PrestaShop v.1.3.4 is available !

Our team has still be working hard on version 1.3 of the solution. You can now download the new version of PrestaShop v.1.3.4. Several important improvements have been made, such as: Optimization of category management Improvement of the import network Update to latest version of TinyMCE Improvement of tax management Increased memory performance And much […]

Allegations of OpenBSD Backdoors May be True, Updated

It was just last week that Theo de Raadt, OpenBSD founder and developer, posted an email that claimed the Federal Bureau of Investigations paid OpenBSD developers to leave backdoors in its IPSEC network security stack. Since then early audits have found some questionable code, contributors denied any wrongdoing, and the original source reaffirmed his allegations. […]

Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.0 Has Arrived

Oracle’s VM VirtualBox virtualization software just went into beta two weeks ago, but since then they have put out four beta releases. Now though Oracle is already ready to announce the official release of VM VirtualBox 4.0. Oracle VirtualBox 4.0 brings many improvements to this virtualization stack they received as part of their Sun Microsystems […]

Mozilla announces first beta of MPL 2.0 license

Mozilla has announced the release of the first beta for version 2.0 of the Mozilla Public License (MPL). Changes in MPL 2.0 include the removal of the “Original Software” and “Initial Developer” concepts, improved globalisation with the removal of many US-specific terms and concepts, better compatibility with other licences, as well as updated patent language […]

The Rise of Open Source Software Foundations

What do the Linux Foundation, Free Software Foundation, and Apache Project all have in common? They provide a cover for businesses and projects that want to use open source software and contribute to the FOSS community without the risk of stepping on legal landmines or giving up a competitive advantage. In today’s guest post, Stephen […] 7.6 released –The X.Org Foundation and the global community of X.Org developers announce the release 7.6 of the X Window System. This release is the seventh modular release of the X Window System. The next full release will be X11R7.7 and is expected in 2011. X11R7.6 supports GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, MacOS X, Microsoft Windows and GNU […]

Mozilla releases Firefox 4 Beta 8

Originally scheduled to be released more than three weeks ago, the Mozilla Project has published the eighth beta of version 4.0 of the open source Firefox web browser. Firefox 4 is the non-profit organisation’s next-generation web browser based on version 2.0 of the Gecko rendering platform (the Firefox 3.6 branch uses Gecko 1.9.2) and features […]

SuperTuxKart 0.7 Released

After over a year of work, dozens upon dozens of new and fixed bugs, over 3000 commits, a lot of work from artists, restless testing from our faithful followers, and translations from contributors all over the world, we are thrilled to offer you SuperTuxKart 0.7 just in time for Christmas! This release is using irrlicht […]

Hedgewars – Awesome Open-Source Worms-Like Game for Linux

A few days ago I reviewd WarMUX, a free and open-source Worms-like game for Linux. Today I’ll take a look to Hedgewars, another free Worms clone with funny characters, good playability and support for online multiplayer. First of all, Hedgewars resembles the original Worms game more accurately than WarMUX, and I’m not referring to playability, […]

A New Linux Game Update For The Holidays

While we continue to be taken away by Unigine OilRush and other projects, for those without access to these new titles and not impressed by the recent Humble Indie Bundle #2 or Zero Ballistics 2, there is a new alternative: Warsow 0.6. Warsow 0.5 was released in August of 2009 but this Qfusion-powered first person […]

New Zentyal 2.0-3 installer available!

Hi Zentyal users, The Zentyal Development Team is glad to announce that a new compilation of all the latest Zentyal packages as well as the last system updates from Ubuntu is now published! Please note that this installer comes with a new Zentyal Cloud-based feature: you can see a new “Disaster Recovery” entry in the […]

Ekiga 3.3.0 [UNSTABLE] available

This is the first unstable release of the upcoming 3.4 version of Ekiga.  It is a major release, bringing several changes (bugs and protocol fixes, but not so much features and no security fix) since almost two years ago.  It is not a replacement of the last stable release (3.2.7), but should be used by […]

PC-BSD 8.2-BETA1 Available for Testing

The PC-BSD Team is pleased to announce the availability of PC-BSD 8.2-BETA1 which is running FreeBSD 8.2-PreRELEASE, Xorg 7.5, and KDE 4.5.4 Version 8.2 contains a number of enhancements and improvements. For a full list of changes, please refer to the changelog . Some of the notable changes are: * FreeBSD 8.2-PreRelease * KDE 4.5.4 […]

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 385

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: A look at LinuxConsole 1.0.2010 News: OpenBSD on FBI-sponsored backdoor allegations, Attachmate comments on future of openSUSE, Debian “Squeeze” to default to free kernel Tips and tricks: More command-line fun Released last week: PCLinuxOS 2010.12, Tiny Core Linux 3.4, Openwall GNU/*/Linux 3.0…. Read more at DistroWatch

The Attachmate acquisition – your SUSE and openSUSE community questions answered

openSUSE Community Manager, Jos Poortvliet, recently interviewed Jeff Hawn, the Chairman and CEO of Attachmate Corporation about Attachmate’s intentions towards SUSE and openSUSE after the acquisition from Novell. Though Hawn’s plans should put a few minds at ease, there’s still quite a few unknowns to contend with, including the future of the openSUSE Conference… Here […]

Phrack hole closed in ProFTPD

The development team behind ProFTPD has released version 1.3.3d, which closes a critical security hole in the SQL module of all previous versions. The flaw was reported roughly a month ago in Phrack, the hacker magazine. A buffer overflow in the function sql_prepare_where() allows attackers to remotely execute arbitrary code on the server. The developers […]

Top 5 ssh tricks everyone should know

1. X11 Forwarding The use of ssh enables a secure connection from a local X server to a remote application server. Set X11Forwarding and AllowTcpForwarding entries to yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config of the remote host. Start the X server on the local host. Run ssh to establish a connection with the remote site. localname@localhost:~$ ssh -q […]

Corsix-TH (Open-Source theme hospital!)

As computers evolve, we risk losing some classic games. Bullfrog’s Theme Hospital, published in 1997, is a classic simulation game, but getting it to run natively on modern operating systems is getting progressively harder. This project aims to reimplement the game engine of Theme Hospital, and be able to load the original game data files. […]

Zero Ballistics 2.0

Zero Ballistics is a unique blend of first person shooter and tank combat, focusing on multiplayer gaming exclusively. To learn more about the details, read the Game section. We are glad to announce that a freeware and open source version of Zero Ballistics is now available. To download the free version go to the Downloads […]

Linux Deepin 10.12 RC2

Linux Deepin is an active community Linux distribution providing a highly localized Chinese desktop based on Ubuntu. Its second (but unexpected) release candidate for version 10.12 turned up soon after the first one; this is the result of an abundance of feedbacks from testers, and the pursuit of an “as bug-free as possible” official release […]