Blog posts tagged Open Source

A dream comes true; a smartphone focused on security and privacy and fully based on open source technology.

Today a new major release of the Gnome desktop environment has been released. It is the first time that I announce that on my Blog because I used it on openSUSE Tumbleweed in version 3.18 for a few months (much longer than actually planned as it was meant to be a test run only) and although coming from KDE, Xfce and i3 I was quite impressed by how it performed on my Laptop.

Today a new version of the Plasma desktop environment has been released. It comes with a lot of nice improvements.

I recently had a discussion on Facebook in the openSUSE users group at Facebook about the reasons why we prefer openSUSE over other distributions like Ubuntu.

Today the KDE team released a new version of it's desktop environment Plasma. It has now reached version 5.5.0 with a few nice new features.

Now it is officially released: Milestone 1 for openSUSE Leap 42.1!

The DragonFly BSD team announced yesterday the immediate availability of the new 4.2.0 major version.

The openSUSE project announced that work has started on a completely new openSUSE release.

On February 6th all romours turned out to be true: Philip Newborough announced the End of his distribution CrunchBang Linux.

The openSUSE project has released a new version of the equily named Linux distribution. Version 13.2, codenamed 'Harlequin' was officially released today. The OS offers the Linux Kernel version 3.16.6 and KDE Plasma 4.11.12 with the KDE Software Compilation 4.14.2, GNOME 3.14.1, XFCE 4.10, LXDE 0.55, Enlightenment 19 (0.19.0) and Awesome 3.4.15. It can be downloaded from the official download page at as a 4.7 GB Installation DVD ISO image.