Box

Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed operating system are getting a lot of the latest GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source software applications lately as a total of seven snapshots were released this week.

Canonical Also Patches Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Against the Stack Clash Vulnerability

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 22, 2017 7:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Canonical today announced that it released a new kernel security update for the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system series to patch the infamous Stack Clash vulnerability discovered recently by Qualys Research Labs.

OpenMandriva Lx 3.02 Released with Updated Wayland and X.Org Infrastructures

OpenMandriva announced today the release and immediate availability of the second point release to the stable OpenMandriva Lx 3 series of the open-source computer operating system.

Firefox Focus for Android Promises to Block Annoying Ads, Protect Users' Privacy

Mozilla announced today that the Firefox Focus web browser that the Open Source company launched last year for iPhone and iPad devices is now also available for Android.

Shotwell, GNOME's Open-Source Image Viewer and Organizer, Gets Important Update

The Shotwell open-source image viewer and organizer that is installed by default in various GNU/Linux distributions has been recently updated to version 0.27, a major release that adds numerous improvements and fixes annoying bugs.

Escuelas Linux 5.4 Educational Distribution Officially Released, Based on Bodhi

If you can't get enough educational-oriented GNU/Linux distributions, here's another one for you, Escuelas Linux 5.4, an open-source computer operating system based on Bodhi Linux and designed for deployment in schools.

Canonical Wants to Add Hardware Accelerated Video Playback by Default to Ubuntu

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 20, 2017 12:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
In his latest report, Canonical's Will Cooke reports on the efforts the Ubuntu Desktop team is making to enable hardware-accelerated video playback for the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) by default.

New SparkyLinux Tool Notifies Users About New Updates Right on Their Desktops

Users of the Debian-based SparkyLinux operating system have a new tool to play with, namely an in-house built utility that notifies them when new updates are available for their systems.

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