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While the X.Org Foundation is voting on joining SPI and the SPI already represents a range of open-source projects from PostgreSQL to Debian, this organization is being criticized this week over how they negatively interacted with the Elementary OS project.
14 February 2015 - SPI Inc - 31 Comments
Yesterday I wrote about it being a long time since the last update on OpenShot, a popular non-linear open-source video editing application that hasn't seen a major release in years, while today (coincidentally?) there's some big improvements to share.
13 February 2015 - OpenShot Video Editor - 14 Comments
Nearly one year after the release of PulseAudio 5.0, the release of PulseAudio 6.0 is finally here with many changes.
12 February 2015 - PulseAudio 6 - 72 Comments
It's been almost two and a half years since the last official release to the open-source OpenShot video editing software. OpenShot 2.0 has been talked about for much of this time but this major update to the once very promising non-linear video editor has yet to materialize.
12 February 2015 - OpenShot 2.0 - 13 Comments
Docker 1.5 was released today as the first major Docker release of 2015.
10 February 2015 - Docker 1.5 - 1 Comment
The Postfix open-source mail server software reached the big 3.0 milestone on Sunday with various improvements to this Sendmail alternative.
9 February 2015 - Postfix 3.0.0
While LZHAM 1.0 was recently released, the former Valve engineer behind the compression library targeting game assets, Rich Geldreich, is already targeting more post-1.0 improvements to this library.
7 February 2015 - LZHAM - 13 Comments
Version 2.3.0 of the Git distributed version control system is now available.
5 February 2015 - Git 2.3.0
Wireshark 2.0 has stepped closer to being released with the new Wireshark 1.99.2 development release. This new Wireshark release continues work on porting its UI to Qt.
5 February 2015 - Wireshark 2.0 Development Release - 22 Comments
While Replicant OS is promoted by the FSF as a binary-free Android distribution and a truly open alternative to Apple products, the state of Replicant OS in terms of end-user readiness or being as a viable alternative to iOS and Android leaves much to be desired.
5 February 2015 - Replicant OS - 18 Comments
MongoDB 3.0 was announced today with an expected GA release in March. MongoDB 3.0 has "massive improvements to performance and scalability, enabled by comprehensive improvements in the storage layer."
3 February 2015 - MongoDB 3.0 - 5 Comments
It was revealed this weekend at FOSDEM in Brussels that the plan is to hopefully release Perl 6.0 by this Christmas.
1 February 2015 - Perl 6.0 - 30 Comments
LibreOffice 4.4 is now available as the newest version of this leading open-source, cross-platform office suite.
29 January 2015 - LibreOffice 4.4 - 19 Comments
Version 0.91 of Inkscape was released this week and the new version of this open-source vector-based graphics program has some exciting changes.
29 January 2015 - Inkscape - 29 Comments
Version 0.8 of AppStream has been released for improving open-source/Linux software metadata as consumed by several software package managers.
27 January 2015 - AppStream Updated - 2 Comments
Making waves this morning on the Internet is the announcement of Vivaldi, a new web-browser started by the former CEO of Opera. Vivaldi is currently supported by Linux, Windows, and OS X systems.
27 January 2015 - Vivaldi Browser - 39 Comments
Version 1.0 of LZHAM has been released, the lossless data compression codec spearheaded by Rich Geldreich, the former Valve developer involved in their Linux and OpenGL activities.
25 January 2015 - LZHAM 1.0 - 14 Comments
The release plan puts the LibreOffice 4.4.0 as being just days away, but what features are in store for this open-source office suite? Let's take a brief look.
25 January 2015 - LibreOffice 4.4 - 65 Comments
Version 1.0.2 of the OpenSSL toolkit is now available.
24 January 2015 - OpenSSL 1.0.2 - 6 Comments
The Gummiboot simple UEFI boot manager hasn't seen much improvements in recent months but on Friday received a new feature over the course of several hundred new lines of code.
24 January 2015 - Gummiboot - 3 Comments
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