Linux Mint Swap Banshee Affiliate Code, Take 100% of Profits

Posted on December 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
OMG! Ubuntu — Buried within the pages of a long forum thread on German site

Wayland Has Working Screensaver Support

Posted on December 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — Pekka Paalanen, a developer working on Wayland for Collabora, has been working on the screensaver infrastructure for the Wayland Display Server. His patches published today are of "RFC" (Request For Comments) status but Pekka says they are ready to be merged aside from one hack.

FreeBSD 9.0 May Just Be One Week Away

Posted on December 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — After more delays, FreeBSD 9.0 RC3 was finally announced last night. Fortunately, it looks like the final builds of FreeBSD 9.0 may begin next week.

Google Inc. Renews Firefox Search Deal

Posted on December 7, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
eMoney Daily — Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will continue to provide royalties to Firefox for making the company the default search option in the upper-right hand corner of Mozilla Firefox.

Red Hat releases Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2

Posted on December 7, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
TechCrunch — Today Red Hat announces the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2, the latest iteration of their flagship Linux distribution. I don

KDE Widgets: Why They Matter

Posted on December 7, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Datamation — You only have to look at the rich assortment of applets in KDE -- which calls them widgets -- to see what GNOME and Unity are missing. If anything, KDE's widgets are even richer than GNOME 2's applets, with dozens of small pieces of functionality that range from the serious to the trivial and the basic to the expert and obscure, including everything from hardware indicators and system configuration tools to desktop enhancements and toys and educational software.

Opera 11.60 Arrives

Posted on December 7, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Crazy Engineers — Opera has always impressed us. The browser has maintained its own innovation cycle and continued to set new standards for the competition for a long time now. Opera

Racing To Finish X.Org Multi-Touch Support

Posted on December 7, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — Peter Hutterer has provided an update on the state of X.Org multi-touch support as he hopes to have this input feature ready for integration into the next X.Org Server release.

Android 4.0 For x86 Is Now Available

Posted on December 2, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
Phoronix — Android 4.0.1 was announced for x86 by the Android x86 community in source and ISO form. It was announced in this mailing list message.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Alpha 1 Released

Posted on December 2, 2011 by Sean Potter | Open Source News,
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