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CrossOver, Wine RC, and a Final Release in 2015

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  • The Elementary OS Developers Have Decided To Fork Geary Under A New Name: Pantheon Mail

    As you may know, Yorba is a foundation that develops open-source software, famous for Geary, an awesome email client, Shotwell, a screenshot tool similar to Windows’ Snipping tool and California Calendar.

  • Cockpit 0.83 and 0.84 Released

    Cockpit releases every week. This week it was 0.84. I’ll also include notes from 0.83 here.

  • Pitivi 0.95 — Enfant Suisse

    Hey everyone! It’s time for a new Pitivi release, 0.95. This one packs a lot of bugfixes and architectural work to further stabilize the GES backend. In this blog post, I’ll give you an overview of the new and interesting stuff this release brings, coming out from a year of hard work. It’s pretty epic and you’re in for a few surprises, so I suggest listening to this song while you’re reading this blog post.

  • Cat discovers GNOME desktop bug

    It's a tip of the open source hat today to a cat belonging to one Christoph Reiter, which recently discovered a bug in Linux desktop GNOME.

  • gspell news

    If everything goes fine, the 1.0 version will be released at the same time as GNOME 3.20, with a stable API.

  • smartmontools

    I've also uploaded a new version of smartmontools which updates the package to the new upstream version. I'm not the regular maintainer for this package, but it is in the set of packages covered by the collab-maint team. To be polite I uploaded it to DELAYED-7, so it will take a week to hit unstable. I've temporarily put a copy of the package here in the meantime.

Wine Announcement

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The Wine development release 1.8-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 1.8. Please
give this release a good testing to help us make 1.8 as good as
possible.

What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

The source is available from the following locations:

http://dl.winehq.org/wine/source/1.8/wine-1.8-rc1.tar.bz2
http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/wine/source/1.8/wine-1.8-rc1.tar.bz2

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  • ownCloud 8.2 Gets Its First Point Release with Over 100 Improvements

    On November 18, ownCloud announced the immediate availability for download of the first maintenance release of their open-source ownCloud 8.2 self-hosting cloud server solution for GNU/Linux operating systems.

  • GNU Wget 1.17 Command-Line Download Manager Gets FTPS and HSTS Support

    Giuseppe Scrivano, the maintainer of the open-source GNU wget command-line download manager utility for GNU/Linux and other UNIX operating systems, has announced the release of wget 1.17.

  • Schedule Tasks Based On Various Conditions With `When`

    Using "When", you can set your desktop to perform various tasks depending on certain conditions. For instance, you can synchronize files, perform some cleanup actions, auto import photos from external storage devices and many other tasks (these are examples and require adding commands or scripts to "When"), all based on conditions such as a command exit code or output, a given time interval, file/folder changes and more.

  • Opera 33 No Longer Starts FFmpeg If Codecs Are Already Loaded

    Opera Software ASA has just revealed that a new stable version of the Opera browser has been released and is now available for download.

    The first stable build of the Opera 33.x branch was launched on October 27, but developers don't abandon a particular branch after it is made available, even if most of the effect goes into the other builds that are being worked on.

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  • Brackets 1.5 (Open-Source Text Editor Developed By Adobe) Has Been Released

    As you may know, Brackets, the open-source editor created by Adobe is now available for Linux systems. It is very usefull for web designers and developers, because it has support for HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

  • [Mailur] The alpha is here

    Mailur aims to become the future open source replacement for Gmail.

  • Atom: My New Favorite Code Editor

    As a hobbyist Python programmer, over the years I have tried a variety of different editors. Back in the day I used to use Eclipse with the PyDev plugin. I then moved on to use GEdit with a few extensions switched on. After that I moved to Geany. I have to admit, much to the shock of some of you, I never really stuck with Sublime, despite a few attempts.

  • Kodi 16.0 Beta 1 “Jarvis” Brings a Huge List of Changes
  • Rcpp 0.12.2: More refinements

    The second update in the 0.12.* series of Rcpp is now on the CRAN network for GNU R. As usual, I will also push a Debian package. This follows the 0.12.0 release from late July which started to add some serious new features, and builds upon the 0.12.1 release in September. It also marks the sixth release this year where we managed to keep a steady bi-montly release frequency.

Wine Announcement

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The Wine development release 1.7.55 is now available.

What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Pulse audio driver.
- Various fixes for Microsoft Office 2013 support.
- Some more implementation of the Web Services DLL.
- More fixes for the latest C runtime version.
- Improvements to the Makefile generation.
- Various bug fixes.

The source is available from the following locations:

http://dl.winehq.org/wine/source/1.7/wine-1.7.55.tar.bz2
http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/wine/source/1.7/wine-1.7.55.tar.bz2

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Wine Gets Pulse Audio Driver and Better Microsoft Office 2013 Support

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Wine (Wine is not an emulator) 1.7.55 is now out, and it comes with quite a few major fixes that are sure to draw some serious attention.

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Also: Wine 1.7.55 Adds The PulseAudio Driver

How to Install Wine 1.7.55 on Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Derivatives

How To Install Wine 1.7.55 On OpenSUSE 13.2, OpenSUSE 13.1 And OpenSUSE 12.3<

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