Fedora 9 Released

It’s the season of Linux distribution releases! Ubuntu was released about 3 weeks ago, and now it’s time for Fedora 9, aka “Sulphur”. So What’s new? PackageKit Much Like Ubuntu’s Add/Remove Programs, Fedora gets a similar one, known as “PacakgeKit”.PackageKit is a cross-distribution package management solution that has a complete yum backend. It has been…

KDE 4.0 Release

After countless days of waiting, KDE4.0, the first release of the KDE4 framework was released on Friday, January 11. Here’s an official announcement from KDE’s site: The KDE Community is thrilled to announce the immediate availability of KDE 4.0. This significant release marks both the end of the long and intensive development cycle leading up…

Dell Inspiron 1520 Review

Laptop Review: As few might be knowing I’ve purchased a Dell Inspiron 1520. Here’s a short review on it. Laptop Specifications: Processor: Intel Core2Duo T5250 @ 1.5 GHz, 2 MB L2 Cache Main memory: 2x1GB DDR2 667 MHz Dual Channel mode HDD: Fujitsu MHW2160BH 160GB SATA DVD-RW: TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW TS-L632H 8X Sound Card: Intel HDA…

openSUSE 10.3 On PlayStation 3

The Sony PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) is based on a 3.2GHz Cell Microprocessor, with 256MByte GDDR-VRAM. The processor is PowerPC compatible. The alliance of (IBM/Sony/Toshiba) who created the Cell processor have been active creating Linux kernel patches for the processor since Linux Kernel 2.6.13. Sony has created kernel patches specific for the PS3 in Linux Kernel…

A Look At Dolphin

While looking at the packages available in Adept, I saw that Dolphin was available. I was a bit surprised, considering that Dolphin is still in beta stage but nonetheless decided to have a look at it For the uninitiated, Dolphin will be the default file manager in KDE4 breaking away from the tradition of Konqueror…