phoronix.com: Compiz 0.8 was branched from master back in November, but only today do we now have the v0.8.0 release of Compiz.
raiden.net: Miro is an integrated toolset for finding, organizing, downloading and watching media files on the Internet. It has a lot of features and I'm hoping that this mini review will give people a good idea of Miro's abilities.
kmandla.wordpress: I have to admit that I had never used emacs — never even installed it really — until yesterday, hoping that the longlines mode would serve as a plausible replacement for nano’s complete and utter refusal to wrap text on the screen without inserting hard line breaks.
kyleabaker.com: Opera recently announced its latest innovation to speed up internet browsing: Opera Turbo. The compression technology Opera Mini users have enjoyed for years has now been adapted for use with a wider range of devices.
linuxhaxor.net: Blender is not only the best free and open source choice but also rivals all commercial 3d applications out there. Blender is the only free 3d application compared against the heavyweight industry favorites like 3d max (which costs around $5000+) and the only second application to support all three major operating system.
rg03.wordpress: Some days ago I started a new small project called halrv. It is a very simple Python script that allows you to manage removable volumes from the command line using HAL.
tuxdeluxe.org: People have always made music. Once human beings had computers available, software became just like music. People create software the same way they create music. They really do. You don't do it because you get paid for it. You do it because it's fun. Samba is the equivalent of a garage band that made it big.
indusbusinessjournal.com: The browser war between Microsoft and Mozilla came to an end in 2001 when Microsoft released Internet Explorer 6. Now it appears that the browser war is back, but this time it is different. There are five major browsers.
aronzak.wordpress: A recent article, How to write a Linux virus in 5 easy steps outlines a vulnerability in KDE and gnome desktops. Unfortunately, the article suffers from a few simple problems:
happyassassin.net: Elisa just keeps on rocking more each week. They release an update to the 0.5 series every week with useful bugfixes and small new features, and rarely break anything. This week’s update - 0.5.28 - is particularly dear to my heart, as they implemented a feature I’ve been bugging the poor Fluendo guys about for months now.