Debian Project News – January 31st, 2011

Welcome to this year’s second issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” to be released this weekend * Join the DebConf team * Bits from the Security Team * Debunking myths about Debian’s firmware (non-)removal * Updated Debian GNU/Linux: 5.0.8 released * Debian […]

PostgreSQL Weekly News – January 30 2011

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – January 30 2011 == NYPUG is having a meetup on February 15, 2011 at 6:15PM at the Yodle offices on 50 W 23rd St, New York, NY. More info and RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/postgresql-3/events/16123790/ == PostgreSQL Product News == DBSolo 4.0, an SQL query tool which supports PostgreSQL, released. http://www.dbsolo.com/ PostgreSQL […]

Fedora Weekly News 260

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 260[1] for the week ending January 26, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. In announcements, details on the official release of Fedora 14 64-bit for IBM System z, and upcoming details on gtk2 support ending for Evolution related packages in Rawhide, the development version of Fedora. […]

Announcing LibreOffice Portable, a Full-Featured Office Suite For USB, Removable and Cloud Drives

Announcing LibreOffice Portable, a Full-Featured Office Suite For USB, Removable and Cloud Drives PortableApps.com and The Document Foundation are proud to announce the immediate availability of LibreOffice Portable 3.3, a portable version of the free productivity suite for Windows. LibreOffice Portable runs right from a USB flash drive or cloud drive and allows users to […]

Mandriva Team will be present at the FOSDEM 2011

Mandriva will participate to the FOSDEM 2011 (Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting). The FOSDEM is a conferences series which are held each year during a week-end. This year, the FOSDEM is taking place on the 5th and 6th February, 2011, at Brussels. The FOSDEM 2011 is an opportunity to: – get in […]

Sabayon Linux x86/x86-64 5.5 GNOME and KDE

The best, refined blend of GNU/Linux, coming with bleeding edge edges is eventually here! Say hello to Sabayon Five-point-Fivehh, available in both GNOME and KDE editions! Dedicated to those who like cutting edge stability, out of the box experience, outstanding Desktop performance, clean and beauty. Sabayon 5.5 will catch you, anything that could have been […]

Magento Preview Version CE 1.5.0.0-rc1 – Now Available!

We are happy to announce the availability of Magento Preview Version CE 1.5.0.0-rc1 for download. This release is a Release Candidate preview version. It is NOT recommended to be used in any production environment (for more information about preview releases and the new community edition release process can be found in this blog post). This […]

What Does a Good IT Manager Look Like?

In the previous two installmants of this series (It Management Fail: Always Blame the Worker Bees and More Tales of Terrible IT Managers) I shared some bad IT manager horror stories. We could mine this topic forever, and I would be tempted to except Scott Adams already does it with Dilbert, and I can’t improve […]

Mozilla sprints to improve developer documentation

For the last six plus months, Mozilla developers have been focused on building Firefox 4. That’s not the only effort that Mozilla is now sprinting to complete, developer documentation at the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) is now also being completed. Instead of a ‘code sprint’, MDN is having a doc sprint – starting Jan 28th […]

Android 3.0 Platform Preview and SDK released

Google has announced the availability of a preview of the Android 3.0 Platform, code-named “Honeycomb”, and updated the SDK tools with an enhanced UI Builder and 3.0 support. The preview of 3.0 contains APIs which are non-final but which will allow developers to become accustomed to the tablet form factor support which has been the […]

Freedoom 0.7 released

Version 0.7 of Freedoom, a project which replaces the commercial DOOM game’s media assets with openly-licensed replacements (thus making Freedoom a complete FOSS game) was released. Here be the changelog.

WarZone 2100 Multiplayer release master-20110127 is now released!

The Warzone 2100 Project staff bring you a new special testing build, master-20110127 This release brought to you by: The Revenge of the Buggy Compiler. This build features the new netcode that everyone has been waiting for. We eagerly await feedback for this Special Testing build! NOTE: command line options now require a “=” before […]

Design Museum features Ubuntu fonts

The Design Museum at London SE1 is to mount an exhibit featuring the work of the typeface and logo design agency Dalton Maag – this includes the new Ubuntu fonts. The exhibit, entitled “Shape my language”, will consist of an installation, suspended within the museums stairwell, of some of the more unusual forms from a […]

TurnKey Linux 11 released (part one)

Ladies and gentlemen, part 1 of the TurnKey Linux 11 release is now officially out, including 45 new images based on Ubuntu 10.04.1. We pushed out the 11.0 release candidates 3 months ago, and with the help of the community have tested the images and resolved the few remaining issues. Part 1 mostly refreshes the […]

Ubuntu’s Warm and Fuzzy Qt Embrace

It seems fair to say that the Ubuntu community’s collective head is already spinning at the very thought of all the changes coming down the pike for its favorite Linux distribution. After all, there’s been Canonical’s decision to adopt Unity as the next desktop Ubuntu’s default interface, and there’s been the equally shocking plan to […]

PrestaShop v.1.4 Release Candidate is available!

Yesterday, our team published a new version of PrestaShop 1.4, now in Release Candidate! Among the optimizations included in PrestaShop v.1.4 RC1, you can find: – Amélioration du Guest Checkout et du One Page Checkout – Specific prices rules improvement – Taxes system optimization – OsCommerce Import module improvement – Products packs performances enhancement The […]

Perl 5.12.3 is now available

I saw a huge steam roller, It blotted out the sun. The people all lay down, lay down; They did not try to run. My love and I, we looked amazed Upon the gory mystery. ‘Lie down, lie down!’ the people cried. ‘The great machine is history!’ My love and I, we ran away, The […]

IT Job Environment Improves, with Open Source Opportunities

The environment for jobs in information technology is rapidly improving, according to a new report from researchers at Challenger, Gray and Christmas, and there are also strong signs that IT workers with open source skills are increasingly in demand. According to the Challenger report, employers announced plans to eliminate 46,825 IT jobs as 2010 finished–a […]

Mozilla issues Firefox 4 beta 10

Two weeks after releasing Firefox 4 beta 9, the Mozilla Project has issued a tenth beta for version 4.0 of its open source Firefox web browser. According to a post on the mozilla.dev.planning Google Group, the developers plan to release one more beta version, Firefox 4 Beta 11, before the end of the month; this […]

OpenOffice.org 3.3.0 is available for download!

OpenOffice.org 3.3.0 is available for download. This is a feature release. All new things can be found in the Feature Overview and the Release Notes show the changes from a technical point of view.