6 More Blender Made Movies and Animations You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

Like two weeks ago, we featured some of best and most popular blender made short movies in our 8 stunning blender made short films and animations post. Now, let’s take the road less traveled. The blender movies we are going to showcase here are those rare ones which you guys probably haven’t seen before. Read […]

The Defenders of Free Software

ARMIJN HEMEL, 32, lives with his parents in Tiel, a town smack-dab in the middle of the Netherlands. He works as a technology consultant, but spends several hours a week on his avocation: pestering some of the world’s most powerful consumer electronics and technology companies. Mr. Hemel serves as a volunteer watchman for free, open-source […]

Happy 27th Birthday GNU Project!

A hearty Happy 27th Birthday to the GNU Project! Here is a link to the original announcement of the GNU Project posted by Richard Stallman on September 27, 1983. Without the GNU project FOSS as we know it today would not exist. Thank You to everyone who works and has worked on the GNU project […]

EDuke32- A first person shooter game for Linux

Eduke32 is awesome first person shooter game and a cross-platform Duke3D (Duke Nukem 3D) port which provides many new features for mod authors, including an enhanced scripting system and OpenGL renderer. It offers countless platforms on which to build and improve on and with no shortage of Duke Nukem enthusiasts it can only get better, […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #212

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is Issue #212 for the week September 19 – September 25, 2010 and is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 9.04 reaches end of life Announcing the Ubuntu Application Review Process Taking a Step Back With Fresh Eyes Behind the Circle: Gerfried Fuchs (Rhonda) Ubuntu Stats […]

Ubuntu App Developer Week Starts Today

Last Friday brought us the Ubuntu Hardware Summit in Taiwan. Starting today, developers and users can look forward to the Ubuntu App Developer Week–and they don’t have to travel to eastern Asia to attend. Read on for details. The goal behind App Developer Week, in the words of its organizers, is to provide “a taste […]

openSUSE Weekly News 142 is out!

We are pleased to announce: Issue 142 of openSUSE Weekly News is out! [0] In this week’s issue: * Easily Building Software for Multiple Distributions and Platforms * Will Stephenson: Qt 4.7.0 in openSUSE; KDE updates * Andreas Jaeger: From Source Code to Packages for Various Distributions * TuxArena: KDocker: Dock Any Application in the […]

GParted 0.6.3 Released

GParted is the Gnome Partition Editor for creating, reorganizing, and deleting disk partitions. This GParted 0.6.3 release improves motherboard BIOS RAID support and includes bug fixes, and language translation updates. Key changes include: – Fix problems listing and working with fake RAID devices – Prevent swapon and mount if partition is in operation queue – […]

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – September 26 2010 ==

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – September 26 2010 == New Survey: When will you go into production on 9.0? http://www.postgresql.org/community == PostgreSQL Product News == MyJSQLView 3.23, a GUI tool that can be used with PostgreSQL, released. http://dandymadeproductions.com/projects/MyJSQLView/index.html pgAdmin III 1.12.0, a GUI management tool for PostgreSQL, released. http://www.pgadmin.org/download/ == PostgreSQL Jobs for September == […]

NetBSD 5.1_RC4 binaries available for download

The fourth (failing further faults, final) release candidate of NetBSD 5.1 is now available for download at: http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-5.1_RC4/ Those of you who prefer to build from source can continue to follow the netbsd-5 branch, but the netbsd-5-1-RC4 tag is available as well. See src/doc/CHANGES-5.1 for the list of changes from RC3 to RC4. Please help […]

A Tale of Two Root Exploits, and Why We Shouldn’t Panic

There’s no denying Linux is more secure than perpetually-patching Windows, but the past month or so has not provided an ideal demonstration. In August, we saw the arrival of a long-overdue fix for a kernel bug that was six years old; now, in the last week or so, it’s been not one but two root […]

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 373

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: Welcoming OpenIndiana News: Fedora prepares for beta release, Mandriva reasserts its continuity, Ubuntu and 6-month release cycles, PCLinuxOS – past and present Questions and answers: Linux frustrations Released last week: VectorLinux 6.0 “SOHO Deluxe”, Quirky 1.3, Chakra GNU/Linux 0.2.2 Upcoming releases: Fedora…. Read more at DistroWatch

Spamhaus launches whitelist

Spamhaus, previously known mainly for its anti-spam blacklists, is launching an online whitelist project. Spamhaus said that checking whitelists as well as blacklists allows users to improve their spam filtering. According to Spamhaus, emails originating from whitelisted mail servers can pass unfiltered, while emails from blacklisted servers can be blocked as before. As a consequence, […]

Are Platform Vendors Stealing Linux?

Something rather interesting is going on in the Linux enterprise space, something which I think enterprise Linux vendors (and the rest of us) need to pay attention. It started with a rather quiet announcement on September 14, when Amazon–you know, the book-and-cloud vendor–announced the Amazon Linux AMI for their Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2) service. An […]

The 2.6.32.23 and 2.6.35.6 stable kernel updates

The 2.6.32.23 and 2.6.35.6 stable kernel updates have been released. They contain another long list of fixes for serious problems of all types. Read more at LWN.net

PlayOnLinux 3.8.3 has been released

PlayOnLinux 3.8.3 has been released, it was a silent release and no changelog has been provided by the PlayOnLinux team. When a changlog becomes available I will post it here. In the mean time here is all the news releases since 3.8.1 shipped last month. PlayOnLinux Installers Updated (Act II) Worms Reloaded now on PlayOnLinux […]

Pinguy OS 10.04.1.2 released and Review included

A couple of months ago I released Pinguy OS and posted about it here.Since then it has had many improvements and bug fixes, so if you had any problems with it before they should now be fixed. Pinguy OS an out-of-the-box working operating system for everyone, not just geeks This OS is for people that […]

Choosing and Using Free Licenses for Software, Hardware, and Aesthetic works

What is this “Free Culture” thing? What is “Free Software”? And how do I get my work out there? If you’re looking to participate in the “Commons”, you’ll need to get comfortable with the idea of free, public licenses and how to use them for your works. This won’t be hard at all, especially with […]

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Oracle made a big noise in the Linux community yesterday by announcing its own spin on the Linux kernel on top if its so-called Unbreakable Linux. Oracle presented the announcement as offering a “modern” Linux kernel on top of its own clone of Red Hat. Underneath the hype, what’s Oracle really offering, and what does […]

Ghostscript 9.0 supports ICC profiles

The developers have released Ghostscript 9.0 for downloading (direct download link). The first major release in years of the free PostScript interpreter supports colour management in accordance with the International Colour Consortium (ICC) standard and can also implement third-party Colour Management Modules (CMMs). The second major change that developers mention is the use of Freetype […]