Submitted by linuxopjemac on Tue, 06/14/2011 - 16:32
Powertop, a tool for detecting power wasters under Linux, is about to make a generational jump: version 2.0 provides improved diagnostic options and a redesigned user interface. It also offers a simple, manual way of enabling numerous power-saving features that can noticeably extend the battery life of notebooks.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 05/27/2011 - 14:24
The <a href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/lightspark/" rel="external" target="_blank">Lightspark</a> project has released version 0.4.8 of its open source Flash player. The latest version of the alternative Flash player now supports video sharing service <a href="http://vimeo.com/" rel="external" target="_blank">Vimeo</a> as well as Google's YouTube video site.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 05/27/2011 - 14:05
Clement Lefebvre has announced the release of Linux <a href="http://distrowatch.com/mint">Mint</a> 11, code name "Katya": "The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 11 'Katya'." This release brings improvements to software manager's user interface, new artwork, various system changes, and usability improvements to the update manager: "One of the biggest improvements made to the Update Manager is how it now handles dependen
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Tue, 05/24/2011 - 17:01
"After months of development, Fedora 15, codenamed "Lovelock" <a href="http://digitizor.com/2011/05/24/fedora-15-released-includes-dynamic-fire... finally been released</a> today." Highlights of this release include restart-free firewall configuration, a switch to Gnome 3, LibreOffice, PowerTOP 2.x and systemd, "Consistent Network Device Naming", and... Rupee symbol support for Indian users.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 05/20/2011 - 23:06
Red Hat has announced the release of <a href="http://distrowatch.com/redhat">Red Hat</a> Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.1, the first update of the RHEL 6 series: "Red Hat, Inc. today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1, the first update to the platform since the delivery of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 in November 2010.