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  • Docker 1.9.0 Released - Docker Network Now Stable

    There is no single technology hotter today than Docker containers. Today the open-source Docker project released version 1.9.0 of Docker engine, providing an important milestone update.

  • Kakoune: Another Vim-Inspired Code Editor

    Kakoune is a command-line code editor that's inspired by Vim and its advertised features are support for multiple selections, many customization possibilities, a client/server architecture so many clients can collaboratively edit the contents of a file, and advanced text manipulation primitives.

  • GNU Scientific Library 2.0 Adds New Features
  • What is your favorite open source video player?
  • Activipy v0.1 released!

    Hello all! I'm excited to announce v0.1 of Activipy. This is a new library targeting ActivityStreams 2.0.

    If you're interested in building and expressing the information of a web application which contains social networking features, Activipy may be a great place to start.

  • Vivaldi Web Browser Now In Beta
  • Opera Jon's sparkling Vivaldi proves the browser isn't dead

    The new browser by Opera founder and ex-CEO Jon von Tetzchner is available as a beta today, after ten months in preview. You can grab it for Windows, Mac and Linux – and he’s promised that a mobile version will follow.

  • Wine-Staging 1.7.54 Improves The WIDL Compiler

    Coming in just a few days after the Wine 1.7.54 release is the experimental Wine-Staging 1.7.54 release with a few extra features.

    New to the Wine-Staging patch-set are multiple improvements and fixes to the Wine IDL (WIDL) compiler that reads data from Microsoft's Interface Definition Language and converts them into alternate formats, which in turn are used by scripting languages wanting to communicate with COM objects.

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  • Fotoxx 15.11.1 Has Been Just Released

    Fotoxx is an open source photo editing program, working on Linux. It has support for the most important image formats, including JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF and RAW. Fotoxx is mostly used for cropping, resizing or retouching photos, without using layers, like Photoshop.

  • Announcing gCSVedit, a simple text editor to edit CSV files

    As part of my job at the Université Catholique de Louvain, one of my projects is to develop gCSVedit, a small and simple text editor to edit CSV files.

    gCSVedit is now a free/libre software (GPLv3+ license) and is currently hosted on GitHub.

  • Free DoS Attack Tools
  • PhotoFlow 0.2.4 (Non Destructive Photo Editing Software) Has Been Released

    As you may know, PhotoFlow is an open-source, non-destructive photo editing software for adjusting photos from RAW images to high-quality printing.

  • Simple Screen Recorder 0.3.5 Has Been Released

    As you may know, Simple Screen Recorder is a screen recorder application, with support for X11 and OpenGL. Having a simple and intuitive GUI built by using the Qt libraries, it enables the users to easily record both the entire screen (having multi-monitor support also) or parts of it only, or OpenGL applications.

  • What is Containerbuddy?

    Containerbuddy is a shim written in Go to help make it easier to containerize existing applications. It can act as PID1 in the container and fork/exec the application. If the application exits then so does Containerbuddy.

  • Mejiro Update: Ironing Out Wrinkles

    This release of Mejiro is all about fixing minor problems and annoyances. As you may know, in order to display photos, Mejiro must generate thumbnails for all uploaded photos. Depending on the number of photos and hardware, this task can take considerable time during which the entire app “stalls.” This may give the impression that the app is either unreachable or non-functional. To avoid this, the new version of the app displays notifications when it is generating thumbnails.

  • Optimize Web Delivery with these Open Source Tools

    To provide an insight into the quality of software available for Linux, I feature below 5 excellent open source web proxy tools. Some of the them are full-featured; a couple of them have very modest resource needs.

  • Bomgar Enhances Remote Support for Linux Endpoints

    Bomgar, a leader in secure remote support and access management solutions, today released Bomgar Remote Support 15.2, the latest version of its enterprise-leading remote support software.

  • Vivaldi Internet Browser Moves to Beta

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  • Furius ISO Mount Review - An Easy-to-Use Image Mounting App

    Furius ISO Mount is an application that allows users to mount a large number of images in their operating systems with minimal effort. It's designed to be used by beginners and experts alike, although the need for such apps has diminished.

  • Cockpit 0.82 Released

    In Cockpit we run thousands of integration tests per day against pull requests and git master. Each test brings up up Cockpit in a full operating system VM, and hammers on it in some way. Without these tests it’s impossible to validate that Cockpit actually works.

  • PulseAudio 7.1 is out

    Thanks to everyone who contributed with bug reports and testing. What isn’t generally visible is that a lot of this happens behind the scenes downstream on distribution bug trackers, IRC, and so forth.

  • PyRoom Review - A Surprisingly Fun Distraction-Free Text Editor

    PyRoom is the kind of application that you don't ever hear people talking about, but that is completely surprising once you open it. It's a distraction-free text editor that allows writers to focus on the writing and less on anything else.

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Wine Announcement

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The Wine development release 1.7.54 is now available.

What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Implementation of the TransmitFile function.
- More implementation of the Web Services DLL.
- Improved video decoding.
- Alternative for the deprecated prelink tool.
- Major Turkish translation update.
- Various bug fixes.

The source is available from the following locations:

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RapidDisk / RapidCache 3.5 now available.

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RapidDisk is an advanced Linux RAM Disk which consists of a collection of modules and an administration tool. Features include: Dynamically allocate RAM as block device. Use them as stand alone disk drives or even map them as caching nodes to slower local disk drives.

I pushed it into the mainline last Sunday. Yes, I know, I am a bit late with this announcement.

SystemRescueCd and GParted Live Now Based on GParted 0.24.0, Detect ZFS Filesystems

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Now that the 0.24.0 version of the popular GParted partition editor software has been released, the time has come for various GParted-based Live CDs to integrate it and announce new stable builds.

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