Songbird 1.0 Takes Flight

Dec 04, 2008

After many years of development, the Songbird open source software is finally released as version 1.0.

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OpenSolaris Live CD 2008.11 with Distro Toolbox and Automated Install

Dec 03, 2008

The OpenSolaris project has issued its second solid release with the Live CD 2008.11, which integrates subprojects such as the installer and package manager.

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Mandriva Fires Two Developers

Dec 03, 2008

Mandriva's financial situation appears to be none too rosy. At the end of the year, the distributor will terminate the employment of two of its freelance workers, Adam Williams, effectively the Community Manager, and Package Manager Oden Eriksson.

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New Case Against Microsoft Brought To European Commission

Dec 01, 2008

The Dutch software dealer HW Trading has proffered a complaint concerning Microsoft's marketing practices to the European Trade Commission. The reason: Microsoft has for years been selling its products at a higher price in Europe than it does in America.

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CBI: Self-Debugging Fedora 10

Nov 27, 2008

The university-based research project Cooperative Bug Isolation (CBI) digs into Fedora packages to isolate and report bugs. Fedora 10 is now included.

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Flowplayer 3.0 Web Video Player

Nov 27, 2008

With the release of version 3.0, the development of Flowplayer's free Flash player has reached another milestone.

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Flash Alternative: Processing Version 1.0

Nov 26, 2008

This past weekend has produced a version 1.0 of Processing, a Flash alternative product that runs under GPL.

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DVD Ripper HandBrake Now With GUI

Nov 25, 2008

According to an announcement on the HandBrake website, the new version 0.9.3 of the Handbrake DVD ripper comes complete with a GUI.

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