Cold War at the Eighth KDE PIM Gathering

Jan 15, 2010

The eighth annual KDE PIM developer meeting in Osnabrück, Germany started out with an extended snowball fight among the Scottish, German and Dutch contingencies. That actual work was being done was evidenced by enhancements to Akonadi, KDE 4.4 and 4.5, and planned further development of the Kontact groupware client.

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Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 2 Removes HAL

Jan 15, 2010

The development of Ubuntu 10.04 is taking another turn. Lucid Lynx now has a second alpha version that gets rid of HAL.

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Vmware Buys Zimbra

Jan 13, 2010

Virtualization specialists VMware has enriched its portfolio with the open source based tool groupware Zimbra.

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Open Norway: Norwegian Broadcasting Moves to OpenOffice and ODF

Jan 13, 2010

Norway's national broadcasting and TV facility NRK is intent on using the Open Document Format as a standard and is therefore changing its clients over to OpenOffice.

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Adobe Updates Reader and Acrobat to Address Security Problems

Jan 13, 2010

Adobe has put its attention to solving the vulnerability problems in its PDF Reader and Acrobat software.

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Amarok 2.2.2 with New Features

Jan 12, 2010

The Amarok project has made version 2.2.2 of its KDE music player available for download. The new version includes a couple of new features next to many detail changes.

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Release Candidate Pardus 2009.1

Jan 12, 2010

The Pardus team has published the first release candidate of its Linux distribution with the slightly confusing version number 2009.1.

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Big Shot: OpenShot Video Editor Version 1.0 Released

Jan 12, 2010

Video clip editors have been in short supply under Linux. Jonathan Thomas is now trying to fill that gap with the first stable version of the OpenShot Video Editor.

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