As usual, Canonical is on schedule with development of Ubuntu 12.04 “Precise Pangolin”. This is perhaps the reason for Ubuntu’s success over the years. With the completion of the Ubuntu Developers Summit, the clear course for development of Precise Pangolin is now established. This also means a list of changes that will come the new […]
Fedora 16 has been released, this new release brings exciting new features for desktop users, for system administrators, and for developers. Some of major features we find: enhanced cloud support including Aeolus Conductor, Condor Cloud, HekaFS, OpenStack and pacemaker-cloud; KDE Plasma workspaces 4.7 and GNOME 3.2; a number of core system improvements including GRUB 2 […]
At the centre of storm in the world of Linux is a post by Mike Gualtieri in his Forrester blog on the proliferation of Mobiles and the death of Linux post by Mike Gualtieri in his Forrester blog on the proliferation of Mobiles and the death of Linux on 26th October. You simply have to […]
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.
With the much-awaited Oneiric Ocelot, Ubuntu 11.10 finally released, the anticipation to install and work with it is quiet palatable in Ubuntu world. True to their community, the Ubuntu developers have integrated the best of open source capabilities with high performance Linux distribution. This release is on schedule following the Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu 11.04, six […]
The last week of September, saw the release of Gnome 3.2 and work will now begin on its next version Gnome 3.4. GNOME, the desktop environment, which went in for major overhaul with its version 3.0 is continuing to introduce updates every six months synchronous with Gnome 3’s capabilities.
The final build for Firefox 7.0 has been launched (for Linux, Windows, and Mac). This is a stable release that fixes a previous issue that made Mozilla Firefox run slow. The memory leak problem has disturbed Mozilla for years, and it has finally been resolved. Memory inconsistencies were addressed using MemShrink, an initiative that was […]
Gnome3 on its release on April 6 2011 was touted as the next generation of GNOME in nine long years. The highlight of Gnome 3, is the brand new user interface for new, modern desktop for modern technologies. Besides, Gnome 2 had a very long life and maintaining it, technically, was reaching the point of […]
With Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu 11.04 operations on full swing, now the focus is all on Oneiric Ocelot, Ubuntu 11.10, scheduled for release on 13 Oct 2011, is growing by the day. On 2 June, the Alpha of Oneiric was released. The Debian Import Freeze is frozen and Alpha 2 is expected soon. The Ubuntu Developer […]
Oracle released VirtualBox 4.0.10, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.0. It comes to fix many bugs like proper device detection on RHEL/OEL/CentOS 5 guests, fixed disappearing settings widgets on KDE hosts, VT-x detection on Linux 3.0 hosts and fixed a memory leak during VBoxManage guestcontrol execute, for more about this release please check the changelog.
Jim Zemlin, the Linux Foundation’s director, has some heartening news for Linux world professionals. He was recently quoted saying, “Linux’s increasing use across industries is building high demand for Linux jobs despite national unemployment stats. Linux.com reaches millions of Linux professionals from all over the world. By providing a Jobs Board feature on the popular […]