Zikula versions 1.5.4 and 2.0.4 Released (16 December 2017)

Contributed by admin on Jan 11, 2018 - 12:03 PM

News from the Zikula people of the recent release of Zikula versions 1.5.4 and 2.0.4. For more information and details of the update and release notes visit:

(CA) *** CANCELLED ***Kitchener-Waterloo LinuxFest (KWLinuxFest) NEW DATES! (12 May 2018)

Contributed by admin on Jan 11, 2018 - 11:59 AM

It is with great regret and also due to unforeseen circumstances the KW LInuxfest 2018 is now cancelled for this year. It is hoped that plans for a KW Linuxfest 2019 will work next year.


News from the KW Linux Fest group that it has been postponed till May 12th: "Due to KW Linuxfest's close ties with the Conestoga College, the conference has had to be postponed due to the November 2017 strike. The venue will now be changed (TBA). The speaker list is still intact please continue to submit papers if you have a great idea. " ...

The Document Foundation Wednesday Community Blogs

Contributed by admin on Jan 11, 2018 - 11:54 AM

(from the TDF Community Blog site)

"Our global community of volunteers, represented by The Document Foundation and based on many independent native language projects, is one of the main strengths of LibreOffice. Starting from today, we launch a new weekly blog post – scheduled on Wednesday – focused on community activities: events, seminars, conferences, projects with schools and central or local government bodies, achievements, etcetera.…

(CA) Kitchener-Waterloo LinuxFest (KWLinuxFest) (27 Jan 2018, CFP 01 Nov. 2017)

Contributed by admin on Aug 27, 2017 - 08:50 AM

If you are a resident of the Region of Waterloo (Ontario, CA) or its surroundings, be advised that KW LinuxFest 2018 has been announced and will take place on Saturday, 27 January 2018. This will be the 3rd conference of its kind in the Region of Waterloo where it saw its début in January 2015. The CFP ("Call For Papers") has been announced with a deadline date of 01 November 2017. If you are a resident of the region or otherwise and would have a topic of significance with regards to Linux or any topic related to any opensource project, feel free to submit through the official KWLinuxFest 2018 website. ...

(FR) Mageia v.6 Released (July 16, 2017)

Contributed by admin on Aug 27, 2017 - 07:18 AM

Just in case you have missed it, the latest version 6 of Mageia was been released July 16. This release is the newest in the long line of Mageia releases since its appearance in September 2010. Mageia Linux was forked from the then Mandriva Linux where the vast majority of the previous Mandriva developers decided it was time to set out on their own path and remove itself from the then Mandriva corporate umbrella. Thus was born Mageia Linux.

Mageia has since gained praise as a solid Linux distribution based mostly around the KDE, now Plasma windows manager. ...

"Surpassed the 40,000 closed bugs milestone"

Contributed by admin on Aug 24, 2017 - 01:45 PM

A new milestone ... 40,000 bugs have been closed since the start of tracking of bugs on its bugzilla. Proof of LibreOffice's developer community commitment to closing bugs and also proof of LibreOffice's track record of community involvement in this most important opensource project. ....

"LibreOffice 5.4 released with new features for Writer, Calc and Impress"

Contributed by admin on Aug 24, 2017 - 01:37 PM

As of 28 July 2017, the bleeding edge "Fresh" version of LibreOffice v.5.4.0 is available for download. The "Fresh" version of LibreOffice is for those of you who are looking for some of the newest options and not-as-of-yet solid implemented in the suite; there may be the risk of a little bit of instability for some of these newest options, but you can help debug some of these instabilities and take part in helping improve their implementations. ...

LibreOffice 5.3.5 available for download

Contributed by admin on Aug 24, 2017 - 01:30 PM

As of 03 August ... LibreOffice v.5.3.5 is available for download. If you have not as of yet done the update of this newest version of the "Still" version of the suite, you may want to do so as it comes with some bug fixes that may be of interest to you. ...

So where is Mageia 6?

Contributed by admin on Feb 23, 2017 - 11:36 AM

So where is Mageia 6? Mageia's Samuel Verschelde blogs about the status of upcoming Mageia v.6. Long delayed, Samuel explains issues with blockers and QA with the latest beta's. Read more about this item here:

Zikula Core 1.4.6 Released!

Contributed by admin on Feb 23, 2017 - 11:32 AM

Zikula Core 1.4.6 was released this past February. More information may be found on the Zikula website here: