Amnesia, Scariest Game Ever, to Get Sequel

Very few in Linuxland haven’t heard of Amnesia: The Dark Descent, one of the scariest video games every built. It scored high on many lists of favorite games in large part because this independent gaming house chose to release their high quality games for Linux as well as the more lucrative Windows market. Well, these [...]

Another training DVD: Track, Match, Blend!

Blender’s camera & motion tracking gets fully explained with a new “open movie workshop” DVD, which…

PostgreSQL Weekly News – February 26 2012

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – February 26 2012 == Point releases 9.1.3, 9.0.7, 8.4.11 and 8.3.18 will be out soon. Get ready to upgrade! PGDay DC 2012 will be held on March 30. http://pgday.bwpug.org PGDay Austin 2012 will be held March 28. http://www.austinpug.org/events/50962652/ == PostgreSQL Jobs for February == http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-jobs/2012-02/threads.php == PostgreSQL Local == PGDay […]

Interview with Balloons

I came across Balloons in the #ubuntu-community-team a few months ago when seeking some advice on a forum matter. Balloons is a “new” member of the Canonical Community Team working as the QA Community Coordinator. I asked if he would be willing to do an interview, he said yes and here we are now… 1. [...]

Full Circle Magazine – Issue #58 out NOW!

This month: * Command and Conquer. * How-To : Beginning Python – Part 30, LibreOffice – Part 12, Backup Strategy – Part 6, Screencast Your Desktop, and The Paperless Office. * Linux Lab – Useful Investigative Tools. * Review – Linux Mint 12 * I Think – Which Mobile OS. * Closing Windows – Formatting [...]

Cinnamon 1.3.1 released

I’d like to thank all the people who contributed feedback on our 1.3 release. Version 1.3.1 is a maintenance release which adds polish and tackles important issues from the previous release. It’s now easier to drag and drop applets: Panel zones highlight in different colors when dragged over and now use the entire width of [...]

Linux Desktop Testing Project (LDTP) 2.3.1 released

Linux Desktop Testing Project is aimed at producing high quality test automation framework (using GNOME / Python) and cutting-edge tools that can be used to test Linux Desktop and improve it. It uses the Accessibility libraries to poke through the application’s user interface. We strive to help in building a quality desktop. Changes in this […]

Release candidates for Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of release candidates for Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3 . The main impetus for these releases is fixing a security issue in Python’s hash based types, dict and set, as described below. Python 2.7.3 and 3.2.3 include the security patch and the normal set of bug fixes. […]

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Mageia 2 is approaching: test Mageia 2 beta 1

We are now entering last run for Mageia 2 release: first beta is now available for tests. Beta step is essential as it will focus on fixing bugs and improving integration for all distribution. This is now also the main focus for our packagers team. They are waiting for your reports! Get more information on […]

Stable kernel updates 3.2.7 and 3.0.22

Stable kernels 3.2.7 and 3.0.22 have been released. Both have the usual pile of important fixes.

DragonFly Release 3.0

The DragonFly 3.0 release is here! This release was delayed from our regular schedule for tracking down what appears to be a AMD CPU bug. As a pleasant side effect, the giant kernel lock has been removed from much of the system and this release performs significantly better on multi-core systems than previous DragonFly versions. […]

SUSE Linux Begins to Make New Partner Noise

Roughly one year after Attachmate acquired Novell and the SUSE Linux business, SUSE is showing several signs of progress. The SUSE organization seems more nimble and far more focused on strategic partnerships and customer acquisition, The VAR Guy senses. Here’s the update — along with some lingering challenges that the SUSE team must address. Read […]

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 Announcement

We’re pleased to announce the general availability of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 operating system with new and improved functionality for enhanced performance, flexibility, and security. Our commitment to continuous innovation enables Red Hat Enterprise Linux to remain a scalable and trusted data center platform accommodating mission-critical enterprise workloads in physical, virtual, and cloud […]

PCLinuxOS Phoenix Edition 2012-02 Maintenance Release

PCLinuxOS Phoenix Edition 2012-02 is now available for download, featuring the following updates. XFCE 4.8.3 Desktop Environment – Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly. Kernel – The kernel was updated to version 2.6.38.8. […]

Apache HTTP Server 2.4.1 released

Version 2.4.1 of the Apache HTTP server – the first release in the 2.4 series – is now available. There are plenty of new features, including runtime-loadable processing modules, better asynchronous I/O support, more logging configuration options, a new general-purpose expression parser, a dozen or so new modules, and more.

Introducing Descent|OS: Ubuntu With GNOME 2

Softpedia is once again proud to introduce a new Linux distribution based on the popular Ubuntu OS from Canonical, this time with a modernized GNOME 2 desktop environment. Like its developers say on the official website or the project, Descent|OS is an operating system created and designed with simplicity in mind, for people new to [...]

Ubuntu Mini PC Concept

Following Nick Rutledge‘s divine Ubuntu Laptop Concept comes this Ubuntu Mini PC idea by Lucas Romero Di Benedetto.
The net-top sized PC is small, curvaceous, and encased in Ubuntu colors (I’m not alone in wanting the orange banding to light up, ri…

FlightGear v2.6.0 Released

The FlightGear development team is happy to announce the v2.6.0 release of FlightGear, the free, open-source flight simulator. This new version contains many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes. Major improvements from v2.4.0 include reduced AI aircraft load times, easier graphics tuning, more sophisticated AI aircraft and improved usability. Founded in 1997, FlightGear is developed by a [...]

PlayOnLinux 4.0.14 has been released

Hi everybody Sorry for being late, I don’t have a lot of free time at the moment. Here’s PlayOnLinux 4.0.14 changelog.   Language files updated Thank you to everybody for helping us to translate PlayOnLinux and PlayOnMac If you want to help us to translate the program, you can go to launchpad. New features – [...]