VirtualBox is a software that created for virtualization and it is open source x-platform. It is possible to be installed in all operating systems and give to user the capability to install and run a lot of “guest” operating systems in the same machine. A simple example is that if you install it in your Linux machine, then, you can ran Windows OS as a GuestOS and also the opposite.
Vim 8.0 released after more than a year since it was last released. This release gives you interesting new features, such as channels, JSON, Jobs, Timers, Partials, Lambdas, Closures, Packages and more. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and changing any kind of text very efficient. Vim 8.0 Update Jobs DirectX support for Microsoft users Support for asynchronous I/O, channels, JSON New style testing Lambdas and Closures Partials Packages estamp Timers (asynchronous) Support for GTK+ 3 Viminfo merged by tim See changelog for complete lists
Fedora 24 had recently been released by the Fedora Project team. This latest release comes with some great new features for Fedora users to deploy in their production environments. Fedora 24 Highlights Fedora 24 Workstation release features GNOME 3.20, with many usability improvements. Some of which includes easier input device and printer settings, a better search interface, shortcut windows for keyboard commands, and more convenient music controls. Flatpak (formerly xdg-app) is another building-block feature released.
Atom 1.8.0 Text Editor released today, is a hackable text editor for the 21st century, built on atom-shell. Like other desktop apps, Atom Text has its own icon in the dock, native menus and dialogs, and full access tothe file system. It is used also as a n IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Atom is built with the same open source technologies used by modern web browsers. Atom 1.8.0 changelog Better environment handling Shortcut for moving text left/right core.
Wireshark 2.0.2 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0.2 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, including new and updated Capture File Support – 3GPP TS 32.423 Trace, iSeries, Ixia IxVeriWave, pcap, and pcapng. Wireshark 1.12.3 Updates HTTP 302 decoded as TCP when “Allow subdissector to reassemble TCP streams” option is enabled.
DVDStyler 2.9.6 the latest release, is a free open source, cross-platform DVD authoring application for the creation of professionally looking DVDs. DVDStyler has a user-friendly interface with support for drag & drop option, inlcuing flexible menu creation on the basis of scalable vector graphic. DVDStyler Features added selection of player for preview added possibility to normalize audio (replay gain) added ability to choose 5.1 audio and normalizing as default in the settings added possibility to select border or crop to keep aspect ratio added possibility to set default subtitle properties added possibility to keep and use cached files after restarting of DVDStyler redesigned the menu properties dialog joined chapter and cell properties dialogs enabled reencoding of ntsc film (24 fps) by default fixed displaying of video bitrate if video don’t need be transcoded fixed memory leak (thanks to Sebastian Vater) win32: updated ffmpeg to version 2.
Telegram Desktop 0.9.18 recently released, is an open-source and cross platform Telegram client for Linux. “Telegram” is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers. Telegram Desktop from 0.9.16 changelog: v 0.9.19 Choose an emoticon and see the suggested stickers Bug fixes and minor improvements v 0.
Opera Developer 36.0.2079.0 update had been released. This is the last developer release and the last release in general. In this release, a number of issues had been fixed, crashes dealt with, and introduced a few improvements. There is also plan to introduce some Speed Dial adjustment changes soon in 2016. Opera Developer 36.0.2079.0 Changelog: [Tools] opera://profiler page doesn’t load fully Port extensions’ chrome.printerProvider API to Opera Use-after-free when closing Opera on Mac [HiDPI] Pages open at 200% zoom / 50% zoom Show sync button only when needed Make sure that sync authorization malfunction doesn’t cause a kickout Old search term and results reappear on alt+down after removing search term with Esc Adjust hint popups Unable to search in search box with search engine keyword.
Jon von Tetzchner (Co-Founder/CEO) of Vivaldi recently announced the launching of Vivaldi browser Beta 2 just in time for Christmas. According to Jon – “Early this year, we released our first Technical preview. Since the release of TP1, we have gotten a lot of positive feedback, encouragement, and support. The idea of making a browser for our friends and ourselves seems to have resonated with lots of people around the world.
LiVES 2.4.3 recently released, is a combination of realtime video performance and non-linear editing in one professional quality application. It will let you start editing and making video right away, without having to worry about formats, frame sizes, or framerates. It is a very flexible tool which is used by both professional VJ’s and video editors – mix and switch clips from the keyboard, use dozens of realtime effects, trim and edit your clips in the clip editor, and bring them together using the multitrack timeline.
FFmpeg 2.8.2 “Feynman” recently released, is the leading multimedia framework, cross-platform solution that is used to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream,filter and play any audio or video files. This release includes all changes from ffmpeg-mt, libav master of 2015-08-28, libav 11 as of 2015-08-28. FFmpeg 2.8.2 changelog See changelog for full details Install FFmpeg 2.8.2 on Ubuntu OS sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ffmpeg-real sudo ln -sf /opt/ffmpeg/bin/ffmpeg /usr/bin/ffmpeg Remove FFmpeg 2.
