Category: Software

KOffice 2.0 Beta 3 Released

KOffice 2.0 Beta 3 Released

The KOffice team has announced the availability of the third beta version of KOffice 2.0, a free and open source cross-platform office suite very much like the popular OpenOffice.org. KOffice is part of the K Desktop Environment, though with a separate release cycle.

Customize Firefox with Fashion Your Firefox

Customize Firefox with Fashion Your Firefox

You can already download and install as many Firefox add-ons as you like, but now the Mozilla Foundation has made it a lot easier to customize your Firefox installation with a new Web application.

Elisa 0.5.18 Released

Elisa 0.5.18 Released

The Elisa development team has announced the release of Elisa Media Center 0.5.18. Elisa Media Center is a cross-platform, free and open source media center software application, developed by Fluendo S. A, the Spanish company also responsible for the development for the fee-based Codeina Codec Installer Service.

Open Document Format Toolkit

Open Document Format Toolkit

IBM and Sun MicroSystems, Inc. have “announced the launch of the OpenDocument Format (ODF) Toolkit Union, a new open-source software community project organized to make document software more innovative, versatile and useful for business”.

Theora 1.0 Released

Theora 1.0 Released

The Xiph.Org Foundation has announced the release of Theora 1.0. “Theora is a video codec with a small CPU footprint that offers easy portability and requires no patent royalties.” This is the first major point release of Theora, and marks an “important milestone reflecting the maturity and stability of the Theora codebase”.

Qt Creator Technology Preview Released

Qt Creator Technology Preview Released

Qt Software has announced the release of a Technology Preview of Qt® Creator™, a “new, lightweight, cross-platform integrated development environment (IDE) designed to make development with the Qt application framework even faster and easier”.

Elisa 0.5.16 Released

Elisa 0.5.16 Released

“The Elisa team is happy to announce the release of Elisa Media Center 0.5.16, code-named “La Gallina Feliz”. This release brings its usual lot of bug fixes and introduces new features, some of which were long awaited.”

Qt 4.5 Tech Preview Released

Qt 4.5 Tech Preview Released

Qt Software has announced the release of a Technology Preview of Qt 4.5, the next major release of Qt, which is a C++, cross-platform framework for desktop and embedded applications development. Qt Software, formerly Trolltech (acquired by Nokia in June 2008), is now a unit of Nokia.

Elisa 0.5.15 Released

Elisa 0.5.15 Released

“The Elisa team is happy to announce the release of Elisa Media Center 0.5.15, code-named “Through Her Eyes”. The focus during this release cycle has been put on fixing bugs (16 closed, with an emphasis on reducing memory leaks and usability improvements), while a good part of the team was working on implementing new features with a mid-term target. These […]

Elisa 0.5.13 Released

Elisa 0.5.13 Released

The Elisa development team has announced the availability of Elisa Media Center 0.5.13. This latest update, codenamed “Sergeant Colon”, comes with the usual set of bug fixes and several new features.

Elisa 0.5.10 Released

Elisa 0.5.10 Released

The Elisa development team has announced the availability of Elisa Media Center 0.5.10. This latest update, codenamed “Fallout”, and coming just one week after the release of version 0.5.9, comes with the usual bug fixes and several new features.

Elisa 0.5.9 Released

Elisa 0.5.9 Released

Elisa Media Center version 0.5.9, codenamed “Confrontation”, has been released. Elisa Media Center is a cross-platform media center application developed by Fluendo S.L of Spain. This latest version comes with the usual set of bug fixes, and several new features.

El Tunes!

El Tunes!

El Tunes! is a GStreamer plugin that makes it possible to play music files purchased from Apple’s iTunes Music Store on a Linux system. It is the product of Broken Fractal Ventures, and it’s not yet fully featured. Download package for Ubuntu is available.

Swamplayer: Beta Testers Wanted

Swamplayer: Beta Testers Wanted

Swamplayer is a software designed to stream video over a peer-to-peer bittorrent network. It is developed by the P2P Next, a consortium of public companies, research institutions and universities, from 12 European countries. The goal of the consortium is create a “Europe-wide “next-generation” internet television distribution system, based on P2P and social interaction”.

Alitheia Core 0.8.1 Released

Alitheia Core 0.8.1 Released

The Software Quality Observatory for Open Source Software (SQO-OSS), the European Commission-funded consortium, has announced the release of Alitheia Core 0.8.1. Alitheia Core is an automated platform for quality assessment of open source software projects.

Adeona: Track Lost or Stolen Computers

Adeona: Track Lost or Stolen Computers

Ever misplaced a laptop, had a desktop stolen, or a server spirited away, and wished there was a means that would enable you to tracked them down? Well, there are applications that can be installed on a computer that gives you the ability to do just that, but they are all proprietary and their methods of tracking gives no privacy […]

Elisa 0.5.1 Released

Elisa 0.5.1 Released

Elisa Media Center version 0.5.1, code-named Como se pasa, has been released. Elisa Media Center is a media center application developed by Fluendo S.L., and this version runs under Linux, Windows Vista and XP (editor’s note: If you must run Elisa Media Center, why not do so on your favorite Linux distro? It works better.)

Samba 3.2 Released

Samba 3.2 Released

Samba, the open source file and print server for Windows clients, has been updated to version 3.2. The previous stable version was version 3.0.30, and was licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2, but version 3.2 – this latest stable release – is released under the new GPL version 3.

WebAnywhere: Platform Independent, Open Source Screen Reader

WebAnywhere: Platform Independent, Open Source Screen Reader

WebInSight, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded, University of Washington project, has released an alpha version of WebAnywhere. WebAnywhere is a platform independent, Web-based screen reader that can be used on any Internet-aware PC or mobile device with audio output.

Opera 9.5 Released

Opera 9.5 Released

Opera Software has announced the public availability of Opera 9.5. Opera is a cross-platform Web browser with the reputation for being extremely fast. The new release comes with a lot of new features and usability enhancements.