phoronix.com: The Free Software Foundation and GCC Steering Committee have now decided that it's okay and permitted to write code for the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) within C++. Up to this point, C has been the preferred language for working on GCC.
blog.volker-lanz.de: Hard drives are getting bigger and bigger, a trend that leads to some technical challenges hard to overcome without user-noticable changes. The increase in hard disk size means that the areal density (the number of bits stored per square inch on the drive) also increases heavily, which is a good thing at first glance:
valdyas.org: Already the fifth edition, Libre Graphics Meeting continues to grow and to become more relevant. Both attendance and organization were amazing this year. There were, of course, the developers of the various libre graphics software projects: gimp, inkscape, scribus, mypaint, nathive, blender, krita, laidout, nodebox, shoebot, phatch and many more.
techradar.com: The advent of digital has meant that people generally take as many pictures of the same thing as they can, resulting in a glut of similar images. Good software can help sift the keepers from the ones that belong in the trash, by displaying quality thumbnails and keeping track of sources.
- Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released
- New openSUSE KDE 4.5 Beta 1 snapshot available
- Fedora 13 Xfce Spin…get it while it’s hot!
linuxmint.com: A new version of the Software Manager is available in the repository. You can use the Update Manager to upgrade to it.
news.cnet.com: Opera, ever scrappy in its effort to promote its browser against competitors from larger rivals, is poking fun at Google's recent video boasting at the speed of its Chrome browser.
openbytes.wordpress: I don’t know about anyone else, but over the years, Ive collected numerous video files, from trailers to tutorials, from “jokes” my friends have created to family events, which are dull to everyone but family members.
h-online.com: More than six months after the release of KOffice 2.1, the KOffice developers have announced the release of version 2.2 of their open source office suite.
makeuseof.com: Perhaps the best part of using Linux is the massive amount of free software you have access to. Yet for some this isn’t enough. Happily, it’s not all you have access to.