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Blender 2.67 has been released bringing new technologies and features in your hands
Gnome’s music playback and management application is taking the last big step before 3.0 release
A new Gnome Shell 3.8 theme that deserves your attention
This year’s conference for GNOME users and developers in Asia is less than a month away!
The best open source planetarium has just released a new version!
The second major version of Igalia’s port of the popular web rendering engine significantly changes the way we use Web
Sabayon developers starting rolling out systemd today!
Learn how to develop basic artificial intelligence by playing this easy to learn game of fighting robot tanks!
One of the most controversial features that is being discussed since Gnome Shell 3.4 is back again…
One of the most elegant themes just got reloaded for the latest 3.8 version of Gnome Shell!
Firefox 20 has been released! See why you must give the popular open source browser another try…
The 13th alpha release of the most exciting open source real time strategy game is out!
Gnome 3.8 has been released and apart from the various Gnome libraries, services and core parts that have been upgraded, we should take a look on the applications and utilities that are also part of Gnome. How did the tools that we will be using every day evolved? What new exciting features and improvements consist [...]
Gnome 3.8 has been released and apart from the various Gnome libraries, services and core parts that have been upgraded, we should take a look on the applications and utilities that are also an important part of Gnome. How did the tools that we will be using every day evolved? What new exciting features and [...]
Yorba continues with its crowd funding actions that aim to make development of Shotwell and Geary user driven instead of corporate ruled. A Geary campaign with a goal of 100000 USD is set on indiegogo and will be there for another 26 days! So, what is the plan exactly?
One of the most famous and most up to date Gnome Shell and GTK themes in existence has been updated to work with the latest 3.8 version of our favorite DE. The update also includes many improvements like new borders, new switches, new sliders, progress bars and new look for menus!
The Moon is our only natural satellite and maybe the most spectacular celestial body that we can observe from Earth using binoculars, telescopes, or just our naked eyes. Virtual Moon Atlas is a magnificent open source and free to use application that helps us learn more about the Moon and its ground characteristics and places [...]
Screenlets are a thing of the past for Gnome, but things of the past that still work fine today may be useful, helpful or just fun to have for some people. The HAL 9000 screenlet released version 1.0 a few hours ago, so it was time for me to check out if I can have [...]
Looking, testing, discussing and analyzing Gnome-Shell 3.8 new features is fun for everyone, but apart from what you see and use directly there are many improvements and new things that happen in the infrastructure of Gnome that is GTK and GLib. This article aims to gather the most important new possibilities that version 3.8 of [...]
The first bug fixing release of the twelfth XBMC release brings a lot more stability to our favorite media center application, as well as better support for widely used technologies. I actually used version 12.0 a lot lately and did have various stability and control issues, but am now hoping that all is good and [...]