Most of you have heard of the biggest Linux distributions as Red Had, Ubuntu, Debian, Gentoo, Slackware etc. All these distros can be used for Desktop or Server. However there are few other distributions which can be used for some strange purposes. You can find them here: http://www.goodgearguide.com.au/article/351651/12_most_interesting_unusual_useful_linux_distros/
A new version of Webnight Commander 2.0 was released. Webnight Commander is a web file manager with interface similar to GNU Midnight Commander. The main difference is that Webnight Commander have only one directory panel.
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) announced today that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. Combination of the local entities worldwide will proceed in accordance with local laws. More info: http://blogs.sun.com/bartm/entry/this_is_it_sun_merger
For those of you who use Tor is strongly recommended to upgrade to version 0.2.1.22 or 0.2.2.7-alpha. Tor is a network of virtual tunnels which allows separate persons or groups of people to increase their security and protect their anonymity on Internet. In early January we discovered that two of the seven servers that run […]
A new beta version of Skype for Linux was released – 184.108.40.206. Except the bugfix and better stability this new beta version includes some new features: – Screen sharing. – Ability to change the style of the user interface. – Possibility to quote messages from other users. ChageLog: https://developer.skype.com/LinuxSkype Download: http://www.skype.com/intl/en/download/skype/linux/choose/
New version of Sidux was released on 31st December 2009, shipping with kernel 2.6.32 and KDE 4.3.4 in the following flavors: KDE-lite, amd64, en/ de, ≈585 MB. KDE-lite, i686, en/ de, ≈580 MB. KDE-full, amd64+i686, en/ de (bg, da, el, es, fr, hr, hu, it, ja, nl, pt, pt_BR, ro, ru through liveapt) ≈2.1 GB. […]
In the last few days Google announced a lot new products – search by image, live search. Yesterday they announced the official beta version of Google Chrome for Mac and Linux as well as the official web page for extensions and themes. There are rpm and deb packages for 32 and 64 bit operation systems. […]
Linux 2.6.32 has been released on December 3rd 2009. List of the major changes done to each Linux kernel release. Other places to get news about the Linux kernel are LWN kernel status, LWN list of API changes in 2.6, KernelPodcast or www.lkml.org. List of changes of older releases can be found at Linux26Changes. If […]
If you are planing PHP upgrade on your server have in mind that the 5.3.0 version has a bug which was fixed in 5.3.1. If your websites requires register_globals set to On you will have troubles. If there is no php 5.3.1 package available in your distribution repositority try to find it elsewhere or wait a while until it’s compiled for your distro.