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  • Git 2.7 Released

    Junio Hamano announced the release this afternoon of Git 2.7.0, the latest stable version of this extremely popular, open-source version control system.

  • MKVToolNix 8.7.0 Open Source MKV Manipulation Tool Adds HEVC/H.265 Enhancements

    Moritz Bunkus had the pleasure of announcing the release of MKVToolNix 8.7.0, the next major version of the open source and cross-platform MKV (Matroska) manipulation software for Linux, Mac and Windows OSes.

  • Image Downloader 0.0.1 Is A Wget-Based Software For Downloading Photos From Websites

    As you may know, Image Downloader is a free and open-source software which is used for downloading photos from websites. It has recently received a graphical user interface, permitting the users to download photos even easier. The user has to add the link, select the target folder, where he wants to place the downloaded photo and press OK.

    Under the hood it uses wget to download the photos, has a system that prevents downloading a file more than once and displays both the thumbnail and the original picture.

  • Enca 1.17

    Last version of Enca has been released more than year ago and now it's time for new release. There are various compatibility fixes which have been committed to the Git repository meanwhile.

    If you don't know Enca, it is an Extremely Naive Charset Analyser. It detects character set and encoding of text files and can also convert them to other encodings using either a built-in converter or external libraries and tools like libiconv, librecode, or cstocs.

  • Git 2.7 Open Source Distributed Version Control System Is a Massive Release
  • BleachBit 1.10 Open Source System Cleaner Has Linux, Windows 10 and Firefox Improvements

    A new major release of the popular BleachBit open source system cleaner software used by numerous Linux and Windows users to keep their computers clean from junk at all times was made available for download recently.

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Salix 14.2 Xfce Edition Officially Released Based on Slackware 14.2, Xfce 4.12

After being in development for the past three months, the Salix 14.2 Xfce Edition operating system has finally hit the stable channels, and it is now available for download. Based on the Slackware 14.2 GNU/Linux distribution and built around the lightweight and highly customizable Xfce 4.12 desktop environment, Salix 14.2 Xfce Edition ships with numerous improvements and new features that some of you who managed to test-drive the Beta and Release Candidate pre-releases are already accustomed with. Of course, many of the core components and default applications have been updated to their latest versions. Read more

Leftovers: Security

  • Tor 0.2.8.7 Addresses Important Bug Related to ReachableAddresses Option
    The Tor Project, through Nick Mathewson, is pleased to inform the Tor community about the release and general availability of yet another maintenance update to the Tor 0.2.8 stable series.
  • Emergency Service Window for Kolab Now
    We’re going to need to free up a hypervisor and put its load on other hypervisors, in order to pull out the one hypervisor and have some of its faulty hardware replaced — but there’s two problems; The hypervisor to free up has asserted required CPU capabilities most of the eligible targets do not have — this prevents a migration that does not involve a shut down, reconfiguration, and restart of the guest.

TheSSS 19.0 Linux Server Out with Kernel 4.4.14, Apache 2.4.23 & MariaDB 10.1.16

TheSSS (The Smallest Server Suite) is one of the lightest Linux kernel-based operating systems designed to be used as an all-around server for home users, as well as small- and medium-sized businesses looking for a quick and painless way of distributing files across networks or to simply test some web-based software. Read more

GNOME Control Center 3.22 to Update the Keyboard Settings, Improve Networking

The upcoming GNOME 3.22 desktop environment is still in the works, and a first Beta build was seeded to public beta testers last week, bringing multiple enhancements and new features to most of its core components and apps. While GNOME 3.22 Beta was announced on August 22, it appears that the maintainers of certain core packages needed a little more time to work on various improvements and polish their applications before they were suitable for public testing. And this is the case of GNOME Control Center, which was recently updated to version 3.21.90, which means 3.22 Beta. Read more