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Linux Release Roundup: Applications and Distros Released This Week

This is a continually updated article that lists various Linux distribution and Linux-related application releases of the week. At It’s FOSS, we try to provide you with all the major happenings of the Linux and Open Source world. But it’s not always possible to cover all the news, specially the minor releases of a popular application or a… Read More »

Rejoice KDE Lovers! MX Linux Joins the KDE Bandwagon and Now You Can Download MX Linux KDE Edition

Debian-based MX Linux is already an impressive Linux distribution with Xfce desktop environment as the default. Even though it works good and is suitable to run with minimal hardware configuration, it still isn’t the best Linux distribution in terms of eye candy. That’s where KDE comes to the rescue. Of late, KDE Plasma has reduced a lot of… Read More »

Zaira Wasim’s decision to quit Bollywood reveals controversy in India

The teenage Muslim actress’s Zaira Wasim decision to quit Bollywood for faith and love of Allah reasons brought India’s Islamophobia to the fore. On Sunday, Zaira Wasim, an 18-year-old Kashmiri Muslim Bollywood actress, caused a stir in India by announcing her decision to “disassociate” from the film industry. The actor took to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to declare… Read More »

LibreOffice 7.0 is Finally Available Now! Here are the Key Changes in this Major Release

LibreOffice 7.0 is the latest major release after version 6.4. There are plenty of additions to improve the LibreOffice experience. In this article, I’ll share some details on the key changes on LibreOffice 7 and how to get it. LibreOffice 7: Key Changes As mentioned, LibreOffice 7 does not introduce major new features but several improvements contributing to… Read More »

Open Source Drawing App Pinta Sees New Release After 5 Years. Here’s How to Get it!

Brief: Open source painting and drawing application has a new release after more than 5 years. The new release fixes numerous bugs and adds new features. Pinta is an open source drawing application for Linux, Windows and macOS. You can use it for freehand drawing/sketching. You may also use it to add arrows, boxes, text etc on an… Read More »

Ex-Solus Dev is Now Creating a Truly Modern Linux Distribution Called Serpent Linux

Ikey Doherty, the developer who once created the independent Linux distribution Solus has announced his new project: Serpent OS. Serpent OS is a Linux distribution that DOES NOT want to be categorized as “lightweight, user-friendly, privacy-focused Linux desktop distribution”. Instead, Serpent OS has “different goals from the mainstream offering”. How? Read on. Serpent OS: The making of a… Read More »

Beginner-friendly Terminal-based Text Editor GNU Nano Version 5.0 Released

Open source text editor GNU nano has reached the milestone of version 5.0. Take a look at what features this new release brings. There are plenty terminal-based text editors available for Linux. While editors like Emacs and Vim require a steep learning curve with bunch of unusual keyboard shortcuts, GNU nano is considered easier to use. Perhaps that’s… Read More »