Atom 1.0 is here. One of the best open source code editors, Atom was available for public uses for almost a year but this is the first stable version of the most talked about text/code editor of recent times. Promoted as the “hackable text editor for 21st century”, this project of Github has already been downloaded 1.5 […]
OPENSOURCECONF.ID 2015 is a community gathering event that brings open source activists, Linux enthusiasts and the IT community together in the Indonesian city of Pekanbaru. The conference will hold up to discuss issues related to contemporary IT Open Source Software, Linux, design, application, network, security, etc. The event coincides with the 231st anniversary of the city […]
We finally lived to see the day when Microsoft and Apple are making their products open source. Earlier Microsoft had announced the open sourcing of .NET programming language. Following the suit, Apple announced at WWDC15 that the new version of Apple’s flagship programming language Swift will be open source. “We think Swift is the next big […]
One of the less popular Ubuntu based distribution, Peppermint OS has announced the release of its latest version Peppermint 6. Peppermint OS was conceived to be an online OS, somewhat similar to Chrome OS. This is the reason why Peppermint OS is sometime known as cloud based Linux OS. No, unlike Chromixium OS that looks […]
Open Source adoption is increasing in Europe. Government organization, municipalities, companies and universities have been opting for open source alternatives of popular propriety solutions. We have seen stories of Open Source adoption in France, Italy, Romania, Switzerland, Hungry etc. Latest in the trend is a Spanish school that has opted Ubuntu to replace Windows operating […]
Chinese manufacturer Meizu has launched Ubuntu Phone, Ubuntu MX4, for developers in China. It is priced at 1799 Yuan (roughly $300) and is available immediately. This will be soon followed by the launch in Europe. Meizu plans to release the Chinese version of Ubuntu MX4 for general users by the end of this year.
Ubuntu 15.04 was released couple of weeks back and has been accepted favorably by Linux community. A seasoned Ubuntu user knows that a new release is shortly followed by announcing the codename of the next release. It took some time, but Canonical founder, Mark Shuttleworth, announced the codename of Ubuntu 15.10 and it is: Wily […]
Mini PCs. Mini PCs everywhere…. Mini PCs are the new ‘in’ thing of computing world. Compact, fan-less and attractive, (I presume) Mini PCs are bound to takeover the traditional desktop market. These tiny devices might not be suitable for hardcore gamers, but for normal computer user, these mini PCs are the ideal device. If […]