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Major Zorin OS Linux Release Is Coming This Fall Based on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

The Zorin OS developers announced the release and general availability of Zorin OS 12.4, the fourth maintenance update to the latest Zorin OS 12 operating system series based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).

Canonical Releases New Linux Kernel Live Patch for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS

Canonical released a new Linux kernel live patch for all of its supported Ubuntu Linux operating system releases to address various security vulnerabilities for those who use the Canonical Livepatch Service.

Linux Apps Are Now Available on More Chromebooks Powered by Intel Braswell CPUs

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 12, 2018 5:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Chrome
It looks like Google is taking support for Linux apps very seriously lately by recently enabling its integrated virtualization machine for running Linux apps on Chrome OS to support Chromebooks powered by Intel Braswell CPUs.

KDE Frameworks 5.49.0 Released for KDE Plasma 5.13 with over 200 Improvements

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 11, 2018 11:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
The KDE Project released today KDE Frameworks 5.49.0, a monthly update of the open-source software suite for the latest stable KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment.

Valve May Soon Release a Native 64-Bit Version of Its Steam for Linux Client

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 10, 2018 5:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Steam
Valve has released today a new stable version of its Steam Client for Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms with just two changes, one of which might signal that a native 64-bit version of its Steam for Linux client is in the pipe.

openSUSE Leap 42.3 Operating System Support Extended Until June 30, 2019

The openSUSE Project announced this week that they'd extended support for the openSUSE Leap 42.3 operating system with six more months to allow more users to upgrade to the latest openSUSE Leap 15 release.

Opera Wants to Be World's First PC Web Browser with a Built-In Crypto Wallet

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 9, 2018 6:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Opera Software announced that it plans to bring its famous crypto wallet used on the Opera for Android mobile web browser to the desktop on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms, in an upcoming Opera for PC stable release.

Purism's Privacy-Focused Librem 5 Linux Phone to Look Beautiful with GNOME 3.30

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 8, 2018 3:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
Purism is keeping us up-to-date with the development of their upcoming Librem 5 privacy and security-focused Linux-powered smartphone, which should hit the streets in January 2019.

LibreOffice 6.1 Open-Source Office Suite Officially Released, Here's What's New

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 8, 2018 10:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Document Foundation announced today the official release and general availability for download of the LibreOffice 6.1 open-source office suite, the second major update of the LibreOffice 6 series introduced in early 2018, for all supported platforms.

DebConf19 Debian GNU/Linux Conference to Take Place July 21-28, 2019, in Brazil

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 8, 2018 7:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Debian
The Debian Project's developer conference for 2019, DebConf19, will be hosted in the city of Curitiba, Brazil, and it will take place between July 21 and July 28, 2019.

Chrome OS 68 for Chromebooks Brings Material 2.0 Design, PIN Sign-in Support

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 8, 2018 4:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Chrome
Google today promoted the Chrome OS 68 Linux-based operating system for Chromebooks to the Stable channel as version 68.0.3440.87 (Platform version: 10718.71.2/3) for most devices, a release that brings numerous new features, improvements, and security updates.

Ubuntu and Debian Stretch Receive Linux Kernel Security Update to Fix TCP Flaw

Canonical and Debian Project released new Linux kernel security updates for their supported operating systems to address a critical vulnerability affecting the TCP implementation.

KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop Environment Lets You Upgrade Your Computer's Firmware

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 7, 2018 6:57 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
Based on the latest Qt 5.11 open-source application framework and the forthcoming KDE Frameworks 5.50 software suite, due for release on September 8, the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.14 desktop environment promises yet another set of new feature and improvements.

Google Fixes 43 Vulnerabilities in the Android Security Patch for August 2018

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 7, 2018 4:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
After launching the Android 9.0 Pie operating system, Google released today the Android Security Patch for August 2018 to all supported devices, addressing numerous security vulnerabilities and other issues reported by users lately.

Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) Is Now Powered by the Linux 4.17 Kernel

As of today, the upcoming Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) operating system is now powered by the Linux 4.17 kernel, which provides users with better hardware support and some exciting new features.

Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Released as Last in the Series, Download Now

Canonical released today the fifth and last point release of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system series with all the latest security and software updates since the previous point release.

LibreOffice 6.0.6 Office Suite Released with 55 Bug Fixes, Download Now

The Document Foundation announced today the release and general availability of the sixth point release of the LibreOffice 6.0 open-source and cross-platform office suite for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows systems.

GNOME 3.30 Desktop Environment Enters Beta, Final Release Arrives September 5

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 4, 2018 8:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
The GNOME Project through Javier Jardón announced today the release and general availability of the beta version of the forthcoming GNOME 3.30 desktop environment for Linux-based operating systems.

Opera Web Browser Is Now Available as a Snap on Ubuntu, Other Linux Distros

Canonical and Opera Software announced today the availability of the Chromium-based Opera web browser as a Snap package in the Snap Store for Ubuntu and supported Linux-based operating systems.

Google Chrome 69 Enters Beta with Notch Support, Adopts the AV1 Video Decoder

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 2, 2018 8:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Chrome
Google promoted today the Chrome 69 web browser from the Developer channel to the Beta one for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows, giving us a first look at the new features and improvements.

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