On July 26th, Canonical unleashed for testing the third and last Alpha version of the upcoming Xubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating system.
The Chrome OS developers announced today, July 27th, the immediate availability for download of the Chrome OS 2.1.1145 Live CD Linux operating system, which brings a lot of fresh software.
Jeff Hoogland has announced the release of Bodhi Linux version 2.00. This stable release comes after two months of hard work and bug fixing, followed by a Bodhi Linux 2.00 Release Candidate.
This tutorial explains how you can integrate ClamAV into PureFTPd for virus scanning on an Ubuntu 12.04 system. In the end, whenever a file gets uploaded through PureFTPd, ClamAV will check the file and delete it if it is malware.
GRUB 2.0 (Grand Unified Bootloader) was release on June 28, come with some major improvement and brings a new menu structure with submenus, a new theme for gfxmenu and support for new platforms and It also brings new drivers for AHCI, EHCI, EFI serial etc. Grub is arguably the best piece of software in the world for managing several operating systems at boot time.
The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the Open Source community has to offer. The Quantal Quetzal Alpha 3 Release of Ubuntu 12.10 is a developer snapshot to give you a very early glance at the next version of Ubuntu.
Retrogaming is cool. The Sega MegaDrive had some of the best games ever made. Puppy Arcade should be right up my street except it isn't. it looks outdated and has many flaws.
One company estimates there will be 67,000 lost or stolen cell phones in London during the upcoming Olympic Games, and chances are some of those phones are going to contain sensitive company data. That's when it's no longer just annoying for the owner, it's a big problem for IT.
During LinuxCon this year one of the lead Linux kernel developers, Alan Cox, pointed at the challenge the community is facing in terms of gender gap. Unlike other areas where women are in leadership positions open source is an exception. So, we are starting an interview series on Muktware 'Woman Force In Open Source' where we will feature one female developer/executive every week. We are starting this series with Elizabeth Krumbach the winner of the O'Reilly Open Source Award.
Softpedia is the first to announce today, July 26th, that the third Alpha version of the upcoming Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating system is now available for download. As usual, we've grabbed a copy of it in order to keep you up-to-date with the latest changes in the Ubuntu 12.10 development.
Google has released a new software framework that aims to give programmers the ability to create interactive experiences in physical spaces. It could potentially be used to build interactive art installations or games that involve physical interaction.
Keeping an eye on your disk is always very important, especially today when dealing with huge quantity of data. Take a look at your personal files and programs, and you will be surprised by how much disk space you consume. Baobab is a Graphical User Interface software to analyze a disk usage. Hopefully, Baobab can help you manage that, straight out of the box, and with very little installation required.
Meltemi, a Linux-based platform for feature phones, was planned to replace Series 40, the platform that has been around since 1999. Series 40, which runs on some of the top feature phones in the world, has brought a lot of success to Nokia. However, the software was getting old, and Nokia reportedly felt that Series 40 needs to be replaced by something new and Meltemi was that something new.
Jumping Bean announces the launch of its PHP training courses to meet growing demand for PHP developers in South Africa.
Flickr is maybe the most popular image hosting website in the world, helping millions of users to manage their photos online, and to easily share them on any of the widely used social networks. Frogr is a smart and very useful little application that allows you the easier pre-set and upload of your photographs on Flickr straight from your Gnome desktop!
Technical glitches can turn out to be expensive. Just ask Nasdaq, which first proposed a $40 million settlement for issues around the Facebook IPO, and recently upped it to $62 million -- and that still might not be enough.
As a notion of thanks to the wonderful work done by the community and attract more members, Fedora is giving away open-hardware devices for free. Users will have to enter their names in a form and if you are lucky enough, you can win a device you love.
Well boys and girls the wait is finally over. After two months in the making 2.0.0 is officially our stable release. This build features the stable Linux 3.2 kernel, PCManFM file manager, the latest version of the Midori browser, and finally the brand spanking new Terminology terminal emulator.
The “bug” existed back in the old times of the floppy drives. These drives seemed to fail very quickly on linux systems compared to MS DOS/Windows. Now, a normal observer would say linux had bad handling of the drives or was doing something messy that made these drives crap out ever so often. But as it turned out, the issue was the complete opposite.
First it was Gartner, now Gabe Newell, the former Microsoft executive and billionaire computer games baron behind Half-Life, has laid into Windows 8. Newell, who oversaw the first three versions of Windows under Bill Gates among other roles during his 13 years at the software giant, has reportedly called Windows 8 a “catastrophe for everyone in the PC space”.