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[Linux Desktop] Browsing web with Linux.Ecco major web browsers.

2 commenti July 31, 2008 2 comments

I start to write some articles directed to the use of Linux in desktop environment and dedicated to those who, for the first time, approach the world of the penguin. The question I have asked is this: what do those who may want to start using GNU / Linux for the first time? The answer is quite simple and is linked by return with the article a few days ago in which I showed you how make the configuration of your ADSL . In fact, the activity most likely want to perform will be to surf the web. Hence, the idea to show the main software to perform this operation on Linux. Read the rest ...

[Linux Games] That's what it means to take advantage of an open source 3D graphics engine: Sauerbraten is among us

Today's article is the last blog before a short break to relax a few days in the sea :) And I could not stop my articles without talking about a game in open source code, derived from another game in turn released with open source code and that shows what I said a few weeks ago about the positive aspects of the release of games with open licenses. Today I speak of Sauerbraten , open source shooter playable in single or multi player and derived from Cube , 3D graphics engine open source written by Wouter van Oortmerssen . Continue reading ...

[Linux Admin] Aria2, a download so fast he had never seen

The software which I want to talk today is dedicated to all those who are used to download a lot and that they need to speed up the download to your computer. Add to this being used to use the command line to proceed with the download of any "thing", then the software for you is called aria2 . Continue reading ...

Neo FreeRunner. Impressions on the Smartphone Open source after a week of use

Wandering through the net I was struck by an article published on the blog of Joachim Breitner and a comment on the only smartphone on the market entirely developed on a Free Software platform. I'm talking of course of the Neo FreeRunner that a few days ago is for sale and which I talked about in a recent article of this blog. Read the rest ...

Firefox 3: after the official Guiness here is version 3.0.1 available

July 10 was officially the achievement of the Guinness Book of Records for the download day Firefox 3 well with 8,002,530 people who have downloaded the most popular open source browser in the 24 hours between 18:16 UTC on June 17, 2008 and 18 : 16 UTC on June 18, 2008. Yesterday, however, was released the first update of Firefox in version 3.0.1. Read the rest ...

[Linux Desktop] Install and remove software on Gnome and KDE

1 commento July 21, 2008 1 comment

Today's subject was already discussed on my blog. In fact, not far away in time, I will show how the make the ' install software in Ubuntu (Gnome) or by using the graphical tools and is using the text tool, which I loved so much! However, I decided to repeat the same argument but framed differently. This is because, in this new section of the blog dedicated to the use of GNU / Linux desktop environment, I promised to review some software to help you migrate to Linux and it is therefore essential to have knowledge of the methods of installing software distributions outlets reference for our purposes (Ubuntu and Kubuntu). Read the rest ...

OpenGEU: road test with videoguide of this fantastic Linux distribution.

3 commenti July 19, 2008 3 comments

Erratum 22:07:08:
The project is hosted by OpenGEU InTiLinux who worked early on in the development of this distribution. However the project is the brainchild of TheDarkMaster which is, therefore, the father of OpenGEU :)

Not long ago I discovered the GNU / Linux distribution called OpenGEU . It is a project created by the team of InTiLinux who has decided to give us a new Linux distribution derived from Ubuntu but with a desktop nothing short of sensational: Enlightenment . I was actually looking for a distribution to install on my laptop a little '' old and this was a good opportunity to try a very light desktop and really ugly. Read the rest ...

[Linux Multimedia] Video editing according Kino: from acquisition to rendering.

The software of which I speak today is called Kino and is one of the software indispensable if we are producers of movies or, more simply, people who occasionally "gocano" ... maybe with video captured from your camcorder. Kino is, in fact, a very simple to use and packed with features for video editing. Let me be clear, nothing to do with the far more noble professional software, but if you do not have big claims, I assure you that you can reach very high levels of quality for our video. But let's see how to install and how to use Kino. Continue reading ...

FileZilla and open source: the conquest of the 10th place in the ranking for download from SourceForge.net

2 commenti July 17, 2008 2 comments

That is: how to start from the bottom and reach, within a few years, in tenth place in the ranking for download from SourceForge.net . This is, if you will, in a nutshell, the story of FileZilla , FTP client, multi-platform created by Tim Koss and two other students in January 2001. The choice of open source, it may seem trite to say, was made ​​to time as a solution to "fall back" because, in fact, the already large number of FTP clients present then already on the market, the three thought they would be able to sell a single copy. Read the rest ...

Power Color presents the first video card in the world with 2 GB of ram!

2 commenti July 15, 2008 2 comments

A few days ago the news on the subject of hot video cards that had concerned the Asus presented a video card with 1 GB of ram well. Today, it is the Power Color to talk about his new little jewel: the PCS HD4850 ​​with 2 GB of GDDR3 RAM. According to what we read in the press release issued yesterday, July 14, by the manufacturer Power Color, the graphics card in question is based on the RV770 chipset manufactured by ATI. Continue reading ...