If you’re a bog standard Linux user who never even looks at kernel.org and just accepts whatever kernel your Linux distribution pushes down the repositories, that’s ok. You can probably ignore this news.
GRUB (GRand Unified Boot-Loader) is a very important part of your operating system. Although, technically, it’s not actually part of the OS itself, but rather integrates itself in to file system structure.
There are a lot of pioneering technology companies. Many of them don’t pay homage, respect or contribute to open-source software. But that’s ok, not all technology companies can be expected to. And many of them, it simply is not in their business interests to do so and probably not the reason they’re involved in the […]
Great news for everyone that uses the most promising music player available for the Linux platform, as the Tomahawk developers announced a few days ago the availability of version 0.5 + a small bugfix 0.5.1 release.
Just this week, former pioneering cellular phone company Nokia, announced that it will be slashing 10,000 jobs from its plant in Finland. Or the plant itself could possibly close. In addition to the job losses, Nokia also announced they would be dropping their Linux Research and Development section, known as Project Meltemi.
Despite the controversy over GNOME Shell and its productivity, there’s no point pretending that it doesn’t exist or hoping that GNOME Developers are spontaniously going to start developing GNOME 2.x further. GNOME Shell is here and GNOME Shell is here to stay.
Wine 1.5.6 has been released, this bi-weekly development release comes with an automatic installation of the Mono add-on package, a control panel applet for joysticks, device bitmap rendering now done through the DIB engine, support for video rendering through DirectX (VMR-9), first steps towards a D3D shader compiler, build fixes for DragonFly BSD, and various […]
According to the independent web analytics firm, StatCounter Chrome has excelled as the world most popular browser with the highest browser usage share for the month of May 2012. But does that apply to Linux platform too? Is Chrome the best browser for Linux? The post compares the widely popular Mozilla Firefox browser version 4 […]