Aug 29

Linux Kernel 3.16.1 Is Out and It’s Now the Most Advanced Version Available for PCLinuxOS

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Linux Kernel 3.16.1 is now available for installation for both 32 and 64 versions of PCLinuxOS. It had previously been available only for the 64bit version. If you are using any of the versions released until now in the Linux kernel 3.16.x branch or the ones in the 3.15 kernel, you should consider an update to this build. Kernel installs can be performed through the Synaptic Software Manager in PCLinuxOS.

 

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Aug 29

Maxthon – The alternative browser to Google Chrome

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Maxthon Cloud Browser is a free web browser software built around the open source Chromium application, on which the popular Google Chrome web browser is based. In fact, it looks and acts almost the same as the latter.

Its key features include a customizable speed dial page, built-in mouse gestures, improved application menu with quick access to favorites, history, downloads and settings, as well as other unique improvements.

The application comes with a built-in sync functionality, allowing users to keep all of their web history, passwords, bookmarks, opened tabs, and preferences in the cloud, simply by creating a free Maxthon Passport account. There is so much to like about this browser. You can install Maxthon from the PCLinuxOS Synaptic Software Manager.

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Aug 28

Pale Moon – The alternative browser to Firefox

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Pale Moon is an Open Source, Firefox-based web browser available for Linux, focusing on efficiency and ease of use. Make sure to get the most out of your browser!

Pale Moon offers you a browsing experience in a browser completely built from its own source with carefully selected features and optimizations to maximize the browser’s speed*, stability and user experience, while maintaining compatibility with thousands of Firefox extensions many have come to love and rely on. Pale Moon features the classic Firefox user interface. Pale Moon is available for installation from the PCLinuxOS Synaptic Software Manager!

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Aug 27

Google Chrome 37.0.2062.94 update available!

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Google Chrome the freeware web browser developed by Google has been updated to 37.0.2062.94 and is now available for both 32bit and 64bit PCLinuxOS installations.

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Aug 27

Gimp 2.8.14 lands in the PCLinuxOS software repositories

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GIMP the great open-source alternative to Photoshop has been updated to 2.8.14 and is shipping to the PCLinuxOS software repositories.  This is a bugfix release to the stable 2.8 series. Gimp 2.8.14 is available for both 32bit and 64bit PCLinuxOS installations.

 

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