KDE Brings More Eyecandy with Plasma Active 2view story

http://techie-buzz.com – For years, KDE has delivered excellence in its Plasma desktop environment. The Plasma project is so big in itself, it has three parts- Plasma Desktop, Plasma Netbook and the new Plasma Active. Plasma Active turned some heads in October this year, when its first version appeared for tablets.Plasma Active 2 claims that it adapts to the way you use your device. (General)

NZ’s GreenButton opens up in USview story

http://www.itwire.com – New Zealand-based software company specialising in high performance cloud computing, GreenButton, has officially created a separate subsidiary in the United States, opening offices in Palo Alto, California, Seattle and Washington to support the expansion of its technology business in the US market. (IT news)

Amarok 2.5 Adds New USB Mass Storage Supportview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Softpedia is the first to inform that the Amarok developers unleashed a few minutes ago, December 15th, the final and stable Amarok 2.5 music player and organizer software for Linux OSes. Amarok 2.5.0 is here after few months of hard work, bringing major features, such as a re-written USB Mass Storage, improved iPod support and an integra... (read more) (General)

How to Migrate From Windows to Linuxview story

http://linux.bihlman.com – By Mario Pesce Introduction When a few years ago I decided to move from Windows to Linux (I created on my machine separate partitions for Linux and booted from Lilo or Grub either into Windows or into Linux, according to job requirements. I normally used my laptop PC during the day in a company that had a Windows based LAN and therefore I normally had to boot in Windows during the day whereas I wo (General)

Windows Hosting versus Linux Hosting – Which is right for you?view story

http://linux.bihlman.com – By Joe Duchesne There are literally hundreds of thousands of web hosting companies out there. Many of these companies offer both Windows hosting and Linux hosting plans. Windows plans usually cost more because of the license costs imposed by Microsoft. Knowing this, how can you know when you need Windows hosting and when Linux hosting will work just as well or better? (General)

openSUSE Weekly News 205 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our Issue 205 of the openSUSE Weekly News. openSUSE Weekly News openSUSE Weekly News Team 205 Edition Legal Notice This work (compilation) is licenced under Creative Commons attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The rights for the compilation itself are copyright by Sascha Manns. Opt-Out: If you are an Author and don& (Distributions)

[ubuntu] OpenGL on New Computerview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Salutations! So I just got my new Lenovo H330 desktop computer. I've installed chrome and tried to play a game via NaCl entitled 'Bastion' but to my horror it says the game requires an OpenGL compatible graphics card. (Hardware)

[xubuntu] Dual monitor support, Intel SandyBridgeview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a laptop with Intel Sandybridge/HD3000 graphics. Under Windows, the hardware is capable of supporting two displays (laptop display plus external monitor). Under XUbuntu/XFCE, I can choose laptop display or the external monitor, but cannot enable dual-displays. There is no option for extended display. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] Installing 11.10 32-bit dual-boot on a HP Pavillion DV6-6140us Llano systemview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit Desktop Edition in a dual-boot configuration on a two-day-old HP Pavillion DV6-6140us with Windows 7 preinstalled. Installing Ubuntu took a few hours and caused me a bit of frustration, so I figured I'd clean up my notes and share them. The DV6-6140us runs an AMD Llano APU, consisting of an AMD A8-3500M CPU and an AMD Radeon HD 6620G GPU. (Hardware)

KDE Commit-Digest for 27th November 2011view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest Andrew Lake writes about the Bangarang project and recent improvements. As usual there is also a list of updates: Kdelibs change that improves storage of passwords in a webdav share Folders panel fixes in Dolphin Calligra sees updated support for DOCX and PPT and many bugfixes read more (Software)