Firefox 3.6 Learns WOFF

Oct 23, 2009

Mozilla has made itself into the draft horse for a new font format for the Web that some of its developers and independent font designers are currently hatching. Firefox 3.6 should be the first to support the new Web Open Font Format (WOFF).

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GNOME 3.0 Determines Boston Summit

Oct 16, 2009

While the European Linux scene has been busy with KDE and Qt, a relatively unnoticed but important gathering occurred in the U.S. to determine the future of the GNOME desktop: the GNOME Boston Summit 2009.

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First Plasma Widgets Ported to Maemo 5

Oct 15, 2009

At the Maemo Summit in Amsterdam Nokia gave away 300 N900 Internet tablets to KDE and Qt developers. The result is the first porting of KDE programs to Maemo 5.

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Kamoso 1.0: Webcam Tool for KDE 4

Oct 13, 2009

Cheese is a simple yet practical graphic tool that has been available to Gnome users for quite a while. Kamoso now provides KDE fans with their own solution.

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Code Statistics: KDE Costs 175 Million Dollars

Oct 12, 2009

The official KDE Project currently consists of 4.2 million lines of code. Cornelius Schumacher has applied the lines to individual projects and published the stats.

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OpenDesktop Community Choose Winners of Desktop Contest

Oct 12, 2009

About-information from developer profiles, desktop searches in online forums, an interface library and update notification of web page content bring the concept of a social desktop a step closer to reality.

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Opensuse 11.2 Last Beta

Oct 02, 2009

The now released test version of openSUSE 11.2 is to be the last beta. The first release candidate will appear mid-October.

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Ubuntu Karmic Koala Enters Beta Test

Oct 02, 2009

Like openSUSE, the Ubuntu project has released its first beta version of Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala). The final version should appear October 29.

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