The latest feature of the LibreOffice open-source office suite is for creating 3D bar shapes.
As many Phoronix readers have already reported in, a very serious OpenSSL security vulnerability was discovered that allows for attackers to read memory in 64k memory chunks. A very serious bug in OpenSSL 1.0.1/1.0.2-beta is leaking information since the bug's introduction in 2011.
Samsung has made another feature-rich pull request for its Flash-Frienly File-System with new work that will be introduced in Linux 3.15.
The lightweight Midori open-source web-browser was released this week for Linux systems.
There's numerous new hardware drivers for the Linux 3.15 kernel when it comes to the media subsystem.
Flourish, one of the few Linux conferences held in the Chicagoland area each year, is happening this weekend. To much sadness, Flourish 2014 isn't as exciting as past years.
Following Facebook's announcement of the Hack language and being one of the organizations backing the new WebScaleSQL, Facebook developers ended out last week by announcing Warp, their latest open-source contribution.
MariaDB, one of the well known forks of MySQL, is out today with version 10 of its open-source database software.
A number of tech companies including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter announced WebScaleSQL on Thursday as a project that adapts MySQL to their massively bigger database needs.
Version 6.0.0 of the GNU Multiple Precision (GMP) Arithmetic Library has been released and it's landing heavy with new features.
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.
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.
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.
The Pitivi open-source video editor is coming close to version 1.0.
Version 1.0.0 of the musl libc library has been released.
Out today is another big update to the open-source Blender 3D animation software.
Gooseberry is the latest project by the Blender Foundation, the entity behind the popular open-source 3D animation software.
The BlueZ Bluetooth Linux stack is out with a new release today.
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.
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.
PostgreSQL has picked up a new feature of logical decoding.
The latest version of the widely-used PulseAudio sound server is now available. With PulseAudio 5.0 comes new end-user features.
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.
The Finnish-based Jolla has announced Sailfish OS 1.0 in time for Mobile World Congress and have also committed to soon delivering this mobile Linux OS to Android devices.
A new report out from a major Internet advertising firm has shown the number of Linux devices almost doubling in the last quarter of 2013 and putting the Linux usage on the web at just under 2%.
The second alpha release of the forthcoming PHP 5.6 is now available. PHP 5.6 is shaping up to be a very nice evolutionary upgrade to this popular web programming language that also works well for CLI scripting.
For those that didn't hear the news from earlier this week, the Plan 9 operating system out of Bell Labs has now been relicensed under the GPLv2.
Version 1.9 of the Git distributed revision control system was released this afternoon.
LibreOffice has been pushing forward in its development recently with supporting OpenCL in its spreadsheet, gaining an OpenGL rendering back-end, and supporting other modern features and system capabilities for the open-source office suite. LibreOffice is also planning for its adoption of the C++11 programming language and even C++14 language features.
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