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Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS will be postponed till February 9, due to boot issues

02 Feb 2017

Mr Leann Ogasawara of Ubuntu engineering team has requested the release team to postpone Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS release till February 9. This was owing to some serious booting issues found...


LibreOffice 5.3 released with a tons of new features

02 Feb 2017

The Document Foundation has announced release of LibreOffice 5.3, latest stable release of popular free and open source office suite. This release introduces a lot of new proffessional quality features...


KDE neon offers a near perfect desktop on a stable base

01 Feb 2017

KDE neon is an amazing GNU/Linux distribution developed by the KDE community. It integrates most up-to-date KDE Plasma desktop and other KDE community developed applications on the stable base of...


Bodhi Linux 4.1.0 released with Linux 4.8 and Arc inspired moksha theme

29 Jan 2017

The Bodhi Linux team has announced release of Bodhi Linux 4.1.0, latest maintenance cum bug fix release in Bodhi Linux 4 branch. This release comes with several updated packages and...


Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Xfce & KDE editions released

29 Jan 2017

The Linux Mint community has announced release of Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Xfce and KDE editions. These releases includes packages updates and usability improvements to provide a better user experience....


WINE 2.0 stable released with MS Office 2013 support

27 Jan 2017

Finally the WINE (recursive acronym for Wine Is Not Emulator) developers has announced availability of Wine 2.0 stable release. This release includes numerous changes on underlying components and comes with...


Tails 2.10 released with OnionShare and other updated packages

27 Jan 2017

The Tails developers has announced release of Tails 2.10, latest maintenance release of Debian based amnesic incognito live system that offers provision for anonymous and secure browsing. This release fixes...


elementary OS Loki ships first set of updates in 2017

27 Jan 2017

The elementary team has announced shipping of first set of updates in 2017 for most celebrated release of project, elementary OS 0.4 Loki. These updates includes fixes for bugs detected...


LMDE 2 Betsy is getting an updated image after two years

27 Jan 2017

The LMDE (acronym for Linux Mint Debian Edition) team has announced plan to release an updated image for LMDE 2 Betsey which was released in 2015. Towards this plan, the...


OpenSourceFeed : Weekly News Feed 79

22 Jan 2017

Welcome to the 79th Weekly News Feed of OpenSourceFeed portal. This week, we have migrated to a different platform to provide news in a more organized way. In this platform...


Running Arch Linux on a Lenovo Yoga 900

20 Jan 2017

Over the years GNU/Linux operating system has grown to support a wide range of hardware devices. Also, there are some companies like system 76 who mainly focus on building GNU/Linux...


elementary OS looks cool but package management is a pain : Review

20 Jan 2017

elementary OS has received a lot of visibility within a relatively small span of time and introducing elementary OS will be redundant for an average GNU/Linux user. If someone does...


Linux Mint 18.1 KDE beta released

16 Jan 2017

The Linux Mint team has announced availability of Linux Mint 18.1 KDE beta, development release for upcoming Linux Mint distribution featuring KDE Plasma as default desktop environment. Linux Mint 18.x...


Debian 9 Stretch installer rc1 released

16 Jan 2017

The Debian Installer team has announced availability of first release candidate for Debian 9 Stretch Installer rc1. This release is coming after several alpha releases and can expect improved stability...


Debian 8.7 released with critical security fixes

15 Jan 2017

Debian - The Universal Operating System developers has announced release of Debian 8.7, 7th updated snapshot in Debian 8.x Jessy branch. This release includes some security fixes and resolutions for...


Manjaro 17.0 Gellivara Alpha 2 released in KDE & Xfce flavors

11 Jan 2017

Mr Philm - member of Manjaro development team has announced availability of Manjaro 17.0 Alpha 2 for testing. As any other official releases of Manjaro, this release also includes KDE...


MX Linux 16 keeps a good balance between performance and elegance : Review

09 Jan 2017

MX Linux is a Debian stable based GNU/Linux distribution grown as a cooperative venture between the antiX and retired MEPIS communities. It makes use of best tools and technologies from...


Deepin Technology gets a new community website

09 Jan 2017

The Deepin Technology team has announced launch of new community website for the deepin technology - a Chinese firm doing innovative development on free & open source technologies. The newly...


Ultimate 5.0 Gamers Edition released

08 Jan 2017

Mr Theehman, core developer of Ultimate OS has announced release of Ultimate 5.0 Gamers edition, latest stable release of Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution specifically developed for gamers. This release ships...


Maui Linux 2.1 is a suprisingly good plasma distribution : Review

08 Jan 2017

The Maui Linux is a reborn version of Ubuntu based Netrunner Desktop edition featuring KDE Plasma desktop. Netrunner Desktop edition is still alive (at least by that name), but is...