Ubuntu 15.04 is following its release schedule to launch the final version in April’15. In fact some of you might have already did the upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 beta. As the ‘Ubuntu tradition’ goes, a wallpaper contest is announced where users from across the globe submit their entries. Based on voting, 10-15 entries are selected […]
Pinta is a free and open source drawing application which is very popular among Linux users. It won’t be incorrect to term it as an open source alternative to Microsoft Paint. Pinta is available for all major platforms such as Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. While Gimp is popular as full featured image editing […]
It seems mini PC boxes are the latest fad. While the traditional PC boxes (read CPU) takes huge space either under the desk or on the table, these mini PC boxes can be conveniently placed in just few inches of space. No wonder these are getting popular, at least among the manufacturer for the start. Last month […]
Mozilla has released Firefox 36 with new features like full HTTP/2 support, tiles synchronization with others platforms, various bug fixes and security tweaks. The release contains one visible feature that is the tiles users pin will be synchronized with Firefox that is installed on other platforms like, Android for example.
Italy seems to be winning the race to Open Source adoption, it seems. We have learned about how various Italian cities like Udine, Turin, Todi and Turni opted for open source alternatives of Microsoft office in the past. Now the news comes that Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy is about to complete its switch to Apache […]
Bodhi Linux, one of the popular lightweight Linux distributions, has a new major release 3.0.0 available for download now. If you are not aware of Bodhi Linux, it is a minimalist Linux distribution which is based on Ubuntu. It has lightweight Enlightenment desktop Environment and it ships with a tiny set of default applications. What’s […]
Yes! You read it correct. The minimalist Linux distribution CrunchBang Linux has been discontinued. CrunchBang Linux, popularly known for its abbreviated symbol #!, is based on Debian and comes with Openbox window manager. The dark themed Linux was/is a popular Linux choice for many experience Linux users.
Raspberry Pi foundation has announced the release of Raspberry Pi 2, a major upgrade to the existing Raspberry Pi Model B+ series. Raspberry Pi 2 boasts of a Broadcom 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, 1GB of RAM and thus bringing as much as six times more performance to the existing Raspberry Pi models.
Earlier this month I told you about three beautiful Linux OS releasing in 2015. Among the three, Evolve OS has just released its first beta version. Evolve OS is not based on the popular choice of Ubuntu or Fedora. Instead it is built from scratch and it uses PiSi package manager. It is also introducing […]
What is the Open Source alternative of Adobe Photoshop? GIMP, would be the obvious answer. But not for this French University (or school, as we call it in France). ATI (Art and Technology of Image) department at Université Paris 8 is making the switch to Krita, an Open Source imaging application with emphasis on digital painting […]