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KDE Apps Improving Experience When Running Outside Of Plasma   KDE   2024-05-18
PipeWire 1.2 Preps For Async Processing, Snap Support & Explicit Sync   PipeWire   2024-05-16
GNOME Working To Make Key Rack A Viable Password Manager, Better Printing For Flatpaks   GNOME   2024-04-20
System76's COSMIC Working On Drag & Drop, More Compositor Improvements   Desktop   2024-04-17
KDE Plasma 6.0.4 Ships With Dozens Of Bug Fixes   KDE   2024-04-16
Serpent OS Hopes To Ship Pre-Alpha ISOs In The Coming Weeks   Operating Systems   2024-04-01
Flatpak 1.15.7 Will Now Automatically Remove Obsolete Driver Versions   Programming   2024-03-28
GNOME Developers Continue Tweaking The Shell, Tuning For Performance   GNOME   2024-03-09
Snaps & Ubuntu Core Desktop Talked Up At FOSDEM 2024   Ubuntu   2024-02-07
PipeWire To Work On Vulkan Converters & Processing Filters   PipeWire   2024-02-05
Framework 16, New AMD Launches & More Made For An Exciting January   Phoronix   2024-02-01
GNOME 46 Alpha Released With Many Improvements   GNOME   2024-01-12
Canonical To Work On Improving Snap Support Across Linux Distributions   Ubuntu   2024-01-05
Ikey Doherty's Serpent OS Continues Building Up Its Rust Infrastructure   Operating Systems   2023-12-20
GNOME Gets A New Terminal Choice: Prompt   GNOME   2023-12-15
GNOME Developers Working On USB Portal Integration, Updated Phosh   GNOME   2023-12-09
KDE Lands NVIDIA Hardware Cursor Support & Other Last Minute Plasma 6.0 Features   KDE   2023-12-02
PCSX2 Emulator Disables Wayland Support By Default   Linux Gaming   2023-11-26
Lutris 0.5.14 Released For Better Managing Your Games On Linux   Linux Gaming   2023-10-20
KDE Plasma 6.0 Ends September With Many New Features & Enhancements   KDE   2023-09-30
PipeWire 1.0 Planned For Release Later This Year   PipeWire   2023-09-25
Valve Is A Wonderful Upstream Contributor To Linux & The Open-Source Community   Valve   2023-09-22
XDG-Desktop-Portal 1.18 Released With Accent Color Support, New Clipboard & Input Capture Portals   Free Software   2023-09-18
XDG-Desktop-Portal 1.17.1 Released With Accent Color Support   Desktop   2023-08-29
Flatpak Lands Support For Wayland Security Context   Wayland   2023-08-27
GTK 4.12 Released With Many Vulkan Backend Improvements   GNOME   2023-08-06
Wayland Protocols 1.32 Brings Three New Staging Protocols   Wayland   2023-07-03
Firefox 116 Should Have Experimental PipeWire Camera Support   PipeWire   2023-06-16
KDE Plasma 6.0 Stability "Improving Daily"   KDE   2023-06-03
Red Hat To Stop Shipping LibreOffice In Future RHEL, Limiting Fedora LO Involvement   Red Hat   2023-06-02
NVIDIA R535 Linux Beta Brings New Vulkan Extensions, DMA-BUF v4 Wayland Protocol   NVIDIA   2023-05-30
Fedora Onyx To Become An Official Fedora Linux Immutable Variant   Fedora   2023-05-23
Fedora Onyx Aims To Be A New Fedora Linux Immutable Variant   Fedora   2023-05-01
Kdenlive 23.04 Open-Source Video Editor Released With Nested Timelines   KDE   2023-04-24
Redesigned Flathub Site Launches For Flatpak Apps   Desktop   2023-04-22
Intel Linux Improvements, AMD openSIL, Zen 4 3D V-Cache & Other March Highlights   Phoronix   2023-04-02
KDE Ends Out March With More Fixes - Including More Plasma Wayland Work   KDE   2023-04-01
New AMD Ryzen CPUs, Intel Sapphire Rapids, Rust Adoption & More In Q1   Phoronix   2023-03-31
KDE Delivers More Wayland Fixes & Plasma 6.0 Changes This Week   KDE   2023-03-18
