Submitted by linuxopjemac on Sat, 01/09/2010 - 15:37
Anne Nicolas has announced the availability of the first alpha release of Mandriva Linux 2010.1: "The Mandriva team is proud to announce the first alpha release of 2010.1. Many improvements and new functionalities are planned for this new version - your desktop will be smart and connected. You will also find easy home encryption so that your personal data are secure wherever you are.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Thu, 12/24/2009 - 09:58
Modified the installation location and names of internal VDPAU libraries to conform to conventions and Debian packaging guidelines. New versions of libvdpau expect this layout. Compatibility with old versions of libvdpau is maintained with symlinks.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Thu, 12/17/2009 - 17:46
Version 2 of Moonlight is now available to download as a Firefox plug-in from Novell's Mono project website. The software allows WMA files and multimedia content implemented using Microsoft's rich internet Silverlight technology to be replayed in Linux.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Tue, 12/15/2009 - 10:29
Oswald Kelsoo and Leslie Viljoen, two of the main contributors and
maintainers of ppclinux.co.uk, have decided to move its content to
this website. This website is not only dedicated to running Linux
on PPC Apple machines, but also to the newer Intel machines. All the
valuable content (like the wiki) has now found a new place on http://mac.linux.be. If you are interested in being active in the
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Sat, 12/12/2009 - 00:54
Wow, the day has come, open-source fans with NVIDIA hardware that run Linux have quite the present this holiday season. Yesterday there was the first DRM pull request for the Linux 2.6.33 kernel that brought many changes to the ATI/AMD and Intel DRM along with other core DRM improvements (such as to the TTM memory manager). These changes were quite significant and we even called it a great present in the Linux 2.6.33 kernel.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 12/11/2009 - 16:55
More than one year after the release of version 1.9, the GNUstep developers have released their GNUstep LiveCD 2.0, which allows the platform-independent, object-oriented GNUstep OS to be tried without installing it. The system is available for 32 and 64-bit systems, as well as for PowerPCs and UltraSPARC. GNUstep 2.0 comes with Linux kernel version 2.6.31 and is based on the Debian distribution.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Wed, 12/09/2009 - 09:47
Mozilla has released Thunderbird 3. You can read the release notes, or download the darn thing. If you like Firefox's tabbed browsing, you're going to love tabbed email. Thunderbird 3's tabbed email lets you load emails in separate tabs so you can quickly jump between them. Search results open in a new tab too.