The Xonotic Nexuiz-Fork Celebrates Its First Anniversary

Xonotic, a fork of the Nexuiz game, is celebrating its first birthday today, but do they have a new game release to deliver? While the former Nexuiz developers released a Christmas preview of Xonotic, they aren’t putting out a stable release or any new game updates in celebration of being around for one year. They […]

Alien Arena 7.51 released!

Alien Arena 2011 version 7.51 has been released today for windows and linux users! The latest version(7.51) of the open sourced, freeware deathmatch shooter features a host of updates and features. We have also implemented the use of AutoTools for easier and more consistent Linux/Unix/MacOS compilation. Some of the new features in this release: Extensive […]

One Ubuntu: Canonical Simplifies Product Branding

Ever wonder why Ubuntu Desktop Edition is named such, despite the fact that it runs perfectly well on plenty of non-desktop hardware? I do, at least. Luckily, Canonical has promised to simplify things in the upcoming 11.04 release by amalgamating the different faces of Ubuntu into one flavor to rule them all. Here’s the how, […]

Linux Mint new logos acquired

No decision was taken as to whether we should move to a new logo, improve the one we already have or keep our existing logo just the way it is. What we’re planning is an overall refreshing new look for our websites, including the main website, the blog, the forums and the community website. We’ll […]

GNOME 3 Beta2 (2.91.91) release!

GNOME 2.91.91 Development Release ================================= One more important step towards the great GNOME 3 release! It’s pretty clear that things are getting much more stable release-wise. Thanks everyone! This release introduces the string freeze period and the UI freeze is still in effect so all changes to UI and strings should be approved by release, […]

Fedora Weekly News 266

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 266[1] for the week ending March 9, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. In announcements from the Project, nominations for the Fedora 16 release name are now open! Will it be “Beefy Miracle” or some other name related to Lovelock? Enter your ideas today! This week […]

Zentyal 2.0 packages available in Ubuntu Natty repositories!

Hi fellow Zentyal users and Ubuntu Community, Zentyal development team is happy to announce the availability of some of our modules in the official Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty” repositories. The included module versions on this release are: libebox 2.0.8-0ubuntu1 ebox 2.0.16-0ubuntu1 ebox-services 2.0.1-0ubuntu1 ebox-objects 2.0.1-0ubuntu1 ebox-ntp 2.0.2-0ubuntu1 ebox-ca 2.0.4-0ubuntu1 ebox-network 2.0.9-0ubuntu1 ebox-firewall 2.0.2-0ubuntu1 ebox-dns 2.0.2-0ubuntu1 ebox-dhcp […]

Gentoo Linux – LiveDVD 11.0

Software in the making edition Gentoo Linux is proud to announce the availability of a new LiveDVD to celebrate the continued collaboration between Gentoo users and developers. The LiveDVD features a superb list of packages, some of which are listed below. System packages include: Linux Kernel 2.6.37 (with Gentoo patches), Accessibility Support with Speakup 3.1.6, […]

Sabayon Linux 5.5 XFCE, LXDE, E17, ServerBase, OpenVZ EXPERIMENTAL releases

We are happy to announce the immediate availability of E17, XFCE, LXDE, SpinBase/OpenVZ, ServerBase Sabayon 5.5 “Spins” built on top of Sabayon “SpinBase” ISO images. The E17 “stable-releases-are-for-n00bs” Desktop Environment, the well known XFCE and LXDE environments, the SpinBase+OpenVZ template ready to be used in server deployments, and last but not least, ServerBase, a very […]

LFS 6.8 Release

The Linux From Scratch community is pleased to announce the release of LFS Version 6.8. This release includes numerous changes to LFS-6.7 (including updates to Linux-2.6.37, GCC-4.5.2, Glibc-2.13) and security fixes. It also includes editorial work on the explanatory material throughout the book, improving both the clarity and accuracy of the text. You can read […]

Ubuntu 11.10 a.k.a. Oneiric Ocelot

Mark Shuttleworth, father of the popular Ubuntu operating system, proudly announced a few minutes ago the name and the goals for the next version of Ubuntu. Yes, we are talking about Ubuntu 11.10, dubbed Oneiric Ocelot and scheduled for release on October 13th, 2011. “For the next cycle, I think we’ll leave the oceanic theme […]

Ubuntu Light Review – The future of Ubuntu in mobile devices?

Ubuntu Light is a scaled-down, stripped-back version of Ubuntu that makes use of the new Unity-based interface that shipped with the last version of Netbook Remix and is due to go live on desktops with Ubuntu 11.04. Designed primarily as a dual-boot distribution for netbooks – a buddy distro for a standard Windows installation, if […]

Ubuntu: Really a Cloud Operating System?

We knew Ubuntu was “Linux for human beings.” Aiming to catch the current cloud computing wave, Canonical has now also officially deemed Ubuntu as “the cloud OS.” But what exactly does the claim mean to cloud services providers (CSPs) and potential Ubuntu channel partners? It’s no secret that Canonical’s been pushing Ubuntu’s cloud-centric features hard […]

XBMC Install, Setup, & Configuration Guide for Ubuntu & Linux Mint

xbmc-install-setup-configuration-guide-for-ubuntu-linux-mint Introduction Well, it’s a new year and this is my first major guide of twenty-eleven. It hasn’t even been a year since my first guide (SABnzbd+ for Linux Mint 9) but my approach and continual development of this site has become something I wouldn’t have even imagined just twelve months ago. I’m very appreciative […]

Banshee and Ubuntu

[ If you haven’t heard of this debate yet, you probably want to read Vincent Untz’s and Mark Shuttleworth’s blog posts. ] Last year, I gave a talk at FOSDEM about Debian and Ubuntu (slides of a slightly updated version). One of my points was that Debian has better values, being a volunteer-driven project where […]

Submit Unity Feedback for Ubuntu 11.04

Ubuntu Project, through Jason Warner, sent an e-mail a couple of days ago, asking people to submit their feedback about the Unity interface of the upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system, due for release at the end of April, 2011. “Natty Feature Freeze is here and A3 is upon us! Anyone following along closely […]

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Alpha 3 Review, Screenshots, Download Links

It hasn’t been long since we last reviewed Ubuntu Natty Alpha 2 and now, Ubuntu Natty Alpha 3 is already here. This is yet another milestone in this major build up towards the much anticipated release of Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal final on April 28, 2011. As is expected, latest Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Alpha 3 […]

Unity To Get Overlay Scrollbars!

Christian Giordano has announced on the Canonical Design blog that Unity will get overlay scrollbars. This means the scrollbars will not be visible until you move your mouse over the side where the scrollbar used to be. Touch and scrollwheels are making that chrome, if not obsolete, then certainly less important. We want to embrace […]

Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 3 Released with Lots of New Features

A few minutes ago, the third and last Alpha version of the upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system was made available for testing by the Ubuntu developers. As usual, we’ve grabbed a copy of it in order to keep you up-to-date with the latest changes in the Ubuntu 11.04 development cycle. What’s new in […]

Peppermint Ice 20110302

Peppermint Nation, We are proud to announce the availability of Peppermint Ice 20110302, being the latest respin of our Ice release. This version offers a fully updated system as of March 2nd, 2011 and comes with some bug fixes and new features: Like in Peppermint One, we have removed the hardware abstraction layer from this […]