Following the in-fighting over the future of Compiz that happened back in November, Scott Moreau has proclaimed the release this week of Compiz v0.8.10.
The latest new open-source Linux desktop initiative is Budgie, a desktop focused on simplicity. The Budgie desktop is now undergoing possible review for inclusion into Fedora.
Quantum OS (formerly known as Quartz OS for a brief time) is a new Linux distribution mostly focused around providing a clean, very attractive desktop experience. This latest Linux desktop project is focused on providing a Qt5-based desktop that complies with Google's Material Design concepts.
Unless you're a user of Ubuntu with Unity 7, you probably haven't heard much about Compiz in quite some time. However, some developers are looking to further revive its development but not everyone is in agreement.
Xfce 4.12 remains out of sight but Xfdesktop 4.10.3 was released today.
Version 1.12 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries was released bright and early this morning.
The Cinnamon 2.4 Desktop Environment is now out ahead of its official debut with Linux Mint 17.1 later this month.
The first alpha release for the 1.12 version of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) was released this week.
It's been about one year since last hearing any Cairo-Dock news, but this evening there's a new release! Cairo-Dock has various improvements to its desktop interface offering that continues to work in replace of -- or in addition to -- the standard Linux desktop environments.
Version 0.8 of LXQt -- the Qt version of the open-source, lightweight LXDE desktop -- was released on Monday. Important to LXQt 0.8 is full Qt5 compatibility while Qt4 support is being maintained too until the next release.
While E19 didn't come out last week as talked about, it was released this morning! The Enlightenment E19 update is a huge upgrade over E18 or E17, especially if you're an early Wayland adopter.
There might be an E19 release real soon.
One week after Enlightenment's E19 RC3 release, there's more improvements that have landed that will warrant another new release in the very near future.
The third release candidate to Enlightenment E19 is now available.
While LXQt is making great progress, version 0.7 of the GTK-based LXPanel was released recently and it boasts a number of changes.
A ton of fresh code has been hitting the mainline Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) following this week's release of EFL 1.11.
Version 1.11 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) has been released and it represents a huge milestone for those depending upon the library as part of their desktop.
Fans of LXQt, the merge of the Qt version of LXDE along with the Razor-qt desktop project, will soon see out a big update.
Back in January we wrote about Moonlight as one of the latest Linux desktop environments under development and for getting July started they are out with their first alpha release.
This weekend marked the release of Deepin Linux 2014 along with the Deepin Desktop Environment 2.0 release that's powered using HTML5. In my testing of the release today, it's been working fairly well and is proving to be quite interesting.
Enlightenment is flying high these days with the great contributions being done by Samsung's investment into the project.
The Enlightenment E19 release is one step closer to being officially realized!
The "LXQt" desktop that's a Qt version of the lightweight LXDE desktop can now be compiled using Qt5 where as previously there were still Qt4 dependencies.
A easy-to-use, graphically-driven theme editor for Enlightenment's EFL Edje is under development.
Enlightenment E19 is moving closer to release following the E19 Alpha earlier this month.
The latest addition to the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries is Elua, a Lua-based Just-in-Time application runtime stack.
Enlightenment 0.19 Alpha was just tagged as the very latest desktop / window manager work that includes improved Wayland support for E19.
Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" is now available for download while we're still waiting for the official announcement.
For Enlightenment users out there wishing to stick to the latest versions, the 1.10 release of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries is now available.
In a craftily-worded blog post, there's signals of the Enlightenment E19 desktop / window manager release coming soon.
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