Ubuntu Sources List Generator Available For Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

Ubuntu Sources List Generator is now available for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx.
What is Ubuntu Sources List Generator? It is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories. Besides the usual Ubuntu main, restricted, universe, multiverse, updates and so on you can choose from many others such as repositories […]

Ubuntu Shipit is Open, Request Your Free Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx CD Now

Ubuntu has a system of sending live CDs to enthusiastic users who order it online. This time as well, we have Ubuntu 10.04 live CDs shipping for free through Ubuntu Shipit. To order your free copy of the Ubuntu live CD, visit the Shipit homepage.
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Ubuntu Removes gThumb and Adds More Mono

A bizarre decision is made just weeks before the final release of Ubuntu 10.04 because the latest version of an F-Spot (Mono) competitor is removed and Banshee (Mono) gains integration with Ubuntu One
Steven Rosenberg has just published a rave (finally!) about Ubuntu 10.04. He particularly likes gThumb, which can help remove Mono from Ubuntu.
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 350

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Feature: HelenOS interview and first look News: On Fedora’s desktop features and release delays, Debian’s new project leader, uncertain future of MOPSLinux, moving to GRUB 2 Questions and answers: Process scheduling with “nice” and “renice” Released last week: antiX MEPIS 8.5, MythDora 12.23…. Read more at DistroWatch

PostgreSQL Weekly News – April 18 2010

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – April 18 2010 == Michael Renner will be speaking at AMOOCON, which goes from June 4-6, 2010. http://www.amoocon.de/speakers/214 == PostgreSQL Product News == Bricolage 2.0, a content management and publishing system built on PostgreSQL, released: http://bricolagecms.org/news/announce/2010/04/12/bricolage-2.0.0/ GNUmed 0.7.0 released. http://wiki.gnumed.de/ pgpool-II 2.7, a connection pooler and more, released. http://pgfoundry.org/projects/pgpool/ phpPgAdmin […]

Zen Cart v1.3.9a — Officially Released!

v1.3.9a has been released !!! and can be downloaded here What’s New in v1.3.9? Many improvements and bugfixes are included in v1.3.9 since v1.3.8, including the following: PHP 5.3.x compatibility PCI scan improvements to prevent commonly-reported false-positives SSL-detection improvements Session Handling improvements for shared-SSL configurations to deal with IE-specific quirks Session-Handler improvements: closing when done, […]

Alfresco Community 3.3 adds new content services

Alfresco has announced the release of version 3.3 of its open source enterprise content management system (CMS). The latest release, the first under the LGPL, includes a range of content services for developers, such as support for IBM Lotus Social and a preview of Google Docs integration. John Newton, Alfresco Software CTO, said that, “The […]

7 Useful Linux Networking Commands

Though you can usually manage your network settings via the GUI in most Linux distros these days, it’s always good to be familiar with the command-line tools. So we’re going to review some select commands from a couple of tools that are typically included in the popular Linux distros. Remember, if you want full details […]

Bombono DVD—Open-Source DVD Authoring Software

Bombono is a simple to use DVD authoring program that doesn’t have the steep learning curve of many others in its field. Or in the words of the Web site: “Bombono DVD is a DVD authoring program for Linux. It is easy to use and has nice and clean GUI (Gtk).” Also from the Web […]

Comparing Apples and Androids

The iPhone ushered in the new era of smartphones — with an eye toward form and steadily updating the function, the iPhone has cemented itself as a market leader. Not to be outdone by the iCupertino gang, Google has steadily improved Android over a series of software releases most recently with the release of Android […]

Where’s the Summer of Documentation?

If you ask what’s missing from open source software, one of the top responses is often “documentation.” While there’s piles and piles of great code stuffed up on Google Code, SourceForge.net, and others, the actual documentation to accompany it is often lacking. This is why it’s doubly sad to keep seeing bounty programs aimed at […]

Ubuntu 10.04 makes filing a complicated bug easy for an idiot like me

I’m no kernel hacker. Hell, I’m no regular hacker. The most I can code that isn’t a Web page is a three-line shell script so I don’t rsync into the wrong directory. I’m just a user with a big mouth.
I don’t know exactly (or even slightly) how they do it, but after a crash while […]

A new version of PrestaShop is available, PrestaShop v.1.3 RC2

The PrestaShop team decided to publish a RC2 version of PrestaShop v.1.3 today, to fix as soon as possible a bug encountered on the version released yesterday. This bug was found during the addition of products to the cart. We still rely on you to help us to eliminate any bugs you may find, and […]

Amarok 2.3.1 beta 1 released

Heya folks we’re happy to announce the first beta release for Amarok 2.3.1 with goodies like a powerful Automated Playlist Generator and a Similar Artists applet. Read the release notes at http://amarok.kde.org/en/releases/2.3.1/beta/1 and please help us test and fix the remaining bugs so 2.3.1 is going to be a kick-ass release! Cheers Lydia – Lydia […]

GCC 4.5.0 Released

The Free Software Foundation and the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) development team have released GCC 4.5.0. This release is a major upgrade to the compilers, with a particular focus on the performance of the generated code. The developers have measured performance improvements of 5% to 10% on high-performance computing benchmarks. (Of course, results vary depending […]

Why Open Source?

The question “Why open source?” really encompasses two questions for the enterprise to consider: “Why use open source software?” and “Why should I develop my software in a community-based, open source way?” Who should care about the answers to these questions? Well, virtually everyone. As of 2008, 85 percent of enterprises were using open source […]

Free and Open Source Project Management Software

Free and Open Source Project Management Software: A project management software is a program that can help apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and tools for planning and controlling resources, costs and schedules to meet the requirements of a particular project. It includes integrated functions such as calendars, charts, budget management, scheduling, and quality management and documentation. […]

KDE 4.5 Release Schedule Ready

Last week we finished the KDE 4.5 release schedule. The good news is that you can start organising your release party now, the expected date for KDE 4.5.0 is August 4th 2010. We made some changes compared to the 4.4 release schedule. Sometimes I feel we to many rules in the release schedule, but we […]

Stefano Zacchiroli elected new Debian Project Leader

The Debian developers have announced that Stefano Zacchiroli achieved victory in the Debian Project Leader (DPL) elections held between the 2nd and the 15th of April. Zacchiroli succeeds Steve McIntyre who held the position the two previous years. There were three other candidates apart from Zacchiroli. Before the election, the Debian community had the opportunity […]

New binary analysis tool finds FOSS in device firmware

Software development company Loohuis Consulting and process management consultancy OpenDawn have released a new binary analysis tool that is designed to detect Linux and BusyBox in binary firmware. The program, which is freely available for download, is intended to aid open source license compliance efforts. Open source software licenses broadly enable redistribution of application source […]