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Official or not, it's out. Version 2.0 has a handful of new features. One of the more interesting ones is a new places menu, which is accessible from the bookmarks toolbar. Google's antiphishing tech is also planned.
Linus has announced the release of the 2.6.16 kernel. A fair number of fixes have been merged since 2.6.16-rc6, but nothing too major.
ATI Technologies said Monday that it had begun shipping a workstation graphics card with a gigabyte of onboard memory.
Despite earlier optimistic predictions by Red Hat executives and others in the open-source community that the work would take just a couple of months, they now say that the technology is still "far from ready for inclusion in the kernel."
Major software updates are always disruptive, and with as many as six separate SKUs for the U.S. market alone, Windows Vista will be no different. It's only natural, then, that Linux vendors should take this opportunity to tout the open source alternative. Novell's latest enterprise desktop packaging of Suse Linux, for one, looks impressive indeed. Don't roll out your tattered old "Year of Desktop Linux" banner just yet, though.
Studies show that one of the principal point of hardware failures in a computer pertains to the hard disk. This is where the disaster recovery software gain prominence. If you are in the habit of taking a snap shot of your computer file-system on a regular basis, Mondo Rescue simplifies the whole act of backup and restore of the filesystem in Linux.
Today I started to set up a SVN repository for our final year project. I tried to setup a SVN server using Apache2 so that the SVN repository is available to the client through the WebDAV/DeltaV protocol. Read on for a trial-and-error introduction.
Sar is the "system activity report" program found on *nix systems. In Linux, you can usually find it in the sysstat package, which includes programs and scripts to capture and summarize performance data, then produce detailed reports. This suite of programs can be useful in tracking down performance bottlenecks and providing insight into how the system is used throughout the day.
A RESEARCH centre focused on developing and commercialising technology products for water management will be launched in Canberra tomorrow.
After years of listening to software vendors talk-up the potential benefits of e-learning in the classroom, educational establishments are now experiencing a direct correlation between e-learning deployments and an improvement in both grades and student retention.
Local relief agency Gift of the Givers, in conjunction with the Shuttleworth Foundation, has installed the largest Tuxlab in the country. Tuxlab, an initiative started by the Shuttleworth Foundation in 2002, provides learners with access to information by deploying open source computer centres in schools around the country.
Mozilla is about to gift us again with a faster, more stable and generically better Firefox major release.
Virtualization came into the data center as a force for server consolidation. Now the next generation of virtualization technology is reaching beyond that into middleware, treating application servers as a virtual resource that can be marshaled to meet a variety of applications' needs and service-level agreements.
PCLinuxOS (PCLOS) is a nicely-developing, Live-Linux on CD distribution. It is a good desktop Linux, which also can be installed permanently if you like. PCLinuxOS has become increasingly eclectic, drawing on packages from several of the best Linux distros, we asked PCLinuxOS founder and leader, Texstar, about that in an e-mail discussion.
The Cyber Cynic podcast with Steven J. Vaughn-Nichols looks at the popular French-based Linux distributor Mandriva and its troubles in eWEEK Podcast #47.
The vector graphics package Xara Xtreme so far was only available for Windows. Back in October, the Xara company announced the porting of its flagship product to Linux and Mac OS X. But at the time they consoled hopes for an immediate release to a later date.
Now the day has come.
I decided to take a second look at Vista, especially since this CTP is a fully functional, no restrictions, all programs released. Here are some screenshots and descriptions of the latest build of Windows Vista from Microsoft:
The Gotmail project, a perl script which downloads mail from hotmail.com without user interaction, released version 0.8.8 today (actually two weeks ago). Gentoo ebuilds finally made their way into portage today. This is a maintainance release that fixes recent breakage.
Globulation 2 is an RTS game which reduces micro-management by automatically assigning tasks to units. Version 0.8.19 of this exciting gaming experience has been released.