Flatpak 0.6.13 is now available as the latest big release of this app sandboxing tech for the Linux desktop previously known as XDG-App.
Tom Hacohen of Samsung's Open-Source Group is presenting at this week's Embedded Linux Conference about Enlightenment's EFL as a UI toolkit for the embedded world.
Jolla is looking to push out Sailfish OS releases faster and thus today announced "Fiskarsinjoki" in early access form.
LXQt developers have done a desktop memory consumption comparison to show that Qt programs are not necessarily bloated.
Blender 2.78 is now officially released to end out September for this open-source, cross-platform 3D/animation program.
Today the Raspberry Pi Foundation formally announced the Raspberry Pi PIXEL, their own desktop that will be used in future Raspbian spins.
It has been nearly one year since the LXQt 0.10 release while today it was succeeded by LXQt v0.11, the newest version of this lightweight, Qt-powered desktop environment.
The Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) now has support for atomic mode-setting and nuclear page-flipping!
TigerVNC 1.7 was released today as the newest version of this open-source, high-performance, cross-platform VNC implementation.
Version 1.18 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) brings a wealth of new features.
Chances are if you've ever dealt with Pandora music streaming from the Linux desktop you've encountered Pithos as the main open-source solution that works out quite well. Released today was Pithos 1.2 and it ships with numerous enhancements for this GPLv3-licensed Pandora desktop client.
Another Enlightenment release, another round of significant Wayland improvements. Enlightenment continues with its very well vetted Wayland support that should be roughly on par with the GNOME Wayland experience.
Mike Blumenkrantz has tagged the release candidate of the upcoming Enlightenment 0.21 release.
Chris Michael of Samsung has been working on a new DRM library for the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) with a number of improvements.
Enlightenment's Wayland support continues to become more feature complete with the latest feature work being for session recovery support.
Following the early look yesterday at Cinnamon 3.0 when tagged in Git, the Linux Mint crew today officially announced the Cinnamon 3.0 desktop release.
The GNOME3-forked Cinnamon Desktop is ready for its 3.0 milestone.
Mike Blumenkrantz of Samsung today tagged Enlightenment 0.21 (E21) Alpha.
It will likely be quite some time before the Xfce 4.14 desktop environment is released while the main focus this development cycle is on porting to the GTK+ 3.x tool-kit.
Version 1.14 of MATE-Desktop was tagged in Git yesterday along with other MATE components.
Blender 2.77 was released this weekend as the newest version of this wildly popular, cross-platform, open-source 3D animation program.
WebAssembly, the year-old effort for creating a low-level programming language for in-browser client-side scripting with cross-browser support is making more progress.
While Kodi 16 just recently shipped, the developers behind this open-source HTPC software formerly known as XBMC have already set their sights on Kodi 17.
wxWidgets 3.1.0 was released yesterday as a new development release for this cross-platform toolkit.
With the Enlightenment folks back from FOSDEM, Enlightenment 0.20.4 was released today as the latest bug-fix release.
What a surprise waking up to find that at long-last the OpenShot 2.0 beta is now available to early-backers of this open-source video editor's Kickstarter project.
With today's Ubuntu 16.04 Alpha 1 milestone, Lubuntu put out their first "Xenial Xerus" Alpha 1 build, but it's not terribly exciting.
Continuing on with our other year-end looks, here are lists of the most popular GNOME and KDE desktop happenings of the year.
A widely-cited blog post about the major Linux desktop problems has been updated for 2016.
If using APT with PDiff enabled for package diffs to do incremental updates, the latest code should now be much faster.
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