Fedora 23 Alpha has just been released and this release contains all the exciting features of Fedora 23’s editions. Fedora 23 includes a number of changes that will improve all of the editions. For example, Fedora 23 is making use of compiler flags to help improve security by “hardening” the binaries against memory corruption vulnerabilities, buffer overflows, and so on. This is a “behind the scenes” change that most users won’t notice through normal use of a Fedora edition, but should help provide additional system security.
Mozilla Firefox 39.0.3 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release is a bugfix to address a security bug reported by Cody Crews “Same origin violation and local file stealing via PDF reader”. Its been identified that there is a way to violate the same origin policy and inject script into a non-privileged part of the built-in PDF Viewer. This would allow an attacker to read and steal sensitive local files on the victim’s computer.
Elasticsearch 1.7.0 based on Lucene 4.10.4 recently released is a small release, which contains two important security fixes and two important features which will improve cluster stability and recovery: Security fixes, Delayed shard allocation & Prioritization of index recovery. Full details of the release information can be found here. Kibana 4.1.x which was also released recently is now available for data dicing, stat splicing, log munching, chart crunching enjoyment. In addition to a fork load of great new features, a big focus on performance was also factored in Kibana 4.
Fedora team have just announced the official release of Fedora 22, the community-driven and community-built operating system now available in Cloud, Server, and Workstation editions. Fedora 22 marks the second release and this comes with GCC 5.1 as the primary compiler suite. Fedora 22 Highlights: Fedora 22 Cloud: Updated Docker Images – The Fedora 22 release includes updated Docker images that you can use as the base of your containerized applications.
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 project for faster and better dependency management. Fedora 22 beta release notes Plasma 5, the successor to KDE Plasma 4, is now the default workspace in the Fedora KDE spin.
Wine 1.7.40 which was released a week ago, comes various bug fixes including support for for kernel job objects and MSI patches. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.40 changelog Various fixes to the ListView control. Better support for OOB data in Windows Sockets. Support for DIB images in the OLE data cache.
Krita 2.9.1 recently released, is a robust, fast and flexible painting application that makes creating art from scratch or existing resources a fun and productive experience. This is the first bugfix release for Kitra 2.9. Krita 2.9.1 changelog Fix the outline cursor on CentOS 6.5 Update G’Mic to the very latest version (but the problems on Windows are still not resolved) Improve the layout of the filter layer/mask dialog’s filter selector Fix the layout of the pattern selector for fill layers Remove the dependency of QtUiTools, which means that no matter whether the version Qt installed and the version Qt Krita was built agast differ, the layer metadata editors work Fix a bug that happened when switching between workspaces Fix bug 339357: the time dynamic didn’t start reliably Fix bug 344862: a crash when opening a new view with a tablet stylus Fix bug 344884: a crash when selecting too small a scale for a brush texture Fix bug 344790: don’t crash when resizing a brush while drawing Fix setting the toolbox to only one icon wide Fix bug 344478: random crash when using liquify Fix bug 344346: Fix artefacts in fill layers when too many parallel updates happened Fix bug 184746: merging two vector layers now creates a vector layer instead of rendering the vectors to pixels Add an option to disable the on-canvas notification messages (for some people, they slow down drawing) Fix bug 344243: make the preset editor visible in all circumstances Install Krita 2.
ownCloud Desktop Client 1.8 recently released, is what brings the files from your cloud seamless to your desktop. You can pick any number of local and remote folders and keep them in sync, ensuring you always have the latest version at hand. The previous desktop client release introduced the ability to except specific files or folders from syncing and to show the sync state with emblems on icons in the most popular file managers on Windows, Linux and Mac.
PhotoCollage 1.3 recently released, allows you to create photo collage posters. It assembles the input photographs it is given to generate a big poster. Photos are automatically arranged to fill the whole poster, then you can change the final layout, dimensions, border or swap photos in the generated grid. Eventually the final poster image can we saved in any size. The algorithm generates random layouts that place photos while taking advantage of all free space.
Wireshark 1.12.4 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 1.12.4 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, including new and updated Capture File Support – NetScaler, PacketLogger, and Pcapng. Wireshark 1.12.4 changelog RTP player crashes on decode of long call: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation) “Telephony→SCTP→Analyse This Association” crashes Wireshark on manufactured SCTP packet IPv6 Mobility Header Link Layer Address is parsed incorrectly DNS NXT RR is parsed incorrectly IPv6 AUTH mobility option parses Mobility SPI and Authentication Data incorrectly IPv6 Mobility Header Link-Layer Address Mobility Option is parsed incorrectly HTTP chunked response includes data beyond the chunked response.
