Vuze Client, an end-to-end application that acts as a complete bittorrent downloader without slowing down the computer, is now at version 188.8.131.52. Vuze Bittorrent Client 184.108.40.206 is relatively lightweight and can be used to download torrents and even act as a search engine. The application features a few important opt…
The Ubuntu Developer Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, has provided the Ubuntu community with some pretty important information, but it seems that more is on their way.
Canonical took some heat when they decided to integrate Unity in the Ubuntu operating system, but they’ve marched on.
They’ve were also criticized for their decision to integrate a shopping lens and an amazon lens in Unity, but they are not backing down.
According to a session at UDS (Ubuntu…
So unless you are living under a rock, you have probably heard about the new VR-google craze soon to hit every hard-core gamers cave (e.g. Occulus Rift). We talked about the FOSS engine getting Occulus support before, and now that id software promised …
KNemo, a tool that monitors the network traffic and is very similar with the one that can be found on the Windows platform, is now at version 0.7.4.
KNemo 0.7.4 provides a tray widget for every network interface, support for network statistics, and different icon themes.
Highlights of KNemo 0.7.4:
• Bugs in the BSD backend has been fixed;
One of the most valueable assets of The Document Foundation, the charitable entity behind LibreOffice, clearly is its infrastructure. It provides the grounds where the community develops, markets, designs, improves and offers its free office suite for download. That’s why it comes to no surprise that the infrastructure budget is one of the largest spendings. [...]
OCRFeeder is a document layout analysis and optical character recognition application. It is a type of software that leaves much to be desired on the Linux desktop. OCR software is a companion tool to scanning a document. The scanner software creates a photo-like image of the scanned document. The OCR component lets you edit the text and then export the edited version into a word processor or page-design program.
ConfigServer Firewall, an SPI iptables firewall that is straight-forward, easy and flexible to configure and secure with extra checks to ensure smooth operation, is now at version 5.6.9.
Highlights of ConfigServer Firewall 5.6.9:
• Duplicate entries in csf.conf on GENERIC installations have been fixed;
A lot of rumors have been going around the Internet about the potential launch date for the Steam Linux client, but nothing has been certain about the launch titles until now. Many game developers have announced their integration into Steam for Linux,…
Anjuta 3.6.0 (September 26, 2012) — James Liggett
This is a new stable version of Anjuta and all users should update to this
Summary of the major changes between 3.4.x and 3.6:
Dark Gates, a game in which the player has to lead six heroes into a dungeon where they will fight their way through in order to destroy Dark Gates and the evil mage who is the master of the dungeon, is now at version 0.2.1 Alpha.
The game is still heavily under development, so there are a lot of new updates and changes added with every version.
Highlights of Dark Gates 0.2.1 Alpha:
• In-fight animations for spells such as Heal , Magic Shield, Magic …
Percona Server, an enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL that will allow queries to run faster and more consistently and to consolidate servers on powerful hardware, is now at version 5.5.28-29.1.
Highlights of Percona Server 5.5.28-29.1:
• Percona Server has ported Twitter’s MySQL NUMA patch. This was caused by wrong signal handling;
As things continue to heat up on the open source gaming front, Valve is preparing for a beta test of the Linux version of its popular Steam service, which Valve has promised to deliver by the end of this year. Many Linux gamers are watching this closely, especially after the popularity of Steam for the [...]
Linux Mint founder, Clement Lefebvre, has done an amazing job monitizing his Ubuntu offshoot. Not only does the project have sponsors in the business community who wish to assure Mint stays in production, but his monthly donations are impressive as well. Now Lefebvre has announced yet another partnership and the ribbon-cutting of his Minty fresh [...]
We have recently been notified of a company using unscrupulous methods to dramatically increase specific extensions profiles’ Popularity Scores on Magento Connect. As a result of this inappropriate activity, several of our member’s extension …
At a presentation at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Denmark earlier this week, Valve Software’s Drew Bliss told attendees that the open-sourced operating system Linux is more viable than Windows 8 for gaming at this point.
November 14, 2012 I 10:00AM PDT
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Another 6 months, another Ubuntu Developer Summit event for Canonical, where Mark Shuttleworth is always present and keeps his audience captivated. Yes, we’re talking about the Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) event for the upcoming Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) operating system, which takes place these days, between October 29t…
With Ubuntu trying to improve their OpenGL driver support state to push the Linux OS as a platform for gaming, Valve going to be promoting the closed-source NVIDIA and AMD drivers on Linux, and various other challenges still turning up for those trying to use the different Linux OpenGL drivers, here are some new benchmarks [...]