The tenth and final alpha release of KOffice 2.0 has been released. Development team is now ready to start beta phase … but they’re not being rushed.
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Morning roundup: Solid state drives are in the news right now and IBM has not only pushed the speed barriers for these small devices but is also testing a 4 terabyte SSD. On the Linux front, Intel has bought a Linux distributor and Novell’s Linux revenues jump 30% this quarter. And finally (so to speak) Bloomberg accidentally killed Apple supremo Steve Jobs this week.
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Xen.org ships version 3.3 of hypervisor with better power management and scalability.
Afternoon roundup: Game fans will be pleased to hear about Wiz, an open source handheld gaming unit which was released yesterday. If you’re looking to spruce up your Linux desktop then have a look at the 10 “Really Cool” Icon Sets for Ubuntu/GNOME Desktop. And if you’re into Twittering then take a look at Twhirl which is an Adobe Air-based Twitter client that actually works on the Linux version of Air quite well (we covered installing Air on Linux a little time back).
Despite a government commitment to open standards and a Cabinet-approved open source strategy, the South African Independent Electoral Commission website is not available to Linux and Mac users not using an Internet Explorer browser.
Beta is the first official release of Lenny Live and is not just another “Debian-based Live CD”, says the Lenny team.
The FreeBSD Foundation releases installable JDK JRE 6.0 binaries for FreeBSD 6.x and 7.x.
Just when you thought PCs couldn’t get much smaller along comes the SpaceCube, probably the world’s smallest Linux-running PC.keep looking »