Yesterday, KDE announced the release of KDE Frameworks 5.64.0. The October 2019 monthly release includes many changes and bug fixes. KDE Frameworks is 80 add-on libraries for coding applications with Qt, the free, open-source widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces and cross-platform apps that work on various platforms, such as Windows, Mac, Android, and Linux platforms.
American multinational technology giant, Microsoft Corporation, recently announced plans to bring its Defender antivirus software to the Linux platform in 2020. A demonstration of how Linux security specialists, systems administrators, and users can utilize Defenders is slated for presentation this week at the Ignite Conference, Microsoft's annual security summit.
Gaming fans, listen up! As we discussed earlier that Shadow of the Tomb Raider is about to arrive on Linux-based systems, well you don't have to wait any longer as that day has finally come.
At the event, the company’s representative, Helio Chissini De Castro, did a presentation on the pathway taken by BMW for the adoption of Linux as a mainline platform. A little bit about the guy: he has been working for BMW as a software engineer and OS domain lead since 2015 and has great familiarity with the KDE Project, Linux distributions, and FOSS.
Linux Mint dropped the October 2019 issue of their monthly newsletter today, and, as usual, it was chockful of tidbits sure to tantalize Linux Mint users eagerly awaiting news of their newest release, Linux Mint 19.3.
Canonical Ltd., the privately-held UK-based computer software company, yesterday officially opened the development cycle of their upcoming Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (codenamed Focal Fossa) Linux Operating System. It's expected that Canonical will officially release Focal Fossa next spring.
Deepin has come a long way in its 15-year history. Based on Debian (stable branch), the open-source Linux distro is widely hailed as the "eye candy" of Linux distros, with many users claiming that it is even better looking than Windows or macOS.