• Ubuntu 15.04 “Vivid Vervet” released‏ with switch from upstart to systemd

    Ubuntu 15.04 codenamed “Vivid Vervet”, had just been released today. One of the key changes in this latest version is the switch from upstart to systemd as the default for managing boot and system service startup. Under the hood, there have been updates to many core packages, including a new 3.19-based kernel, a new glibc, and much more. Ubuntu […]
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  • Fedora 22 beta released

    Fedora 22 beta recently released, comes with lots of changes, features and bugfixes. A notable change is Yum has been replaced with dnf as the default package manager. Dnf has very similar command line options and configuration files compared to yum but also has several major internal changes including using libsolv in coordination with friends from the openSUSE […]
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  • Xubuntu 15.10 will be shipped without Gimp, Abiword and Gnumeric

    Following a recent vote cast on whether to drop Gimp, Abiword and Gnumeric but include LibreOffice by default from Xubuntu 15.10, Simon Steinbeiß has announced that Xubuntu 15.10 will replace GIMP, AbiWord and Gnumeric with LibreOffice components based on the outcome of the vote. As it stands, LibreOffice Writer will now be used instead of AbiWord […]
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  • Nomacs 2.4.4 Image viewer released

    Nomacs 2.4.4 recently released, is a free image viewer for windows, linux, and mac systems, which is licensed under the GNU Public License v3. Nomacs is small, fast and able to handle the most common image formats including RAW images. Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers. A synchronization of viewers running on the […]
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