Ubuntu Touch Devs Work on OTA-10 and OTA-9.1 Updates, Ubuntu Tablet Enablement

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Łukasz Zemczak of Canonical has sent in his daily email report today, February 15, 2016, informing us all about the latest work done in the Ubuntu Touch world in preparation for the upcoming OTA updates and devices.

According to Mr. Zemczak, this week is a very busy one for the Ubuntu Touch developers, as they are working hard on the enablement of the upcoming Ubuntu Tablet, the BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition, the soon-to-be-released OTA-9.1 hotfix, which promises to fix the… (read more)

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Piracy Box Sellers Are Hurting Kodi, Community Help Is Needed

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

Kodi is an amazing multimedia hub, but it seems that the project is being used in some nefarious way. Developers intend to enforce the trademark in order to protect the good name of the project.

Kodi (former XBMC) is the best multimedia hub available right now, and it’s free and open source. This makes it the perfect solution for some companies to offer it with their hardware. There are quite a few media boxes out there that offer Kodi as default, but not everyone has good … (read more)

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Nuvola Player 3.0.1 Music Cloud Player Is Out

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

Nuvola Player, a web interface for cloud music services that runs in its own window and provides integration with a Linux desktop, has been upgraded to version 3.0.1.

With the advent of cloud music services, more people rely on online libraries. Many users no longer keep the music on their devices and listen to music from other online sources, like Google Play for example.

The Nuvola Player is more or less a frontend for online music libraries and gives users the same ki… (read more)

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Stella 4.7.1 Free Atari 2600 VCS Emulator Improves TV ‘Jitter’ Emulation

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Stella developers announced this past weekend the immediate availability for download of the first point release in the Stella 4.7 series of the free, open-source and cross-platform Atari 2600 VCS emulator.

According to the release notes (attached at the end of the article for reference), Stella 4.7.1 is a relatively small maintenance build that mainly fixes some of the issues reported by users since … (read more)

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Linux Kernel 3.2.77 LTS Has Crypto, x86, and CIFS Improvements, Updated Drivers

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Linux kernel maintainer and developer Ben Hutchings was happy to announce this past weekend the release and immediate availability for download and update of the seventy-seventh maintenance build of the long-term supported Linux 3.2 kernel.

Now that Linux kernel 2.6.32 LTS is about to reach end of life this month, Linux 3.2 will become the oldest long-term supported ker… (read more)

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Scribus 1.5.1 Free DTP Software Release Paves the Way for a Rock-Solid 1.6 Build

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

The development team behind the powerful, cross-platform, free, and open-source Scribus desktop publishing software were pleased to announce the release and immediate availability for download of Scribus 1.5.1.

Scribus 1.5.1 is the second milestone in the development cycle of the upcoming major, stable release of the software, Scribus 1.6.0, which should be unveiled later this year. Scribus 1.5.0 was… (read more)

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