Last week, we had the first OpenOffice release, since the project was donated to the Apache foundation. This raised a lot of questions and many users wondered what is the point, or what is the difference with the Libre “brother”? In an attempt to answer these questions and learn more about how the people of […]
While I was downloading the point n click adventure game called Lilly Looking Through, I checked the people behind this independent project and saw a guy who worked for the Myst series, an animator and a music composer.
Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.05 was released yesterday featuring KDE 4.8.3, GCC 4.7, glibc 2.15, QT 4.8.1, Linux kernel 3.2.8 and the latest Nvidia and Catalyst drivers. For those of you who don’t know why Chakra is considered one of the hottest distributions right now I can tell you two things: 1.) Latest but stable 2.) Maybe […]
VLC media player is one of the most well known and successful open source projects. From day one, VLC has “invaded” the multimedia world, providing the users of all platforms an easy, simple, free and libre way to playback all kinds of multimedia on their desktop and not only… This Monday, we meet Jean-Baptiste Kempf, […]
Pulse Audio is an advanced network sound server. To put it simply, Pulse Audio is a background process designed to accept sound input from a source, and redirect it to devices like sound cards, or other processes.
It’s a plane…It’s a boat…It’s a truck…It’s Rigs of Rods! Rigs of Rods is one of the best open source simulation projects in existence, with thousands of fans and contributors around the world. The project started as a truck simulator, but evolved into being an advanced physics sandbox. Rigs of Rods gives you the opportunity […]
Internet is the the “Alpha and Omega” of our daily experience with computers, dominating, enriching and engulfing everything we do. This is the case with almost everyone around the world, but somewhere out there, there are computers that are not connected to the internet for some reason that we will not analyse in this article. […]
After having to fight with strange corporate tides, controversial management strategies and finally the danger of completely dying, OpenOffice was “donated” to the Apache Software Foundation almost one year ago. Today we had the announcement of the first release of OpenOffice under the governance of the Apache Software Foundation.
OSHackers is a website that aims to count GNU/Linux users and place them geographically using their Linux distribution as the marker. You can visit OSHackers and put yourself on the map, and you can search for people that use Linux around your area.
Linux ecosystem consists of so many people doing a great job, and it is only natural for someone not to know everyone out there. Many worthy developers are unknown to the majority of users and sometimes their magnificent projects are unused, or underused due to low publicity. Salih Emin is one of those, and his […]