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SQL – not dead yet!

Mar 28th, 2014No Comments

Just when you thought it was safe to dump all your MySQL tools, switch SQLAdministrator for RoboMongo and dump ApachePHP for Node.js, it appears someone has thrown a thumping great spanner into the works!

CRYSIS [not] for Windows

Mar 12th, 20141 Comment

So with the advent of Valve porting all their games to Linux, the first Domino fell. Here comes the next one, Crytek have just announced that their game engine will now run natively on Linux, so watch out for games like Crysis and Ryse coming to a Linux box near you soon!

Netcraft

Mar 12th, 2014No Comments

I’ve been following Netcraft for many years and they’re a company who produce some very interesting and useful (free) Internet metrics and are often overlooked. Each month they produce a report detailing some of the more technical aspects of the Internet and what’s going on. Here’s a sample of their Newsletter (reproduced with permission) take a look!

Hackers …

Jan 1st, 2014No Comments

Unfortunately on new year’s day, a terrorist breached this site and destroyed it. Although we have restored much of the text, user accounts have been removed and new user registration has been removed

Jono Bacon shows off Ubuntu Touch progress

Jun 11th, 2013No Comments

Canonical’s Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon shows of progress of Ubuntu Touch .. Ubuntu’s interface for mobile devices

Peppermint 4 release announced – June 14, 2013

Jun 6th, 2013No Comments

Peppermint Four will be released 14th June 2013, along with a makeover of the Peppermint website.
The main website will be down between 7th June – 14th June, so its reopening will coincide with the release of Peppermint Four

OpenShot 1.4.3 released

Oct 2nd, 2012No Comments

OpenShot have released a new version of their open source video editor. Version 1.4.3 comes with more bug fixes and new features than any other release to date. See below for a list of new features, and a promotional video

Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 1 goes live.

Jun 9th, 2012No Comments

ANNNNNND(!), so we go live! The first alpha release of Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal has been released, and don’t go expecting huge changes because there aren’t ANY.
Apart from some big applications getting packages updated, 12.10a1 shipping with Firefox 14 beta and Rhythmbox getting a few minor visual tweaks, and the Update manager being renamed to Software Updater, there’s really nothing to excite you about it

Meet the MintBox

Jun 1st, 2012No Comments

Meet the MintBox, a AMD G-series rebranded CompuLab FitPC3 running Linux Mint from the Linux Mint team

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