Vanilla OS 2.0 Shifting From Ubuntu Base To Debian Sid   Operating Systems   2023-03-08
Ubuntu Flavors/Spins Will No Longer Be Able To Install Flatpak By Default   Ubuntu   2023-02-22
Fedora Planning Ahead For The Next 5 Years   Fedora   2023-02-16
GNOME Shell & Mutter 44 Beta Released With Many Changes   GNOME   2023-02-14
GNOME Is Making It Easier To Track Running Background Apps   GNOME   2023-02-08
Fedora 38 To Get Rid Of Its Flathub Filtering, Allowing Many More Apps On Fedora   Fedora   2023-02-06
More Feature Work Begins On KDE Plasma 6.0 As Plasma 5.27 Nears Release   KDE   2023-02-04
KDE Sees Many Plasma Wayland Fixes This Week - Plus Spectacle Screen Recording   KDE   2023-01-28
KDE Plasma 5.27 Beta Released With Tiling & Multi-Monitor Improvements   KDE   2023-01-19
Steam On Linux Metrics End Out 2022 With Some Odd Numbers   Valve   2023-01-02
KDE's KWin Working On An Advanced Tiling System   KDE   2022-12-03
GIMP 2.99.14 Released As Another Step Toward GIMP 3.0   Free Software   2022-11-19
Linux Mint Makes Improvements Around Flatpaks With Update Manager Integration   Operating Systems   2022-11-01
Flatpak 1.15 Released With Initial Meson Build System Support   Free Software   2022-10-25
Cemu 2.0-1 Brings Many Smaller Linux Improvements For This Wii U Emulator   Linux Gaming   2022-09-06
PipeWire 0.3.57 Adds AAC Decoder, Opus For Bluetooth   PipeWire   2022-09-03
Canonical Continues Snap'ing Up Linux Gaming For Ubuntu   Ubuntu   2022-08-30
Flatpak 1.14 Released With Improvements For Sandboxed Linux Apps   Free Software   2022-08-23
SDL 2.24 Released With New APIs, D3D12 Renderer Work On Windows, New Linux Hints   Linux Gaming   2022-08-19
KDE Gear - KDE Applications - 22.08 Released   KDE   2022-08-18
KDE Kicks Off August With More Desktop Bug Fixes   KDE   2022-08-06
SteamOS 3.3 Now Available With Many Improvements For The Steam Deck   Valve   2022-08-02
KDE Ends July With More Bug Fixes, Discover Improvements   KDE   2022-07-30
Fedora 37 Proposing To Allow Unrestricted Access To Flathub   Fedora   2022-06-29
KDE Fixed Many Bugs With Plasma 5.25.1, More Fixes On The Way   KDE   2022-06-25
SDL 2.23.1 Released With SDL2 Switching To A New Versioning Scheme   Linux Gaming   2022-06-16
System76 Scheduler 1.2 Released - Now Has Defaults For SteamVR, Flatpak Process Support   Free Software   2022-05-19
KDE Has Many Plasma Wayland Fixes In Its Easter Basket   KDE   2022-04-15
CentOS Hyperscale SIG Updates systemd & Linux Build, Eyeing Btrfs Transactional Updates   Red Hat   2022-04-04
GNOME's Nautilus Could See Big Improvements, New Image Viewer Coming Into Focus   GNOME   2022-04-04
Lutris 0.5.10 Released With Steam Deck Support   Linux Gaming   2022-04-01
OBS Studio 27.2 Released With Flatpak Support, Experimental AV1 Encoders   Desktop   2022-02-14
KDE Kicks Off February With More Bug Fixes, 30-bit Color Support For Plasma On X11   KDE   2022-02-05
Zenwalk 15 Released For Slackware With Flatpak + AppImage Ready, Desktop Optimizations   Operating Systems   2022-02-04
KDE's Very Busy Week From 15 Minute Bugs To Plasma Wayland Fixes   KDE   2022-01-22
KDE's 15-Minute Bug Initiative Gets Underway   KDE   2022-01-19
GNOME 42 Alpha Released With A Lot Of GTK4 Porting, Other Improvements   GNOME   2022-01-17
Canonical To Focus On A New, More Modular Snapcraft - Current Codebase Goes Legacy   Ubuntu   2022-01-07
PipeWire 0.3.43 Released With Many Fixes   PipeWire   2022-01-05
