The world of computing and the internet is a very normal and accepted entity to most geeks. But to some unknown, unsuspecting and unfamiliar users, the whole concept can seem quite strange, almost alien!
Gradually our computing trends are changing in favor of cloud. Today we tend to do most of our works in the cloud via our web-browsers, from storing files to accessing them, sharing files or collaboratively editing them; every other task is rendered in our web browser, making web browsers all the more important desktop program.
The Amarok 1.4-inspired Clementine music player, is about to release a new exciting version – the first major one after the stable 1.0 that is aiming to enrich the user experience even more! The first RC has been released today, so here is an article showing the most important additions/implementations.
While I know it’s not Unix or Linux news, I thought this was pretty interesting. Google has applied for a patent on software that can identify and tag any object(s) in an image uploaded by any internet user.
There has been demand for Oracle to reinstate the Oracle Linux Pavilion at the Oracle OpenWorld 2012 convention. Oracle is stating that the booth will include Independent Software Vendors, Hardware Vendors and System Integrators. All of which will display their products and services. And all services displayed will be Oracle Linux and Oracle VM certified.
VirtualBox4.2 is out, according to the announcement, the release builds on previous versions by adding new features such as VM Groups which are designed to streamline management, improving network capabilities, and providing support for new host and guest operating system platforms like Oracle Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion,” and Oracle Linux 6.3..
To some people’s surprise, even open-source software has a license attached to it. And with that license comes a description and agreement for what can and can’t be done with the source code of any particular product or service. What exact license the specific open-source software lies under is generally up to the developer(s) and/or […]
At Unixmen, we were lucky enough to score an exclusive interview with former Project Leader of the OpenIndiana, Alasdair Lumsden. Since Alasdair’s resignation, it has not only sparked discussion on the reasons of Alasdair’s resignation from OpenIndiana, but also generated a lot of interesting discussion on development and the future of OpenIndiana.