Archive for June, 2008

WebAnywhere: Platform Independent, Open Source Screen Reader

WebAnywhere: Platform Independent, Open Source Screen Reader

WebInSight, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded, University of Washington project, has released an alpha version of WebAnywhere. WebAnywhere is a platform independent, Web-based screen reader that can be used on any Internet-aware PC or mobile device with audio output.

June 26, 2008 · 0 comments · Software
HP Open Sources TRU64 AdvFS

HP Open Sources TRU64 AdvFS

The source code to Advanced File System (AdvFS), the file system for HP’s Tru64 UNIX, has been contributed to the open source community. To ensure compatibility with the Linux kernel, the source code (to AdvFS) is being made available under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.

June 24, 2008 · 0 comments · linux news
New 2-Clause License for NetBSD

New 2-Clause License for NetBSD

The NetBSD Foundation (TNF) has formerly made the 2-clause BSD license the default license that covers most of the source code contributed to TNF. The NetBSD Foundation produces NetBSD, which is a UNIX-like, server-oriented operating system used across a wide variety of platforms.

June 21, 2008 · 0 comments · bsd news
Distro Update: Zenwalk Live 5.2

Distro Update: Zenwalk Live 5.2

The Zenwalk development team has announced the release of Zenwalk Live 5.2, the live CD distro that is based on Zenwalk Current. Zenwalk is a Linux distro, based on Slackware Linux, and that used Xfce as its default desktop environment.

June 18, 2008 · 0 comments · linux news
Installing Xara Xtreme

Installing Xara Xtreme

Xara Xtreme is one of several desktop graphics applications developed by Xara Group, a UK software developer. It was a Windows-only application until early 2006 when the code base was open-sourced, and work on the Linux port began.

June 14, 2008 · 0 comments · Tutorials/Tips
Opera 9.5 Released

Opera 9.5 Released

Opera Software has announced the public availability of Opera 9.5. Opera is a cross-platform Web browser with the reputation for being extremely fast. The new release comes with a lot of new features and usability enhancements.

June 13, 2008 · 0 comments · Software