Submitted by linuxopjemac on Thu, 07/15/2010 - 18:59
The long wait is over; some eight months after the release of the previous stable version, <a href="http://distrowatch.com/suse">openSUSE</a> 11.3 is now officially available: "The openSUSE project is pleased to announce the release of the latest incarnation of openSUSE, with support for 32-bit and 64-bit systems.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 07/09/2010 - 16:27
<a href="http://www2.mandriva.com/">Mandriva</a> Linux 2010.1 has been released: "Mandriva, the leading European publisher of Linux solutions, announces today the launch of the final version of Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring. Quicker, easier and more secure than ever, Mandriva Linux offers new functionalities which revolutionise the desktop.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 07/09/2010 - 10:41
Back in May we reported on the <a href="http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=ODI2MQ">Lightspark Flash Player</a> that was developed by a free software developer using Adobe's released SWF/Flash documentation and has hit a point where its ActionScript 3.0 support is nearly complete, has a JIT engine that leverages LLVM, supports OpenGL rendering, and boasts various other features as an open-source Flash Player alternative to Adobe's binary plug-in.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Tue, 06/29/2010 - 10:08
The <a rel="external" href="http://www.debian.org/" target="_blank">Debian Project</a> developers have issued the fifth maintenance update to Debian 5.0, code named "Lenny". The latest stable release includes an updated version of the Debian installer and addresses several bugs and security issues found in January's 5.0.4 release.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Mon, 06/21/2010 - 13:25
Seeking real freedom of choice in a technology ecosystem where vendors are exerting more and more control.
I'm not religious about technology. My strategy is to use what works best, period.
This is why, for more than a decade, I've been using a Mac as my primary computer (and had been using Macs for some of my work long before that). Apple's personal computers continue to be the best combination of hardware and software on the market today.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Wed, 06/16/2010 - 13:15
As announced by Adam Barrat of the Debian Release Team on the project's mailing list on Monday, the Debian developers are now only waiting until all the changes to the distribution caused by the update to Python 2.6 have been integrated. They plan to freeze Debian 6.0, code named "Squeeze", immediately afterwards.