A new version of Wine was released yesterday.If haven’t heard of it Wine is the open source software that will allow you to start and run Windows applications in Linux (but it is not an emulator). For detailed info you can visit the project’s official site or check the changelog here. And here is the […]
Fully functional version of Mozilla Firefox optimized for USB sticks. This software does not require installation. The program can be ran directly from the USB devise. It’s very useful if you want to use it on a somebody else’s or office computer. With the portable version of Firefox you can store passwords, bookmarks, files etc. […]
KDE is one of the best and most popular desktops available for Linux.It adds a wonderful interface and lots of great functionalities to your operating system (I doubt there is a Linux user who have not tried it or at least have not heard of it).KDE 4.0.2 was released less than a month ago and […]
Pidgin (ex Gaim) is an open source instant messaging client for Linux , *BSD , MacOs X and Windows.It currently supports the most popular messaging systems such as: AIM , ICQ , MSN Messanger, Yahoo, IRC, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu and Zephyr.You can check the changelog here Download Pidgin for Windows Download Pidgin for Linux
A new and updated version of Knoppix is out.Knoppix one of the best live Linux distributions available – you can load it directly from your CD/DVD device without making any changes to the local filesystem.Some of the main updates are: Linux Kernel 126.96.36.199 KDE 3.9 with compiz-fusion as 3D-window manager (not the latest 4.0.2 version […]
Microsoft’s attitude towards the open source community has changed according to a representative of the company during the InfoWorld’s Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco. “We do not underestimate the possibility of building bridges that will allow different divisions of the industry to work together” announces the corporate manager Brad Smith. He speaks about […]
Mandriva linux has release candidate 2. Mandriva keeps the nature of Mandrake which is to be user-friendly and easy for understanding from the home users. You can find more information for this release candidate here. Official website: www.mandriva.com Download: Mandriva Linux 2008.1 RC2
This free alternative to Microsoft Office has a new Release Candidate version under number 6.As you can quess OpenOffice is an open source suite including advanced text editor , electronic tables , presentations software etc.The package supports the original MS Office file formats – doc , xls , ppt.And it also works with the OpenDocument […]
GNOME 2.22 Release Notes
GNOME 2.22 is the latest version of the GNOME Desktop: a popular, multi-platform desktop environment for your computer. GNOME’s focus is ease of use, stability, and first class internationalization and accessibility support. GNOME is Free and Open Source Software and provides all of the common tools computer users expect of a modern computing environment, such as email, groupware, web browsing, file management, multimedia, and games. Furthermore, GNOME provides a flexible and powerful platform for software developers, both on the desktop and in mobile applications.
The GNOME Desktop is released every six months and contains many new features, improvements, bug fixes, and translations. GNOME 2.22 continues this tradition. To learn more about GNOME and the qualities that distinguish it from other computer desktop environments (such as usability, accessibility, internationalization, and freedom) visit the About GNOME page on our website.
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GNOME 2.22 includes all of the improvements made in GNOME 2.20 and earlier. You can learn more about the changes that happened in GNOME 2.20 from its release notes.
KDE Community Ships Second Translation and Service Release of the 4.0 Free Desktop, Containing New Features in the Plasma Desktop And Numerous Bugfixes, Performance Improvements and Translation Updates March 5, 2008 (The INTERNET). The KDE Community today announced the immediate availability of KDE 4.0.2, the second bugfix and maintenance release for the latest generation of […]