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KDE Applications Updated to 18.12, Over 140 Bugfixes

KDE has just announced the release of KDE Applications 18.12, which is a massive update. Over 140 bugfixes have been implemented in many of the apps, as well as a number of overall improvements. This is fresh on the heels of KDE Frameworks also being updated to 5.53.0 just a …

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Free Software Foundation Received 1 Million USD from Handshake

The Free Software Foundation just received a series of earmarked charitable donations from Handshake. The donations amount to a total of $1 million USD. The FSF has already received a $1 million Bitcoin donation from the Pineapple Fund earlier this year. With all this funding, the FSF will be in …

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta Offers Stratis and Yum 4 with Efficient Linux Networking

It has been four years since Red Hat released its Enterprise Linux 7 that redefined the operating system. Since then the world of information technology has undergone massive transformation. It seems that Red Hat is driven to stay at the top of the competition as it has not stopped to …

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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Extended to 10-Year Support as Shuttleworth Predicts 2019 IPO

At the latest OpenStack Summit, the founder and CEO of Canonical Inc / Ubuntu mentioned that Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Long Term Support) will be receiving up to 10 years of support. This is of significant news, since most LTS releases receive only 5 years of support – although Ubuntu 12.04 …

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Manjaro 18 Nearly Here as Lots of Testing Updates Pushed This Week

The Manjaro Linux developers have been hard at work these past couple weeks, as a steady stream of testing updates have become available on average every couple of days. Manjaro Linux is an Arch-Linux based distro that has seen quite a huge surge in popularity this past year, as it …

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GNOME 3.32 Scheduled to be Released Early Next Year with Expected Wayland Improvements and UI and UX-related changes

The 35th stable update for the free and open-sourced GNOME 3.30 desktop environment was released on 5th September, as announced by Gnome News. The release came just after the six months of the release of GNOME 3.28. GNOME 3.30 offered introduction of some major latest features, new applications and included …

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Mesa 18.2 Brings Radeon EQAA Anti-Aliasing, Improved SteamVR Support, and Tons of Bug Fixes

The Mesa 18.2 driver for Linux has finally been released today after a few minor setbacks occurring in August. This latest driver update features Vega 20 support, OpenGL 4.4 compatibible profile, notable improvements to the RadeonSI OpenGL and RADV Vulkan driver support, OpenGL ES 3.2 support for RadeonSI, and really …

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Linux Mint Releases LMDE 3 ‘Cindy’ Cinnamon with Security and Bug Fixes

Linux Mint’s developer community has released the LMDE 3 “Cindy” Cinnamon on August 31, 2018, according to the Linux Mint Blog. It is an expansion project for Linux Mint on Debian basis. LMDE, what does that mean? So far, Linux Mint is basically built on Ubuntu as a base and binds …

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NetBSD 7.2 Branch Update Release Brings USB 3.0 and Raspberry Pi 3 Support

The NetBSD Project has released NetBSD 7.2, which is the second feature update of the NetBSD 7 release branch. This release brings a subset of fixes that were deemed important to security or stability reasons, and several new features and overall enhancements. NetBSD is a free and highly portable Unix-like …

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Incorrect AMD Threadripper Temperatures on Linux 4.18 to be Fixed Soon

As we near the release of the Linux 4.18.6 stable kernel, more goodies just keep coming for Linux users – its now been reported that the Linux 4.18.6 stable kernel will be able to properly report CPU core temperatures of the new AMD Threadripper 2950X and AMD Threadripper 2990WX processors …

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