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Apt:foo – Web-based Debian-Compatible Package Portal

Apt:foo – Web-based Debian-Compatible Package Portal

Installing applications on a running Linux or BSD operating system involves pointing the package manager to the distro’s package repository, assuming it is not already pointing to it, or to a third-party repository. A few distros, for example, Mint Linux and PC-BSD also have a Web-based package portal.

Elisa Media Center

Elisa Media Center

Elisa Media Center is an Open Source, cross-platform multimedia application “connecting the internet to your all-in-one media player”. Developed by Fluendo S.L. of Spain, Elisa is available for installation on the Linux operating system. An alpha version with limited functionality is also available for the Windows platform.

Firefox 3 Release Candidate Now Available

Firefox 3 Release Candidate Now Available

The Mozilla Foundation has announced the availability of Firefox 3 Release Candidate for download and testing. Firefox is the innovative Open Source Web browser that offers a faster and more secure online browsing experience. This Release Candidate includes many new features and changes.

FreePBX: Web-Based Manager for Asterisk

FreePBX: Web-Based Manager for Asterisk

FreePBX is a free software PBX (Private Branch eXchange) that makes managing an Asterisk installation less of an hassle. It is the user-friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) used in a number of IP/PBX Linux distributions including Elastix, and AsteriskNOW.

OpenOffice.org 2.4 Released

OpenOffice.org 2.4 Released

“The OpenOffice.org Community is pleased to announce the release of OpenOffice.org 2.4, the latest version of the leading open source office productivity suite.” OpenOffice.org is the leading Open Source, and free office productivity suite. The latest release spots some new features and a number of bug fixes.

Gnome 2.22 Released

Gnome 2.22 Released

the Gnome Foundation has announced the latest version of the Gnome Desktop. Gnome 2.22, which was released yesterday – March 12, 2008, introduces major enhancements in addition to numerous bug fixes, to the Gnome Desktop.

Gnome and Mozilla Foundations to Join Forces

Gnome and Mozilla Foundations to Join Forces

The Gnome Foundation, which is responsible for the Gnome project, and the Mozilla Foundation, a non-profit organization responsible for overseeing the Mozilla project, have announced a joint collaborative effort to “improve developer support and user experience of desktop applications on GNU/Linux and other free software systems”.

Fonality’s PBXtra Upgraded

Fonality’s PBXtra Upgraded

Fonality®, a maker of business phone systems, and the company behind the trixbox IP-PBX Linux distro, has announced the release of PBXtra® 4.0, a new version of its IP-PBX solution. This release adds the following features to PBXtra: FindMe®, Boomerang® Mobile Integration, FONcall®, and a number of improvements to the admin interface.

Trolltech Releases Qt 4.3.4

Trolltech Releases Qt 4.3.4

Trolltech ASA, which was recently acquired by Nokia, has announced the release of Qt 4.3.4. Qt is the company’s flagship, cross-platform development framework., and it’s at the heart of the KDE desktop environment. The latest release pertains to commercial customers and the open source community.

View Your Mind

View Your Mind

VYM (View Your Mind) is a tool to generate and manipulate maps which show your thoughts. Such maps can help you to improve your creativity and effectivity. You can use them for time management, to organize tasks, to get an overview over complex contexts, to sort your ideas etc. Maps can be drawn by hand on paper or a flip […]

Sun Acquires MySQL

Sun Acquires MySQL

Sun Microsystems, Inc., has announced the acquisition of MySQL. MySQL is the most popular Open Source database in the world. It’s probably the most widely deployed database in the world.

Trolltech’s Qt to be licensed under the GPL v3

Trolltech’s Qt to be licensed under the GPL v3

Trolltech ASA is licensing its Qt cross-platform development framework under the GNU General Public License version 3 (GPL v3), with immediate effect. Qt is already available under the GPL v2 and will continue to be so in addition to the GPL v3.