KDE Frameworks 5.80 open-source software suite is now available for download. This release adds support for HEIF and HEIC image formats to all KDE apps, improves the launch speed of all Kirigami-based apps, and adds many improvements.
LibreOffice 7.0.5 office suite update is now available for download. This point release comes with more than 100 bug fixes across all core components and it is recommended for all users.
Mesa 21.0 open-source graphics stack is now available for download as a major update that includes numerous new features and improvements for Linux gamers.
Mozilla releases Firefox 86.0.1 as the first bugfix update to the latest Firefox 86 release, addressing a frequent Linux crash and other bugs. All users are urged to update their installations as soon as possible.
Flatpak 1.10.2 security and bugfix update is now available for download. This point release is here to address a vulnerability that let apps access host OS files, fix memory leaks, and other issues.
Ubuntu’s upcoming Desktop Installer is now available for public testing, so here’s a first look if you want to be the first to see the new features and design changes implemented so far.
KDE Applications 20.12.3 is now available as KDE’s Apps update for March 2021 to add further improvements to Spectacle, Gwenview, Okular, Elisa, and several other applications included in the open-source software suite.
LibreOffice 7.1.1 is now available for download as the first point release to the latest LibreOffice 7.1 open-source office suite. It comes with more than 90 bugfixes discovered in various core components, so you should update as soon as possible.
Canonical choose Google’s Flutter UI framework to build future applications for its popular Ubuntu Linux operating system. The Flutter SDK is available as a Snap in the Ubuntu’s Snap Store for anyone who wants to build apps.
Valve’s Steam Linux app is now available for 64-bit Linux systems to help you stream your Steam games on any device on your house via your home network.
The Xfce desktop environment received quite a bunch of app updates in February 2021, improving Thunar, Task Manager, Panel, and various plugins. Here’s the roundup!
OnionShare 2.3 open-source anonymous file sharing tool arrives with an all new design featuring tabs, anonymous chat, dedicated command-line version, and much more.
Blender 2.92 open-source 3D computer graphics software is now available for download. This release comes with a brand-new workflow for editing meshes, new physics simulation methods, faster Cycles rendering, and much more.
KDE’s NeoChat chat client supporting the Matrix protocol gets new login screen, support for editing messages, multimodal mode, new commands, better Plasma integration, and support for displaying stickers.
Telegram Desktop 2.6 messenger is now available for download. This release comes with the ability to set messages to auto-delete for everyone 24 hours or 7 days, as well as the ability to create and manage invite links.
Ardour 6.6 open-source and cross-platform digital audio workstation (DAW) is now available for download. This maintenance update adds various new features and improvements.
Mozilla’s upcoming Firefox 87 web browser is now available for public beta testing with the Backspace key disabled as a “Back” button and various other improvements.
Fwupd 1.5.7 open-source firmware updater is now available for download. This release adds initial support for BlueZ Bluetooth devices, support for the RTD21xx HDMI converter, and support for more pixart devices.
Firefox 86 web browser is now available for download. This release comes with AVIF support enabled by default, multiple Picture-in-Picture support by default, Stack Clash protection, and more.
Kodi 19 open-source media center/home theater is now available for download. This is a major release that coms with AV1 codec support, Python 3 support, new Matrix-inspired music visualization, and much more.