Just Switch to Linux if You Want to Download Lots of Freeware
We’ve been banging on about the horrific and broken Windows software ecosystem for a long time now. Rather than installing applications from Download.com and every other freeware site, you should just switch to Linux if you want to download freeware safely.
Yes, we’ve tried to recommend some tips, but the only really good one we can come up with is “just use Ninite.” “Just switch to Linux if you want to download freeware” is another good one.
Manjaro Xfce 0.9.0 Pre2 Arrives with Lots of Fixes, Already Looks Promising
Manjaro Xfce 0.9.0 Pre2, a Linux distribution based on well-tested snapshots of the Arch Linux repositories and 100% compatible with Arch, has been released. The devs have made quite a few improvements to it and users have been asked to test it.
Good Guy NVIDIA Releases New Linux Legacy Driver for Users with Old Cards
NVIDIA has released a new branch of Legacy drivers for the Linux platform and they are the most advanced versions you can get right now for old video cards.
5 Reasons Your Company Should Open Source More Code
Given intense competition for the world's best engineering talent, can your company really afford to lock up its code behind proprietary licenses? Sure, if you're in the business of selling software, giving it all away may not make sense. But the vast majority of companies don't sell software, and should be contributing a heck of a lot more as open source.
Political parties favour openness to reconstruct Greek productivity
Ahead of the parliamentary elections in Greece last week, the Greek Free/Open Source Software Society (GFOSS) contacted all political parties to ask about their positions [in Greek] with regard to open software, open data, open hardware and open government. The four parties to respond all came out generally in favour of openness. Some of them were even able to present very detailed planning on how to improve the current institutional and legislative framework and outlined how openness could help reconstruct Greek productivity.
Firefox 35.0.1 Is Now Available for Ubuntu Supported OSes
Canonical has revealed that the previous update for Firefox has introduced a regression for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 14.10. A new version of the browser has been released and now the users can also upgrade their Firefox browser.