Archive for January, 2009

Getting things done on Linux

January 19th, 2009 | 4 Comments »

There’s no shortage of to-do list managers for Linux but Tasque has a couple of advantages over many of the other ones out there.

SA election body opens website to open source users

January 19th, 2009 | 11 Comments »

Just three weeks ahead of its final voter registration drive, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has made good on its promise to make its website accessible to citizens using non-Microsoft software.

Chisimba web framework refresh

January 16th, 2009 | 1 Comment » Tags: , ,

African developers release new version of PHP web develoment framework.

KDE 3.5 or KDE 4?

January 14th, 2009 | 19 Comments » Tags: ,

The KDE 4 interface has been surrounded by controversy and criticism for most of its brief life. And even now, as it becomes the default interface for a number of distributions and version 4.2 just days away from launch there are many users that still hanker for the stability and functionality of KDE 3.5. Which […]

Ubuntu's Launchpad to be open sourced

January 14th, 2009 | 1 Comment »

Ubuntu’s popular Launchpad project hosting service will release its underlying code later this year.

Adopt a (Gnome) hacker for $10

January 14th, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: ,

Gnome Foundation updates fundraising drive with new levels of support. Adopt your favourite Gnome hacker for just $10 a month.

KDE 4.2 RC out, KDE 4.1 updated

January 14th, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: ,

The KDE community has announced the release candidate for KDE 4.2 as well as bugfix update for KDE 4.1.

News wrap: Fedora 11 named, KDE 3.5 for OpenSuse, Ubuntu alpha

January 13th, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: , , ,

Struggling to get up to speed after the holidays? Then here’s an easily digestible roundup of news you may have missed.

"I'm Linux" video contest goes live

January 13th, 2009 | 1 Comment » Tags: ,

Foundation launches video contest for community to create Linux commercials to match those of Apple and Microsoft.

Chrome 2.0 beta but no Linux version, yet

January 12th, 2009 | 5 Comments » Tags: ,

Search giant Google releases test version of Chrome 2.0 browser for Windows but says Linux and Mac users will have to wait until later this year for native versions for those platforms.

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