The Chrome team have released a stable version of Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 41.0.2272.76 contains a number of fixes and improvements, including – A number of new apps/extension APIs; Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance. Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 updates Prevent login as new user on disabled devices [net] Subtract timestamps to determine if uploading file changed. VP8Parser: Fix calculation of DCT partition sizes.
Brackets 1.2 has just been released and this release has a bunch of really fantastic features that users have been asking for for a while. A notable new feature in the UI is the Split View – The editor pane that is inactive is no longer dimmed. To restore the dimming behavior, install the Zen Pane extension. Brackets 1.2 changelog: Code Editing Drag & drop to move selected text: Enable the dragDropText preference to drag and drop any selected text.
The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 4.4.1, the first bugfix release from the 4.4 branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. Some key performance enhancement in this release includes: Loading large autocorrect lists is at least twice as fast now, because the lists are parsed in a thread by the fastparser and repeated parsing of unchanged files is avoided Redundant image swap out / in has been significantly cleaned up avoiding wasteful image load/save FastSerializer classes used by all OpenXML export are very significantly faster and more efficient, reducing syscall thrash JPEG-Turbo – we now use and bundle this library which provides in excess of a 2x performance improvement for loading and de-compressing JPEG images Mail merge in Writer should be now significantly faster when processing a large number of records General notes on features and enhancements are contained in this release.
Mozilla Firefox 36 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web. Mozilla Firefox 36 update: New Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol Locale added: Uzbek (uz) HTML5 Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries Fixed CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors Fix some unexpected logout from Facebook or Google after restart Various security fixes See releasenotes for full details Install Mozilla Firefox 36 on Ubuntu OS 32bit OS wget ftp.
Steve Klabnik recently announced the release of Rust 1.0.0.alpha.2. Rust is a systems programming language pursuing the trifecta: safe, fast, and concurrent. This is a second alpha release, rather than a first beta release. The beta release will be six weeks from today, with the final coming six weeks after that. According to Steve Klabnik, they have managed to land almost all of the features previously expected for this cycle. The big headline here is that all major API revisions are finished: path and IO reform have landed.
Wine 1.7.37 has been released and this comes various bug fixes including support for typographic features in DirectWrite. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.37 update Interface change notifications. Support for the UTF-7 encoding. A number of graphical fixes for themed controls Wininet now implemented on top of Win32 sockets.
GNOME 3.15.90 is now available. This is the first beta release of the 3.15 development, and it is a big release. All of the big features that where been worked on have made it into this release, in more or less complete form. One notable change the new GNOME shell theme. Other introduced features includes: Redesigned notifications in GNOME shell Codec installation integrated in gnome-software Login screen on Wayland New UI in eog UI improvements in nautilus and many more.
VirtualBox 4.3.22 recently released, is a cross-platform virtualization application that installs on your Intel or AMD-based computers, and runs on Windows, Mac, Linux or Solaris operating systems. It extends the capabilities of your computer so that it can run multiple operating systems (inside multiple virtual machines) at the same time. This release is a maintenance release and addresses the followings: VMM: refined measurement of TSC frequency on the host, improves timekeeping for guests VMM: decreased CPU load resulting from guest MMIO writes to the virtual APIC VMM: fixed interception of debug exceptions, observed while using the dbx debugger on Solaris guests (VT-x only) GUI: 3D overlay window positioning code improved, fixed potential misplacement of 3D accelerated guest graphics content GUI: fixed accident SSL authentication failures during update check on Windows hosts GUI: never send the “ACPI power” keyboard scancode to the guest, we have the ACPI power button for that GUI: was unable to properly restore seamless mode VM from snapshot/saved-state under some circumstances see change log for full details
The Korora team has announced the final release of Korora 21 codenamed Darla. Korora is a Fedora Remix, meaning it ships packages from the default Fedora repositories but also a number of other packages (often ones that Fedora cannot ship directly). Korora 21 Features Cinnamon 2.4 – This new release of Cinnamon targets a smoother experience, improved settings and updates to the file manager, nemo. Refer to the Cinnamon Release Announcement for more details.
Wine 1.7.36 has been released and this comes various bug fixes including support for typographic features in DirectWrite. Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) as we already know is a software for running Windows applications on Linux machines. Wine 1.7.36 update Some preliminary 64-bit support for Mac OS X. Support for configuring speakers in Winecfg. Improved support for Mac OS X Trash folder. Support for typographic features in DirectWrite.
Coulr 0.4.2.3 recently released, is an application, tool primarily for developers and designers, and anyone else who needs to easily create their own color RBG, HSL, HSV using specific regulatory or areas (sliders or fields). It is written in C ++ and Qt, providing a color-box where -efkola- one can choose the color distributions wants. Lightweight and easy to use, is one of the more practical tools for the job that was created to do.
