Gnome 2.22 now available.
The GNOME Foundation announced the release of version 2.22 on Wednesday, an update that offers enhanced multimedia support, new file system, and enhanced e-mail, internationalization and accessibility features. more... and GNOME 2.22 Release Notes and GNOME 2.22: A Truly Amazing Desktop! and GNOME 2.22 focuses on utilities and standard applications.
Intel Will Ship 160GB Flash Drives.
Intel has confirmed plans to ship a new line of solid-state drives for laptop and notebook PCs with storage capacities of 80GB to 160GB. While it did not lock in a ship date, Intel told Computerworld that the drives would be available in the second quarter. more...
Software Freedom Law Center: Don't trust Microsoft's promises.
If you're a Linux or open-source developer, should you trust Microsoft in relation to its recent major announcement about its Open Specification Promise? The knee-jerk Linux user answer is "No!" Now, the SFLC (Software Freedom Law Center) has published a paper that goes into fine legal detail about what Microsoft says it promises and what it actually promises. more...
Extend Amarok with useful scripts.
Amarok is a popular audio player under Linux. It can manage external storage devices, transfer music to your iPod, display lyrics, and play various formats. Although Amarok supports scripts to extend its functionality, not many users know about the powerful features that these simple plugins can provide. more... and 13 Scripts You Should Know About.
FOSS helps Krugle help developers search for code.
In three years, Krugle, the company behind the code search engine of the same name, has gone from an idea to a company that's starting to produce revenue. CEO Steve Larsen, a veteran of half a dozen startups, attributes this brief time to market as being due largely to free and open source software (FOSS). more...
Watch and explore outer space with Stellarium, Celestia, and Xplanet.
Using three free software programs, you can look at and virtually travel to places millions of miles away without leaving your GNU/Linux desktop or paying a dime. The GNU GPL covers all three programs, and most major distributions include all of them as packages. more...
The NetBeans IDE is a free, open-source Integrated Development Environment for software developers.
ExifTool is a platform-independent Perl library plus a command-line application for reading, writing and editing meta information in image, audio and video files.
Pencil is an animation/drawing software. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation using both bitmap and vector graphics.
Hulu is to help you find and enjoy the world's premium content on demand.
Stuck In Custom is unique photography for unique people.
MonoDevelop 1.0 released and MonoDevelop makes .NET apps on Linux easy.
Banshee 1.0 alpha 1 released and Banshee 1.0 Alpha 1.
BusyBox Developers Agree To End GPL Lawsuit Against Verizon.
How To Tips.
How To Meld - Visual diff/merge tool.
How To Meld and Subversion.
How To Debian Mail Server Setup with Postfix, Dovecot, SASL, Squirrel Mail.
How To PhpMyBackupPro: No simpler backup for MySQL.
How To Digital Forensics in Linux - Reclaiming Data Off a Failed Hard Drive.
How To Recover deleted files on an ext3 file system.
How To Installing The Amazon MP3 Downloader On Ubuntu.
How To Linux on a Macintosh.
How To Ascii art with LINUX aview.
How To Manage Linux Storage with LVM and Smartctl.
How To HUP or nohup?
How To Time-shift photo dates with ExifTool.
How To QGRUBEditor - A visual GRUB configuration editor.
How To Video screen capture in Linux with recordMyDesktop.
How To Virtualize Windows on Ubuntu Gutsy using KVM, Part I and Part II.
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