Joomla 2.5.5 Released

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.5. This is a security release. The Production Leadership Team’s goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about J…

Commit Digest: Issue 193

This week… 1400 commits, in 146 projects, by 190 happy hackers (and 191 were translation commits).

Jon Dowland updated sound-juicer to use musicbrainz 5 . (GNOME bug 676749)
Jeffrey Stedfast fixed decoding of some RFC 2184 parameters in gmime.

A Second Look at Meet Magento Germany (Video)

With record attendance and exciting content, it’s no surprise that Meet Magento Germany was such a success!
Bas Nawjin’s keynote kicked off the conference and set the tone for the event. His enthusiasm as he talked about the growth occurring in an…

FreeNAS 8.0.5-RELEASE-p3 is now available

FreeNAS 8.0.4-RELEASE-p3 is now available, the single change from p2 is it’s updated with the security advisories announced by FreeBSD yesterday. – — Thanks, Josh Paetzel Director of IT, iXsystems Servers For Open Source

Wine 1.4.1 Released

The Wine maintenance release 1.4.1 is now available.
What’s new in this release:

Translation updates.
Various bug fixes.

The source is available now.
Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective d…

Magento’s Momentum Was Felt Throughout IRCE

The Magento booth was buzzing with excitement throughout IRCE last week. Merchants, partners, and attendees interested in finding out more about Magento stopped by to speak to our team, watch live demos of Magento Enterprise, and to take a quick break…

Big Rewards for the Best Magento Implementation of 500friends!

Platinum Industry Partner, 500friends, is giving away big cash prizes to the site with the most creative use of their social loyalty platform, LoyaltyPlus.

This summer, our Platinum Industry Partner, 500friends, is challenging you to design the …

openSUSE Rethinking Developmental Model, 12.2 Delayed

Last week when openSUSE 12.2 Beta 1 was released, it was late and following a canceled Milestone 4. In fact, the whole cycle had been thrown off-schedule and the remaining releases will be delayed as well. In a post to the openSUSE factory mailing list today, Stephan Kulow, openSUSE release manaager, said their developmental model […]

Zorin OS 6 Lite: Windows replacement for low-end computers

Zorin OS is based on Ubuntu and, until version 6, on GNOME 2 functionality. It means system resource requirements are quite high. But what if your computer is not the newest one? Does it mean Zorin OS is not available for you? Not at all! The Zorin team releases a special edition for people like […]

12-Core ARM Cluster Benchmarked Against Atom, Ivy Bridge, Fusion

Last week I shared my plans to build a low-cost, 12-core, 30-watt ARMv7 cluster running Ubuntu Linux. The ARM cluster that is built around the PandaBoard ES development boards is now online and producing results… Quite surprising results actually for a low-power Cortex-A9 compute cluster. Results include performance-per-Watt comparisons to Intel Atom and Ivy Bridge […]

Setting up a headless Calibre server

I have loads of epubs on my computer, and I have traditionally used Calibre’s server feature to share them with our phones. In the past, I’ve kind of clobbered together things on an Ubuntu box that also served as my main desktop computer. That worked well in the past, but I’ve recently set up a […]

openSUSE Back on Track with 12.2 Beta 1

After a bit of delay, openSUSE 12.2 development is back on track. Two weeks ago development was derailed by server issues, slipping the release schedule by a week. But have no fear, openSUSE 12.2 Beta 1 is here. Jos Poortvliet announced the release yesterday and said some of the new things include GIMP 2.8, KDE […]

Mageia 3 is on Its Way

Mageia 2 was released on May 22, and while many are still planning their upgrades or thinking about a test drive, Mageia 3 is already on its way. In a blog post today Anne Nicolas announced the official kick-off of Mageia 3. Nicolas stated the full release plan is set for Mageia 3, which includes […]

The Linux Foundation Announces 2012 Linux Scholarship Program

The Linux Foundation has announced its 2012 Linux Training Scholarship Program, part of an annual program that offers scholarship funds to five computer science students. The organization is also today announcing a new Enterprise Linux Training program aimed at "preparing the next generation of enterprise architects." According to The Linux Foundation’s announcement of the scholarship […]

Sabayon 9 Released

Sabayon 9 was released a few days ago with the usual updates as well as a new package management interface, Gentoo Hardened, and PAE. As is tradition, Sabayon 9 comes in several flavors and your choice of architecture and purpose. The most exciting new feature of Sabayon 9 is Rigo. Rigo is a new front-end […]

Linus Torvalds Shares the Millenium Technology Prize

Back in April, Linux creator Linus Torvalds recieved one of the technology commmunity’s highest honors: He was named a Millenium Technology Prize laureate by the Technology Academy of Finland. Candidates for laureate status are considered from all around the world, in all fields of technology, with prize winners named from the small pool of laureates […]

GCC 4.7.1 Released

The GNU Compiler Collection version 4.7.1 has been released. GCC 4.7.1 is the first bug-fix release containing important fixes for regressions and serious bugs in GCC 4.7.0 with over 100 bugs fixed since the previous release. This release is available from the FTP servers listed at: Please do not contact me directly regarding questions […]

PHP 5.3.14 and PHP 5.4.4 Released!

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.4 and PHP 5.3.14. The releases fix multiple security issues: A weakness in the DES implementation of crypt and a heap overflow issue in the phar extension. PHP 5.4.4 and PHP 5.3.14 fix over 30 bugs. Please note that the use of php://fd streams is […]

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Fedora 17 x86_64)

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Fedora 17 x86_64)

This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is
based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a
MySQL database. …

Unity alternatives – the many desktops of Ubuntu

For users who dislike the Unity interface, but who want to stay with the latest Ubuntu release, there are many alternatives to install and try without switching to another distribution. GNOME Shell, Mint’s Cinnamon, KDE, Xfce and LXDE are all ava…