The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 13 KDE. Linux Mint 13 KDE New features at a glance: KDE 4.8 Artwork improvements Search engines For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 13 KDE“. Important info: Quicktime playback in Firefox Boot [...]
Canonical’s open source Unity desktop has faced its share of user wrath. But in a sign that the controversial interface may finally have gained a following, it has now jumped the fence into the Fedora world, with experimental RPM packages available for Fedora 17. And that could mean big changes for the open source channel. [...]
The Cinnamon desktop from Linux Mint has now become a regular component of the Fedora Linux distribution and can be installed from the main repositories
The Linux Mint team has released the Xfce edition of Linux Mint 13, codenamed “Maya”. The developers recommend this edition for users who prefer a more traditional desktop or use systems with constrained resources
If you’re new to Linux, or perhaps thinking of switching to it from another platform, it’s worth your time to look into some of the many free tutorial resources available online. There are good tutotials for digging into particular Linux distributions, and guides that focus specifically on migrating from other platforms such as Windows. In [...]
The highlight of this edition is the latest Xfce 4.10 desktop, which features the following improvements: online documentation; application finder; multiple rows and deskbar mode in the panel; actions plugin; MIME type editor; single-click operation, automated background image cycling and thumbnail rendering on the desktop; edge-tiling in the window manager. In the past, the xfapplet [...]
Our next interview comes from another member of the local GUADEC organizing team Emilio J Padrón.
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Websites will be able to hook into the Ubuntu desktop in the Linux distro’s next release – allowing, for example, users to receive "new message" pings from webmail services. Canonical boss and spaceman Mark Shuttleworth announced the availability of "web apps" in Ubuntu 12.10, due in October, at OSCON, Canonical marketing veep Steve George blogged. [...]
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 23-Jul-2012[/b]In this week’s Roundup we have Richard Stallman speaking out against UEFI, 5 things about Linux virtualization you might not …
This week… 1965 commits, in 176 projects, by 239 happy hackers (and 372 were translation commits).
Aleksander Morgado ported devhelp to GtkApplication, and got it an application menu . (GNOME bug 677927)
Using RAW Devices In VirtualBox VMs
Usually, VirtualBox creates its virtual machines in disk images
Now that Akademy 2012 is behind us and life is getting back to normal, we can now share videos and slides from the conference talks with those who weren’t there.
The Allwinner A10 is a low power ARM Cortex-A8 processor with Mali 400 graphics. It’s used in a number of inexpensive Android tablets, including most of Coby’s latest devices. But it’s also a popular chip for Android-powered set-top-boxes (or mini PCs) such as the MK802, Mele A1000, or Mini X. You can pick up any [...]
Starting with Ubuntu 12.10, users of the popular Linux-based operating system will be able to install and run web apps as if they were desktop applications. That’s thanks to a new feature called Ubuntu Web Apps.
Recently, a team of passionate GNOME developers Ayatana, made Ubuntu’s Unity desktop available for Fedora. Their repository is currently available at OpenSUSE Build Service and it’s ready to be tested from developers.
Hello from Jennifer, your outgoing Drupal Documentation Team leader! As I step down as leader of the Documentation team, I wanted to make one last quarterly status update post for the Documentation Team.
People in the Drupal project are currently exploring Drupal community governance, and among the questions they’ll be thinking about are the leadership and structure of the Documentation Team — so expect an announcement sometime soon! In the meantime, I’m not going to be hosting Documentation Office Hours, but if someone else wants to schedule an Office Hours, go ahead and post an event to the Documentation groups.drupal.org page.
Milestones, Accomplishments, and Projects in progress
If you’re interested in helping with Drupal documentation:
In this week’s KDE Commit-Digest:
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 13 Xfce. Linux Mint 13 Xfce New features at a glance: Xfce 4.10 mintMenu and MATE applets MDM Artwork improvements Search engines For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 13 Xfce“. Important info: [...]
Cinnamon, the project out of the Linux Mint camp for a new desktop that’s based upon upstream GNOME but brings back memories of GNOME2, has now entered Fedora 17 through the stable updates repository…
Thus far, I’ve had quite a bit of trouble finding a suitable modern replacement for my current desktop setup. No longer: I believe Linux Mint with Xfce may be it.