As every body knows, Mandriva‘s situation ever since the first signs of the company being in serious financial difficulties started resurfacing earlier this year. But apart from occasional rumours and overoptimistic statements by the company’s CEO, there has been very little to settle the nerves of those who love the popular distribution. If […]
Linux From Scratch 6.7 is released , This release includes numerous changes to LFS 6.6 (including updates to Linux kernel 126.96.36.199, GCC 4.5.1, glibc 2.12.1) and security fixes. It also includes editorial work on the explanatory material throughout the book, improving both the clarity and accuracy of the text.” Other major changes include update to […]
Most of the Mandriva employees working on the Linux distribution were laid off due to the liquidation of Edge-IT (a subsidiary of Mandriva SA) and trust in the company has diminished, the development community (including the core developers) has decided to fork the project.
PeaZip 3.3 is released, this release brings various fixes and an improved user interface focused in better integration with web search (optionally on multiple search engines at once) and in launching favorite applications, scripts or websites/web services from PeaZip. If you diden`t hear before about Peazip, it is” A cross-platform file and archive manager. Features […]
Both Nagios and Zabbix can be setup to monitor systems in multiple locations, but configuration of everything out of the box in this mode is a bit involved. Of the two, Zabbix probably has better distributed support, although with enough work you can get comparable setups with both. NAGIOS is a popular open source computer […]
Maverik is commning with new elegant fonts designed by design.canonical.com “No, there will be no font delay as far as I know. The core fonts are still on track to be released with Maverick, containing Latin A+B Ext, Greek Polytonic and Cyrillic Extended.” The principle of the Ubuntu typeface is simplicity and clarity which […]
Adobe® Flash® Player “Square” is a preview release that enables native 64-bit support on Linux, Mac OS, and Windows operating systems, as well as enhanced support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 beta. “There are a number of significant changes that are required to move from 32-bit to 64-bit architecture. It?s not just a simple recompile. […]