We can’t all afford four-figure priced twelve megapixel digital cameras with wide angle lenses. We can, however, all use free software to embellish the photographs taken by our modest equipment and belie their resolution and viewing angle. Set the GIMP aside for a moment and launch Hugin, a powerful cross-platform GTK frontend that will help you quickly and easily stitch individual photographs into one, large, seamless panorama.
Scribes is a text editor for GNOME that focuses on usability. After 30 minutes of usage, you will either love it or hate it.
Opera Software may well be putting its browser users at risk by not properly disclosing security vulnerabilities to vulnerable users.
Four vendors are helping change Linux-based phones from voice-focused appliances into multimedia computers, according to Sascha Segan of PC Magazine. OpenMoko, TrollTech, Nokia, and Motorola are each using open source to cut costs, add flexibility, and/or to attract community and commercial developers, writes Segan.
CodeWeavers have released their 6th iteration of their CrossOver application suite. It comes in different flavors, Linux, MacOS and Linux Server edition.
Sydney, AUSTRALIA - 10 January 2007 - Leading Australian based solutions development consultancy, GLiNTECH, has helped revamp the core management system of Nokia Australia’s Care Centres.
THE Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is beefing up its research and development capabilities with a Linux cluster that will support the weather agency's meteorological, oceanographic and space divisions.
Adrian Bunk posted a list of known regressions in the latest 2.6.20-rc4 Linux kernel compared to the previous 2.6.19 stable release [story]. In two emails, he listed six regressions that don't have fixes yet, and six regressions with fixes that haven't been merged yet.In another email thread, Linux creator Linus Torvalds noted that his goal for 2.6.20 is to focus primarily on stability. He also noted that he intends to release the stable kernel at some point after linux.conf.au which is happening this year in Sydney, Australia between January 15th and 20th.
The Vector development team is proud to announce the release of Vector Linux 5.8 Standard Live CD beta1. This release has everything that is making 5.8 Standard famous, like browser plugins, SeaMonkey, Firefox and Opera, the newest Xfce desktop, the Gimp and Xara LX, AbiWord and Gnumeric, vasm and vl-hot, wireless drivers and configuration tools, support for read and write to NTFS via FUSE and ntfs-3g, and lots of fun games. Then, for your added pleasure, we made a special Beryl edition just for fun. - DistroWatch. Screenshots of VectorLinux 5.8 Live Beta 1 are available at LinuxQuestions.org.
A new project is being launched to create the next generation CD/DVD burning program using the latest available technologies such as libburnia libraries.
This article gives you everything you need to decide which is the right way to encode your data for your Ajax application.
The Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd. (ELCOT), a government-owned organization that delivers IT services to the southern India state of Tamil Nadu, has decided that its projects will be deployed on open-source software, including Linux.
Conventional wisdom says that BitTorrent achieves superior download performance over competing peer-to-peer (P2P) systems because the protocol discourages those who download without uploading in turn, creating an environment where all participants act fairly. A University of Washington (UW) research paper says otherwise, and its authors have a BitTorrent client to prove it.
Dell's love affair with Linux is a clandestine affair these days, conducted in secret, away from disapproving eyes. But now the pair have been spotted in China.
Storix Inc. today introduced software that lets customers back up, migrate and provision new Linux and AIX systems. The Storix System Backup Administrator version 6 For Linux and AIX (SBAdmin) also provides bare metal restore capability for failed or new systems.
AOL is showcasing a Linux-based hard drive-equipped portable media player (PMP) manufactured by Haier, at CES this week. The Smartscreens Media Device packs a 30GB drive, plays MPEG4 and WMV videos over wired or Bluetooth wireless headphones, and can also receive Internet radio stations via WiFi.
All the words have been spoken. The Grand Ideals, the philosophical superiorities, the passionate and sometimes vitriolic debates on freedoms 0-3...it has all been said. Now it's time to do.
Three years ago, out of more than 2300 CES exhibitors, the word"Linux" appeared in text associated with just 11 of them, in the show's online guide. This year atCES 2007 has more than 2700 exhibitors; yet"Linux" appears in text associated with just 3 companies:Interact-TV,Neuros Technology andPixel Magic Systems. Yet it is clearer than ever that Linux has become the bedrock on which more and more companies build their solutions.
OpenMoko, a Taiwanese startup that develops mobile hardware and software, next month plans to start selling what it claims to be the first Linux smartphone based completely on open standards.
An open letter to PETA, inspired by Ryan Lortie’s very silly My stance on Ubuntu and the Bad Vista campaign.