What would you do if a group of people just decided to ransack your village and leave you with basically nothing? Well you gather an army to get your stuff back with some extra compensation and that’s exactly what we are going to do today!
SMPlayer, the popular mplayer/mplayer2 GUI, has reached version 14.3.0, receiving improved fullscreen controls, experimental support for non-protected blu-ray discs and other changes.Changes in SMPlayer 14.3:experimental support for playing non-protected blu-ray discs;improved fullscreen controls;new audio presets added to the audio equalizer;better support for multimedia keys – this can help control SMPlayer with a remote control;new option […]
Following its release last week, many readers has asked whether GNOME 3.12 will be available to use in the upcoming release of Ubuntu 14.04. The post Why GNOME 3.12 Won’t Be Included in Ubuntu 14.04 first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Many of us are used to adding extra features to our web browsers, but our media players? The post VLC 2.2 Introduces New Add-Ons Manager first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP in a week’s time, on the 8th of April 2014. The number of users who still use Windows XP is astonishing.
SAP announced on the 1st of April 2014 another strategic change in their licensing model. Not only MaxDB, but a whole set of other SAP applications, including ERP system, will be GPL-licensed.
Ulatencyd is a daemon which constantly optimizes the Linux Kernel for best user experience. The default configuration tries to increase the responsiveness for a typical desktop system but you can use it on any type of system since it’s configurable (it supports the lua scripting language).The daemon basically tries to achieve the same thing as […]
Cumulus Networks has announced that IXLeeds has chosen the Cumulus Linux operating system for the company’s upgraded Internet Exchange Point. IXLeeds is a not-for-profit Internet Exchange Point (IXP) based in Leeds, UK.
Broadcom has released open source graphics drivers for the chip used in the Raspberry Pi. The post Quake III on a Raspberry Pi with Open Source driver appeared first on Muktware.
What kinds of software—if any—deserve a patent?It’s a basic question, and one that many thought would be resolved by now, especially since the issue came up in the US Supreme Court’s 2010 Bilski decision. But Bilski left the legal landscape more confusing and fractured. This was illustrated in dramatic fashion last year, when the nation’s […]
That was followed by Justice Stephen Breyer’s question, which suggested the Alice patent is describing a method of settling accounts that is in fact ancient.”I mean, imagine King Tut sitting in front of the pyramid where all his gold is stored, and he has the habit of giving chits away,” said Breyer. “He hires a […]
If you need remote access to a machine, you’ll probably use SSH, andfor a good reason. The secure shell protocol uses modern cryptographymethods to provide privacy and confidentiality, even over an unsecured,unsafe network, such as the Internet.
When I installed openSUSE it came with a number of games pre-installed including Reversi, Patience, Sudoku, Mahjongg and Mines. This article takes a look at the games and asks the question “Who is playing them?” Do you play them? If nobody plays them why are they there?
While Torvalds did not name the Linux kernel Pi, nor did he release the 3.14 kernel on Pi Day, there is in fact still PIE, or proportional integral controller enhanced, code within Linux 3.14.
One of the new changes in the latest release of SMPlayer is the version system, which changed and now follows a two-digit year and month number, in a similar way to Ubuntu for example. So, the latest released is 14.3, after the previous was 0.8.6.