Screencloud – Easily Capture and share your Linux desktop

Screencloud is an app that allows you to capture screen under Linux , Mac or Windows and automatically upload the screenshot to an FTP/SFTP server of your choice or a provider in the cloud such as Dropbox, Ubuntu One, Imgur or a cloud service proposed by Screencloud themselves. Once the file is sent, your clipboard […]

Squeal of Fortune – Skill Outfit Bonanza

Your best chance of winning six skill outfits!

Invention: The Next Skill

Mod Mark introduces the next skill: Invention!

Behind the Scenes – December 2013

Mod Mark on this year’s finest festive RuneScape fare.

Detailed Review of Ubuntu Touch 14.04 with Mir display and Unity 8 on Nexus 4 – Latest Stable Version (Video + Images)

Ubuntu OS on the desktop is very famous brand and has a long heritage in the open source community, but rather than confine itself to the one platform, Canonical set out on the path to use the same core kernel and deliver the same platform across smartphones, tablets, the desktop and TVs.The OS is fairly […]

NDISwrapper 1.59 Now Supports Modern Kernels

With most WiFi adapters and other network hardware having native Linux drivers these days, there hasn’t been much to report on with the NDISwrapper project in months — the project that allows using Windows network drivers on Linux. Changing that is to…

Team Fortress 2 for Linux Receives More Balancing Fixes

Team Fortress 2, the online multiplayer game developed by Valve, has received a small upgrade for all supported platforms, including Linux. The Team Fortress 2 updates are pouring in and the developer has implemented another set of changes and improvements. Highlights of the Team Fortress 2 update: • Some missing backpack material for the Australium Force-a-Nature has been added; • The Killstreak counts for the Mantreads, Chargin’ Targe, a…

KWrite Ported To KDE Frameworks 5

For those early adopters of the Plasma 2 interface and KDE Frameworks 5, KWrite is the latest KDE application to be ported over to the next-generation KDE stack…

Mesa 9.2.4 Arrives with Multiple Fixes

Mesa, an open source implementation of the OpenGL specification and a system for rendering interactive 3D graphics, is now at version 9.2.4. Mesa 9.2.4 is the next iteration in the series and implements the OpenGL 3.1 API. This means that some drivers might not support the specifications for the latest Mesa. “There are more changes in this release than typical for a stable releases of Mesa. This is due to a large set of changes included to improve the freedreno …

Linux Deepin 2013 has been Released

Linux Deepin 2013, a new version of the Ubuntu-based community distribution developed in China, has been released: “Linux Deepin 2013 is released. Focusing on improving user experience, Linux Deepin has made several attempts and various innovations on the Linux desktop in the last two years. During the process, Linux Deepin has become more mature and […]

Revolutionary Search Engine Software OpenSearchServer 1.5 Gets Full Text Search Features

OpenSearchServer, a search engine software that uses high-powered full text search algorithms, built using the best available open source technologies, is now at version 1.5.0.

OpenSearchServer 1.5.0 features phonetic search, clustered results with faceting and collapsing, geolocation, spell-checking, relevance customization using algebraic functions, and more.

Highlights of OpenSearchServer 1.5.0:

• Advanced full-text search features have been imple…

Genode OS 13.11 Brings Many Fantastic Features

The Genode OS Framework 13.11 release happened this Thanksgiving Day and with it comes a whole lot of exciting — some experimental — features…

UNIGINE Is Probably the Best Gaming Engine on Linux

The UNIGINE, a real-time 3D engine built to run on all major platforms, including Linux, has just received another update, bringing some important new features.

Unigine Engine is built by none other than Unigine Corp., the company behind the Heaven DX11 Benchmark software. The technology they develop is getting better all t…

Peppermint Four Re-spins Available

Hello world, Team Peppermint and I are happy to announce the availability of an updated respin of Peppermint Four. This respin contains a number of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read more …

Distribution Release: MakuluLinux 4.3

Jacque Raymer has announced the release of MakuluLinux 4.3, an updated release of the project’s Debian-based desktop distribution with Xfce as the default desktop environment: "MakuluLinux Xfce 4.3 released. MakuluLinux 4.3 is the final build in the Xfce 4 series. In simple terms, apart from a lot of….

phpMyFAQ 2.8.4 Gets a Fix for an Arbitrary PHP Code Execution Bug

phpMyFAQ, a scalable open source FAQ software using PHP and available for many databases, is now at version 2.8.4.

phpMyFAQ 2.8.4 supports various database systems (PostgreSQL, SQLite, MariaDB, MS SQL Server, and MySQL), comes with a comprehensive content management system, has user and group-based permissions, users get access to the LDAP and HTTP authentication with Single Sign-On support, and more.

According to the changelog, a possible arbitrary PHP code execution…

CobiBird theme for Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives (GTK + Xfce)

Install CobiBird theme in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13 (GTK + Xfce)CobiBird themes is based on Greybird theme with dark menus and it is lightweight and smooth theme. Creator made it compatible with latest GTK and retouch menubar items, menu adjustment, color selection fix, improves insensitive menus, fixed menu separators, […]

Canonical and ASUS Form Partnership in the US

Canonical and ASUS have formed a partnership that would enable the hardware vendor to equip a couple of its laptops with the Ubuntu operating system. ASUS is now providing the X201E and 1015E laptops with Ubuntu preinstalled in an effort to penetrate the education market. “As Ubuntu, and all the software …

GTK+ 3.10.5 Maintenance Update Fixes a Few Crashes

GTK+, a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces that provide a complete set of widgets, suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application suites, is now at version 3.10.5. According to the developers, GTK+ 3.10.5 incorporates new features and quite a few updates. This is now the most recent stable release in the 3.10.x branch. Highlights of GTK+ 3.10.5: • The ComboBox no longer scrolls only the first…

Intel Linux Driver Almost Neck-And-Neck With Windows 8.1

Intel released a big Windows graphics driver update that for Haswell hardware now provides OpenGL 4.2 support — while the Intel Linux driver just hit the milestone of OpenGL 3.3 support. To see how the latest Windows and Linux Intel graphics drivers c…