The XBMC team announces the release of a new and improved XBMC 11.0 (Eden) for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and iOS, as well as XBMCbuntu Final, built on the LXDE desktop.more »
The Linux Mint team announces its cool new version 11, aka "Katya."more »
Open-source video and music player Miro 4.0 syncs to Android phones and tablets and works with your iTunes library.more »
"In the face of constant change, both in software technology itself and in people's attitudes toward it, long-term software projects need to reinvent themselves in order to stay relevant. I'm encouraged to see the GNOME community taking up this challenge, responding to the evolving needs of users and questioning the status quo," says Matt Zimmerman, Canonical CTO.more »
Free Software Projects MuseScore, LilyPond, and ChordiiMar 28, 2011
Linux is a wonderful and underrated audio production platform, with great applications for every audio task. MuseScore and LilyPond bring elegance and sophistication to score writing, and Chordii is a wonderfully simple guitar sheet-music maker.more »
Free Software Projects Mixxx and LiquidsoapFeb 02, 2011
DJs don’t need expensive decks now that Mixxx offers a competitive computer-based alternative. The Liquidsoap programming language provides a fully automated approach to generating flexible streams.more »
“It's not on the Natty plan for now, but we'll be evaluating the progresses and will consider adding a 3rd session option if the development goes as planned,” said David Barth, Desktop Experience Team, Engineering Manager at Canonical.more »
Jason Warner, Ubuntu Desktop Manager for Canonical, discusses the ‘whys’ of the Banshee decision.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics