The Wine development release 1.7.24 is now available.
What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Beginning of some DirectWrite classes implementation.
- Initial wrapper dll for the packet capture library.
- Some crypto improvements.
- Various bug fixes.
Linux Kernel 3.12.47 LTS Out Now with Numerous x86 Improvements, Update Drivers
Jiri Slaby, the maintainer of the Linux 3.12 LTS (Long-Term Support) kernel branch, announced the immediate availability for download of the forty-seven maintenance release, a milestone that brings enhancements to various instruction set architectures, as well as many updated drivers.
CUPS 2.1.0 Officially Released with Support for 3D Printers, IPP Everywhere, More
The CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) open-source and cross-platform printing system for GNU/Linux and Mac OS X operating systems reached version 2.1 after being in development for approximately three months.
New Android-x86 Release Peppered With Problems
If you want one Linux-based OS to run on all of your devices, Android-x86 could become a viable alternative. The major advantage to running Android on all of your devices would be keeping all of your settings, apps and Google services on an equal footing. That is not happening yet, however.
Chih-Wei Huang, project maintainer for the Android-x86 Project, last month announced the release of Android-x86-r3 -- the third stable release of the Android-x86 project.
It certainly is more refined, but it is a work that needs more progress.