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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Vivaldi Beta 2 Has Arrived

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

Vivaldi, a web browser developed by one of the Opera founders and a large independent team, has finally reached the Beta 2 milestone, almost a year after the initial launch.

Users have been skeptic, at first, when they heard that yet another Internet browser is being built, but the fact that the project is headed by an Opera founder gave people enough hope to think that it’s going to be something different.

The new browser is based on Chromium, just like Opera, but the d… (read more)

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LibreOffice 5.0.4 Officially Released

By Softpedia News (Silviu Stahie)

The Document Foundation has revealed today that LibreOffice 5.0.4 has been released and is now available for download and upgrade.

LibreOffice 5.0.4 is now the most stable and advanced version available and it comes with a large number of fixes and other small improvements. Developers will continue to provide support for this particular branch for a few more months, so upgrading now is actually a good idea.

This open source office suite has been getting better and better… (read more)

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