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Ubuntu 15.10 'Wily Werewolf' Released

Friday 13th of November 2015 04:52:28 PM

Intel Develops Linux 'Software GPU' That's ~29-51x Faster

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 11:52:35 PM

Report: Red Hat Buying DevOps Startup Ansible

Tuesday 10th of November 2015 07:52:40 PM

KDE Turns 19

Saturday 7th of November 2015 03:52:54 PM

Fedora 23 Final May Release As Planned On October 27

Friday 6th of November 2015 01:52:58 PM

Pushing the Limits of Network Traffic With Open Source

Thursday 5th of November 2015 06:53:03 AM

Linus: '2016 Will Be the Year of the ARM Laptop'

Tuesday 3rd of November 2015 09:53:09 PM

Debian Dropping Linux Standard Base

Monday 2nd of November 2015 02:53:16 AM

Ubuntu Plans To Make ZFS File-System Support Standard On Linux

Monday 2nd of November 2015 12:53:17 AM

Matthew Garrett Forks the Linux Kernel

Friday 30th of October 2015 06:53:27 PM

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Cinnamon 2.8.6 Desktop Environment Is Out for Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa"

The developers behind the popular Cinnamon open-source desktop environment, a fork of the GNOME Shell user interface of the acclaimed GNOME 3 desktop environment, have released a new maintenance build for the Cinnamon 2.8 series. Read more

KDE Plasma 5.5

  • KDE Plasma 5.5 Windows 8 Metro-Inspired Theme Looks Interesting
    KDE developer Kai Uwe has just published a lengthy article where he talks about developing a Windows 8-inspired theme for the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.5 desktop environment.
  • KDE Developer Working On Windows 8 Inspired Look
    Kai Uwe has been working on some experimental hacks to resemble Windows 8, although Microsoft's default interface has changed with Windows 10. He's calling this work "U-Bahn" (the German equivalent of a Metro subsystem system) in reference to Microsoft at the time calling it Metro. This was just some brief hacking and he's not planning to see this U-Bahn project through to the end.
  • Pursuing Awesomeness
    While applets can be installed through “Get Hot New Stuff” and distribution repositories, there’s also the classic .plasmoid file. A feature suggested by one of my colleagues – fresh KDE Plasma user – was to drag .plasmoid files onto the desktop or panel and have them installed. After Marco Martin implemented the neccessary KPackage plumbing this is now possible.

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