Virtualmin 3.87 released

Hi Virtualmin users, Virtualmin GPL version 3.87 is now available for download from http://www.webmin.com/virtualmin.html , or our YUM and APT repositories. This version includes the following new features and bug fixes : * Updated the Roundcube script installer to version 0.5.3, WHMCS to 4.5.2, and phpMyAdmin to 3.4.2. * Added the new API command set-global-feature […]

Linux 3.0 release

So there it is. Gone are the 2.6.<bignum> days, and 3.0 is out. This obviously also opens the merge window for the next kernel, which will be 3.1. The stable team will take the third digit, so 3.0.1 will be the first stable release based on 3.0. As already mentioned several times, there are no […]

Wine release 1.3.25

The Wine development release 1.3.25 is now available. What’s new in this release (see below for details): – Rewrite of the audio support, using the Win7 architecture. – Old-style sound drivers for Jack, NAS and ESD are removed. – Graphics driver architecture changes for the DIB engine. – Improved handling of the shell recycle bin. […]

Fedora Weekly News 282

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 282[1] for the week ending July 20, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue. In this week’s issue, we begin with changes in packaging guidelines and a call for Fedora 16 Test Days in Announcements. Fedora In The News offers two pointers to articles about Fedora, including […]

Fedora 16 to have Grub2, GNOME 3.2 and KDE 4.7

The range of features in Fedora 16, which is scheduled to be released at the end of October, is becoming clearer now that the deadline for submitting new features has passed. Late submissions are accepted on rare occasions, but the “feature freeze” is planned for next Tuesday – by then, all major advancements on the […]

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 now available

Red Hat today announced the general availability of the seventh update to its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 platform with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7. This release is important for our customers who wish to remain on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 while gaining some of the benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Key […]

Oracle Fires Another Shot Over Red Hat’s Bow

Oracle announced today that it had bought Ksplice Inc., the company behind the software that allows a rebootless kernel change. This exciting technology was welcomed by the Linux community and was even provided free of cost to Fedora users. Knowing Oracle’s track record, this will undoubtedly cause worry throughout the community. Oracle isn’t planning on […]

Ubuntu 10.04.3 (Lucid Lynx) LTS released!

“Be brief, be pointed, let your matter stand lucid in order, solid and at hand; spend not your words on trifles but condense; strike with the mass of thought, not drops of sense; press to the close with vigor, once begun, and leave – how hard the task” – Joseph Story The Ubuntu team is [...]

King Arthur’s Gold

King Arthur’s Gold is a game created by Mike Marcinkowski (Soldat), with sprites created by Geti(1bardesign.com). KAG was started in 2011 after being inspited by Soldat, Minecraft, King Arthur’s World for the SNES and Ace Of Spades. The website was created by Poe and the forums are maintained by criticsquid(from the Minecraft forums). King Arthur’s [...]

0 A.D. Alpha 6 ‘Fortuna’ Released with New Maps, Sounds, Textures and Many Other Features

Few days back, popular real time strategy game 0 A.D. was updated to sixth alpha bringing in many new features and changes. About 0 A.D. 0 A.D. is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare. It is a historical war and economy game that allows players to relive or rewrite the [...]

Five Common Weaknesses in a Linux Server that are Worth Covering

There seems to be a belief these days that complying with the PCI standard is bound to be expensive and…

Nine Free Manuals for Popular Open Source Projects

Although the actual documentation you get with many open source applications and platforms can feel paltry compared to what you…

In a Flash, Adobe’s 64-Bit Flash for Linux Is Back

It was only a month ago that Adobe cut off Linux’s AIR, so bloggers may be excused if they were a bit surprised by last week’s news. Namely? In yet another twist in the company’s on-again/off-again relationship with our favorite open source operating system — a roller-coaster ride that involved taking away 64-bit Flash for […]

Good Bye, Kubuntu!

Hello, Linux Mint XFCE!!! Long-long time ago… about 8 months back… I created a system landscape on my laptop. It consists of 4 systems being installed at the same time. One of them is Windows XP, as it came with laptop and I still use it occasionally for specific tasks. Three of them are Linux [...]

Firefox Coming to Android-based Tablets This Year (mockups and more)

Facing heavy competition from Google Chrome, the Firefox team seems to have stepped up their game. With a faster development cycle, the award winning open source project has gotten more ambitious than ever. Ubiquity being one of Mozilla’s main goals this year, Firefox will be the first open-source browser to enter the rapidly growing tablet […]

Real-time patches for the Linux kernel take a major step forward

Thomas Gleixner has released the first test version of a real-time (RT) Linux kernel based on a current release candidate of Linux kernel version 3.0; having been slightly delayed, version 3.0 is due to be released any day now. With version 3.0-rc7-rt0, the developers have taken the biggest step towards a modern basis for the […]

Download VirtualBox 4.1 Final for Linux

After a couple of months of development, Oracle proudly announced last evening, July 19th, a major update to its popular and powerful VirtualBox virtualization software, VirtualBox 4.1.0, which brings lots of new features and many improvements. The VirtualBox 4.1.0 binaries are now available for download (see the link at the end of the article) for […]

Announcing Mozilla Enterprise User Working Group

Recently there’s been a lot of discussion about enterprises and rapid releases. Online life is evolving faster than ever and it’s imperative that Mozilla deliver improvements to the Web and to Firefox more quickly to reflect this. This has created challenges for IT departments that have to deliver lots of mission-critical applications through Firefox. Mozilla […]

Joomla! 1.7 brings new update mechanism

The Joomla! development team has released version 1.7 of its open source PHP-based content management system (CMS). The major update is the project’s first release made within the new six-month release cycle that began with the release of Joomla 1.6 in January. To improve the platform’s security, Joomla! 1.7 offers a new one-click version updating […]

SUSE ships Studio 1.2

SUSE has launched version 1.2 of SUSE Studio , the web based application for building and testing virtual appliances. The new version comes in two editions: SUSE Studio Standard for ISVs and SUSE Studio Advanced for enterprises. The latter version adds support for IBM System Z workloads. Both versions offer the ability to create virtual […]