0 A.D. Alpha 17 Quercus, an open-source game of ancient warfare, has been released recently. Here’s how to install it from the official PPA and receive future updates.
0 A.D. is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy game under development by Wildfire Games. It is a historical war and economy game focusing on the years between 500 B.C. and A.D. 500. The game aims to be entirely free and open-source, using the GPL 2+ license for the game engine and the CC-BY-SA for the game art.
0 A.D. Alpha 17 Quercus features a major gameplay rebalance, units on walls, trigger support, improved mod support and more!
Whisker Menu is an alternate application launcher for Xfce, it gives you a unity/gnome3 style search in xfce4 desktop. As well as that you can browse through all of your installed applications by clicking on the category buttons on the side.
Whisker Menu is the default app launcher in Linux Mint Xfce edition since Mint 15 Olivia. The developer has released version 1.4.0 with new features and various translation updates:
Add option to switch position of categories and launchers
Skype for Linux has been updated to version 22.214.171.124 with updated UI, new cloud-based Group chat experience, and more.
Microsoft finally announced Skype for Linux 4.3 on June 18, 2014. The new release dropped support for direct Alsa support, now it uses PulseAudio for better calling experience. Also Skype 4.3 contains below changes:
An updated UI
Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience
More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once
Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users
HP print, scan and fax Drivers for Linux just got an update a few hours ago with new printers and Linux Distros support, Linux Mint 17 Qiana is included.
HPLIP (Hewlett-Packard Linux Imaging & Printing) is an HP-developed solution for printing, scanning, and faxing with HP inkjet and laser based printers in Linux. It is free, open source software distributed under the MIT, BSD, and GPL license.
The latest HPLIP 3.14.6 was released on June 4th, which added support for Boss 5.0, Debian 7.5, Linux Mint 17, and following new printers:
HP DesignJet Z6600 PostScript
HP DesignJet Z6800PS Photo
HP DesignJet D5800 60-in Production Printer
HP DesignJet T3500 36-in Production eMFP
HP Designjet T7200 42-in Production Printer
HP Deskjet 2543 All-in-One Printer
HP Deskjet 2549 All-in-One Printer
HP OfficeJet Pro 8640 e-All-in-One Printer
HP OfficeJet Pro 8660 e-All-in-One Printer
Also there are a few bug fixes:
Fixed Device Communication Error on launching HP Device Manager
Unable to add/remove file in ‘hp-sendfax’ wizard
Fax cover page does not get changed after changing recipient second time