Firefox 44.0.2 Arrives for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

Mozilla launched a second update for the Firefox 44.0 branch, but this is a smaller release with just a couple of smaller fixes, albeit the security issue is quite important.

Mozilla developers have changed the way they release updates for Firefox. They don’t wait for things that need to be corrected to pile up, and they push a new update out the door as soon as possible.

The stable edition of Mozilla Firefox 44.0 was launched on January 27, and now we already have a cou… (read more)

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Calibre eBook Reader and Editor Gets Better Sorting for Multiple eBooks

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

A new version of the Calibre eBook editor, viewer, and converter is now out, and the developer has added a couple of new features and quite a few fixes.

Calibre is a complete solution for all of your eBook needs and the developer seems to be pretty much done with the implementation of big features. The last significant feature to be added to the application is the ability to edit eBooks, and that happened more than a year ago.

That doesn’t mean that Calibre isn’t updated… (read more)

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Ubuntu Phones Will Soon Get a Fix for the Infamous Incoming-Call Hang Issue

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Just a few minutes ago, Łukasz Zemczak of Canonical sent in his daily report to inform us all about the latest work done by the Ubuntu Touch developers in preparation for the upcoming OTA releases.

According to Mr. Zemczak, the Mir fix for the infamous incoming-call hang regression introduced in the OTA-9 software update has finally arrived and it should be soon available in the rc-proposed channel.

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OpenStack Solution Provider Awnix Joins Canonical’s Cloud Partner Programme

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Canonical was excited to announce that Awnix, an OpenStack solution provider with over 25 years of experience designing systems for enterprise data centre environments, has joined its Partner Reseller Programme for cloud solutions.

Lead by a team of technology experts with decades of experience, Awnix is well-known for providing OpenStack solutions tailored to the United Stated of America (USA) federal gov… (read more)

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Let Users Change the Visibility of App Menus in Unity Panel

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

We’ve already told you that we’re running the latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system, right? Well, guess what? Earlier today, Canonical pushed a bunch of important updates to the upcoming distribution.

Among them, there was a new kernel version (4.4.0-4.19), which is most probably based on the latest and most advanced Linux 4.4.1 kernel, as the Ubuntu Kernel Team read more)

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Mesa 3D 11.1.2 Is Out with Nouveau, Intel i965, and RadeonSi Improvements

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Collabora’s Emil Velikov proudly announce earlier today, February 11, 2016, the release and immediate availability for download of the second maintenance build in the Mesa 3D Graphics Library 11.1 stable series.

Mesa 3D Graphics Library 11.1.2 is here to fix many of the issues reported by users since the previous point release of the 11.1 branch, thus introducing several performance improvements across all supported drivers. Please note that there’s been exactly one month s… (read more)

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