Sound is one of those portions of the Linux operating system that is often unappreciated and not even given a second thought. When examined from a technical perspective, the sound frameworks and architectures used within Linux are quite fascinating.
“When Apache foundation released OpenOffice 3.4, many people wondered what is the point of OpenOffice existence, and what is, or what should be the current relation with LibreOffice. Unixmen came in contact with the people behind the project, and did an attempt to answer these questions through an interview with Rob Weir.
The reason for posting this, is because I have the feeling that something isn’t going quite right to our favorite OS. This is strongly my personal opinion and of course I retain every right to be wrong :)
Pulse Audio is an advanced network sound server. To put it simply, Pulse Audio is a background process designed to accept sound input from a source, and redirect it to devices like sound cards, or other processes.
Few days ago was released Grub Customizer 2.5.5, the new release comes with an improved kde menu compatibility, translation updates, preserving quote charachter, replaced update-grub by grub-mkconfig + output_fileGrub.
htop, an interactive process viewer for Linux, it is a good alternative to top command. When you run htop, it will show you your usage per CPU, as well as a text graph of your memory and swap usage right at the top, all in a colored interface.
Gimp Plugin registry is a package of some very useful plugins for Gimp, it contain a number of extensions like Gimp-FX Foundry (More than 117 effects, including blurring, distorting,Roy Lichtenstein effect, planet render effect and more), Elsamuko (Includes effects such as “Obama Hope”, “Movie 300″, ..and more).
After having to fight with strange corporate tides, controversial management strategies and finally the danger of completely dying, OpenOffice was “donated” to the Apache Software Foundation almost one year ago. Today we had the announcement of the first release of OpenOffice under the governance of the Apache Software Foundation.
The issue of Oracle challenging Google on the use of Java APIs may, on the surface, appear to be a case of IT corporate establishing themselves on a common turf. However, the implications of these digital corporate wars are serious. The ongoing battle is for Oracle to gain complete control on Java programming language and for Google […]