SCALE 5x Issues Call For Papers

SCALE 5x, the Southern California Linux Expo has issued a call for papers. SCALE 5x will be held on Feb 10-11, 2007 at the Los Angeles Airport Westin. Past speakers have included Chris Dibona,…

Microsoft offers support to Mozilla

Let’s face it. Microsoft till date has been no friend of the open-source movement. There is enough bad-blood between open source evangelists and Microsoft to fill up pages. However this could be…

Ubuntu update flaw

An update was released for Dapper on 21 August 2006 UTC, which has been found to cause problems on certain systems.

A subsequent update published 17 hours later corrects this, so if your…

Unofficial Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) Starter Guide

Check out this Ubuntu starter guide maintained by the Linux Center of University of Latvia. A great resource for anyone using Ubuntu. It’s Wiki based too, so feel free to contribute.

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Flash 9 for Xubuntu (Kind-of)

When Flash 8 and 9 weren’t released for Linux, I thought, "why doesn’t someone just edit Flash’s code and change the 7 to a 9?" Turns out it’s possible. Here’s how:

1) Make a back-up of the…

Intel to help Vietnam's communists go open-source

The Vietnamese Communist Party's decision to move its computer systems to open-source software got a boost on Friday from Intel, the world's largest chip maker.

Under terms of a memorandum…

GIMP vs. Photoshop - What still needs to be done?

We all know that the GIMP is more or less the de-facto standard for image editing in Linux, where Adobe Photoshop is the standard on the Mac and Windows (and some Linux boxes using Crossover…

Kerala logs Microsoft out

After the cola ban, it is now the turn of Microsoft to log out of Kerala. Children in 12,500 high schools in the state, India’s most literate, will not be taught Windows. Instead, instructors are…

GIMP 2.2.13 Released

Version 2.2.13 of the GNU Image Manipulation Program is a bug-fix release in the stable 2.2 series. Please see the NEWS file for a detailed list of changes. The source code is available from ftp.…

NVIDIA Linux Display Driver Version 1.0-8774 released

A new NVIDIA display driver has been released. Added support for X.Org 7.1, XVideo with the Composite X extension when using X.Org 7.1 and improved interaction with newer Linux kernels are some…