Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

New Release of Zonbu imminent

Filed under
Linux

Great news - a MAJOR new Zonbu OS release should be arriving any day now and I’ve been playing with an early preview. It’s full of lots of changes and improvements which I’ll be talking about in more detail in the coming days.

Until then, here is the summary from the Zonbu “releases” page:
Version 6.889 - released 2007-09-25

New features

FireFTP plugin in Firefox
Transmission, a lightweight bittorrent client
Lyrics plugin for Banshee
NTFS external hard-drives read/write support
Putty, a graphical ssh connection manager
Tomatoes, an arcade game
ODF documents converter (Microsoft Office 2007 format)
LDAP support in Evolution
New network connection assistant
Crash reporter

Improvements

More Here




More in Tux Machines

GNOME News

  • Do you like Windows 10 Look but Love LINUX? Here are Windows 10 GTK Themes for you!
  • A history about Gtk+, Vulkan and Wayland
    A few weeks ago, I was curious to test Gtk+ 4. I know it has some awsome features like OpenGL rendering, major cleanups and other hot stuff, but didn’t have the chance to check it out until then. I was mostly excited about Vulkan. I know both of my laptop’s graphic cards support Vulkan. It’s a hybrid Intel Broadwell G2 + NVidia GeForce 920M, although I don’t use the latter because Linux sucks hard with Dual GPU. Downloaded the latest Gtk+ source, compiled and… nothing. Immediate segmentation fault. Yay! What a great chance to get involved with the next major Gtk+ version development!
  • GNOME Developer On GTK4: State-of-the-Art of Toolkit Support
    GNOME developer Georges Stavracas has shared his thoughts on the state of the GTK4 tool-kit with the recent work involving a Vulkan renderer, including which also now works on Wayland. Georges Stavracas was excited to try the current state of GTK4 development but initially hit a segmentation fault. But after overcoming that, he was successful in running GTK4 on Wayland and the widgets being rendered by Vulkan. He commented on his blog, "May not be as exciting, since there are no new visible features but… damn, it’s Gtk+ being rendered with Vulkan on Wayland. It’s basically the state-of-the-art of toolkit support right now. Even better, the absolute majority of applications will gain this for free once they port to Gtk+ 4 series."

Red Hat and Fedora

Leftovers: Ubuntu

Android Leftovers