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Cinnamon 3.2 Desktop Arrives

For fans of Linux Mint's Cinnamon Desktop Environment, the latest Cinnamon 3.2 release was tagged today in preparation for Linux Mint 18.1 shipping later this year.

7 November 2016 - Cinnamon 3.2 - 22 Comments
More Details On Enlightenment's Ecore_Drm2 Atomic Modesetting

Back in September the Enlightenment project's EFL library added atomic mode-setting and nuclear page-flipping support to provide a "perfect rendering" and a "buttery smooth" experience. Earlier this month was then an update on the Ecore_Drm2 state while coming out this week is a Samsung OSG blog post explaining more about the atomic mode-setting details.

27 October 2016 - Ecore_Drm2 Atomic Nuclear - 6 Comments
TigerVNC 1.7 Released

TigerVNC 1.7 was released today as the newest version of this open-source, high-performance, cross-platform VNC implementation.

8 September 2016 - TigerVNC - 17 Comments
Pithos 1.2 Improves The Open-Source/Linux Pandora Desktop Experience

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.

28 July 2016 - Pithos 1.2.0 - 5 Comments
Cinnamon 3.0 Officially Announced

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.

25 April 2016 - Cinnamon 3.0 - Add A Comment
Kodi 17 Is Getting New Themes/Skins

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.

8 March 2016 - Kodi Skins - 3 Comments

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