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Ubuntu Brainstorm

Ubuntu opened a new department for suggestions and surveys for improvements and new functions in the new releases of this distribution. Only for 4 days there ware 10000 registered members and 2700 ideas collected. Unfortunately as usual there are a lot of spammers and ideas submitted more than once that are putting in shadow other […]

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The new FreeBSD 7.0 is released!

I’m glad to announce that the new FreeBSD 7.0 is now released!The changelog for this new version is magnificent. I can say that the FreeBSD is doing huge step forward with his new version. There are improvements in “TCP socket buffers”, extended support of wireless devices, there is included support for boot from FireWire and […]

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Amarok 1.4.8 Fast Forward Again!

Amarok Headquarters reports yet again another release of the marvelous Amarok 1.4 ‘Fast Forward’ series.Just like its predecessor, Amarok 1.4.8 fixes a fairly large amount of bugs, and therefore increases stability of Amarok’s stable branch of development. Among the major improvements is the resolution of an issue that could, under some circumstances, cause a complete […]

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KDE 4.0 Release Candidate 2

Source: KDE.org KDE Project Ships Second Release Candidate for Leading Free Software Desktop, Codename “Coenig”With the second release candidate, the KDE project would like to collect feedback to ensure the quality of KDE 4.0. The KDE Community is happy to announce the immediate availability of the second release candidate for KDE 4.0. This release candidate […]

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Skype 2.0 beta for Linux

This is a time of excitement. And a time to share our happiness, our sadness, our anger and our love. For video has arrived to Skype for Linux. This release is not just a revolution for us in Linux, but a revolution for the Skype world at large. No longer are we, the people of […]

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New York Times opens up code

New York Times senior software architects Jacob Harris and Derek Gottfrid say they’ve received a mixed reception from the community, because some people just can’t understand why a print media company would jump feet first into the open source philosophy. But open source software use isn’t new to the Times, says Gottfrid. “I’ve been here […]

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MPlayer 1.0rc2 released

It’s been a while, but we are still around and have decided that it’s time to funnel our steady stream of daily changes into a release again. One main source of improvements has, as always, been FFmpeg, which added support for several new video and audio codecs along with speedups and massive code cleanups. MPlayer […]