Tiny Core Linux 7.0 Enters Beta, Includes Linux Kernel 4.2.7, GCC 5.2 and BusyBox 1.24.1

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Robert Shingledecker announced the release and immediate availability for download of the first Beta build of the upcoming Tiny Core Linux 7.0 computer operating system.

According to the release announcement, Tiny Core Linux 7.0 Beta 1 brings some of the latest software packages, including BusyBox 1.24.1, GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) 5…. (read more)

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Fotoxx Open-Source Image Editor Gets Its First Release for 2016 with New Features

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Michael Cornelison or Kornelix, the developer of the Fotoxx open source image editor application for GNU/Linux operating systems proudly announced the release of the first Fotoxx version for 2016.

According to the release notes, which we’ve attached at the end of the article for reference, Fotoxx 16.01 improves the Edit Any Metadata and Batch Add/Change Metadata feature by adding a better user interface, which lets users use a mouse device to select metadata items, and impl… (read more)

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Debian-Based DebEX GNOME Linux OS Now Includes MATE 1.12.1 and GNOME 3.18.3

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

After announcing the release of a new build for his DebEX KDE GNU/Linux distribution, today, January 6, 2016, Arne Exton informs Softpedia about the immediate availability for download of DebEX GNOME Build 160105.

Based on the Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 “Stretch” (Testing) and Debian GNU/Linux Sid (Unstab… (read more)

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Linux Mint 17.3 Upgrade Path Is Now Open for All Editions, Including Xfce and KDE

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

After we reported a few days ago that the Linux Mint devs promise exciting features for the GNU/Linux operating system, earlier today, January 6, 2016, Clement Lefebvre drop the news that all Linux Mint 17 users can now upgrade to the recent Linux Mint 17.3 computer operating system, no matter the edition used.

Therefor… (read more)

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KDE Plasma 5.6 to Land on March 22, 2016, Will Have Five Point Releases

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

We reported earlier today, January 6, 2016, the availability of the third maintenance release for the KDE Plasma 5.5 desktop environment, and we’ve promised to share some details about the release schedule of the next major version, KDE Plasma 5.6.

While browsing the official KDE website, we’ve noticed that the KDE develo… (read more)

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KDE Plasma 5.5.3 Desktop Environment Brings the First Plasma 5 Bugfixes for 2016

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

The third maintenance release of the KDE Plasma 5 open source desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems was supposed to be released on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, according to the official release schedule.

Today, January 6, 2016, we’ve spotted the official announcement for the KDE Plasma 5.5.3 bugfix release for January 2016, so we’ve thought that it will be a very good idea to share with our… (read more)

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