The Ubuntu team this morning released a second alpha of the upcoming Karmic Koala operating system, also known as Ubuntu 9.10. While it is still early days for Karmic, this release does give some insight into plans for the final release, scheduled for October this year.
The KDE community has released a second beta for its upcoming 4.3 release. The beta release includes a number of new features including the integration of new technologies such as PolicyKit and Geolocation services.
The Fedora team yesterday released latest version of its Linux operating system, Fedora 11. The much-anticipated release from the Red Hat-backed community team promises to be one of the best Linux releases to date with Fedora’s reputation for making Linux as easy as possible increasing with each new release.
The Google team yesterday announced the release of Linux and Mac OS X versions of its Chrome browser. The pre-beta developer builds of the browser can be downloaded now but the developer teams warns that the browser is not meant for general use.
The KDE community today announced the release of KDE 4.2.4, the latest in the group’s monthly maintenance releases. KDE 4.2.4 is the last release planned for the KDE 4.2 series, which will be followed up by KDE 4.3 at the end of July, six months after KDE 4.2 was released.
OpenBill 1.2, a Java-based invoicing and contract management application, has been released by South African developer Jumping Bean. The new release includes both a number of bugfixes as well as a few key feature additions.
The two teams behind the Ubuntu Full Circle and PCLinuxOS magazine have released new editions of the popular community magazines.