Mandriva Linux 2008 is now available

Mandriva Linux 2008 is now available for download on the official site and on the network of public mirror servers. In 2008 you will find KDE 3.5.7 and the new GNOME 2.20 already integrated, a solid kernel 2.6.22.9 with fair scheduling support, OpenOffice.org 2.2.1, cutting-edge 3D-accelerated desktop courtesy of Compiz Fusion 0.5.2, Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6,…

10 Rocking Feauteres in 10 Days: Countdown to Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon – Deskbar & Tracker

Corey Burger writes in The Fridge: As we close in on the release of Ubuntu 7.10, codenamed Gutsy Gibbon during the development cycle, we thought we would tell you a little bit about some of the new features and improvements that make the release exciting. So over the next ten days, we will talk about…

KDE Readies KOffice 2.0 As OpenOffice Competitor

In an interview with KDE spokesman Sebastian Kugler, Computerworld reports that KOffice 2.0 will be leaner, faster, and enjoy a cleaner code base than OpenOffice. KUgler emphasizes this part saying “One often hears that OpenOffice’s codebase is quite complex and rather large. While KOffice is lacking some functionality compared to OpenOffice, it’s certainly catching up…

Stable Linux Kernel 2.6.23 Released

Linus has tagged the final release of kernel 2.6.23. Grab a copy from kernel.org and give it a run through if you’ve been waiting on features, which includes the new, better, fairer CFS process scheduler, a simpler read-ahead mechanism, the lguest ‘Linux-on-Linux’ paravirtualization hypervisor, XEN guest support, KVM smp guest support, variable process argument length,…