Mageia 4 about to reach its end-of-life

As you may know, our policy is to support stable releases for 18 months; Mageia 4 was released on February 1st, 2014, so it should have been supported until August 1st, 2015. However, due to the delayed release of Mageia … Continue reading

MDN celebrates 10 years of documenting YOUR Web

Today, Mozilla proudly celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Mozilla Developer Network, one of the richest and also one of the few multilingual resources on the Web for documentation. It started in February 2005, when a small team dedicated to … Continue reading

Publication of TDF Ledgers

TDF has begun publishing the accounting ledgers to the general public. As part of the foundation’s transparency and openness principles, TDF is committed to publishing the accounting ledgers on a regular basis from now on. Accounting is done by a professional accountant, and the resulting ledgers are slightly anonymized and translated. The style of the ledgers is defined by […]

Firefox Puts You in Control of Your Online Life

We created Firefox to give people choice and control of their Web experience and we’re always adding more ways to personalize your Firefox. Firefox is made by a non-profit organization and a global community dedicated to Mozilla’s mission of promoting … Continue reading

Please welcome Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, Chief Marketing Officer and Nick Nguyen, Vice President of Product Strategy

Today we’re excited to announce two new additions to the leadership team at Mozilla, one joining us for the first time today, and the other returning. Jascha Kaykas-Wolff joins us this week as Mozilla’s new Chief Marketing Officer with responsibility … Continue reading

Ubuntu laptops available for pre-order with

Electronic Commerce Retailer Ebuyer has launched a series of AMD-based HP laptops preloaded with Ubuntu. These devices are perfect for business and home users and are now available for pre-order on; fully available at the end of May 2015. The launch with not only signals a significant milestone in terms of solidifying a partnership with one of the pre-eminent local electronic retailers, but increases Ubuntu’s e-tail presence here in the UK. Initially, […]

Moving Forward with Firefox

Next month, Johnathan Nightingale will step down as a full time Mozillian after 8 years of distinguished service. We’d like to thank him for his countless contributions to the Mozilla project and leading Firefox through periods of intense competition and … Continue reading

Bad luck or Valentine gift: Mageia 5 beta 3 is out!

The release date was a close call between Friday, the 13th and Valentine’s day… but finally, Mageia 5 beta 3 is available for tests. You will find more information about it on the Release Notes page. The road was long and strewn with … Continue reading

Mageia 5 beta 2 is out! A story of badluck

After several delays the beta 2 version of Mageia 5 is finally out! You can find more information here. But, it seems that yet again we need to postpone the Mageia 5 release. Due to various difficulties with EFI boot, … Continue reading

What is Ubuntu Snappy?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably heard about this new thing from Canonical called “Snappy” Ubuntu Core, but at the same time trying to understand exactly what it is may leave you cross-eyed, especially with the buzzwords such as “cloud”, “containers” and “apps” floating about. Once you get a handle on it, it’s obvious […]

How to Install Openbravo ERP on an Ubuntu VPS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Openbravo ERP on an Ubuntu VPS . Openbravo ERP is an open source ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) web-based business solution for small and medium sized companies released under the Openbravo Public License. Read more ….

It’s Christmas in FOSS-land!

Or Hannuka or Kwanzaa or the solstice or… you get the picture. Whatever holiday you celebrate, it’s here! And in the spirit of warmth and light and giving, Mageia is embarking on (what we hope will be) a yearly tradition … Continue reading

Firefox OS Expands to Nearly 30 Countries

Firefox OS has brought choice to the mobile industry with 14 smartphones offered by 14 operators in 28 countries. Firefox OS unlocks mobile ecosystem participants from the barriers set by proprietary systems, allowing for independence, control and innovation. More choices … Continue reading

Linux Mint 17.1 MATE Edition : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Linux Mint 17.1 MATE Edition is the latest version of Linux Mint featuring MATE desktop environment 1.8.1. Released with many new improvements, software update and new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and powered Linux Kernel 3.13, Linux Mint 17.1 will be supported until 2019. Read […]

The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana)

The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana)This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a […]

HP’s ‘The Machine’ & the Future of Linux

If all goes according to plan, in June of 2015 HP plans to release a new operating system they’re calling Linux++. Before we start jumping up and down and putting on our party hats, we should know that this is not a new Linux distro being designed by HP to be featured on a new […]

Install OwnCloud 7 with Nginx and PHP-FPM on an Ubuntu VPS

OwnCloud is a web based application that provides services such as file storage, management and sharing. Using OwnCloud you can sync and share your files, calendar… Read more ….

Darktable 1.6 Version Released, Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.The internal architecture of darktable allows users to easily add modules for all sorts […]

Ambiance Blackout Flat Colors Theme Suite released for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Ambiance Blackout Flat Colors is a Modern, Fully Dark and Flat “reboot/remake” of the Ubuntu Ambiance GTK 2/3 Themes. It features a modern and clean flat look in your choice of 13 vibrant colors. With fully integrated and tested support for many of the popular desktops Including: Unity, Cinnamon, Mate, Xfce, Lxde, OpenBox, Gnome Classic […]

Ambiance & Radiance Flat Colors Themes Suite Released for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Ambiance & Radiance Flat Colors aims to be a modern and unique theme bringing class and personality to your favorite desktop environment. It features a modern and clean flat look in your choice of 13 vibrant colors: Blue, Spring Blue, Brown, Graphite, Green, Orange, Purple, Pink, Red, Teal, and Yellow. Each color comes in 2 […]