Humble Indie Bundle 7 was released a little over a week ago, featuring some pretty good games, but now a few other games were included in the collection, for free. Humble Indie Bundle 7 is cross-platform and all of the titles will work on Linux. To receive the new games, you will have to pay above the average price of the collection. The following games were included initially: The Binding of Isaac (and its DLC, Wrath of the Lamb), Closure, Shank 2, Snapshot, and Indi…
Alexander Tratsevskiy has announced the release of Calculate Linux 13, a Gentoo-based distribution for desktops and servers: "We are proud to announce the final release of Calculate Linux 13. Main changes and fixes: meta-packages are no longer used to manage default dependencies; Portage files will be unpacked when….
Version 0.9.12 of the Ebook reader and management software Calibre was announced on December 28, marking an important milestone for this amazing software.
If you own an e-book reader, the Calibre software is a must-have. It does so many things for the avid reader that it would take a lot of time to just enumerate all the features.
Double spins on selected Squeal of Fortune spin packages this weekend!
God Statues is the latest Distraction and Diversion coming to RuneScape. Check out this week’s Behind the Scenes for all the details.
Solomon’s ending 2012 the only way he know how: with effortless style. He’s offering discounts of up to 25% off more than half of the items on his General Store!
Take on the snowman offensive this weekend for the chance of grabbing some valuable drops!
Broadway, the HTML5 back-end for GTK3 that allows GTK applications to be rendered within a modern web-browser and served via a server, now has support for initiating multiple processes. The Broadway multi-process support is similar to running an X11 Se…
For those of you currently on NetBSD 6.0 or are using NetBSD 5.x as your operating system but have been wanting a reason to upgrade, the first NetBSD 6.0.x point release has surfaced…
Fetchmail, a full-featured, robust, well-documented remote-mail retrieval and forwarding utility intended to be used over on-demand TCP/IP, is now at version 6.3.24.
Fetchmail 6.3.24 supports every remote-mail protocol now in use on the Internet, including POP2, POP3, RPOP, APOP, KPOP, all flavors of IMAP, ETRN, ODMR, and even IPv6 and IPSEC.
Highlights of Fetchmail 6.2.24:
• A memory leak in the OpenSSL’s certificate verification callback has been f…
VueScan, an easy-to-use replacement for the software that usually comes with scanners and that supports most flatbed scanners, printer/scanners and film scanners, has reached version 9.1.21.
VueScan 9.1.21 is a minor release in the series as it doesn’t bring any performance improvements for the Linux platform, just some support for certain new devices.
Highlights of VueScan 9.1.21:
• A problem with Control-C command for copying text has been fi…
DVDStyler, a cross-platform free DVD authoring application that allows video enthusiasts to create professional-looking DVDs, is now at version 2.3.5.
Highlights of DVDStyler 2.3.5:
• New menu templates, Christmas, Winter and SnowField, have been added;
Rygel, a home media solution (UPnP AV MediaServer) that allows users to easily share audio, video, and pictures to other devices, is now at version 0.16.4.
With Rygel, users will be able to browse the media collection from the TV or PS3 on a PC running GNOME, and they will have the possibility to play any of said media.
Highlights of Rygel 0.16.4:
• The correct bitrates for AVC_MP4_BL_CIF15_AAC_520 is now used;
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With last week’s release of LLVM 3.2, here are new benchmarks of LLVM 3.2 with the Clang C/C++ compiler front-end. The LLVM/Clang 3.2 performance using last week’s source code releases were compared to the earlier LLVM/Clang 3.1 release and then for co…
Potenza is the name of the new icon theme that has been created by the Mystras team. This beautiful icon theme comes in two different colors for folders (blue and orange). In this article, we will see how to install this icon set in Ubuntu Unity or Gnome Shell, but the Potenza’s author is working [...]
Here it is, folks. The last issue of Full Circle for 2012. This month: * Ubuntu News. * How-To : Programming in Python, LibreOffice, and Install 12.10 on an EEE PC. * Graphics : NEW! Blender, and Inkscape. * Web Dev : CRUD Part 4. * Book Review – Super Scratch Programming. * Review: Linux Mint Debian [...]
Porteus, a portable Linux operating system which can be installed on a USB device, CDROM, SD card or hard drive, and based on the Linux Live Scripts, has just reached version 2.0 RC1.
Porteus 2.0 RC 1 has been released for the 32-bit and 64-bit architectures and it’s the first distribution in the series based on Slackware 14.0.
The distribution is now also based on Razor-qt as the desktop environment, replacing the Trinity/LXDE version.
Highlights of Port…
In the first of three parts, The H looks are what people were reading in 2012, month by month. From Anonymous weapons to fresh Linux kernels and from updated Ubuntu to open source hardware, it’s all in The H Roundup of 2012 Read more at H-online
4MLinux Server Edition, a special distribution based on Busybox, Dropbear, OpenSSH and PuTTY, is now at version 5.0.
According to the developers, 4MLinux Server Edition 5.0 is just an updated version of 4MLinux 4.1 Server Edition using 4MLinux 5.0 as the core system.
Highlights of 4MLinux Server Edition 5.0:
• TFTP (vsftpd 3.0.2), HTTP (Busybox 1.20.2) with HTTPS (via Stunnel 3.22), SFTP (OpenSSH 6.1p1 ), SSH (Dropbear 2012.55), and Telnet;