Nine Years Later, NGINX 1.0 Server Released

Here we go! nginx-1.0.0 stable version has been released. The repository is available at svn://svn.nginx.org. nginx development was started about 9 years ago. The first public version 0.1.0 has been released on October 4, 2004. Now W3Techs reports that 6.8% of the top 1 million sites on the web (according to Alexa) use nginx. And […]

5 Zombies games on Linux

Everyone loves the invasion of zombies, and everyone loves linux, and so what can be born from the union of these two elements? 5 great games of course ! The games that i’ll show to you in this article are: Atom zombie smasher, violetland, Ultimate Zombie Fighters, project zomboid and Zombpocalypse, have a good day [...]

Confirmed: Unity Will Be Default In Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

Hello, I followed up on the @ubuntu-desktop list to let people know that 11.04 was still slated to default to Unity, and to give people a chance to escalate concerns. I cc’ed the @ubuntu-devel list as well for completeness. I do not believe any escalations have occurred or that the Desktop team has changed it’s [...]

Turnkey Linux Hub hosts Ubuntu appliances on Amazon cloud

The new Turnkey Linux Hub 1.0 web service provides flexible Amazon cloud hosting and backup capabilities for web application software appliances, says this eWEEK review. The Ubuntu-based software is said to offer an “excellent” backup and restore utility that makes it easy to migrate appliance instances. Turnkey Linux Hub 1.0 is a web-based service that [...]

Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) Beta 2 Released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2. Codenamed “Natty Narwhal”, 11.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work since Beta 1, fixing bugs and getting things all nice and [...]

Adobe Issues Security Advisory for Flash Player

A critical vulnerability exists in Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions (Adobe Flash Player 10.2.154.25 and earlier for Chrome users) for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, Adobe Flash Player 10.2.156.12 and earlier versions for Android, and the Authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat X (10.0.2) and earlier 10.x and 9.x versions for […]

Blender 2.57

The Blender Foundation and online developer community is proud to present Blender 2.57. This is the first stable release of the Blender 2.5 series, representing the culmination of many years of redesign and development work. We name this version “Stable” not only because it’s mostly feature complete, but especially thanks to the 1000s of fixes and feature updates we did […]

Parted Magic 6.0

If you have experienced booting issues with Parted Magic, this is the version you have been waiting for. The way the kernel is handled has been completely redone. This is the reason for the new major version number. The kernel modules, udev, and firmware have been moved to the initramfs. The nice graphical boot menu […]

Introducing CityHash

We’re pleased to announce the new CityHash family of hash functions for strings. We’re releasing two functions today: CityHash64 and CityHash128. They hash strings to 64- and 128-bit hash codes, respectively. These functions aren’t suitable for cryptography, but our experience so far shows that they’re great for, say, hash tables. We tried to optimize for […]

NVIDIA Pre-Releases A New Linux Driver

The NVIDIA crew working on their proprietary Linux driver have just pre-released a new build, NVIDIA 270.41.03. This Linux driver update mainly adds support for a number of new GeForce / Quadro GPUs. The list of newly supported hardware is huge: GeForce GT 520, GeForce GT 525M, GeForce GT 520M, GeForce GT 445M, GeForce GT […]

WebOS 2.1 – Give It a Spin with Emulation Through the WebOS SDK!

It seems like only yesterday that Palm announced its brand new Linux-based WebOS and Palm Pre, ready to shake up the world with awesomeness and Linux in a little package. They matched that announcement up with a nifty little SDK that emulated the entire OS in VirtualBox, and was released as a .deb package for […]

Two Classic Games Developed Using Sed

Sed is a command line tool used for pattern recognition and substitution in one or more text files. Sed is also called a stream editor. It is a very powerful tool which when mastered can help you in near-magic modifications to your files – all with just a few tap of your fingers. One of [...]

Free Multiplayer Shooter ‘Teeworlds’ 0.6.0 Released

More than two years ago Teeworlds 0.5.0 first saw the light of day. 0.5.1 followed shortly after and 0.5.2 approximately six months later with only a tiny array of changes. Now, one and a half year later, 0.6 is here! During this long period of time the development scene has changed a lot. In July [...]

Ubuntu, Unity, Linux Mint and other stuff

The truth must be said, I’ve not tested Linux Mint yet, I’m somehow too comfortable with my two main OSs Slackware Linux and Arch Linux, using Debian from time to time. But I’m reading good reviews about it all time, just like this one, what caught my attention on that reading was not only how [...]

MoonOS

One of the most admirable elements about Linux is, once the community has become comfortable with a distro, another one appears to disrupt the status quo. Mint arose out of a desire to create an improved version of Ubuntu; Salix was developed to make Slackware more user-friendly. While these distributions are often argued to be [...]

Canonical To Drop Support For Ubuntu 9.10

With an announcement on the security mailing list, Canonical has confirmed that support for Ubuntu 9.10 will cease on April 29 2011. This came as no surprise as it adheres to the expected support cycle of a .10 Ubuntu release, and 9.10 is now 18 months old. The recommended upgrade path from 9.10 is to [...]

Zentyal 2.2 Roadmap published & fundraising for extra features launched!

Zentyal Development Team is glad to announce that the development roadmap for the next stable Zentyal release (Zentyal 2.2) has now been published. Zentyal 2.2 will be a major release that will run on the latest Ubuntu LTS version (Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx) and it will be released in September 2011. The first beta version [...]

ISPConfig 3.0.3.3 released

ISPConfig 3.0.3.3 is available for download. This release is a bugfix release for ISPConfig 3.0.3. For a detailed list of changes, please see the changelog section below. ===================================================== *** New! The ISPConfig 3 manual is now available! *** Version 1.1 for ISPConfig >= 3.0.3.1 (Date: 12/12/2010) Author: Falko Timme <ft@falkotimme.com> 305 pages The manual can […]

OpenOffice.org 3.4 Beta available for download

Dear All, we are happy to announce that OpenOffice.org 3.4 Beta is now ready for download. This Beta Release is available in English and 69 additional languages which can be installed as language packs (localizations are still ongoing). Feel free to download, test and give feedback. The best way to test is under real life […]

PrestaShop’s Forge is now available!

ear developers and contributors, One week ago, we announced the upcoming launch of PrestaShop’s Forge. You won’t have to wait any longer to discover this new collaborative tool: it’s already available! PrestaShop’s Forge is based on the following Atlassian tools: Jira: issue tracker ; requests management (bugs, feature requests, improvements); GreenHopper: agile planning ; simplifies exchanges […]