Tuesday 31st March 2009
Following on from Microsoft's accusations of TomTom infringing on patents, and TomTom's retaliation of the same, TomTom and Microsoft have reached an agreement.
Earlier this month, the latest version of Internet Explorer, version eight, was released, claiming to be more standards compliant than ever before. A result of this is a tag that can control how Microsoft's browser should render the page.
Monday 16th February 2009
Despite delays, the latest release of Debian is here: Debian Lenny, otherwise known as Debian 5.0.
Wednesday 14th January 2009
This guide aims to show just some of the commands that git lets you use - there are certainly far more than are listed here. It also assumes that you're only going to working locally. Much of git's usefulness becomes apparent when you start working with other people, but even for one-man jobs using git can be tremendously helpful.
Saturday 20th December 2008
Just a couple of days ago, the latest release of openSUSE, namely openSUSE 11.1, has been released.
Friday 28th November 2008
Wednesday 29th October 2008
There was an interesting post on Distrowatch this week, about whether KDE4 is better than KDE3. Personally, I'm still not convinced that KDE 4 should have been released in its state.
Sunday 28th September 2008
The GNOME desktop, used by default in Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora and plenty more, has just been updated in the form of GNOME 2.24.
Monday 25th August 2008
No real news today - instead, just something funky from the blogosphere, namely Package Management Sudoku. In the blog post, aptitude is used to solve sudoku puzzles in a matter of seconds.
Thursday 31st July 2008
First up is the release of KDE 4.1, which, judging by some of the reactions, appears to iron out some of the issues people have had, but not all.
Elsewhere, Debian are preparing for their next stable release by freezing Lenny, the code name for Debian 5.0.
Finally, Microsoft claims that people really do like Vista after all.
Monday 30th June 2008
Plenty of stories that have been sitting around for the past couple of months:
- Every Italian's tax bill published online
- Server makers snub whalesong for serious windmill abuse
- The Letter in the Pond
- Oz TV advises CO2-emitting children to die early
- Yahoo-Google agree online ad deal
- Al-Qaeda targets net-connected coffee machine