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Wine - Software for Running Native Windows Applications

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A software package for Linux systems that makes it possible to install and run software written for Microsoft Windows.

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Unreal Engine for Linux (incl. SteamOS)

Tuesday April 8, 2014

After releasing their game engine Unreal Engine 4 to the general public last month, the game developer Epic Games has now announced that the next update, Unreal Engine 4.1, will support Linux in general and SteamOS in particular. This is another huge step towards shifting gaming platforms to Linux, as it enables developers to release their games for Linux instead of Microsoft Windows with minimal effort. For more information see the announcement on the Unreal Engine web site.

GnuCash 2.6.3

Tuesday April 8, 2014

The third maintenance release of GnuCash 2.6 has recently become available fixing various bugs. New features of the GnuCash 2.6 include JavaScript based graph generation, a revised reports management system, expanded PDF export options, and account coloring.

Gnome 3.12

Tuesday April 8, 2014

Developers have released a major update of the Gnome desktop environment. Highlights of Gnome 3.12 include improvements in the Software application for finding and installing new applications, enhanced look-and-feel of various applications and expanded support for high-resolution displays. The release notes for more information.

SUSE Linux Open Sources Live Kernel Updater

Wednesday April 2, 2014

The stability of the Linux Kernel is legendary. Reports of Linux system uptimes of a year or longer are not uncommon. Now, the engineers at Suse Linux are taking it one step further by providing a tool that enables on-the-fly Kernel updates. Re-boots are no longer necessary to install and activate Kernel patches. For more information see the announcement on the SUSE Linux web site.

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