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  • wxWidgets 3.1.0 Brings Better HiDPI Support, wxQt With Qt5

    The wxWidgets 3.1.0 release has improvements to HiDPI monitor support, the wxQt branch landed with Qt5-based wxWidgets API support, wxNativeWindow now allows embedding native widgets in wxWidgets programs, and wxGLCanvas has better support for modern OpenGL.

  • KDE Wayland Live Linux Testing OS Updated

    Jonathan Riddell has updated his spin of (K)Ubuntu that comes with the latest Git code of KDE's KWin and other packages via the new KDE Neon initiative for making it easy to try out KDE Plasma on Wayland.

  • KDE Plasma 5.5.5 Ships - Takes Care Of A Vulnerability To Bypass A Locked Screen

    KDE Plasma 5.5.5 was released this morning as the latest monthly point release to the KDE Plasma 5.5 software stack.

  • GNOME to participate in Google Summer of Code 2016

    We are happy to announce that GNOME has been accepted to participate in Google Summer of Code 2016. GNOME has participated in the program every year since its inception in 2005 and it’s a pleasure to be participating once again!

  • NetworkManager 1.2 Beta 2 Now Available

    The second beta of the upcoming NetworkManager 1.2 major release is now available.

    NetworkManager 1.2 is bringing improved WiFi scanning, MAC address randomization, WiFi power-save, and many other features. NetworkManager 1.2 should be officially released around the time of GNOME 3.20 and is anticipated to land in Fedora 24 for its network management needs.

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  • The Future of Marketing Technology Is Headed for an Open-Source Revolution
  • Edging Closer – ODS Sydney
    Despite the fact that OpenStack’s mission statement has not fundamentally changed since the inception of the project in 2010, we have found many different interpretations of the technology through the years. One of them was that OpenStack would be an all-inclusive anything-as-a-service, in a striking parallel to the many different definitions the “cloud” assumed at the time. At the OpenStack Developer Summit in Sydney, we found a project that is returning to its roots: scalable Infrastructure-as-a-Service. It turns out, that resonates well with its user base.
  • Firefox Quantum Now Available on openSUSE Tumbleweed, Linux 4.14 Coming Soon
    Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system can now update their computers to the latest and greatest Firefox Quantum web browser.
  • Short Delay with WordPress 4.9
    You may have heard WordPress 4.9 is out. While this seems a good improvement over 4.8, it has a new editor that uses codemirror.  So what’s the problem? Well, inside codemirror is jshint and this has that idiotic no evil license. I think this was added in by WordPress, not codemirror itself. So basically WordPress 4.9 has a file, or actually a tiny part of a file that is non-free.  I’ll now have to delay the update of WordPress to hack that piece out, which probably means removing the javascript linter. Not ideal but that’s the way things go.

Red Hat and Fedora Leftovers

Darling ('Wine' for OS X) and Games Leftovers

Linux 4.13.14, 4.9.63, 4.4.99, and 3.18.82