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The popular GParted application, an open-source disk utility used in numerous Linux kernel-based operating system for partitioning disk drives, as well as to resize and merge partitions on any disk drive, has reached version 0.22.0.
Joomla is an Open Source Content Management System (CMS) , which allow the users to create or build their own website and applications.
Red Eclipse is a free, open-source first-person shooter based upon the Cube 2 engine, with both single-player and multi-player support. It’s a fantasy shooter that bundles a very large number of maps and comes with modes such as DM, CTF or Defend and Control. For some reason, the game always gives me a feeling of calm, and the music theme is really great. So let’s take a brief look at this new version.
I am happy to announce the availability of 14.04.2 point release. Apart from bug fixes and updating packages not a lot has changed from 14.04 Papercuts. So if you are running 14.04 Papercuts and have kept it updated there is no need to install the point release.
In today's open source roundup: The Fedora Project seeks a Diversity Advisor. Plus: DistroWatch reviews Bodhi Linux 3.0, and reviews of HTC's One M9 phone.
Apparently, there’s nothing wrong with playing Blu-ray discs, but the problem, as Federico reports it, relies on the burning of such discs under the Ubuntu distribution. He reminds us that Ubuntu switched to using cdrkit over cdrecord for optical media recording back in 2008 when Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) was released.
SuperX 3.0, code name "Grace" is now available. Grace gives more priority to application responsiveness; you will feel it right from the start - a fast, smooth, responsive system. Grace, by default, compresses unused memory pages within RAM rather than swapping out to the swap partition, making it responsive even when the system memory is low. Commonly used applications are preloaded and cached in memory for faster start-up of your favourite applications.
The popular, user-friendly, terminal-based text editor Nano has reached version 2.4 today, and comes with several new features, including ‘undo’ functionality.
Microsoft, still struggling to gain a foothold in the smartphone market, is pressing ahead with efforts to have its software bundled on Android devices from major manufacturers, with Samsung as its first partner.
Large enterprises and nuclear laboratories aren't the only organizations that need an Internet access policy and a means of enforcing it. My household has an Internet access policy, and the technique I've used to enforce it is applicable to almost any organization. In our case, I'm not too concerned about outside security threats.
AndersDX unveiled a panel computer based on a Sitara AM3354 SoC, with WiFi and BT, and a 5.7-inch, VGA resistive or 4.3-inch, WVGA capacitive touch display. We typically cover UK-based AndersDX (Anders Electronics) in its role as a distributor of products such as CompuLab’s mini-PCs and embedded boards, or TinyGreenPC’s Pi Media Player. In the […]
Following the overview of KDE IRC clients, here is a brief overview of several counterparts for GNOME, which will blend well in Xfce or Unity as well.
Monitoring Network Traffic or Bandwidth Usage is an important task in an organisational structure or even for developers. It is sometimes required to monitor traffic on various systems which share the internet bandwidth. There might be situations where network statistics are required for decision making in the networking areas or use the logged information on the network traffic for analysis tasks.
Nearly six months have passed since a major Drupal SQL injection vulnerability was disclosed, and yet attackers are continuing to try, sometimes successfully, to exploit websites that have failed to update their systems.
This article presents a step by step procedure for installing the latest version of nova docker on Fedora 21.
I learned about David Lippman from an article on TeamOpen and realized I needed to talk to him more about his work in open education and open source. David is a professor at Pierce College and has saved students a million dollars with his shared textbooks. He also built IMathAS, a free, open source math assessment and course platform.read more
Fedora 22 Alpha has been released by Fedora Project, it now available to download and install for test drive. The Alpha version of Fedora 22 GNOME edition comes with many enhancements from the GNOME 3.16 Beta desktop environment, such as the revamped GNOME Shell theme, GNOME 3.16’s brand-new notification system that is integrated beside calendar applet, Nautilus improvements, and many other goodies.
Image resolution of today's picture taking gadgets (e.g., smartphones, digital cameras) keeps increasing. Even 36.3 Megapixel Nikon D800 recently hit the consumer market, and this trend will continue. While modern gadgets continue to produce increasingly high resolution images, we may often want to post-process and compress their sizes before uploading them to a storage-limited and bandwidth-restricted cloud.
Today, we see more and more GNOME 3.16 core components and applications published on the project’s FTP site, so we thought it will be a good idea to write a feature roundup for your reading pleasure. First, we remind everyone that GNOME 3.16 will be released on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
This is a tutorial aimed at showing how to get hardware and general system information on Linux. There are also a few examples which normally work on Debian and its derivatives, like Ubuntu or Linux Mint.