Open Source software development has drawn increasing attention as its importance has grown. Open source communities have been able to challenge and often outperform proprietary software by enabling better reliability, lower costs, shorter development times, and a higher quality of code. But the question/fact that “why would skilled programmers, devote their time, effort and knowledge […]
It has been a more than a month since the most anticipated browser Firefox 4 was shown off by Mozilla on 22nd March. Later in April, Firefox broke the 100 million download mark (have a look at the amazing Firefox stat page here!) yet it is interesting to note that most Firefox users are still […]
The Document Foundation released the third beta of LibreOffice 3.4. The upcoming 3.4 will be the second major release of the LibreOffice project, and comes with many exciting new features. The final version of LibreOffice 3.4 scheduled to arrive on 31 May.
Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor. Inkscape is cross-platform and runs on Unix based OS, Windows and Mac (typically under X11). In this post we have attempted to gather some best tutorials around the web, categorizing them into various groups, organized from novice users to advance level. If you have not installed inkscape […]
The Chakra Development Team is proud to announce the release of Chakra 2011.04 codenamed Aida. Two month passed since Chakra 2011.02. Now it is time for Aida to impress. We added kernel 18.104.22.168 and lots of package updates. KDE got updated to 4.6.2 with our chakra-patches added, such as our hardware detection including the latest […]
.Webmin 1.550 released, This release includes a fix for an XSS attack reported by Javier Bassi that can be triggered if un-trusted users are allowed to change the real names of Unix users on your system. It also includes support for Ubuntu’s new Upstart boot system, and several other new small features
Fixed a bug that caused some GPUs to stop responding when the X Server was started. All GPUs are susceptible, but the failure was primarily seen on GF104 and GF106 boards. Fixed a bug causing the X server to hang every 49.7 days on 32-bit platforms. Added support for the following GPUs: GeForce GT 520 […]
Mandriva 2011 beta 2 was supposed to be released a week ago, but the release schedule was delayed by last minute defects discovered by the development and testing teams. In order to get hold of beta 2, you can visit your favorite Mandriva mirror and check devel/iso/2011.