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Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Review

Posted by baffa on Jun 08, 2010 - 12:58 PM
A review of Ubuntu Linux 10.04 (Lucid Lynx, from the desktop user point of view, Has been published by desktoplinuxreviews.com

Fedora 13

Posted by baffa on May 30, 2010 - 06:00 AM
Fedora 13 has been released. It includes some major features like automatic print driver installation, color management to calibrate monitors and scanners, experimental 3D support for NVIDIA video cards and more.

Slackware 13.1 Released

Posted by baffa on May 28, 2010 - 12:45 PM
Slackware 13.1 release is out, it brings many updates and enhancements, among which you'll find two of the most advanced desktop environments available today: Xfce 4.6.1, and KDE 4.4.3.

Ubuntu Linux 10.04

Posted by baffa on Apr 30, 2010 - 10:32 AM
The final release of Ubuntu Linux 10.04 is out. An extended review can be already found here

Fedora 12 Released

Posted by baffa on Nov 21, 2009 - 05:00 PM
The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the release of Fedora 12. There's a one-page guide to the new release. The full release announcement has details on the major features, and the release notes contain comprehensive information on changes in this new release

Google Pre-Releases Chrome OS

Posted by baffa on Nov 20, 2009 - 04:42 PM
Google has released the source to what will eventually become the Chrome OS.

Slackware 13.0

Posted by baffa on Sep 07, 2009 - 05:43 PM
The Slackware team has released the version 13.0. As usual recommended download method is BitTorrent.

Ubuntu 9.04 Released

Posted by baffa on Apr 25, 2009 - 07:56 AM
Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today that Ubuntu 9.04 has been released. This is the the simultaneous releases of Desktop Edition, Server Edition and Netbook Remix (UNR).

Debian 5.0 released

Posted by baffa on Feb 16, 2009 - 09:16 AM
The Debian Project announced the official release of Debian GNU/Linux version 5.0 (codenamed Lenny).

FreeBSD 7.1 Released

Posted by baffa on Jan 08, 2009 - 05:00 PM
The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the release of FreeBSD 7.1.

On the State of Linux File Systems

Posted by baffa on Dec 12, 2008 - 12:00 AM
An editorial overview of the past,present and future of Linux file systems: ext2, ext3, ReiserFS, XFS, JFS, Reiser4, ext4, Btrfs, and Tux3 was recently published

Fedora 10 Released

Posted by baffa on Dec 04, 2008 - 10:00 AM
Fedora 10, aka 'Cambridge,' was released.

OpenOffice 3.0 Is Officially Out

Posted by baffa on Oct 14, 2008 - 01:00 PM
After three years of work, OpenOffice.org has now reached the landmark version 3.0, with a lot of new features.

Migrating to ext4

Posted by baffa on May 27, 2008 - 12:39 PM
IBM published an article explains when to adopt ext4, how to adapt traditional file system maintenance tool usage to ext4, and how to get the most out of the file system.

7 Linux Desktop Distros Compared

Posted by baffa on May 23, 2008 - 11:09 AM
InfoWeek has posted a Linux distros Comparition, confronting openSUSE, Ubuntu 8.4, PCLinuxOS, Mandriva Linux One, Fedora, SimplyMEPIS, and CentOS 5.1 against each other.

Fedora 9 Released

Posted by baffa on May 17, 2008 - 05:00 PM
Fedora 9 has been released. Some of the more interesting new features include a new package management system, which can be used as an alternative to pup and pirut, known as PackageKit.

Ubuntu 8.04 Released

Posted by baffa on Apr 28, 2008 - 07:00 PM
Ubuntu 8.04 has been released. it's the second LTS (Long Term Support) release of this popular distro.

Ubuntu Brainstorm Launched

Posted by baffa on Mar 25, 2008 - 03:42 PM
Brainstorm is a new site where everyone can submit and vote on ideas for Ubuntu. After login you see the ideas submitted by the community sorted by popularity.

Ubuntu vs. Mac OS X

Posted by baffa on Dec 23, 2007 - 04:00 PM
Linux magazine has up an article comparing Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon to Mac OS X Leopard.

Fedora 8 Released

Posted by baffa on Nov 14, 2007 - 06:00 PM
The Fedora 8 has been officially released. As usual can be get from mirror sites.

openSUSE 10.3 Released

Posted by baffa on Oct 10, 2007 - 04:30 PM
The openSUSE team has released the version 10.3 of its Linux distribution.

Anatomy of the Linux kernel

Posted by baffa on Jun 20, 2007 - 09:49 AM
Tim Jones wrote a nice article about Linux kernel structure and philosophy.

Fedora 7 Released

Posted by baffa on Jun 04, 2007 - 02:00 PM
Fedora 7 has been released. Fedora 7 drops the traditional 'Core' nomenclature, since it includes both what used to be termed the Core and Extra components by default. The ISO images can be downloaded from mirrors around the world.

Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn released

Posted by baffa on Apr 23, 2007 - 07:15 AM
The Ubuntu community announced the release of the Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn). As usual also the KDE (kubuntu) and XFCE (xubuntu) are availables.

Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring Released

Posted by baffa on Apr 20, 2007 - 03:00 PM
Mandriva is proud to announce the release of Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring. This release includes the latest software (KDE 3.5.6, GNOME 2.18, Firefox and Thunderbird 2.0) and several major new features.
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