Introducing Ubuntu Photo Lens for Unity

The Ubuntu Photo Lens is an official Unity Dash plugin that allows users to search for local and online photos. Users will be able to filter their searches by date. You can also see photos from Flick or Facebook accounts, even your friend’s photo…

Too Much Treasure? Boost your Bank!

Get up to 250 extra bank spaces with Solomon’s bank booster!

The Big Chinchompa

Hunter just got huge – members of all levels can now hunt plutonial chinchompas in an all-new co-operative D&D, with rewards including access to private hunting spots, skilling ingredients and a wieldable cosmetic item.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 280

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #280 for the week August 20 – 26, 2012, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 12.04.1 (Precise Pangolin) LTS released! Ubuntu Developer Week Ubuntu Stats Mexico city, 08/Sept, 11:00am #UbuntuGlobalJam 2012 Ubuntu Forums – Staff Team Changes Ubuntu TV: [...]

Development: GNOME 3.5.90 beta development release

Ladies and Gentlemen,

the first beta release of development cycle heading to GNOME 3.6 is
finally available. This means we are officially now in UI Freeze,
Feature Freeze, and API/ABI Freeze, ready to fix small and blocker
bugs; also, of course, we ar…

nginx: How To Block Visitors By Country With The GeoIP Module (Debian/Ubuntu)

nginx: How To Block Visitors By Country With The GeoIP Module (Debian/Ubuntu)

This tutorial explains how to use the GeoIP module with nginx to
block visitors by country. This is made possible by the GeoIP database
which maps users’ IP addresses to…

Call for Host for Akademy 2013 Still Open

Dot Categories: Community and EventsThe KDE Community are still looking for proposals to Host Akademy in 2013.
Akademy 2012
The hosting proposal needs a strong team of local volunteers who have an eye for detail that is able to organize and host our an…

OpenStack Foundation Moves Forward, Taking VMware With It

In the past two weeks, many momentous announcements have arrived surrounding OpenStack, the open source cloud computing framework. As we reported, Rackspace, which has begun calling itself "the open cloud company," announced the release of Rackspace Private Cloud software, built on OpenStack and designed for companies that want to install, test and run a multi-node [...]

Intel Graphics Mature Greatly With The Linux Kernel

As a prelude to the forthcoming Windows 7 vs. OS X 10.8 vs. Ubuntu Linux benchmarks that are looking at how Intel OpenGL graphics compare between the operating systems, here’s some Intel Sandy Bridge benchmarks that provide a historical look at how the Linux kernel — and upgrades to the Intel Direct Rendering Manager driver [...]

5th release of KDE Telepathy Instant Messaging suite

Dot Categories: ApplicationsThe KDE Telepathy team is pleased to announce the fifth major release of the new KDE Instant Messaging suite. The immediately available 0.5 version brings polish in many places, better stability, 58 reported bugs fixed and s…

Disney and FOSS: Fun and FUD in the Magic Kingdom?

They say it’s a small world after all, but in the Magic Kingdom, it appears to be a FUD-filled world as well. How else to explain a recent episode of “Shake It Up” on the Disney Channel? Asked to diagnose a misbehaving PC, a stereotypically geeky character asks, “Did you use open source code to save time and the virus was hidden in it?” Much canned laughter ensued, of course — as did widespread outrage.

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – August 26 2012 ==

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – August 26 2012 == == PostgreSQL Product News == DataArchitect 4.3, a database architecture and modeling tool, released. http://www.byteanywhere.com/news/ PostgreSQL PHP Generator 12.8, a GUI CRUD web application generator for PostgreSQL, released. http://www.sqlmaestro.com/products/postgresql/phpgenerator/ psqlODBC 09.01.0200 released. http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/odbc/versions/ Postgres Plus xDB Replication Server BETA with Multi-Master support is available. http://www.enterprisedb.com/download-xdb-replication-server == […]

phpBB 3.0.11 released

Greetings community, We are pleased to announce the release of phpBB “Bertie’s long summer vacation” 3.0.11. This version is a maintenance release fixing a number of bugs and not adding any new features. We’ve improved compatability with PHP 5.4 further and added a warning about the minimum PHP version required to upgrade to phpBB 3.1 […]

KDE Commit Digest for 15th July 2012

Dot Categories: DeveloperIn this week’s KDE Commit Digest:

Virtualization With Xen On CentOS 6.3 (x86_64) (Paravirtualization & Hardware Virtualization)

Virtualization With Xen On CentOS 6.3 (x86_64) (Paravirtualization & Hardware Virtualization)

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen (version 4.1.x) on a CentOS 6.3 (x86_64) system. Xen lets you create guest opera…

Ubuntu – All other versions aspire to be this successful

Ubuntu is innovative and forward thinking. With its own unique interface and the fact that dozens of distributions are derived from it. Do all other distributions aspire to achieve the success of Ubuntu?
Read more ….

Commit Digest: Issue 203

This week… 2517 commits, in 248 projects, by 246 happy hackers (and 522 were translation commits).

Tim-Philipp Müller ported brasero to GStreamer 1.0.
Erick Pérez Castellanos added an overlay for the creation of events in gnome-calendar.
Kalev Le…

Wayland/Weston 0.95 Land In Ubuntu 12.10

Wayland and the reference Weston compositor have been updated against the upstream version 0.95 release for the packages to be found in the forthcoming Ubuntu 12.10 release…
Read more at Phoronix

Don’t Forget – Summer Party ON!

Join the party! For this weekend only Yelps has boosted your chances of winning four new items on Squeal of Fortune!

Magento Teams Up With eBay Inc. for Shop.org

Visit the eBay Family
Magento is heading to Denver for Shop.org 2012 from September 10th-12th! As always, Magento will be there in full force–with our signature orange couches, of course–and this year, we will be a part of the eBay family booth, wh…