Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Software

Wicked simple networking with Wicd

Filed under
Software

omgsuse.com: I'm travelling this weekend, which means I inevitably will end up putting my laptop's battery through its paces. Every so often when I travel, I try to find more and more ways to squeeze more minutes out of my ThinkPad.

Ok, I’m calling it… DVD-Video is dead.

Filed under
Hardware
Software

openattitude.com: Look, this isn’t just because I use Linux, okay? Although it has certainly helped me to see the light. But the days of DVD-Video have clearly come and gone. Off the top of my head…

IBM Lotus Symphony - Weird but good

Filed under
Software

dedoimedo.com: When IBM is concerned, a software product is going to be either a revolution or total failure. There's no middle ground. Is there? IBM Lotus Symphony may just be the product that could be somewhere in between.

Use Linux? Now you can video chat too

Filed under
Software

gmailblog.blogspot: If you’ve been wanting to use voice and video chat on Linux (our top video chat request), then we have good news for you: it’s now available!

Banshee sheds HAL

Filed under
Software

lamalex.net: Yesterday it finally landed. Gabriel Burt, one of Banshee’s maintainers, merged in the GIO/udev hardware backend that Alan McGovern and I have been working on. This is awesome for everyone. Here’s why it’s awesome for you.

Ubuntu One – The KDE Way

Filed under
Software

apachelog.wordpress: Over the past couple of months I had the great opportunity of taking part in this year’s Google Summer of Code. I moved out to bring Ubuntu One to the KDE desktop and I think I was rather successful with it.

GNOME 2.32 Beta 1 Is Here

Filed under
Software

softpedia.com: The first beta of the upcoming GNOME 2.32 has landed to give early adopters, distro builders, developers and generally curious people a taste of things to come.

Are we being too hard on Adobe?

Filed under
Software

shanefagan.com: The perception is that every company can do what Google does and open source everything they can and even go as far as to buy other companies to open source their products.

working upstream

Filed under
Software

vizzzion.org/blog: I read an interview with Canonical’s Jono Bacon. The definition Jono handles of upstream development is quite different from how it works for me. I can speak of personal and professional experience in this context

VLC Media Player: The Cone Knows Its Formats

Filed under
Software

linuxinsider.com: In the world of media player applications, the little orange traffic cone that VLC uses as its icon signifies ease of use, a deep set of features, and the versatility to play almost anything you can throw at it.

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

The Linux Kernel Is Still Rectifying The Year 2038 Problem

The Linux kernel is still working to rectify the Year 2038 problem whereby the time values stored as signed 32-bit integers will wrap around. If you somehow are not familiar with the Year 2038 "Y2038" problem, you can learn more via Wikipedia. The Linux kernel has been receiving fixes and workarounds for years now through many Y2038 commits to work through the many different areas of the kernel that are relying upon 32-bit signed ints for storing time values. With Linux 4.15, this work has continued. Read more

Linux 4.15 Is A Huge Update For Both AMD CPU & Radeon GPU Owners

Linux 4.15 is shaping up to be a massive kernel release and we are just half-way through its merge window period. But for AMD Linux users especially, the 4.15 kernel release is going to be rocking. Whether you are using AMD processors and/or AMD Radeon graphics cards, Linux 4.15 is a terrific way to end of the year. There are a number of improvements to make this release great for AMD customers. Read more

Announcing Season of KDE 2018

KDE Student Programs is pleased to announce the 2018 Season of KDE for those who want to participate in mentored projects that enhance KDE in some way. Every year since 2013, KDE Student Programs has been running Season of KDE as a program similar to, but not quite the same as Google Summer of Code, offering an opportunity to everyone (not just students) to participate in both code and non-code projects that benefits the KDE ecosystem. In the past few years, SoK participants have not only contributed new application features but have also developed the KDE Continuous Integration System, statistical reports for developers, a web framework, ported KDE Applications, created documentation and lots and lots of other work. For this year’s Season of KDE, we are shaking things up a bit and making a host of changes to the program. Read more

How To Get Started With The Ubuntu Linux Distro

The Linux operating system has evolved from a niche audience to widespread popularity since its creation in the mid 1990s, and with good reason. Once upon a time, that installation process was a challenge, even for those who had plenty of experience with such tasks. The modern day Linux, however, has come a very long way. To that end, the installation of most Linux distributions is about as easy as installing an application. If you can install Microsoft Office or Adobe Photoshop, you can install Linux. Here, we'll walk you through the process of installing Ubuntu Linux 17.04, which is widely considered one of the most user-friendly distributions. (A distribution is a variation of Linux, and there are hundreds and hundreds to choose from.) Read more