Roundup (2019-03-25 – 2019-03-31)

GNU nano has made a new release available with 4.0 being published. The release comes with a number of bug fixes and improvements since the last release in November 2018.

A new release of GnuCash been published with 3.5 now available. This releases fixes a number of bugs around crashes and reporting.

Gentoo-based distribution Sabayon Linux has made 19.03 available. The release has been long-awaited and includes many new features alongside a new build system, Python3 being the default, and full disk encryption support.

Linux Lite 4.4 is now available and provides an iterative update from the last release. A number of bugs have now been resolved including removal of Google+ references.

Roundup (2019-03-18 – 2019-03-24)

Email client Geary 3.32 has been released. This version is notable for the change in version numbering, which has now been updated to follow the lead of the GNOME project. It includes a number of small changes including a new application icon and a “hamburger” menu to access options.

Solus 4.0 has been made available by the development team. The most notable inclusion is that of the Budgie Desktop Environment 10.5 which features improvements to notifications, sound control, and desktop customisation.

Video editing software OpenShot has seen the release of 2.4.4 this week. The release supports improved SVG rendering, updates to the installer for Windows, and support for relative file paths.

Roundup (2019-03-04 – 2019-03-10)

The Windows NT-like reimplementation ReactOS has been updated to version 0.4.11. The release includes a number of kernel improvements, as well as support for upgrading an existing installation.

Zulip Server 2.0 was released earlier this week, and 2.0.1 arrived shortly afterwards to fix a number of issues which had come up. This includes a fix for installs on Ubuntu Trusty, the behaviour of branding logos when used in conjunction with dark themes, and fix an issue with directories being owned by root.

man-pages has seen its first release in almost a year with the release of version 5.00, which includes a range of improvements to pages.

Roundup (2019-02-18 – 2019-02-24)

Debian has released a minor update to the current stable version with the update to 9.8. The release includes various security and bug fixes which have been identified since the 9.7 release.

Sticking with distributions, Kali has been updated to 2019.1. This latest release supports a wider number of ARM devices and updates Metasploit, alongside the other bug and security fixes, and upgrades to the core components.

Roundup (2019-02-11 – 2019-02-17)

The current LTS version of Ubuntu has seen another release with the point release 18.04.2. This provides all the updates which have been made available since the 18.04 and 18.04.1 releases.

Weechat 2.4 is now available for download. The popular command line IRC client has a number of new features including the ability to run in a temporary directory, and the inclusion of several new keybindings.

Roundup (2019-02-04 – 2019-02-10)

Refracta is a Devuan-based distribution which uses XFCE as the default desktop environment, and has now reached version 9.0. With this release, the various packages used have been updated to their latest versions.

Window manager dwm has been updated to version 6.2. The changes with this release are minimal and mostly focus on code cleanup.

MX Linux has released an update to the current version with 18.1 now available. This refresh release updates various packages including core applications.

gPodder has been updated to version 3.10.7. This release fixes a small number of issues, updates the German translation, and corrects a text size issue on MacOS.