Carla Schroder lists the many reasons why Free Software should never attempt to imitate the vastly inferior products of proprietary Windows and Mac!Read more »
With Apples market share growth increasing you really dont see a lot of companies moving from Windows-based computers to Macs. Sure, you will find mixed environments, with Macs predominantly in the creative departments. But, you dont typically see a complete departure from Windows. Well, Google is making the move from Windows based computers to Macs and Linux based computers.Read more »
Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.Read more »
Left 4 Dead 2 was one of the most anticipated games of 2009. Even before its full release the good people over at Codeweavers where hard at work making sure their CXGames software would be ready to allow Linux and Mac gamers everywhere to fully enjoy this latest edition to Valve's source games. Less than twenty four hours after L4D2 hit shelves CXGames 8.1 was released.Read more »
CodeWeavers has posted the first beta of CrossOver Games 8.1.0, a significant update to the company's virtualization software. The program runs Windows games within Mac OS, Linux and FreeBSD potentially eliminating the need to dual boot, or even own a copy of Windows. Version 8.1.0 is concentrated on support for Left 2 Dead 2 and Modern Warfare 2Read more »
The changes brought by PlayOnLinux 3.7 are:
- Right-clicking directly on A application is now possible.
- The ability to change an application's icon.
- The ability to access very quickly the installation directory of an application.
- The ability to stop all the applications run by PlayOnLinux at once.
While Psystar and Quo clone the Apple experience with Mac OS X and PC hardware, we can do it with a Linux based OS. This article presents a few ideas and suggestions for such a project under the fictional brand: "Mond Computers" and "Mond OS".Read more »
Mozilla updated Firefox to version 3.5.1 for Windows, Mac, and Linux on Thursday, fixing a security problem, improving stability, and speeding launch time on some Windows systems, according to the release notes.Read more »
Now that I’ve replaced my MacBook with a lean, mean, Linux netbook machine the next step in my open-source assimilation is to install some kind of Linux on my two year-old Mac Pro.Read more »
The Wine development release 1.1.24 is now available.
What's new in this release:
* Support for freedesktop file associations.
* Support for exception handling on 64-bit.
* Improved ARB shaders.
* Fixes for the FBO mode.
* Many listview improvements.
* Various bug fixes.
As I write this, the new Mac news is coming out and Microsoft just decided to back down from limiting Windows 7 Starter Edition to no more than three applications. So, why do I think you may want to buy a Linux desktop instead? Easy: Price.Read more »
Gimp Paint Studio is a package of new tools and additions which provide improved capabilities focused on drawing and painting for Gimp.
To install Gimp Paint Studio it, first we must know where the user directory of Gimp is located. Assuming you have installed version 2.6 is usually found at:
Given how rich Apple's recent earnings were--buoyant in the face of the recession--it's perhaps an inopportune time to suggest that Apple needs to figure out its enterprise application strategy.Read more »