COBOL is one of the oldest programming languages, primarily designed by Grace Hopper. Its name is an acronym for COmmon Business-Oriented Language, defining its primary domain in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.
It’s been a few months since I last checked in on the progress of Australis, the new Firefox interface coming to Windows, Mac and, of course, Linux.
An article on the BBC News website today, June 5th, is one such occurrence.
Four more games have been added to the Humble Indie Bundle 8.
The pay-what-you-want offer now boasts an impressive collection of 11 gaming titles, all of which are available for Linux.
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. It runs on all major operating systems, including Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac OS X, Solaris, Tru64), and Windows.
And here we go again. Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail was released almost a month ago and unlike previous releases, this has been more of a silent affair. Mainstream blogs and news websites didn't cover much about the release. Ubuntu 13.04 is mostly an incrementally updated release and that could be the reason.
Ayttm is an instant messaging (aka chat) client that provides all-in-one chat functionality for several major instant messaging services from one simple program. Ayttm "Contacts" allow you to refer to several accounts of the same person from a single contact name, making it one of the cleanest and simplest clients to use.
PC cases for the most part look like… Well, look like a word I shouldn’t use on this site.
But with a bit of imagination, some paint, and plenty of LEDs a boring box can be transformed into a terrific-looking tower. Just like the following: a planned case mod by Ubuntu ISO tester Jackson Doak.
Cutter is an open source program that uses the FIN-ACK-RST packet technique described above to abort TCP/IP connections routed over the firewall or router on which it is run.
Mark Shuttleworth has marked Ubuntu’s ‘Bug #1‘ as fixed,
KeePass 2 is an open source password manager available for Windows and Linux (Mono).
You can no longer use the KeePass2 tray icon in Ubuntu 13.04 because the old systray whitelist has been removed from Unity, but you can now get AppIndicator support for KeePass2 thanks to an extension created by David Lechner.
autossh is a program to start a copy of ssh and monitor it, restarting it as necessary should it die or stop passing traffic.The original idea and the mechanism were from rstunnel (Reliable SSH Tunnel).
Ubuntu Billboard in Ukraine
Ubuntu has been forced to axe a competition offering an Ubuntu-loaded Dell XPS laptop as a prize after just two weeks.
Wake up! There’s a new Humble Indie Bundle waiting to have your cash thrown at it!
The drill, as always, remains the same: the Humble folks have some games, and you can buy them for however much you like.
Games on offer in this latest bundle are: