Locate Press published an updated edition of "Desktop GIS: Mapping the Planet with Open Source Tools" written by the creator of Quantum GIS.Read more »
After weeks of stupid stories and FUD about Android fragmentation and it's being unmanageable in the corporate world the folks at linuxinstall.net respond. If you think Android is fragmented and the worse thing in the world give them a chance to open your eyes and change your mind.Read more »
This is an easy tutorial on how to make your own 20th Century Fox and LIONSGATE styled intro using Blender 2.5. It is very easy you just need to donwload the templates blender and follow the instructions, it shouldn't take more than 5-10 minutes to edit it.Read more »
In new free book the authors of twenty-five open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. What are each program's major components? How do they interact? And what did their builders learn during their development? In answering these questions, the contributors to this book provide unique insights into how they think.Read more »
VLC is beyond doubts the most popular open source, cross-platform media player and multi-media framework written by VideoLAN projects. VLC player is small in size,just about 17 Mb and immensely powerful! In this post we will explore the player and list 20+ things you can do with VLC player.Read more »
XBMC 10.1 is released, The main focus of this release is to address a bug that could cause XBMC to freeze when updating a skin. To increase stability, it is adviced to update to this new release.Read more »
One of the things I love in Linux is that we can do a simple thing 100 different ways in it, like creating random passwords..Read more »
When a group of German coders at OpenOffice (belonging to database major, Oracle) finally forked away on Sept28th 2010 there was much for everybody to talk about while Oracle OpenOffice maintained dignified silence.Read more »
CMU Sphinx is one of the most popular speech recognition applications for Linux and it can correctly capture words. it also gives the developers the ability to build speech systems, interact with voice and build something unique and useful.Read more »
Miro 3.5.1 RC2 is released ! This is a bug-fix release and has improvements to conversions, torrent downloading, and resolves some playback issues.miro-logoRead more »
0 A.D. (pronounced "zero ey-dee") is a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare. In short, it is a historically-based war/economy game that allows players to relive or rewrite the history of Western civilizations, focusing on the years between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D.Read more »
After the huge success of the Humble Indie Bundle, and the raise of over 1 Million Dollars in donations – the games in this “project” are “freeing their sources”.
After Lugaru and Penumbra Overture freed their sources, Gish is now following their example.
The source is under GPL and can be downloaded from here.
8 Kingdoms is an open source 3D Turn-Based Strategy game available for Linux and Windows. It uses medieval buildings and units, such as cavalry, foot soldiers, and castles. It has both singleplayer and multiplayer.Read more »
After 2 years of of development, Elive 2.0 landed under the codename "Topaz". The new release comes with many improvments. Elive "Topaz" is based on debian and use Enlightenment 17 as a default desktop .The authors of Elive claim that it offers great visual appear even with minimal hardware resources.Read more »
Tiny Core Linux is a very small (10 MB) minimal Linux GUI Desktop. It is based on Linux 2.6 kernel, Busybox, Tiny X, and Fltk. The core runs entirely in ram and boots very quickly . Also offered is Micro Core a 6 MB image that is the console based engine of Tiny Core.Read more »