Archiwum z Sierpień 2010

Lightspark 0.4.4 open source Flash player released

wtorek, 31 Sierpień 2010

The Lightspark project has released version 0.4.4 of its free, open source Flash player, adding support for localisations and ActionScript exception handling.

KDE Software Compilation 4.5.1 Released

wtorek, 31 Sierpień 2010

The KDE team has announced the release of KDE Software Compilation 4.5.1 less than a month after the release of KDE SC 4.5.0…

New Wine: Running Windows Music & Sound Applications Under Wine 1.2

wtorek, 31 Sierpień 2010

Wine runs many Windows programs nicely these days, including more and more serious music applications. Dave profiles some of those applications running under the latest & greatest Wine 1.2.

CEDET 1.0 adds IDE features to Emacs

wtorek, 31 Sierpień 2010

CEDET brings project management, code completion, reference analysis, code generation and more to the Emacs editor…

General Hugh Shelton Elected Chairman of Red Hat Board of Directors

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Red Hat: “Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced General H. Hugh Shelton (U.S. Army Retired) has been elected to serve as chairman of Red Hat’s board of directors.”

Lightweight Distro Roundup: Day 9 – Peppermint OS

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Tech: “Right, we are now at the first of our extra distros, voted in by you folks. Today our victim is Peppermint OS, the newest version based on Ubuntu Lucid.

What did we think?”

VMware should buy Novell

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Cyber Cynic: “Novell’s history has been full of ups and downs. Once, with NetWare, it was the networking operating system powerhouse. Then they tried to be a consulting company. More recently, Novell has been both a Linux company and a friend to Microsoft.”

Should Open Source Communities Avoid Contributor Agreements?

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

Simon Says: “Contributor agreements that aggregate the copyrights of open source code in favour of a single corporate sponsor are a sure sign of a community where one member has more rights than the rest. And equality is the key to success.”

Samsung N150 Plus Netbook

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

ZDNet: “It’s been a while since I bought any new hardware. Yesterday I saw a Samsung N150 Plus for a price that I just couldn’t pass up – 333 Swiss Francs (about £200).”

AMD jettisons ATI brand name, makes Radeon its own

poniedziałek, 30 Sierpień 2010

The Tech Report: “Yep, the rumors are true. AMD does indeed intend to do away with the ATI name, eliminating the “ATI Radeon” co-branding the company has steadfastly maintained since its acquisition of ATI. The firm briefed us on its plans late last week and explained several factors influencing its decision.”