Developers behind Antergos, the Arch-based Linux distribution designed for an easy desktop experience, are working on a new package manager UI/assistant codenamed Poodle.
The Enlightenment team has announced a major update to their Enlightenment Foundation Libraries.
With FreeBSD 10.2 coming later this month and that resulting in the PC-BSD 10.2 release, the crew behind this desktop-friendly BSD distribution have released their Lumina Desktop v0.8.6.
MATE 1.10 has been released today and with this new version every component of this open-source desktop environment forked from GNOME2 can be built under GTK2 or GTK3.
While Cinnamon 2.6 was tagged a few weeks back, this morning it's finally being officially announced by the Linux Mint team.
A few days ago the Scribus team quietly tagged Scribus 1.5.0 in SVN. This release is a preview / testing release, but it provides an interest look at the next stable release: 1.6.0. No release date or schedule is known for 1.6.0. For those uninformed, Scribus is an open-source desktop publishing suite.
Version 1.5.0 of the Xfce4-Power-Manager was released today.
The Linux Mint crew has tagged the release of the Cinnamon 2.6 desktop environment.
The Bodhi Linux distribution has forked the Enlightenment project from its E17 release.
Just one week after the EFL 1.14 Alpha 1 release marks the availability of Enlightenment Foundation Libraries' 1.14 Beta 1 debut.
Version 0.3 of Elementary OS, which is codenamed Freya, is now available after being under development for more than one year.
The Enlightenment crew at Samsung have released their first alpha version of the upcoming EFL 1.14.0 library set.
A Samsung developer has landed the latest addition to the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL): Emile.
Enlightenment's Evas GL component of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) now has support for exposing applications to OpenGL ES 3.0 support through Evas GL.
Xfce 4.12 has finally been released!
The release of Xfce 4.12 is hopefully being realized this weekend. The release hasn't taken place at the time of writing, but there's been commits to update translations as well as to add the new wallpaper of Xfce 4.12.
If all goes according to plan, Xfce 4.12 will be officially released this weekend. Here's a look at some of the most prominent changes for this long overdue update to Xfce.
Earlier this week we wrote about plans for Xfce 4.12 to finally be released and that it was being targeted for the end of February. Unlike failed Xfce 4.12 plans of the past few years, it looks like this release will actually pan out in one week's time.
Version 1.13 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries is now available.
Fluxbox 1.3.6 was released last month after this lightweight window manager went two years without a new release. It looks like the rate of development of Fluxbox is ticking back up as Fluxbox 1.3.7 was just tagged this morning.
It looks like the release of Xfce 4.12 is finally about to materialize!
One week after the Elementary 1.13 Alpha release, Enlightenment developers have released the first beta of v1.13.
The Enlightenment crew were hard at work during the holidays and today in getting the new year going they've released the first alpha of the Elementary 1.13 library.
Following the in-fighting over the future of Compiz that happened back in November, Scott Moreau has proclaimed the release this week of Compiz v0.8.10.
The latest new open-source Linux desktop initiative is Budgie, a desktop focused on simplicity. The Budgie desktop is now undergoing possible review for inclusion into Fedora.
Quantum OS (formerly known as Quartz OS for a brief time) is a new Linux distribution mostly focused around providing a clean, very attractive desktop experience. This latest Linux desktop project is focused on providing a Qt5-based desktop that complies with Google's Material Design concepts.
Unless you're a user of Ubuntu with Unity 7, you probably haven't heard much about Compiz in quite some time. However, some developers are looking to further revive its development but not everyone is in agreement.
Xfce 4.12 remains out of sight but Xfdesktop 4.10.3 was released today.
Version 1.12 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries was released bright and early this morning.
The Cinnamon 2.4 Desktop Environment is now out ahead of its official debut with Linux Mint 17.1 later this month.
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