Fedora Had A Stellar 2021 & Continued Running At The Forefront Of Linux Innovations   Fedora   2021-12-30
Ubuntu Had A Great Year In Switching To Wayland, Continued Commercial Success   Ubuntu   2021-12-30
OBS Studio 27.2 Beta Brings SVT-AV1 Support, Official Flatpak Support   Linux Gaming   2021-12-30
PipeWire 0.3.41 Offers Improved Flatpak & JACK Compatibility, Apple AirPlay Streaming   PipeWire   2021-12-13
KDE Starts December With Numerous Fixes, Other Desktop Refinements   KDE   2021-12-04
KDE Squashes Many "Annoying" Bugs As It Works To Improve The Desktop's Reliability.   KDE   2021-11-27
Valve Shares New Steam Deck Details, Proton Update Available For Testing   Valve   2021-11-12
KDE Plasma Readies Its NVIDIA GBM Support, Fingerprint Authentication Added   KDE   2021-10-23
Flatpak 1.12 Released - Better Sub-Sandbox Handling To Benefit Steam   Free Software   2021-10-08
Red Hat / Fedora To Focus On Driving New Linux Video Improvements Around PipeWire   PipeWire   2021-10-01
KDE's Plasma Wayland Session Is "Finally Reaching Stability" Following Many Fixes   KDE   2021-09-04
Freedesktop SDK 21.08 Released With RISC-V Support   Free Software   2021-09-03
"Apps For GNOME" Launches To Highlight GNOME Apps   GNOME   2021-08-26
elementary OS 6.0 Released For A Meticulously Crafted Linux Desktop   Operating Systems   2021-08-10
KDE Ends June With Wayland Fixes, More Responsive Plasma With Faster SVG Handling   KDE   2021-07-03
Sway 1.6.1 Wayland Compositor Released With WLROOTS 0.14   Wayland   2021-06-25
Unvanquished 0.52.1 Brings Rendering Fixes, Flatpak For This Promising Open-Source Game   Linux Gaming   2021-06-21
Flatpak 1.11.1 Brings Changes For Steam, Better Support For Command Line Programs   Free Software   2021-04-26
Sway 1.6 Wayland Compositor Released With Smoother Move/Resize   Wayland   2021-04-07
OBS Studio Now Ready With Wayland Capture Support   Wayland   2021-03-31
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed's Very Busy Week With An Entire Rebuild, Latest KDE Packages   SUSE   2021-03-21
Sway 1.6-rc1 Released With Better Touchscreen/Tablet Support   Wayland   2021-03-17
Fedora Workstation 34 Should Be Very Exciting With GNOME 40, PipeWire Default   Fedora   2021-03-16
PipeWire 0.3.22 Released With Many Improvements   PipeWire   2021-02-21
"Fedora Kinoite" Coming For Fedora 35 As An immutable KDE Desktop Spin   Fedora   2021-02-17
Facebook's Linux Desktop Choice Is Fedora But Ramping Up CentOS Stream   Fedora   2021-02-14
Flatpak 1.10 Released With More Efficient Repo Format   Desktop   2021-01-14
Linux Mint 20.1 Released With Web Apps, IPTV Player, Cinnamon 4.8 Integrated   Operating Systems   2021-01-08
GNOME In 2020 Saw Many Optimizations, GTK 4.0 Released, GNOME 40 In Development   GNOME   2020-12-31
Fedora 34 Gets Sign-Off For Trying To Default To PipeWire For Audio Needs   Fedora   2020-12-14
Fedora 34 Might Try To Use PipeWire By Default To Replace PulseAudio/JACK   Fedora   2020-11-23
Flatpak's New Repo Format For Greater Flathub Scalability, More Architectures To Come   Desktop   2020-11-22
GIMP 2.99.2 Released With GTK3 UI, Working Wayland Support, Other Big Changes   Desktop   2020-11-06
KDE Plasma Mobile Has Been Making Great Progress   KDE   2020-10-09
Linux 5.9 Regression, NVIDIA RTX 30, GNOME 40 & Microsoft Made For A Fun September   Phoronix   2020-10-01
ADRIConf Remains The Primary GUI Control Panel For Managing Mesa OpenGL/Vulkan Drivers   Mesa   2020-09-22
