Tar 1.23 is released, the new release fixed many bugs and comes with new commad line and improvements. In the new version we will find for example that the record size auto detection has been improved also improved behavior if some files were removed during incremental dumps, for the command line we find tow new […]
Banshee 1.5.4 is released. The new release comes with several new features and many fixes, including equalizer presets, Nokia N900 support, opt-in/anonymous usage-data collection, and support for the new Banshee Community Extensions sub-project.This last one it already contains 9 extensions, including Alarm Clock, Lyrics, and Mirage, and has 15 maintainers. Its releases track Banshee’s.
While the ioquake3-powered OpenArena game is not as advanced or popular as say Nexuiz, it is a fairly popular free software game amongst those using an open-source Mesa3D driver stack. It’s not too graphically rich yet provides competitive and fun FPS game-play — it can also be used for Mesa driver benchmarking.
OpenShot is now officially included in the Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) repository. If you have an alpha version of Lucid, you can already find it in the Software Center. Just search for “openshot”. I consider this as a good news since it will be easy in the future final release of Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid for […]
Creating your own OS can be quite a daunting task that requires a lot of computer knowledge. I found a site that may interest you, Custom NimbleX2 is an open-source project that allows even newbies in computing to create their own Linux OS. Check it OutFollow the on screen instructions to select background, software and […]
Freeciv is a turn-based strategy game, with some real-time elements, in which each player is the leader of a civilization, fighting to obtain the ultimate goals of a nation: The extinction of all other nations, being the first nation to plant a colony in another star system, or survival to the end of the game. […]
A new email client unveiled by Mozilla this week contains code from an unusual source — the French military, which decided the open source product was more secure than Microsoft`s rival Outlook. The story of how the French government became involved with the open source movement, which has transformed much software around the world from […]
cpulimit is a simple program that attempts to limit the cpu usage of a process (expressed in percentage, not in cpu time). This is useful to control batch jobs, when you don’t want them to eat too much cpu. It does not act on the nice value or other scheduling priority stuff, but on the […]