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LibreOffice 4.3.1 Is Available For Download!!

The Document Foundation has announced LibreOffice 4.3.1, the first minor release of LibreOffice 4.3 "fresh" family, with over 100 fixes. If you're using LibreOffice right...

saidar – A curses-based tool for viewing system statistics

Saidar is a nice command line tool that allow you to view system statistics  through libstatgrab. Statistics include CPU, processes, load, memory, swap, network...

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True to form Ubuntu 11.10 is being fleshed up with several features while, some legacies that continued, are being removed. So, in comes...

Recent Releases of Interest –RHEL 5.7

The previous week saw some interesting releases and doing full justice to the release is the RHEL 5.7.Following our status update on RHEL5.7 beta...

Wine 1.5.6 has been released!

Wine is a free and open source application that allows users to run Windows software on other operating systems. Wine is always under heavy development...

Tails Operating System Reaches Version 1.0

Tails, the operating system which was used by the whistleblower Edward Snowden, has reached the version 1.0 and it brings many important security and...

Growth in Companies migrating to Open source to beat vendor lock-in

The future of open source is now slated for growth as more business look to the open community for solutions, to overcome the inevitable...

Pidgin 2.9.0 is out , Install via PPA (Ubuntu...

Pidgin 2.9.0 has been released!, Pidgin is a chat program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means...

OpenShot goes cross-platform

OpenShot Video Editor is a program designed to create and edit videos on Linux.  It can easily combine multiple video clips, audio clips, and...

Pidgin 2.7.11 is releaed! | PPA Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Pidgin 2.7.11 has been released, this is a maintenance release that includes a variety of bug fixes and updates. Some of the bugs that...

Firefox4.0 is released! Installation instructions for Linux 32 and 64bit

Firefox4.0 is planed to be released the 22th of March, the long awaited but is already available to download today.

Integrated kernel patch for improved AMD and Intel graphic

The Linux 2.6.38 was integrated with a wonder patch for minimizing Linux desktop response time and graphic drivers for Radeon HD 6000 graphic chips...

VirtualBox 4.0.10 has been released! PPA Ubuntu & Linux Mint

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,...

A relook at Sunflower file manager

Sunflower File Manager, the dream file manager that integrates into GNOME framework has now reached Alpha phase. Every since thedream twin-panel file manager began two...

First Peek at LibreOffice Android port Prototype

That LibreOffice continues to respond to requirements of end-users became truly evident when news of it being developed for Android OS arrived a few months ago....

IE, Chrome or Firefox; who wins the race?

For about last 1 month I have been investigating about internet browsers and if not every day, twice a week there is a headline...

Kaspersky antivirus use Linux to rescue Windows

Windows doesn't live up to its mainstream usage requirements, especially in the security sector that Microsoft offers few and obsolete tools with which you...