The Enlightenment Foundation Libraries' Evas canvas library now has a DRM engine for interfacing directly with the Linux kernel's Direct Rendering Manager drivers
The announcement came over the Steam Community Boards, where it was announced that the Family Sharing feature is now available to the general public. Through this feature, a single user can share his/her entire Steam Library with up to five family members over ten different devices. Once the members are authorized, they can play any or all of the game through their own accounts. The achievements, saves and other related records achieved by the gamer will be tied to the gamer’s individual account using cloud saves.
GLX_MESA_query_renderer is the extension devised by Mesa developers for universally exposing details of the system's OpenGL driver, GPU, and system information in order to assist game developers, among other OpenGL developers. Patches have finally emerged for supporting GLX_MESA_query_renderer by all Mesa and Gallium3D graphics drivers.
Epiphany 3.12 Beta 1 revamps the title/location bar, improves the HTML-based overview page, fixes some issues with pop-up windows in multi-process mode, moves the New Tab button to the left side of the navigation toolbar, and repairs the Find toolbar.
After a couple of development versions, the brand new VirtualBox 4.3.8 release reached the stable channel, replacing the old 4.3.6 version, for which it fixes numerous bugs reported by the community. In addition, it adds many new features and improvements that should have been implemented a long time ago.
Qemu 2.0 is looking to be released on April 4. Ubuntu 14.04 closes on April 10, with release on April 17. How’s that for timing. Currently the qemu package in trusty has hundreds of patches, the majority of which fall into two buckets – old omap3 patches from qemu-linaro, and new aarch64 patches from upstream.
It's with great pleasure that the LXC team is announcing the release of LXC 1.0!
This release is a significant milestone for us as it marks the first release we consider to be production ready. It features a wide variety of improvements to container security, a consistent set of tools, updated documentation and an API with multiple bindings.
Over 60 people contributed their time to this release, making it the best LXC release yet! The result of all that work can be seen used in areas as diverse as individual laptops, cellphones and cloud instances. And we are confident that with LXC 1.0, we will see LXC's usage expand even more and be used for a lot of new and exciting projects.
This release mainly fixes various nasty memory crashes and leaks that were discovered with the Fedora retrace server, Valgrind, and Coverity. In addition, it fixes a scanner memory leak, adds AppData XML, removes the Quit button from the toolbar, and re-implements ID3 tag support on Windows operating systems.
Stencyl is an interesting toolkit that enables you to create games without traditional programming, and they have just released the big 3.0.
Other Photocrumbs niceties include the ability to add descriptions to each photo (either by entering text into the UserComment EXIF field or by creating an accompanying .php file), and support for basic EXIF info. For each photo, Photocrumbs displays key info like aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and timestamp.
Of course, there is a demo version of Photocrumbs available for your viewing pleasure.
As we all know that JBoss AS has been renamed to WildFly. A lots of new features has been added and lots of has been upgraded. Finally WildFly 8.0.0 Final has been released on Feb 11.2014. WildFly Project Lead Jason Greene announced the same.
NeonView, the free lightweight image viewer created by TuxArena, has reached version 0.8.2. This release brings a segmentation fault fix when there was no image in the current directory and NeonView was started without any arguments. You can download it from here.
Love cooking? Then you know how hard it is to find new recipes. Furthermore, it's even harder to share those recipes with your friends or family, especially when you are on the move. If you are into cooking, let go of all your worries about finding new recipes as we have curated some of the best recipe apps that you can download on your Android smartphone or tablet. These applications will not only help you find new recipes but also share them with the people that matter.
After a fast development cycle and the 1.9 alphas just starting recently and seeing the first betas just days ago, 1.9.0 beta 2 is now available for the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) core and also a second beta of Elementary.
Cantata, a Qt-based music player for MPD (Music Player Daemon), has reached version 1.3.0 just yesterday, and a fix for compiling it in KDE, 188.8.131.52, was put out a few moments ago. This release comes with 87 fixes and improvements. Some major changes and new features include:
The latest Wine development release is now available for offering the best support for running your Windows games and other applications on Linux.
If you're looking for a Twitter desktop application for your Linux operating system, especially a lightweight and simple program you can just leave running with very little drain on system resources, Birdie may be for you.
Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer payment system and digital currency that is powered by its users with no central authority, central server or middlemen. Instead, managing transactions and issuing money are carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is controlled by all Bitcoin users around the world.
Minimalism has it’s place, but there is such a thing as an installed system being too bare-bones. Many Docker images are built like they are full Linux installs, but don’t run like they are due to a lack of common daemons running inside the container. To address the issue, Phusion, the Rails company behind Passenger and Ruby Enterprise Edition, has released Baseimage. Baseimage is a Docker image that closer mimics a real Linux environment with proper init, syslog, SSH, and runit daemons.
After a few years of announcements, releases and online reviews, I am still out there looking for the right, if not the perfect, Twitter client on Linux. And believe me, this quest is frutstrating.