In the latest Update Pack to Linux Mint Debian (UP4) released in March, MATE 1.2 and Cinnamon 1.4 were made available as well as an option called “gnome2-frozen” which allowed users to stick to Gnome 2 and skip the Update Pack altogether. Moving forward and in preparation for Update Pack 5, this repository is now [...]
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The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 13 KDE
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 13 (Maya)
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Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman has not traditionally been one to compromise when it comes to software freedom. But in a recent post on the GNU website, the pragmatic side of Stallman seemed to emerged when he admitted that having more proprietary games available for Linux might not be totally, completely bad. Has RMS [...]
As we reported in early July, Mozilla has pulled back on further development of its long-standing Thunderbird email platform, despite the fact that it has more than 20 million users. Mitchell Baker, Chair of the Mozilla Foundation, has a blog post up about the topic. Despite Mozilla’s pullback, though, Thunderbird is a mature email client [...]
This is my first look at Linux Mint 13 Xfce. I currently use Linux Mint 12 on my Linux Box and I enjoy using it. The Xfce Desktop is alot lighter than KDE and others. Linux Mint provides a few different blends of Desktop managers. All are available for free to download at their site [...]
At the request of many Phoronix readers following the release of updated Arch Linux media, here are some new Arch Linux benchmarks. However, this is not just Arch vs. Ubuntu, but rather a larger Linux distribution performance comparison. In this article are benchmark results from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, CentOS 6.2, Fedora 17, Slackware 14.0 Beta, [...]
The Wine development release 1.5.10 is now available.
New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 14.
Canonical just announced earlier today that the next UDS (Ubuntu Developer Summit) event for the Ubuntu 13.04 operating system will take place, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Most business owners say they’re fueled by belief in their products, but eChristian cofounders Todd Hoyt and Cory Verner give it a whole new meaning. The two entrepreneurs started the company in 2005 to sell Christian audio content online. Since th…
After providing benchmarks last week of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on different Amazon EC2 instance types, up today are more benchmarks from the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. Rather than just tossing out a lot of Amazon EC2 numbers of the different instance types to judge their performance, this article offers benchmarks of different Linux distributions on [...]
Ubuntu developers will be meeting in Copenhagen later this year to hash out their plans for Ubuntu 13.04…
Install MyUnity On Linux Mint 13 (Maya)
This tutorial shows how you can install MyUnity,
Welcome to this year’s fifteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Debian Med team report from LSM * DebConf13 Logo Contest: final round voting * Rapsberry Pi + Debian = Raspbian! * Interviews * Other news * Upcoming events * New Debian Contributors * Release-Critical [...]
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This is to inform you about travel bursaries for the LibreOffice Conference. We are trying to enable as many contributors as possible to join us in Berlin, to meet their community friends, to listen to exciting lectures, and to work on the future of the best free office suite, LibreOffice. Unfortunately, we are a rather [...]
== PostgreSQL Weekly News – July 29 2012 == == PostgreSQL Product News == Barman 1.0.0, a backup and recovery manager for PostgreSQL, released. http://www.pgbarman.org Repmgr 1.2.0 and 2.0beta, an HA and replication cluster management software for PostgreSQL, released. http://www.repmgr.org == PostgreSQL Jobs for July == http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-jobs/2012-07/threads.php == PostgreSQL Local == PostgreSQL Session will be [...]
GNOME, the project responsible for what has been one of the open-source world’s most popular desktop interfaces for well over a decade, is teetering on the edge of crisis mode. At least, that’s what one developer suggests in a recent personal blog post ominously titled “starting into the abyss.” Does GNOME, despite its rich and [...]
How to disable update manager in the notification area in Linux Mint 13