Knoppix 6.2 Based on LXDE

Nov 18, 2009

Klaus Knopper has updated his Live Linux Knoppix to 6.2 and chose LXDE as the desktop environment. Also included is ADRIANE, the talking menu system for the sight-impaired, in version 1.2

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iBunTunes? Music Store for Ubuntu 10.04 Planned

Nov 18, 2009

The developers of Ubuntu One, the next Ubuntu release, are apparently planning a music store along the lines of iTunes.

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Windows Mobile Possible 28% Loss of Market Share

Nov 17, 2009

According to a current Gartner study, Windows Mobile has lost 28% of the mobile market share over the last year. Winners at first are Apple and Blackberry, but open source systems are gaining over the long run.

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Notes and Excel Run Better with Wine 1.1.33

Nov 16, 2009

As WineHQ reports, the new version of the Windows compatibility product fixes a few bugs and improves interoperability with many applications and games.

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Microsoft acknowledges own GPL infringement

Nov 16, 2009

Even Microsoft can’t resist new technology. In order to be up with the times, they have added a nice tool for download to create a USB version. Unfortunately this was done without paying attention to the GPLv2.

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TeX Live 2009 Brings Font Updates and Windows TeXworks

Nov 13, 2009

TeX Live, a comprehensive collection of software surrounding the TeX/LaTex font systems, is available in the 2009 edition.

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Commercial Editor UltraEdit Now Also for Linux

Nov 13, 2009

The multi talented UltraEdit is now available as UEX in a commercial version for Linux. The editor is extremely popular, especially in the world of Windows.

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DEFT 5: Forensic Distro from Italy

Nov 12, 2009

DEFT Linux, a forensic distribution from Italy, is now available in version 5. Besides ISO images, developers are offering colorful pen drives.

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