Jargon, compatibility major stumbling blocks for new Ubuntu users

By   |  June 18, 2010   |  
Jargon that they didn't understand, insecurity over compatibility with Microsoft Office and a lack of visual feedback when performing desktop actions were the key stumbling blocks for first-time Ubuntu users. (more…) ...

Tunisian govt. launches FOSS training programme

By   |  June 18, 2010   |  
The Tunisian Ministry of Communications has linked up with Linux Professional Institute to certify more than 2,000 IT students in Linux and free and open source technologies. And that's just the start. (more…) ...

WordPress 3.0 blasts off

By   |  June 18, 2010   |  
It's been a while in the coming but Wordpress 3.0 is now here and it is packed with big changes. (more…) ...

Conspiracy time: Dell tones down Windows critique

By   |  June 18, 2010   |  
It was inevitable. Dell has backed away from its earlier statement that Ubuntu Linux was more secure than Windows and now has a much tamer message in its place. (more…) ...

Brazil streaks ahead in Firefox World Cup

By   |  June 17, 2010   |  
If Firefox's personas are anything to go by then the biggest soccer fans, as well as the biggest Firefox fans are clearly in Brazil. (more…) ...

FFmpeg improves H.264 video, adds WebM support

By   |  June 17, 2010   |  
Google's royalty-free multimedia format WebM is getting more love. This time from FFmpeg, which has released version 0.6 with WebM support. (more…) ...

Microsoft releases OSS JQuery Globalisation plugin

By   |  June 16, 2010   |  
Making good on earlier promises to contribute code to the open source JQuery JavaScript library, Microsoft has released a new globalisation plugin as open source software. (more…) ...

Eucalyptus OSS cloud befriends Windows

By   |  June 16, 2010   |  
Eucalyptus Systems has released an update to the commercial version of its open source private cloud software and has included support for Windows installations. (more…) ...

Opera 10.6 beta adds WebM video support

By   |  June 16, 2010   |  
Norway-based browser maker Opera today released a new beta of its Opera 10.browser which it says is 50% faster than its predecessor. (more…) ...

OLPC high-school release adds Gnome desktop

By   |  June 15, 2010   |  
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has announced a high school-focused version of its low-cost XO laptop which includes the Gnome interface. (more…) ...