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Last year we wrote of the Maxthon web-browser being ported to Linux and as of today the first official version is available to the public.
25 March 2014 - Maxthon - 10 Comments
In a sign of PostgreSQL trying to better compete against MongoDB with its "BSON" (binary JSON), PostgreSQL now has support for a binary JSON data type.
24 March 2014 - JSONB - 17 Comments
The latest argument within the open-source camp is whether the choice of the display server is still relevant in modern times of the Linux desktop, given the advancements of tool-kits and other components. Alas, it's another Mir vs. Wayland battle.
24 March 2014 - Mir vs. Wayland - 85 Comments
For users of Guile as the GNU extension language written around the Scheme programming language, there now exists OpenGL bindings.
23 March 2014 - Guile-OpenGL
The Pitivi open-source video editor is coming close to version 1.0.
21 March 2014 - Pitivi
Version 1.0.0 of the musl libc library has been released.
20 March 2014 - musl - 8 Comments
Out today is another big update to the open-source Blender 3D animation software.
20 March 2014 - Blender 2.70 - 1 Comment
The first official release of Cursynth was announced today, a GNU attempt at making a musical synthesizer.
18 March 2014 - Cursynth - 13 Comments
16 March 2014 - GNU ease.js - 23 Comments
Gooseberry is the latest project by the Blender Foundation, the entity behind the popular open-source 3D animation software.
14 March 2014 - Gooseberry - 4 Comments
Not too long after systemd 210, the next systemd release is now available and with it comes plenty more changes.
11 March 2014 - systemd - 16 Comments
The BlueZ Bluetooth Linux stack is out with a new release today.
11 March 2014 - BlueZ
The TvHeadend project is a long-standing TV streaming server for Linux, but its main developer may be fading out after not finding many contributions and new user engagement from the community.
6 March 2014 - TvHeadend - 13 Comments
I've been informed by the musl development camp that they intend to release version 1.0 of their standard C library in the next few weeks.
6 March 2014 - Musl - 15 Comments
PostgreSQL has picked up a new feature of logical decoding.
4 March 2014 - PostgreSQL - 1 Comment
The latest version of the widely-used PulseAudio sound server is now available. With PulseAudio 5.0 comes new end-user features.
3 March 2014 - PulseAudio - 42 Comments
Motivated in part by Debian switching to systemd and then Ubuntu switching to systemd, the systemd developers have now setup a stable repository for the widely-used init system for carrying back-ports to existing stable releases and sharing stable patches amongst package maintainers.
1 March 2014 - systemd - 65 Comments
It looks like the next release of systemd is already imminent after the major systemd 209 update.
24 February 2014 - systemd 210 - 12 Comments
Neovim is a new open-source text editor project that advertises itself as "vim's rebirth for the 21st century", a more modern version of the incredibly popular vim editor.
24 February 2014 - Neovim - 37 Comments
The latest controversy within the systemd camp is the new networkd support that appeared in this week's systemd 209 release. It seems the new systemd-networkd is forced upon users by default and not everyone likes this approach.
21 February 2014 - systemd - 87 Comments
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