Warzone 2100 2.3.9

Hello Warzone fans! At this time, we bring you, what should be the last release in this series. Have no fear, we will continue to enhance & fix Warzone with every new release we do. As for what is coming up next, we will let you know soon enough. A special thanks to forum member […]

Ubuntu 12.04 to feature extended support period for desktop users

London, October 21st, 2011: Canonical today announced it would be extending the support and maintenance period for its upcoming Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu for desktop users from three years to five years. The move comes in response to increasing demand for Ubuntu desktops in corporate environments where longer maintenance periods are the […]

Microsoft is Still Fighting Hard Against GNU/Linux, Resorting to Dirty Tricks

A couple of new examples of Microsoft breaking rules to break Linux or break apart Linux contracts Antitrust complaints have already been filed against Microsoft in response to blocking of Linux through UEFI [1, 2, 3, 4], so ZDNet’s Microsoft’s bloggers start disinformation campaigns (two of them so far). It is like a coverup attempt. […]

openSUSE Weekly News Issue 198 is out!

We are pleased to announce: Issue 198 of openSUSE Weekly News is out! [0] In this Issue: Create Slideshows with digiKam Almost too much is going on GNOME 3.2.1 and many more … For a list of available translations see the Translations Section in the actual Weekly News. [0] http://bit.ly/oVtGtW (in PDF) [0] http://bit.ly/qfbgvl (in […]

Wine release 1.3.31

The Wine development release 1.3.31 is now available. What’s new in this release (see below for details): – BiDi text support in the single-line edit control. – Support for StretchDIBits and AlphaBlend in the DIB engine. – A number of audio fixes. – VBScript improvements. – Various bug fixes. The source is available from the […]

Fantastic new functions on Prestashop version 1.4.5

Prestashop’s version 1.4.5 has been available for a few days and our team has received very positive feedback about it! v.1.4.5 is the most modern version that PrestaShop has released! Our developers have got together to offer our community an improved version and the initial feedback on the forum and social networking sites is very […]

Red Hat Teams with Virtustream as Certified Cloud Provider

Red Hat is launching deeper into the cloud with Virtustream, a partnership designed to push Red Hat into the cloud in a cost-effective way. If getting Red Hat on-demand sounds like your cup of tea, The VAR Guy is pouring. Read on. First, a refresher on Virtustream. Via Virtustream’s xStream platform, a variety of cloud-based […]

GNOME 3.2.1 released

The first update to GNOME 3.2 series is now available. As usual it provides bug fixes, translations updates and tiny improvements, in order to make our stable release even more stable and useful. Of course these improvements are kindly provided by our vibrant GNOME community members and contributors: so, thanks to our wonderful GNOME people. […]

OpenELEC 1.0 Released

After more than two years of constant development and a year of open beta testing, the team of the OpenELEC Project are pleased to announce OpenELEC Version 1.0 OpenELEC is an embedded Linux distribution that aims to allow people to use their Home Theatre PC (HTPC) in the same manner as any other device attached […]

WordPress 3.3 Beta 2

Changes since Beta 1: Updated the Blue theme Fixed IE7 and RTL support Improved flyout menu styling and fixed several glitches Finished the Pointers implementation Landed the dashboard Welcome box for new installs Improved contextual help styling Tweaked the admin bar a little more Fixed a bunch of bugs Consult the full change log  for […]

DragonflyBSD Sees Huge Multi-Core Speed Boosts

If you’re a user of DragonflyBSD, the next release of this popular BSD operating system is about to see huge performance improvements in its kernel if you’re using a multi-core/processor system. DragonflyBSD’s Matthew Dillon has been working on some VM system concurrency and locking code, which previously had hindered the SMP performance of DragonflyBSD in […]

Physics Based Game ‘Marble Arena 2′ Coming to Linux this December

Physics based game Marble Arena 2 will be released on December 13 for Linux. In a recent press release, Brightside Entertainment announced that the game will feature updated HD graphics. Marble Arena 2 is a free 3D physics based marble game, featuring vibrant HD graphics and easy to use built-in editor for creating custom levels. […]

Ubuntu’s 7th Birthday Today: Look Back At Where It All Began

How old do you think Ubuntu is? With 15 releases under its belt, and another on the way, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a lot older than it actually is! But exactly 7 years ago today Mark Shuttleworth and his team of ‘warm-hearted Warthogs’ announced the first release of Ubuntu. “Ubuntu is a […]

Top 10 Benefits of Drupal

Drupal is an open-source rich with several resources that make it incrediblybest alternative amongst all available open source CMS (content management systems) applications. It makes the mission of web application development so unproblematic and picturesque that you can build Drupal based lovely website on your own. You even don’t need to be professionally solid for […]

Ubuntu-based netbook hits South Africa at $188

Vodacom announced an Ubuntu Linux-based netbook for the developing world, to be initially be launched in South Africa for $188. The Vodafone Webbook offers a 10-inch screen, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage, a Vodacom SIM card slot, and a weight less than 2.2 pounds, says the mobile provider. Vodacom, the African subsidiary of […]

Precision Planning; Prepping for 12.04 LTS

In just over a week, quite a large cross-section of the Ubuntu community and representatives from many free software projects and companies will gather in Orlando to map out the Precise Pangolin. Now’s the time to prepare for the event, with 11.10 out (well done everybody!) and the key infrastructure slotting into place. Figuring out […]

Ubuntu 11.10 and the Oddly Oneiric ‘Countdown’

It’s often the case that anticipating a thing is just as pleasurable as the thing itself, and that seemed to be more true than ever with the latest Ubuntu release. Yes, Ubuntu 11.10, or “Oneiric Ocelot,” made its long-awaited debut exactly a week ago, apparently — though not unanimously — bringing considerable pleasure to users […]

Samba 3.6.1 Available for Download

Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.6. Major enhancements in Samba 3.6.1 include: o Fix smbd crashes triggered by Windows XP clients (bug #8384). o Fix a Winbind race leading to 100% CPU load (bug #8409). o Several SMB2 fixes. o The VFS ACL modules are no longer experimental but […]

PhotoRec Heroically Rescues Deleted Files

How many times have you accidentally deleted a photo you really needed from a digital camera or attached storage medium? We’ve all been there and done that! Sure, if you delete most files — even some standard graphics images — from the hard drive, the Linux trash can visibly holds the goods. But unless you […]

Magento CE Version 1.6.1.0 Stable – Now Available

We are excited to announce the availability of Magento CE Version 1.6.1.0 Stable for download and upgrade. Some of the key new features in this release include:   Two-step password reset flow Improved admin grid functionality Updated PayflowLink HSS user interface in checkout To see the full list of features and fixed issues please visit […]