Shoffee Gets a Jolt from New Magento Website

Unless you’re one of those superhumans that starts the day with a tall glass of water, there’s a good bet you are aware of the single-serve coffee maker craze. The popularity of these one-cup-per-brew machines has exploded, and New Jersey-based r…

Joomla! 1.5.26 Released

  The Joomla Project announces the immediate availability of Joomla 1.5.26 [senu takaa ama busani]. This is a security release. The Production Leadership Team’s goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Le…

Zorin OS 6 Lite Screenshot Tour

The Zorin OS team is proud to finally release Zorin OS 6 Lite, the latest evolution of the Zorin OS Lite series of operating systems, designed specifically for Windows users using old or low-powered hardware. This release is based on Lubuntu 11.10 and uses the LXDE desktop environment to provide one of the fastest and […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 258

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #258 for the week March 19 – 25, 2012, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) Beta 2 Freeze is now in effect. The Ubuntu User Surveys – Parts 1 and 2 Ubuntu 12.04 Development update Ubuntu […]

Google Summer of Code 2012

Students can again apply for a summer coding job on Blender! Ever wanted to work in CG, animation,…

Interview with Ding Zhou of Ubuntu Tweak

Ubuntu tweak is a well known application which allows Ubuntu users to tweak various aspects of their system. The founder of the project, Ding Zhou aka Tualatrix Chou, is talking to us about the nature and the usability of Ubuntu Tweak, the relation with Canonical and the future plans of the project. Enjoy Read more […]

Ubuntu Cloud Day India

Ubuntu Cloud Day will be the largest event in Bangalore in 2012 that focuses on getting developers productive on Ubuntu Cloud, a platform that is growing in popularity every day. Ubuntu Cloud Day is sponsored by Intel. With keynote speeches from various members of the Canonical team, as well as hands-on technical sessions it is […]

PostgreSQL Weekly News – March 25 2012

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – March 25 2012 == == PostgreSQL Product News == devart dotConnect 5.80 for PostgreSQL, an ADO.NET provider, released. phpPgAdmin 5.0.4, a web-based administrative tool for PostgreSQL, released. == PostgreSQL Jobs for March == == PostgreSQL Local == PGDay Austin 2012 will be held March 28. Initial […]

LMDE Update Pack 4 and alternatives to Gnome 2

LMDE Update Pack 4 is being prepared and tested at the moment. Among other important updates this new update pack features: Linux 3.2 kernel MATE 1.2 (with mintMenu and mintDesktop now fully ported to MATE) Cinnamon 1.4 KDE 4.7.4 Gnome Shell 3.2.2 Xfce 4.8 The one thing it’s missing is Gnome 2. Gnome 2 is, […]

Bodhi Linux 1.4.0 Review

Bodhi Linux is a lightweight distribution based on Ubuntu which uses the E17 version of the Enlightenment desktop. It has a pretty cool feature called profiles which can change the look and feel of Bodhi in an instant

Unity 5.8 Released With New Features And Performance Improvements

Unity 5.8 has landed into Ubuntu 12.04 with new features and fixes. It seems lots of work has gone under the hood as I have never seen Unity interface so fast. Its just flying and for a moment I really thought that its Unity 2D as after Unity 5.8 update, the dash menu got lots […]

Ubuntu Continues With Upstart, Releases v1.5

With Ubuntu remaining uninterested in systemd, the Upstart init system continues to be developed. Released today was Upstart 1.5 with a few new features…
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DrupalCon Munich is around the corner: call for papers and registration open

As announced on stage at DrupalCon Denver, we have just opened the Call for Papers for DrupalCon Munich 2012, as well as keynotes, call for trainings, scholarships, and registration. The Drupal Association and the Munich DrupalCon committee have been preparing for the next DrupalCon for months now. Things will move into high gear once DrupalCon Denver closes its doors, later this week.

Announcing …

Keynote speakers

DrupalCon Munich announces three keynotes by open source and industry visionaries, including Dries Buytaert – the founder of the Drupal project talking about the future of Drupal on Tuesday, August 21; Anke Domscheit-Berg, a renowned expert in open government and open data, speaking on Tuesday, August 22; and Fabien Potencier, CEO of SensioLabs and founder of the Symfony project speaking on Wednesday, August 23.

Call for papers

Your contribution is needed! Come to Munich and share your expertise with the most amazing open source community in the world. Submit your session ideas at

Early Bird registration opens today!

Registration for DrupalCon Munich is now open. The special early-bird rate is €350 for the first 300 tickets, after that the price is €400 until June 15, and 475 until July 31. Late registration after this date until August 17 will be €525. On-site registration will be €575. The is a limited number of tickets available at a rate of €200 for students and non profit organisations (all prices inclusive of VAT). Register now at

Call for trainings

The Drupal project needs more contributors, site builders, users, and developers. We’re looking to cover the gamut from beginner to highly advanced trainings. Trainers and training companies, submit your trainings now!

Scholarship applications are now open

Drupal is for everyone and everyone can enrich the project. If you would like to come to DrupalCon Munich but cannot afford the cost, a limited number of scholarships will be available. Submit your application at

Keep up-to-date with all things Drupalcon Munich; follow @DrupalCon on Twitter.

— Florian Lorétan (floretan) and Karsten Frohwein (kars-t), co-chairs of DrupalCon Munich

Thunderbird 11 Officially Lands in Ubuntu 11.10

One week after Firefox 11 officially landed in Ubuntu 11.10 last week, a few hours ago (March 21st) Canonical announced that the Mozilla Thunderbird 11.0 email client is now available on the official software repositories of the Oneiric Ocelot operatin…

GCC 4.7.0 Released

Today the GCC development team celebrates the 25th anniversary of the GNU Compiler Collection. When Richard Stallman announced the first public release of GCC in 1987, few could have imagined the broad impact that it has had. It has prototyped many language features that later were adopted as part of their respective standards — everything […]

Dell teams up with Canonical to put OpenStack in the cloud

OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solutions with Ubuntu are to be offered by Dell to UK, German, and Chinese companies

Zentyal 3.0 Beta | First version of Thin Clients module available!

Dear Zentyal users, We’ve just released the new zentyal-ltsp module which provides Thin and Fat client functionality integrated with the DHCP module. The current features allow the users to: – Build and update Thin and Fat client images – Install local applications – Limit one session per user – Create profiles to apply different configuration […]

OpenERP 6.0.4 is out !

Hi, We have the pleasure to announce a new release of OpenERP 6.0. This release contains many bugfixes (you can see the changelogs if you want more information). You will find the tarball archives and Windows Intallers on the OpenERP download page. Downloads ——— * OpenERP Download page: Changelogs: ———– * server and addons: […]

The Summit Scheduler: A Call for Testing

The Summit Hackers have been hard at work again creating new features to make Summit easier to use. However, we need your help testing these features before the public release. This is where you, the user, come in! I have created a Test Summit on my server and created a test sprint in Launchpad and here is […]

Zorin OS 6 Lite Is Based on Lubuntu 11.10

The Zorin OS development team proudly announced yesterday, March 19th, the immediate availability for download of the Zorin OS 6 Lite and Zorin OS 6 Educational Lite operating systems.