Maintaining Remote Web Sites With sitecopy (Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10)

Maintaining Remote Web Sites With sitecopy (Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10)

sitecopy
is a tool for copying locally stored web sites to a remote web server
(using FTP or WebDAV). It helps you to keep the remote site synchronized
with your local copy b…

Linus Torvalds Appreciates Ubuntu’s User Centric Approach

Linus Torvalds will be receiving Millennium Technology Award, one of the highest Technology Honors for his exceptional contribution to Linux kernel and open source.The Millennium Technology Prize is awarded ever two years for a technological innovation by Technology Academy Finland. This year, Linus Torvalds, Linux’s creator, and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, maker of a new way [...]

8 Personal Financial software for Linux

Usually I’m not so precise and methodical and so I’ve never used a program of this type to keep track of my expenses, but the other day I wondered if Linux had some software in this category, and I was amazed by the variety and quality of software available for our beloved Penguin. So here’s […]

Picasa for Linux is no Longer Supported by Google

Picasa for Linux is no Longer Supported by Google. Picasa for Linux is not a native Linux application anymore. But, for now Picasa will uses WINE which comes bundled with it (so the user doesn’t have to install WINE), though it does have some tweaks to make it integrate better with Linux. Well, even this […]

GNOME 3.4.1 released

Hey, The first update to GNOME 3.4 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. It may sound boring but there are interesting changes in there, and valuable documentation and translation updates. Our thanks to all […]

StuntRally 1.6

The game features 79 tracks in 11 sceneries, 10 cars and a Track Editor. It focuses on closed rally tracks with possible stunt elements (jumps, loops, pipes). Full features list can be read here: link. Releases The latest Release version is 1.6 (19 Apr 2012) for changelog see: link. Windows and Linux Releases are here: [...]

Free and Open Source RTS Game ’0 A.D.’ Now Available in Ubuntu Software Center [12.04]

0 A.D. is a free and open-source real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare. In short, it is a historically-based war/economy game that allows players to relive or rewrite the history of Western civilizations, focusing on the years between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D. The project is highly ambitious, involving state-of-the-art 3D graphics, detailed artwork, [...]

OpenTTD 1.2.0

Cancel all your appointments, today we present you OpenTTD 1.2.0, the first stable release of the 1.2 series. The additional RC release resulted in fixing a few more bugs, so you can enjoy this stable release even more. We thank you for testing, and finding and reporting these errors. Have a lot of fun playing [...]

Diablo Like Action RPG Game ‘Flare’ Now Available in Ubuntu Software Center [12.04]

Flare (Free Libre Action Roleplaying Engine) is a simple game engine built to handle a very specific kind of game: single-player 2D action RPGs. Flare is not a reimplementation of an existing game or engine. It is a tribute to and exploration of the action RPG genre. Flare is currently in development. Though it is meant [...]

Trigger Rally

A fast-paced single-player racing game for Linux Download Trigger Rally 0.6 Packages available for Arch Linux, Debian, Gentoo, NixOS. OpenSUSE, Ubuntu and as Ubuntu PPA. Talk about Trigger Rally at the forums and use the tracker to report bugs and feature requests. We also have a developer mailing list. Get the development version via: svn [...]

Arx Libertatis 1.0 “Bloody Gobblers!” released (2012-04-19)

After over a year of work we are proud to announce the first release of Arx Libertatis. While some minor graphical glitches remain, the game is fully playable on both Windows and Linux as well as other platforms. There are packages available for Windows and Linux. On other systems you may still be able to [...]

PlayOnLinux 4.0.17 released

PlayOnLinux 4.0.17 has been released! Here’s the changelog: – Support for GoG games (www.gog.com) – Support for MS-DOS games (with DosBox integration) – PlayOnLinux checks that wine is run on a valid unix filesystem to avoid problems. – Translations updated – When you click on cancel button during an installation process, all windows programs are closed; – [...]

Liberate the Debian Administrator’s Handbook

The Debian Administrator’s Handbook has been written by two Debian developers who are keen to share their knowledge. Accessible to all, this book teaches the essentials to anyone who wants to become an effective and independent Debian GNU/Linux administrator. It covers all the topics that a competent Linux administrator should master, from the installation and […]

Synfig Studio: Professional 2D Animation Software for Free

Synfig Studio is intended to be professional 2D animation software and is available to download for free. It has been around for quite some time now and seems to have had a fairly checkered history in terms of development, as noted in TildeHash’s blog last year, Potential for Free Animation Software dead? Not overly surprising for […]

Last run for Mageia 2: test beta 3!

For some days the suspense was at its height. We are now happy to deliver this beta 3  release which is the very last beta version for Mageia2. Lots of work has been done on release blocking bugs, final design is nearly all integrated and we now wait for all your feedback. Beta 3 comes with all the […]

Mandriva’s Alive!

A post has emerged from the Mandriva camp today and it even gives a dab of information on the future of Mandriva. They have put out a call to interested parties to speak out and let their thoughts be known. Jean-Manuel Croset, Mandriva COO, said today that they’d like to get “the opinion and ideas […]

The First Version of Calligra Released

The Calligra team has announcedthe first release ever of the Calligra suite. This marks the end of a long development period lasting almost one and a half year. It is the first release in a long series which is planned to make improved applications every 4 months. Take the tour to discover some of the […]

WordPress 3.3.2 (and WordPress 3.4 Beta 3)

WordPress 3.3.2 is available now and is a security update for all previous versions. Three external libraries included in WordPress received security updates: Plupload (version 1.5.4), which WordPress uses for uploading media. SWFUpload, which WordPress previously used for uploading media, and may still be in use by plugins. SWFObject, which WordPress previously used to embed […]

New free tier Webmin and Virtualmin EC2 image available

Hi Webmin and Virtualmin users, We have just created a new Amazon EC2 AMI ami-5ae43f33 which can be run on Amazon’s free tier for up to a year at no cost if launched as a “micro” instance. This image is built on Amazon’s own Linux distribution, which is similar to Fedora or CentOS. It contains […]

Fedora Weekly News: Issue 293

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 293[1]. The FWN 293 is a live news stream of the mid April 2012. The lead news of the week comes from the major announcement, development, the Trade Press and Fedora Marketing, and Security Advisories symmetrically. The starting news is the Changes to the Packaging Guidelines through Announcing the […]