With the release of Ubuntu 11.04, at the end of April, the countdown for Linux Mint new release had begun. As Lefebvre, the founder and developer of Linux Mint, announced the release candidate Katya for version 11 of Linux Mint, the moment of discovery is here.
Parted Magic 6.1 is released. This version of Parted Magic includes a new X.Org build and some bug fixes. The Nouveau X.Org driver for NVIDIA chips is used by default now. The black screen problem with the Intel Mobile 4 Series Integrated Graphics Controllers has been fixed. A mess of other minor issues were addressed. […]
Ubuntu Studio is a multimedia creation flavor of Ubuntu. Ubuntu Studio is aimed at the GNU/Linux audio, video and graphic enthusiast as well as professional. The latest release is Ubuntu Studio 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’, a 1.5 GB DVD ISO image that comes with Numerous improvements , but here are some of the more notable ones. […]
Opensource Project Management Apps are the key to success in many an organization and in personal life for task management too. Open source provides the right platform for development of project management apps that are highly adaptable, flexible and ensure the project renders all deliverables. Introduced here are some of the popular open sources Apps […]
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 […]
If you own a netbook then here are some top-of-the-line netbook distros that you have to explore. With continued and active support from the great community of developers, new netbook distros are quickly redefining Operating Systems for the netbooks in the Open source segment. These have faster, more powerful and enriched features for your newest […]
Academics are keen on developing an open source application on Steganography an extremely advanced technique of hiding sensitive data without encryption in plain sight. This late April news release follows years of work by computer scientists at University of South Califormia, LA and NUST, Islamabad. The research found that sensitive data securing is very easy […]
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 […]
The Document Foundation released the third beta of LibreOffice 3.4. The upcoming 3.4 will be the second major release of the LibreOffice project, and comes with many exciting new features. The final version of LibreOffice 3.4 scheduled to arrive on 31 May.