Blender Inside Out – training dvd for experienced 3D artists

Blender Foundation releases a new creative commons DVD with videos for curious users from…

LibreOffice 3.6 Bug Hunting Party – July 6 & 7

TDF announces the LibreOffice 3.6 Bug Hunting Party to improve the quality and stability of the best free office suite ever Berlin, June 29, 2012 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the LibreOffice 3.6 bug hunting party, to be held in a virtual environment on July 6 and 7, 2012. Volunteer bug hunters will gather […]

GNOME Foundation: Call for GUADEC 2013 proposals

We announced this earlier this week on – I hope you consider
submitting a proposal!

Call for GUADEC 2013 Proposals

The GNOME Foundation invites proposals to host GUADEC 2013….

GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board Meeting – June 12th, 2012


= Minutes for Meeting of June 12, 2012 =

== Next Meeting ==

June 29, 2012

== Attending ==

* Bastien Nocera
* Brian Cameron
* Emmanuele Bassi
* Germán Póo-Caamaño
* Karen Sandle…

Ubuntu 12.04 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

Ubuntu 12.04 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on
Ubuntu 12.04 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB
protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as …

VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless Ubuntu 12.04 Server

VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless Ubuntu 12.04 Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.1
on a headless Ubuntu 12.04 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI
to manage y…

Community Meetings at LibOCon

As previously announced, the next LibreOffice Conference will take place from     October 17th to 19th     in Berlin, Germany with the Call for Papers currently running (, and the final program to be announced in early September. All three days of the conference are open for the general public. In addition, on     October […]

Call For Host Akademy 2013

The KDE Community is looking for a host for Akademy 2013.
Akademy is the annual gathering of the KDE Community, one of the largest in the world of Free and Open Source Software. At Akademy, KDE people gather to exchange ideas for development, plan for …

Development: Small delay for 3.5.3 release


the 3.5.3 release will be a little late, in order to ship a working
and checked version of folks library (specifically its
evolution-data-server backend).

Plus, here is a curious build issue a…

WordPress 3.4.1 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress 3.4.1 is now available for download. WordPress 3.4 has been a very smooth release, and copies are flying off the shelf — 3 million downloads in two weeks! This maintenance release addresses 18 bugs with version 3.4, including: Fixes an issue where a theme’s page templates were sometimes not detected. Addresses problems with some category permalink […]

App Development For Android On Android In Four Steps

App Development For Android On Android In Four Steps

This guide gives you a quick insight into creating Android apps
directly on an Android device. This short article is not meant as a full
documentation, but rather guides you in the right directio…

Magento is the Right Match for Blu Dot’s Imaginative Style

Blu Dot is a dynamic design company that specializes in useful, affordable, well-designed products for the home and office. Their products and their more than one hundred retail outlets reflect their creative, even whimsical approach to modern design… Scheduled Downtime Monday, July 2 at 6:00 PM PDT (July 3 01:00 UTC)

On Monday, July 2 from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM PDT (01:00 to 01:30 UTC), will be briefly brought down for updates. The main website,, will be inaccessible, as will SSH-based access, both read and write, to all Git repositories hosted o…

GNOME: Call for GUADEC 2013 Proposals

The GNOME Foundation invites proposals to host GUADEC 2013. GUADEC is the biggest gathering of GNOME users and developers and includes a three-day conference, the annual general meeting of the members of the GNOME Foundation, and a week of coding, mee…

The Perfect Desktop – Pinguy OS 12.04

The Perfect Desktop – Pinguy OS 12.04
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Pinguy OS 12.04
desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.
that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on
their Windows d…

Mozilla Launches a Speedy and Powerful Upgrade to Mobile Browsing with Firefox for Android

As a pioneer of the Web, Mozilla unlocked the Web experience on the desktop with Firefox and we are doing it again in mobile. We’re proud to announce a new Firefox for Android is now available for download in the … Continue reading

Debian Project News – June 25th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s thirteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * DebConf11 financial report * Countdown to the freeze * Debian mirror redirector * Internationalisation sprint * Salzburg bug squashing party * Presentation in Romania * Bits from the DPL * Other news * Upcoming […]

Developer Interview: Lionel Elie Mamane, LibreOffice Base Maintainer and Volunteer

(Interview by Michael Meeks, edited by Marc Paré) In our continuing series “Developer Interview”, Lionel Elie Mamane discusses his work with LibreOffice code and of his particular interest with Base. His lead role in maintaining the Base module is helping raise the use of Base among the LibreOffice community at large. How did you hear […]

Dear Microsoft: is not a “gambling site”

If Microsoft’s “reputation” database can’t tell the difference between a gambling site and an independently audited registered nonprofit public-interest charity founded almost 30 years ago, it is certainly doing you and your business more harm than good. Last week, it was brought to our attention that our primary online donation form at was being […]

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – June 24 2012 ==

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – June 24 2012 == The Commitfest Continues. You can help! == PostgreSQL Jobs for June == == PostgreSQL Local == The CfP for Postgres Open 2012 September 17-19 in Chicago is open. Submissions are due by 11:59pm, June 26, 2012. PostgreSQL Session will be held on October […]