PipeWire Is In Increasingly Great Shape - Ready For More User Testing   PipeWire   2020-09-04
Many Linux Developers Are Ecstatic Over Fedora On Lenovo Systems   Hardware   2020-08-31
Red Hat Begins Talking Up The New RHEL Flatpak Runtime   Red Hat   2020-08-12
LIBEI Yields New Effort For Emulating Input Devices In Wayland   Wayland   2020-07-31
digiKam 7.0 Open-Source Photo Manager Embraces Deep Learning, Improved HEIF Support   KDE   2020-07-24
GNOME OS Is Taking Shape But Its To Serve For Testing The Desktop   GNOME   2020-07-22
Flatpak 1.8 Released For This Leading Linux App Sandboxing / Distribution Tech   Free Software   2020-06-24
FreeRDP 2.1 Released Due To Multiple Security Issues   Desktop   2020-05-08
PipeWire Gets A Session Manager With WirePlumber   PipeWire   2020-05-07
GNOME 3.36.2 Released With Restoring TLS 1.0/1.1, Crash Fixes, Other Stable Updates   GNOME   2020-05-04
Firefox 77 Nightly Adds Initial AV1 Image File Support (AVIF)   Mozilla   2020-05-04
KDE Starts May With Dolphin Improvements, Various Bug Fixes   KDE   2020-05-02
Linux Gaming, Qt Drama, New Hardware Kept Open-Source Enthusiasts Entertained This Month   Phoronix   2020-04-30
System76 Releases Pop!_OS 20.04   Operating Systems   2020-04-30
GNOME 3.37.1 Released As The First Step Towards GNOME 3.38   GNOME   2020-04-30
Sailfish OS 3.3 "Rokua" Released With Many Improvements For This Mobile Linux OS   Operating Systems   2020-04-29
Manjaro 20.0 Released With Its Flagship Easy-To-Use, Arch-Based Xfce Desktop Distro   Arch Linux   2020-04-26
FreeRDP 2.0 Released With Flatpak Support, RAP v2 Support, Font Smoothing By Default   Desktop   2020-04-09
Firefox 75 Released With Flatpak Support, Wayland Improvements   Mozilla   2020-04-07
Intel Developer's Patch To Let SECCOMP Processes Like Web Browsers Opt Out Of Spectre V4   Intel   2020-03-13
GNOME 3.36 Set To Be Released Today With Ongoing Wayland + Performance Improvements   GNOME   2020-03-11
Firefox 74 Begins Rolling Out With DNS-Over-HTTPS, Disabling TLS 1.0/1.1   Mozilla   2020-03-10
Mozilla Making Progress With Offering Firefox As A Flatpak On Linux   Mozilla   2020-03-09
KDE Saw Many Bug Fixes This Week From KWin Crashes To Plasma Wayland Improvements   KDE   2020-02-23
PipeWire 0.3 Released With Redesigned Scheduling Code To Offer JACK2-Like Performance   PipeWire   2020-02-22
MyPaint 2.0 Released With New Features For Open-Source Drawing/Painting   Desktop   2020-02-16
Flatpak 1.6.2 Released To Fix Performance Regression Of Slow Install Times   GNOME   2020-02-13
WebKitGTK 2.28 Seeing Flatpak Sandbox Support, WebGL + WebAudio By Default   GNOME   2020-02-11
9 Years After Starting, AppStream 1.0 Is Coming For Cross-Distribution Package Metadata   Operating Systems   2020-01-28
Flatpak 1.6.1 Released Due To Security Issue - Special Case Of Getting Access Outside Home   GNOME   2020-01-23
KDE Plasma 5 + KDE Applications Matured Rather Well   KDE   2019-12-26
Flatpak 1.6 Released With Bits For Supporting Paid App Store, Better Self-Sandboxing   GNOME   2019-12-20
GKraken Makes It Incredibly Easy To Manage NZXT Water Cooling Setups On Linux   Hardware   2019-12-17
Flatpak 1.5.2 Continues Work On Authentication Support In Push To Handling Paid Apps   GNOME   2019-12-13
Flatpak 1.5.1 Prepares For Protected/Authenticated Downloads - Future App Purchasing   GNOME   2019-11-27
Some Fedora Users Concerned GNOME Software Promotes Proprietary Software With Flathub   Fedora   2019-11-25