KDE 4.10 was Released

Valic —  February 7, 2013 — Leave a comment

The KDE Community announced the latest releases of KDE 4.10. KDE 4.10 is  the premier collection of Free Software for home and professional use makes incremental improvements to a large number of applications, and offers the latest technologies.

Few improvements:

  • Plasma Workspaces 4.10 Improve Mobile Device Support and Receive Visual Refinement
  • KDE Applications Improve Usability, Performance and Take You to Mars
  • KDE Platform 4.10 Opens Up More APIs to Qt Quick

More details on the many changes to the KDE 4.10 desktop can be found over at KDE.org.

With Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 begins the Production Phase 2 of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This demonstrates that the company is continuing the effort to provide stability and the desire to keep all the customers.

This version has some new features like hardware enablement, security, standards and certifications, developer tools, virtualization and more are included.

See the press release and the detailed release notes for more information.

All existing RHEL customers can obtain the updated installation DVD images from Red Hat’s download centre.



On 19 December  KDE released the primary  RC for its revived Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform.

KDE 4.10 includes:

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Samba 4.0 was released

Valic —  December 11, 2012 — Leave a comment

This afternoon the 4.0 version  of Samba.  Samba 4 is the first version that can be a domain controller in an Active Directory domain. The First Free software package Active Directory Compatible Server As the fruits of 10 years’ work, the Samba Team has created the primary compatible Free software package implementation of Microsoft’s Active Directory protocols. acquainted to all or any network directors, the Active Directory protocols ar the guts of contemporary directory service implementations. Samba 4.0 contains associate LDAP directory server, Heimdallr Kerberos authentication server, a secure Dynamic DNS server, and implementations of all necessary remote procedure incorporate Active Directory.

Samba 4.0 provides everything required to function a vigorous Directory Compatible Domain Controller for all versions of Microsoft Windows purchasers presently supported by Microsoft, together with the recently free Windows eight.

The Samba 4.0 Active Directory Compatible Server provides support for options like cluster Policy, Roaming Profiles, Windows Administration tools and integrates with Microsoft Exchange and Free software package compatible services like OpenChange. The Samba four.0 Active Directory Compatible Server may also be joined to associate existing Microsoft Active Directory domain, and Microsoft Active Directory Domain Controllers are often joined to a Samba four.0 Active Directory Compatible Server, showing true peer-to-peer ability of the Microsoft and Samba implementations of the Active Directory protocols.

More details here www.samba.org/samba/news/releases/4.0.0.html

Wine released version 1.5.16

Valic —  November 4, 2012 — Leave a comment

winehq.org was announced Wine 1.5.16.

Here are some news from the latest wine release:

- New version of the Mono package.
  - Many improvements to the CMD command-line parser.
  - More stream classes in the C++ runtime.
  - Support for managing services in WMI.
  - Improved CPU detection.
  - Various bug fixes.
You can download wine from here:


Source: http://www.winehq.org/announce/1.5.16
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