Option Added to Qt.
Nokia today announced that its Qt
cross-platform User Interface (UI) and application framework for
desktop and embedded platforms will be available under the Lesser
General Public License (LGPL) version 2.1 license from the release of
Qt 4.5, scheduled for March 2009. Previously, Qt has been made
available to the open source community under the General Public
License (GPL) license. more... and Nokia
Qt LGPL switch huge win for cross-platform development.
Super fast Ext4
in Ubuntu 9.04.
Ext4, the next generation of Linux's
Ext3 filesystem, is now available in the latest Ubuntu 9.04 installer
images. Ext4 was officially declared stable in version 2.6.28 of the
Linux kernel, which was released last month. more...
cracking with ATI and
WiFi encryption has just got even less
secure now that the Russians reckon you can crack WPA and WPA2
passwords with both ATI and NVIDIA graphics cards. Back in October
last year I reported how a Russian software company had developed a
product to accelerate the recovery of both WPA and WPA2 encryption
passwords that are used for WiFi security. more...
comes to Linux with
Enterprise networks now have an
alternative choice to Microsoft Active Directory (AD) servers, with
the open source Samba project aiming for feature parity with the
forthcoming release of version 4 more...
Xara LX and the
edge of free software graphics.
The latest vector graphics package for
GNU/Linux is a Linux port of a proprietary Windows application called
“Xara Xtreme”, which is in the process of being converted to a
GPL license. There are a number of sharp broken edges along this
path, including non-free library dependencies that need to be
free-licensed or replaced with free versions, and support for free
graphics standards like SVG in order to interoperate with other
NVIDIA's Ion Small
Platform, Live From CES.
At the Consumer Electronics Show this
past week, NVIDIA was demonstrating a new reference platform for an
ultra small form-factor multimedia PC and we should underscore the
word "ultra". more...
Netbooks Head for
the $200 Range:
Good News for Open Source.
At this year's CES show, there was no
shortage of netbooks, which have become a surprisingly strong
challenge to the whole traditional notebook market. I remain
surprised that more people in the open source community don't herald
this trend as extremely positive for Linux, because Linux is making
its way onto millions of netbooks and pre-loaded open source
applications arrive with them. more...
Qucs is an integrated circuit simulator which means you are able to setup
a circuit with a graphical user interface (GUI) and simulate the
large-signal, small-signal and noise behaviour of the circuit.
Project, a Note-to-Self Organizer designed for personal and
small-group task management and calendaring. and Open
Source Application Foundation.
Nathive is a libre software image editor, similar to Adobe Photoshop, Corel
Photo-Paint or The GIMP, but focused on usability, logic and
providing a smooth learning curve for everyone.
Btrfs aims for the mainline.
The status of
Close To $30M Critical Mass; Should Microsoft Worry?
Contraption Flash Game.
for Migrating from Windows to Linux.
database for Freescale i.MX processors.
worm numbers 'skyrocket'.
How To Tips.
How To Tweak
Nautilus to display size of files under their name.
How To Host
interface networking made easy in VirtualBox 2.1.0.
How To Bash
script to find all of your indexed web pages on Google.
How To Cloning
Linux Systems With CloneZilla Server Edition (CloneZilla SE).
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