Emacs 24.4 has been released earlier today, and it ships with several new features and improved functionality, on the most notable being the presence of an integrated web browser.
With only a few days before Ubuntu 14.10 will officially see the light of day, Mark Shuttleworth posted a blog entry filled with a richness of Vibrant words in which he announced the codename for the next version of Ubuntu, which will follow Utopic.
This announcement also comes as to celebrate the 10th anniversary since Warty Warthog, the first Ubuntu version, was released.
Vendetta Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Guild Software, Inc, with builds for Linux as well, besides Windows and Mac OS. The game takes place throughout the Vendetta space universe, and players can choose from a large range of factions to play with.
The latest version of PeaZip, release 5.5, a powerful, open-source file archiver and compression tool, shipped today with new features for the backend, the file manager, and the extraction and archiving tools.
This weekend Steam is offering five games for Linux at a considerable price promo, as well as a 2-day free trial for each of them. Most of the titles are from 2012 and 2013 with games such as Trine 2 or XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and benefit of promotions between 66% and 80% discount.
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Three classic Sid Meier titles for Linux are available on Steam now with a 25% discount for the whole pack.
GOG.com has recently launched an up to 85% off promotion for several of its games. Under the name Mutator Promo, the discount covers a list of games which benefit of up to 85% price discount, and for each three games that you buy from the list, you can unlock up to three mutators, randomly chosen. The list includes four Linux games, as shown below.