Chakra GNU/Linux Receives Mozilla Firefox 43.0, KDE Plasma 5.5.1 and KDE Apps 15.12

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Neofytos Kolokotronis from the Chakra GNU/Linux, a rolling-release computer operating system inspired by Arch Linux, was more than proud to announce a few moments ago, December 17, the availability of the latest KDE packages in the stable software repositories of the distribution.

Therefore, all users of the Chakra GNU/Linux operating system can now update to the latest read more)

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Canonical Patches Two Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Update Now

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

We reported earlier that Canonical released new kernel updates for its Ubuntu Linux operating systems, including Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin), which is the oldest long-term supported version.

The first issue patched in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, is a security flaw that have been discovered recently by Dmit… (read more)

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Canonical Patches Four Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities for Ubuntu 15.04 and 14.04 LTS

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Today, December 17, Canonical published several security announcements about the availability of new kernel versions for all of its supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems.

While Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) received major kernel updates that fi… (read more)

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GNOME 3.20 Desktop Environment Gets Closer to Reality with the Latest Milestone

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Just a few minutes ago, December 17, 2015, Matthias Clasen sent us an email to inform everyone about the general availability of the third development milestone towards the GNOME 3.20 desktop environment.

We’ve published several articles this week about some of the most interesting applications and core components that have been updated as part of the GNOME 3.19.3 release, so if you’re reading our website on a daily basis, you would know what’s new in the development cycle … (read more)

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Canonical Closes Lots of Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities in Ubuntu 15.10

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

Canonical has revealed that a number of vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in the Linux kernel packages, affecting the Linux kernel of the Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating system.

The issues that been found to affect Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) operating system are best explained in a few security notifications: CVE-2015-8104, CVE-2015-7799, CVE-2015-7872, CVE-2015-7884, and CVE-2015-7885.

“Jan Beulich discovered that the KVM svm hypervisor implementation i… (read more)

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Street Fighter V Coming to Linux with the Help of Valve

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

Capcom has just announced that the upcoming Street Fighter V game will also be adapted for SteamOS, with the help of Valve.

Street Fighter V is one of the most anticipated games for 2016, and it looks like Valve has managed to convince Capcom to release the game for the SteamOS platform as well. To dispel any kind of confusion, SteamOS support means that the game will be playable on most of the Linux distros out there.

This news comes as a complete surprise since Capcom … (read more)

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