The final version of Linux Mint 3.0 (codename Cassandra) burst onto the Linux scene today, based on Bianca and compatible with Ubuntu Feisty and its repositories.Read more »
Many people have already seen tutorials on how to make your own HDR photos out of a jpeg in photoshop. But here is something for all those Linux folks that will want to do the same with GIMP.Read more »
Linus Torvalds visits Google to share his thoughts on git, the source control management system he created two years ago.
He slams CVS and Subversion really badly -- maybe a little too badly?Read more »
OpenOffice.org is probably the biggest free software project in existence today. It certainly is the biggest single piece of software one can download and compile in one go, with the core package hitting over the 100MB mark (while bzip’d) and the total sources going over 200MB.Read more »
ATI has been well known for ignoring and disrespecting the free software community for years.
They wrote an article recently about the development of their drivers.
This is a link not to the article itself - which is long and boring - but to the comment on OsNews, which will give people a fairly good of why ATI in this case is really just all talk - the facts are still against them.
The One Laptop per Child project has got to be one of the most controversial topics in both education and technology. The little green wonder has been incessantly discussed and debated, at once glorified for its ideals and derided for a host of perceived shortcomings.Read more »
Here are some basic Linux commands. Some are well known and some aren’t. I am not a Linux Wizard…far from it…but I am learning some basic Linux commands and thought I would share some with other newbies so they to can get more familiar with the terminal command line.Read more »
I had always thought iTunes was as good as it could get as far as playing and managing MP3 files, especially when I after testing Linux software such as Banshee and Rythmbox. When I began to use Amarok (1.4.5) I immediately noticed a sense of polish and completion.Read more »
I went a little crazy this week-end, and decided to look for a way to write GUI programs on Linux in ruby. I was pleasantly surprised by how easy it is.Read more »
Screenshots, videos, and detailed description of KDE's answer to Beryl and Compiz. From the Article:"These features have brought KWin rapidly into the era of dazzling eyecandy, along with some pleasant surprises on the usability front."Read more »
This is a user-friendly tutorial by Nate Figlar for the Jack sound server, an essential tool for free software multimedia production. It's been written with the 64 Studio distro in mind, but is generic enough to be relevant to any desktop distro with sound applications.Read more »
Contrary to recent rumors, it's not Palm's first Linux smartphone, and no, it's not a competitor to Nokia's Linux-based N800 Internet Tablet. Rather, Palm today unveiled the Foleo, which it's calling a 'new class' of mobile device.Read more »
I heard a phrase today that reminded me of my childhood: “...learning and sharing together”. I’m not sure if I ever heard this exact phrase, but it was definitely a theme that was central to my early education; it’s now a central theme of my life again, this time through free software.Read more »
A common complaint about GNU/Linux is that there is a general lack of games. When emulation is brought into the picture though, it opens up a huge world of gaming possibilities. In this article, we will be looking into what emulation is, installing a gamepad and taking a look at a selection of emulators for different consoles.Read more »