If you were to give it a thought, you will agree, that it is time for open source software to have a greater presence in Mainframe segment as well. For some time now Canonical’s Ubuntu software offers support for x86-Powered System x and Blade Center lines.
0 A.D. Alpha 7 code name-Geronium has been released, This is the seventh alpha version of 0 A.D., a free, open-source game of ancient warfare. According to the announcement, “This alpha debuts Carthage, a mighty, versatile naval civilization, includes a dynamic border game mechanic, a new main menu and several new music tracks featuring live […]
“OpenIndiana oi_151a has been released, this release comes exactly one year after the first release, oi_147. This build brings a wide variety of enhancements, including being the first build based on Illumos. Notable changes to the kernel and core userland since OpenIndiana’s oi_148 release includes KVM, the open source kernel-based Virtual Machine, as a basic […]
If you have just bought yourself, a Samsung TV or use one of the new music devices, then installing the latest VortexBox 1.10 will take your listening pleasure to a new level. VortexBox is a powerful media server distro that has features to rig up your old computer into a music server. Being a fedora […]
Yes, Mozilla’s Firefox is the best browser to date. However, there are certain inherent browser features that are lacking, which third party developers offer. The Tab Mix Plus is one such add-on that helps in deriving features and functional capabilities, which are default on most other browsers. Tabbed browsing with Tab Mix Plus is essentially […]
LibreOffice, the famous office suite, can be improved further- thanks to the countless number of templates and extensions. These goodies are available for download and users can enhance the functionality of the suite to tailor it according to their needs. Plus developers can write add-ons and then share them among millions of people worldwide.
Yes, LibreOffice did fork away from OpenOffice in September of 2010. Open Office, then was the default standard in office suites for open source software and had a large user-base. Besides, it was a strong contender against proprietary software such as Microsoft Word. After Oracle bought Sun Microsystems, the parent company of OpenOffice, it initially, […]
The alpha build of Thunderbird is called Earlybird 8.0a2 and is under progress. It is available for installation with the beta as well as the stable build. Officially, news on the Early bird is not yet announced and therefore no change logs available as yet.