Submitted by linuxopjemac on Tue, 02/16/2010 - 17:37
Following the first preview from earlier this month, the Mono Project developers have released a second preview of the next major release of Moonlight 3.0, their open source implementation of Silverlight. The latest preview release arrived just in time for the start of the 2010 Winter Olympics Games in Vancouver and includes some new features aimed specifically at the technologies used for viewing the Olympics on the
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 02/12/2010 - 17:42
KDE announces the immediate availability of the KDE Software Compilation 4.4, "Caikaku", bringing an innovative collection of applications to Free Software users. Major new technologies have been introduced, including social networking and online collaboration features, a new netbook-oriented interface and infrastructural innovations such as the KAuth authentication framework.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Thu, 02/11/2010 - 13:18
The OpenOffice team have made version 3.2 of the open source office suite for Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Solaris available to download. It offers numerous enhancements over its predecessor which offer both stability and speed benefits. Writer and Calc, for example, should now start twice as fast as in version 3.1.1.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Tue, 02/09/2010 - 22:28
The Debian release team are sounding the alarm: With only one month left before the planned release freeze, the number of critical bugs in Debian 6.0 Squeeze is still far too high to freeze development and create the next stable version of Debian. As a result, it has become unlikely that Squeeze will be released this summer as scheduled.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Mon, 02/08/2010 - 23:01
Mozilla is to drop support for OSX Tiger (10.4) soon. "Mac OS X 10.4 was released in April of 2005 and a lot has changed since then," Josh Aas writes, "We would like to take advantage of more modern technologies on Mac OS X and 10.4 support has been a hindrance. Where we can work around supporting 10.4, doing so consumes valuable time and effort.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Sat, 02/06/2010 - 11:06
The second alpha release of Mandriva Linux 2010.1 is now available for download and testing: "The time has came for the second alpha release for the 2010.1 version of Mandriva Linux. As this is an early pre-release, major changes are mostly in the area of included third-party software. Planned changes to Mandriva's own tools and systems are not ready for inclusion in this public pre-release.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Mon, 02/01/2010 - 20:10
The Debian Project developers have announced the availability of the fourth maintenance update to Debian 5.0, code named "Lenny". The update includes a new version of the Debian installer and addresses several bugs and security issues in the previous release.