CentOS 7 Linux Officially Released for Raspberry Pi 2, Banana Pi, and CubieTruck

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Karanbir Singh from the CentOS team had the great pleasure of announcing the general availability of the CentOS 7 Linux operating system for the ARM hardware architecture.

At the moment of writing this article, the CentOS developers didn’t write any release notes on their website about what new features and optimizations have been implemented in the ARM port of the latest CentOS 7 Linux operating system, except for the very brief announcement posted on their Twitter account… (read more)

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Vivaldi Web Browser Now Adds New Options and Better Fonts for Chinese Users

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

It looks like the development team behind the Vivaldi web browser didn’t stop working on improving the cross-platform software after they released the second Beta build earlier this week.

Based on Chromium 47.0.2526.80, Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.352.3 has been released this weekend and it promises to add various interesting and useful improvements to Chinese-speaking users, such as better fonts, as well as some hot new options for the URL autocomplete behaviour, tab opening posi… (read more)

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Vendetta Online 3D Space Combat Game Now Feels About 40% Faster on Slower PCs

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Guild Software was proud to inform its Vendetta Online customers about the immediate availability of a new important update for the cross-platform 3D space combat massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

According to the release notes, attached at the end of the article, Vendetta Online 1.8.366 is here to add multiple optimizations to the client CPU, which should improve the overall smoothness of the game across all supported operating systems, including GNU/Linux, M… (read more)

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Ubuntu 15.10 for Raspberry Pi 2 Receives Another Linux 4.2 Kernel Update

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Immediately after announcing the availability of new kernel updates for all supported Ubuntu OSes, Canonical published another Ubuntu security notice to inform users about the release of another patch for the Linux kernel packages of Ubuntu 15.10 for Raspberry Pi 2.

The announcement comes only two days after Canonica… (read more)

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Canonical Patches Four More Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities in All Supported Ubuntu OSes

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

After releasing a major kernel update for all supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems a couple of days ago, Canonical announced today, December 20, the availability of new kernel versions for Ubuntu 15.10, 15.04, 14.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS.

According to today’s Ubuntu security notices published on the project’s read more)

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LibreOffice 5.1.0 to Land with GTK+3 and Wayland Fixes

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

Immediately after LibreOffice 5.0.4 was released, the developers have already posted information about the first RC for LibreOffice 5.1.0, which is now also available for download and testing.

The Document Foundation and the developers that work on LibreOffice are not wasting any time, and they have already started to release RC versions for 5.1.0. It matters not that Christmas and New Year’s Eve are just around the corner, the changes and improvements keep on coming.

Li… (read more)

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Solus Has Amazing Theming Options and Possibilities

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

The Budgie operating system has some pretty awesome theming features that are not usually found in other distros, as shown in a recent video posted by the developers.

The ability to theme your Linux distribution is an important one and this capability is present, to different degrees in all the major Linux operating systems. This is usually a characteristic of the desktop environment, and in the case of Solus, that desktop is called Budgie.

It’s been in the works for a l… (read more)

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