I was lucky enough to be invited to the Red Hat Forum 2012, which was held in the city of Brisbane QLD, Australia. I attended the conference and represented Unixmen.com. The topic was “Build Your Own Open Hybrid Cloud Today!”. It was a very professional event and it was a real privilege to attend.
Wine is a free and open source application that allows users to run Windows software on other operating systems. Wine is always under heavy development with the team preparing one release every 2 weeks. Yesterday, the founder and current leader of the project Alexandre Julliard, announced the availability of version 1.5.11 that brings some important additions […]
Yesterday released the first certified series Nvidia 304.37, the new Long Lived release comes with many new features, improvements and bug fixes. If you have previously used beta 304.xx drivers then these new features won’t be news for you.
A few days ago at SIGGRAPH 12 conference, Pixar presented their latest hot technology called Open Subdiv. This is what Pixar uses in all their videos enjoying extreme flexibility that they can achieve with any kind of mesh topology through Subdivision Surfaces. This method is very efficient to model smooth shapes, such as a round […]
Quite recently many Ubuntu users using nVIDIA hardware as their primary graphics card, experienced an unhappy situtation watching blue color videos on Youtube. The problem is widely known, since Ubuntu is the top mainsteam Linux distribution and Youtube is one of the most visited websites today. In time, a temporary solution was found – disabling […]
Does anyone remember WordPerfect? Yes, there was a viable competitor to Microsoft Office at one stage. Back in 1994, Novell bought WordPerfect for $US 1.5billion. After just 18 months, Novell then sold WordPerfect to Corel for a measly US$ 146million. A huge loss at the expense of Novell. Whilst under the ownership of Corel, in […]
I’ve been browsing distrowatch.com lately noticing something that is happening for some time now, but maybe surprised me for the first time because it is still happening. What I am talking about is that there are more Linux distributions releasing new versions using Gnome 2.32 than Gnome 3.4!
Until now, I have remained quite reserved about any serious Linux gaming, which seems to have gained quite some momentum thanks to Valve’s recent announcement to release game titles on the Linux platform. I should probably point out that I do wish Valve all the best and hope that their Linux games perform well for […]