PinguyOS 11.04 is released, Based on ubuntu 11.04 natty Narwhal, this new release is an optimise build of Ubuntu 11.04 Minimal CD with added repositories, tweaks and enhancements that can run as a Live DVD or be installed. It has all the added packages needed for video, music and web content e.g. flash and java, […]
True to form Ubuntu 11.10 is being fleshed up with several features while, some legacies that continued, are being removed. So, in comes the Deja Dup backup tools as default while the computer janitor is being removed as some of the non-geeks where tripping up on it. Deja dup becoming default is under the scanner […]
Adobe has released new Flash Player 10.3; promising improved stability, performance upgrades and primarily enhancements in security and user privacy protection. Cross-platform, Adobe Flash player 10.3 will be available for Linux, Android, Mac OS and windows.
Now is that good or worst, but the big news for today is that Microsoft is acquiring the leading internet communication service Skype! REDMOND, Wash., and LUXEMBOURG from the Microsoft Corp. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Skype (…) for $8.5 billion in cash from the investor […]
lubuntu has grown into an amazing project over the last two years. There are more than 460 people who signed up with the project on Launchpad. Contributors are engaging to keep the wiki updated. Designers create lubuntu interface designs and others make videos. Under the head of development, Julien Lavergne, the distro has become a […]
Open Source software development has drawn increasing attention as its importance has grown. Open source communities have been able to challenge and often outperform proprietary software by enabling better reliability, lower costs, shorter development times, and a higher quality of code. But the question/fact that “why would skilled programmers, devote their time, effort and knowledge […]
It has been a more than a month since the most anticipated browser Firefox 4 was shown off by Mozilla on 22nd March. Later in April, Firefox broke the 100 million download mark (have a look at the amazing Firefox stat page here!) yet it is interesting to note that most Firefox users are still […]
Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor. Inkscape is cross-platform and runs on Unix based OS, Windows and Mac (typically under X11). In this post we have attempted to gather some best tutorials around the web, categorizing them into various groups, organized from novice users to advance level. If you have not installed inkscape […]