Mokotów real estate dept.: ‘Open source encourages innovation’
The Department of Real Estate Management of Mokotów, a district of the city of Warsaw (Poland), is increasingly turning to free and open source software solutions to providing flexible, innovative new ICT services. “Our management values innovations, and so supports the use of open source software,” says Jacek Wolski, the IT department’s team manager, “this encourages the IT department to implement new solutions and tools.”
The Wine development release 1.7.32 is now available.
What's new in this release (see below for details):
- New version of the Mono engine.
- A few more functions implemented in MSHTML.
- Improved support for restoring display mode.
- Font metrics improvements in DirectWrite.
- Various bug fixes.
New UN-backed open-source tool will support community resilience-building
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Programme (FAO) is teaming up with a coalition of partner agencies to develop a new data crunching tool to help national governments, development and relief organizations in their efforts to prevent and respond to crises such as animal diseases, plant pests and even conflict.
Also: Africa: New, Open-Source Tool to Support Resilience-Building
How Google Employs Open Source Solutions For Cross-Platform App Development
In the apps economy, Google has two distinct identities: it is the provider of the largest and most used global platform with Android and it is one of the leading app publishers for all platforms.
Fedora 21 RC Is Out and Ready for Testing
The Fedora project has announced that Fedora 21 RC is now available for download and testing, for all the new flavors, Workstation, Server, and Cloud.
Devuan, DevOne. Here comes a fork of Debian
Ha, from ongoing discussions surrounding Systemd/Init in Debian, anybody could have predicted this was going to happen sooner or later.
Well, it has happened.
A fork of Debian has been announced by the “Veteran Unix Admin collective.”
The name of the Debian fork is Devuan, an Italian name that’s pronounced like DevOne. The following is from the groups webpage.
[Mesa-announce] Mesa 10.4.0 release candidate 3
Mesa 10.4.0 release candidate 3 is now available for testing. This
is the final release candidate planned before the 10.4.0 release
coming next Friday, Dec 5th.
The tag in the git repository for Mesa 10.4.0-rc3 is 'mesa-10.4.0-rc3'.
Mesa 10.4.0 release candidate 3 is available for download from