FileZilla Client is an open source, cross-platform graphical FTP (port 21), SFTP (port 22), and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS – Port 990) client with lots of features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla includes Supports FTP, FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), Cross-platform. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X and more, IPv6 support, Available in many languages, Supports resume and transfer of large files 4GB, Tabbed user interface, Powerful Site Manager and transfer queue, Bookmarks, Drag & drop support, Configurable transfer speed limits, Filename filters, Directory comparison, Network configuration wizard, Remote file editing, Keep-alive, HTTP/1.
Nvidia team has announced the release of Nvidia 340.76 graphics driver for Linux-based operating systems has just been released this week and its available for download. This release comes with minor bugfixes. NVidia 340.76 Release Highlights Fixed a bug that caused frequent AMD-Vi page faults on systems with some AMD 8xx/9xx-series chipsets when used with some NVIDIA GPUs. Fixed a regression that could cause system crashes when terminating the X server on systems with an NVIDIA Quadro SDI Capture card installed.
QupZilla 1.8.6 recently released, is a new and very fast QtWebKit browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. QupZilla has all standard functions you expect from a web browser. It includes bookmarks, history (both also in sidebar) and tabs. You can manage RSS feeds with an included RSS reader, block ads with a builtin AdBlock plugin, block Flash content with Click2Flash and edit the local CA Certificates database with an SSL Manager.
Darktable 1.6.2 recently released, is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them. Please note that this release is a new stable point release, no big new features added. The general improvements made in this release are:
The Apache Software Foundation and the Apache HTTP Server Project are pleased to announce the release of Apache HTTP Server 2.4.12. This version of Apache is our latest GA release of the new generation 2.4.x branch of Apache HTTPD and represents fifteen years of innovation by the project, and is recommended over all previous releases. This version of Apache is principally a security and bug fix release. This version of httpd is a major release of the 2.
After 6 months of Development and Testing, 400+ Issues resolved, 55 Pull Requests from the Community, 3 Milestones and 2 Release Candidates, Orient Technologies is thrilled to announced the final release of OrientDB 2.0! OrientDB 2.0 is much faster than 1.7 (many users notice a 40% performance improvement) and performs much better when distributed on multiple servers. The new Binary Protocol compresses the database size resulting in less space used on the File System and higher I/O throughput.
Glide is a fast and efficient open source media management framework for Android that wraps media decoding, memory and disk caching, and resource pooling into a simple and easy to use interface. Glide supports fetching, decoding, and displaying video stills, images, and animated GIFs. Glide includes a flexible api that allows developers to plug in to almost any network stack. By default Glide uses a custom HttpUrlConnection based stack, but also includes utility libraries plug in to Google’s Volley project or Square’s OkHttp library instead.
The Fedora 21 beta release has arrived, with a preview of the latest free and open source technology under development. The beta release contains all the exciting features of Fedora 21’s products in a form that anyone can help test. The final release of Fedora 21 is expected in December 2014. Since it’s a beta release, some problems may still be lurking. A list of problems that we already know about can be found at the Common F21 bugs page, found at http://fedoraproject.
Wine 1.7.27 development version has been released and this release includes some more work on Direct2D support, various improvements to RichEdit interfaces, initial support for ICMP version 6, and various bug fixes. Some of the bug fixes are listed out below: Wine 1.7.27 update Thunder:Can’t finish any task SC2 ‘LazyLaunch’ v2.0 fails with ‘Exception frame is not in stack limits = unable to dispatch exception.’ (TLS callbacks can taint EBP, needs assembly wrapper) AT4RE FastScanner v3.
I-Nex is an application that gathers information for hardware components available on your system and displays it using an user interface similar to the popular Windows tool CPU-Z. Below is step by step instruction on how to install i-nex on Fedora and OpenSUSE Install Fedora 20 cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Education/Fedora_20/Education.repo yum install i-nex Install OpenSUSE 13.1 zypper addrepo http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Education/openSUSE_13.1/Education.repo zypper refresh zypper install i-nex Install OpenSUSE 12.3 zypper addrepo http://download.
FlareGet is one of the best GUI-based open source multi-threaded, multi-segment popular download managers and accelerators on Linux at this time. The latest version available 2.4.27, comes with a new review option for watching videos while downloading, a better graphical interface and several bugfixes. Install Steps 32bit OS $ wget -c "www.flareget.com/files/flareget/rpm/i386/flareget_2.2-27_i386(stable)_rpm.tar.gz" $ tar -xzvf flareget_2.4-27_i386(stable)_rpm.tar.gz $ cd flareget_2.4-27_i386(stable)_rpm $ sudo rpm -i flareget-2.4-27.i386.rpm 64bit OS $ wget -c "www.flareget.com/files/flareget/rpm/amd64/flareget_2.4-27_x86_64(stable)_rpm.tar.gz" $ tar -xzvf flareget_2.