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 […]
No rhyme or reason, just wanted a change says Linus Torvalds when commiting the next version of the Linux kernel from 2.6.40 directly to Linux 3.0. This is great news in a way as the 2.6 seemed an infinite series, which never was going to end.
Happy Chrome 12 to 160 million users world-wide. Google releases Chrome 12 stable that claims to be more secure and flashy. Let’s see what improvements they have got this time in the browser after their six-week effort!
Oracle released VirtualBox 4.0.8, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.0. It improves stability and fixes regressions. Important bugs were fixed in this release, for 3D support: fixed GNOME 3 rendering under Ubuntu 11.04 and Fedora 15, Mac OS X hosts: fixed incompatibility with recent Mac OS X versions in 64-bit mode, for more information check […]