GAP is a collection of GIMP plugins that make it possible to create animations as sequences of single frames. The result can be saved as animated GIF, AVI or MPEG file (external libraries are used for this). Now GAP 2.6.0 has been released. The new version is optimised for GIMP 2.6 and offers some new […]
The ongoing Ubuntu Developer Summit at FL, today became the platform on which Mark Shuttleworth, announced that Ubuntu Linux will soon be available across all smart devices – Smartphones, tablets and smart TVs. Mark Shuttleworth as founder of Canonical, the commercial arm of Ubuntu, while making the keynote address at the Summit also announced short […]
Linux From Scratch (LFS) 7.0 has been released, according to the announcement, this release includes numerous changes to LFS 6.8, including updates to Linux kernel 3.1, GCC 4.6.1 and glibc 2.14.1. A somewhat major change was made in this version of the book by adding a new top level directory, /run. This directory has a […]
As Ubuntu passes another milestone, it has a brief but spectacular rise, in seven years, to becoming one of the most popular and well-supported open source software globally. With more than 15 releases since 2004, Ubuntu has grown rapidly to go beyond desktops to now Cloud-based features support.
If you have been a big fan of computer games, then you will be familiar with that marvelous game, called Worms, which released in 1995. This was a great single-player game, which supported multiple players as one team of worms overcame another. An excellent adaption of the Worms’s game-play is the free-to-download game Hedgewars that […]
The month of September has been quite an eventful period for Browsers this year. First two of the leading browsers released their latest versions- Google’s Chrome 14 and Mozilla’s FireFox 7.0, on Sept 15. The surprise of the month, however, was an amazing new browser, by Amazon, called the Amazon Silk, which debuted on their […]
There are many Chinese consumers who are unable to pay for the cost of a legal copy of MS Windows XP. So now they have an easy (and legal) way out. A clone of Windows that actually runs on Ubuntu! Known as Ylmf OS, this software can be had for free on their dedicated website. […]