While it’s pretty painless to convert from commercial office software to an open source version, if you’d like to replace commercial security products with open source counterparts, you’ll likely have to do some work. You may need to combine several open source tools to get the functionality you get from a single commercial product. Or [...]
Summary: The scandalous company decides not only to support Microsoft’s ‘Linux tax’ but also to help legalise software patents in Germany THE LEGALITY of software patents in Europe is an issue that we covered this morning. Recently, Microsoft had its FAT software patent approved in Germany (by the court even) and now we find its [...]
Summary: Novell is looking for buyers and takeover bids may be imminent WE are only days away from this Web site’s 10,000th blog post and we are also days away from Novell’s latest results, which would make or break the company. An immoral hedge fund tried buying Novell just days after the company’s previous results [...]
MySQL Community Server versions 5.1.47 and 5.0.91 have been released. Active maintenance of the 5.0 series has ended so this update only contains fixes for security bugs. MySQL 5.1.47 is recommended for use on production systems. Read more at LWN.net
Here comes the last development release for Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring. A few days left now before final release planned for 3rd of June. These isos are available on all public mirrors: 32 and 64 bits DVD isos and mini dual iso (both 32 and 64 bits) for Free release (100% Open Source software) live CDs [...]
NVIDIA has rolled out its first beta in the expected 256.xx driver series for Linux, Windows, and other supported platforms. Last month we asked what you wanted from the NVIDIA 256.xx driver and while many of the respondents didn’t get their greatest wishes answered, the 256.25 beta driver does offer quite a bit of changes [...]
While the release schedules for Ubuntu Linux aren’t exactly a close secret — new releases generally coming in April and October with the version scheme being YY.MM such as Ubuntu 11.04 for the April 2011 release — Canonical’s Robbie Williamson has laid out tentative release schedules for Ubuntu 11.04, Ubuntu 11.10, and even Ubuntu 12.04 [...]
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 “Isadora”.
Linux Mint 9 “Isadora”
New Software Manager
New Backup Tool
Incremental backups, compression, integrity checks
The Puppy Linux developers have announced the availability of version 5.0 of their independent Linux distribution, code named “Lupu”. Puppy Linux is a popular small release that is around 100 MB in size, focuses on ease of use and can run entirely from RAM. Puppy Linux 5.0 is the first release to be based on [...]
This is the first development release of the 4.0 branch, based in
We have released a Gamers edition in the past, we now have Ultimate Edition 2.6 Gamers and a page for the releases. Bnjamin_breeg built them both x86 & x64, you can read more about that on the page.
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is Issue #194 for the week May 16th -May 22nd, 2010 and is available here.
Ubuntu Mentioned on CBS’s The Big Bang Theory
== PostgreSQL Weekly News – May 23 2010 == CHAR(10), the PostgreSQL Conference on Clustering, High Availability and Replication is now open for online registration and bookings. July 2-3 2010, Oriel College, Oxford University, UK http://www.char10.org/ == PostgreSQL Product News == Cybercluster 2.0 released. http://www.cybertec.at/en/cybercluster-2-0-synchronous-postgresql-replication Muldi-D 0.129.1, a specification for an object-relational language intended to [...]
We are pleased to announce: Issue 124 of openSUSE Weekly News is out!  For a list of available translations see this page: http://wiki.opensuse.org/OpenSUSE:Weekly_News/124/Translations  http://news.opensuse.org/2010/05/22/opensuse-weekly-news-issue-124-is-out
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-5.5 for i386 and x86_64 Architectures. CentOS-5.5 is based on the upstream release EL 5.5 and includes packages from all variants including Server and Client. All upstream repositories have been combined into one, to make it easier for end users to work with. This is just [...]
The 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199 stable kernel updates are out. Both are large – on the order of 100 patches each – and fix a number of important problems. Read more at LWN.net
Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 225 for the week ending May 12, 2010. What follows are some highlights from this issue. This week’s issue kicks off with Fedora In the News, offering coverage of Fedora in the trade press over the past week. Stories include coverage of Fedora 14 naming and Fedora 13 highlights [...]
Hi fellow eBox users, I just wanted to let you know that we’ve done a lot of bugfixing and small improvements since the last 1.4-1 release. Those all enhancements have now been included on a new installer. You can download it as usual in our Download page. Here is a summary of the most relevant [...]
PrestaShop v.1.3 RC6 is now available Due to several bugs encountered, we published PrestaShop v.1.3 RC5 and RC6 in a row. The available version is now RC6 so, that we invite you to test in order to see the final version published very soon! We can notice the addition of a new feature, Cross Selling, [...]