Few days ago was released Gimp 2.8, the changes in GIMP 2.8rc1 since 2.7.5 are mostly not user-visible. The code was updated to work with newer versions of GEGL and babl, fixed GFig rendering issue and more.
Valve Corporation, the developer of Steam looks all set to bring to the Linux platform, believe indie game players and developers. While there are seasonal rumors on this, this time around there appears to be a lot of ‘Steam’ about Steam finally arriving on Linux.
Six month’s after Ubuntu’s previous release, Oneric Ocelot (Ubuntu11.10) Ubuntu’s next release, is the Ubuntu 12.04 called Precise Pangolin. Unlike recent releases this will be a Long Time Support (LTS) version, which means that it will continue to be supported beyond the usual 3 years for regular desktop LTS releases and will be supported for […]
I like to think that Linux is about a flexible an operating system as you can find. But it can be easy to forget just how flexible it is. We can get ourselves stuck in our computing habits and stick with the old and familiar. And sometimes, just trying something new can sometimes seem daunting […]
LibreOffice is one of the popular office suite software like Open Office and is an excellent alternative to the expensive MS Office. Most of the features available in MS Office and Open Office are also available in LibreOffice, with the added features in the form of extensions. The article, “Ten Nice Extensions for LibreOfice,” describes […]
The latest report by The Linux Foundation, for the year 2012, holds lots of surprises. The top surprise is of course, is that of the most unlikely contributor to Linux kernel development- Microsoft Corp. – at No.17, in a Top 20 list! The financial figures reveal that up to one-percent of the development of Linux 2.6.36 to the latest version […]
VirtualBox 4.1.12 has been released, this is a maintenance release that comes to fix several bugs, added support to the new Kernel 3.4. As a good news to Ubuntu users, Oracle also has updated the official repository of Virtualbox adding support for new Ubuntu 12.04.
I have been quite absent from Unixmen for almost 2 weeks now. I do apologize, but have been very busy with other work tasks and projects. I actually started this article during my absence, but there was a reason it has taken me so long to finish. Read on and see why. There’s an ugly […]