Desurium is the official name for the open sourced Desura client which is now officially open sourced as of today. The source code is available under the GPL V3.
Desura has now added Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory to it’s line up of free games, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is still one of the best team based shooters available so go check it out.
Hi Cloudmin users, Cloudmin version 6.0 is now available for download from our YUM amd APT repositories. New features in this version include : * Added the set-replication API command, to switch to standalone, replica or master mode. * EC2 instances and security groups can now be created in VPC (virtual private cloud) subnets, if [...]
Until February 15th all early pre-orders get a film credit! Order total is going over a 1000 in a…
In the last two IRC meetings, the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) approved a number of features (1, 2) that developers for the project are trying to implement in Fedora 17. The technical directors for the Linux distribution authorised, for example, the switch to version 4.7 of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), which is expected [...]
The OpenSSL developers have released versions 1.0.0g and 0.9.8t to address a denial of service issue introduced by one of the six fixes included in the version they released earlier this month. The problem was created by the fix for a critical vulnerability in the CBC (“Cipher block chaining”) encryption mode which enabled plaintext recovery [...]
Almost 80% of enterprises that use Linux will be increasing their use of Linux over the next five years, and 84% of them increased their Linux use in the past year, despite the economic climate. More of these companies will be reducing the number of Windows servers they use (25.9%) than increasing them (21.7%) too. [...]
Linux has vaulted to 1.4 percent worldwide desktop market share from 0.97 percent in July, according to Net Applications. Meanwhile, a new Linux Foundation survey on enterprise adoption of Linux indicates that 84 percent of organizations currently using the open source operating system have expanded their deployments over the last year. Meanwhile, According to the [...]
There’s nothing like a popularity contest to elicit a wide array of opinions — particularly those of the opposing kind — but recently an example appeared in the Linux blogosphere that seems to be something of an exception. “Debian is now the most popular Linux distribution on web servers,” proclaimed W3Techs in a blog post [...]
Black Duck Software, which focuses on management, governance and analytics for open source software deployments, is out with its “Rookies of the Year” list, naming the top 20 open source projects initiated last year. We’ve kept an eye on this report in past instances, and it usually surfaces several diamond-in-the-rough projects that you may not [...]
Updated Linux versions of Postal and Postal 2 has been released on Desura. Postal 2 (first person shooter) by Running With Scissors has been banned in many countries in past because of extreme graphic violence but enjoys quite a dedicated fan following. A Postal 2 Linux demo is also available. This updated build which will [...]
The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla 2.5 RC 1 for download. Version 2.5 is the second release made within the new six-month release cycle that started with the delivery of Joomla 1.6 in January 2011. What is this release for? There are several goals for this release: To allow advance [...]
More and more companies have turned to the Web to transact business. And, of course, if you are going to sell on the Web, the right shopping cart can mean the difference between red and black ink. When shopping for your own ecommerce shopping cart software the most important aspect to consider is how well [...]
If you’ve never tried open source software, you might think that free applications couldn’t possibly be as good as those you pay for. This list might change your mind. Nearly two years ago, we put together a list of 75 Open Source Tools to Replace Apps You Use Every Day. This year, we made that [...]
The Document Foundation announced yesterday, January 16th, the immediate availability for download and testing of the third Beta release of the upcoming LibreOffice 3.5 office suite. This news comes from the same press release received by Softpedia in January 16th, were The Document Foundation also announced LibreOffice 3.4.5. LibreOffice 3.5 will be the best free [...]
Stable kernel 3.1.10 has been released with a pile of important fixes. “This is the LAST release of the 3.1 kernel series, please move to the 3.2 kernel series at this time. Again, 3.1.y is end-of-life.”
No, it’s sadly not a day for shopping. Today, some of the most visited websites are dark to raise awareness of two bills now making their way through the U.S. Congress. The bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), pose such a great threat to all of us who [...]
Two bills pending in the US Congress – the “Stop Online Piracy Act” or SOPA in the House, and the “PROTECT IP Act” or PIPA in the Senate – raise enormous concerns for North Carolina home grown technology companies like Red Hat. At a time when we are working to rebuild confidence in our economy, [...]
Relics of Annorath, a game announced last year, is nearing its alpha release. This forthcoming MMORPG game is built atop the Unigine Engine and will feature a native Linux client. From the bits of information that is out there now, Relics of Annorath is described by its developers as “MMORPG which plays in a medieval/post-modern [...]
Come one, come all! As of January 18, 2012 nominations are open for the 2012 elections of two “at large” directors of the Drupal Association.