Sep 30, 2010

Sabayon 5.4 released

Fabio Erculiani has announced the release of Sabayon Linux 5.4: "On the behalf of the Sabayon Linux team, we are happy to announce the immediate availability of Sabayon Linux 5.4 KDE and GNOME editions. Features: more than 1,000 updated packages since Sabayon 5.3 and more than 100 bugs (stability, usability and performance) fixed; shipped with desktop-optimized Linux kernel 2.6.35; providing extra server-optimized, OpenVZ-enabled and VServer-enabled kernels in repositories; installable in 10 minutes; fast boot time and lightweight default system; ext4 file system as default; official Btrfs file system support; encrypted file system support; featuring X.Org 7.5 and up-to-date open-source, NVIDIA and AMD video drivers; containing GNOME 2.30 (with GNOME Shell) and KDE 4.5.1...." The complete release announcement can be found on the project's user forum.

Download: Sabayon_Linux_5.4_x86_K.iso (1,904MB, MD5, torrent), Sabayon_Linux_5.4_x86_G.iso (1,486MB, MD5, torrent), Sabayon_Linux_5.4_amd64_K.iso (2,048MB, MD5, torrent), Sabayon_Linux_5.4_amd64_G.iso (1,619MB, MD5, torrent).

Sep 22, 2010

Spice Mi 300- Android Based phone by Spice

Spice Mi 300- Spice Mi-300 is a Wi-Fi Enabled Mobile Phone Based on the Android 1.6 comes with 3.2 inch large touch screen and 5MP camera Spice Mi 300 Full Specifications :
  • Mfd. By: Spice
  • Model: Mi 300
  • Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz/UMTS
  • Bands: 900/1900/2100 MHz
  • Weight 114 gm
  • Dimensions 114.9 x 56.8 x 12.6 mm
  • OS- Android 1.5  Eclair version 1.6
  • 3.2-inch TFT LCD HVGA display
  • Screen resolutions of 480 x 320 pixels
  • 156MB phone memory
  • Up to 32GB microSD card support
  • 5-mega pixel camera with LED flash light
  • 30fps rate video playing
  • 7x zoom level
  • 3x brightness level
  • Speaker phone
  • G-sensor, E-compass, Proximity Sensor
  • E-mail
  • Push Email
  • GPRS 32-48 kbps
  • EDGE 236.8 kbps
  • 3G - 3.5G (HSDPA)
  • Wi-Fi Yes
  • JAVA
  • GPS - With A-GPS support
  • Motion sensor
  • Bluetooth version 2.0 with EDR
  • USB cable connectivity
  • Linux Support - Yes
  • Battery-
  • Talk Time - 6 hours (3G) /  7 hours (2G)
  • Standby- 590 hours (3G) /  400 hours (2G)
Sales Package- Spice Mi-300 Mobile Handset, Corded Stereo Headset, Spice Battery, Spice Travel Charger, USB Data Cable, User Manual, Spice Service Center List SPICE MI 300 PRICE IN INDIA :

Plus point- Cheap and comes 3.2 inch large touch screen ,have great android community support. Minus point- Weak battery and average quality audio output.

Sep 19, 2010

New Release Salix OS 13.1.1 "Xfce Live", "LXDE Live" 6 Month Ranking - 29

Salix Linux is Expert in making light Linux distro that can run on any machine .This time they bought their latest XFCE and LXDE Live Distro .

George Vlahavas has announced the availability of two live editions of Salix OS - with Xfce or LXDE desktops, and integrated hard disk installers: "We are very pleased to announce the immediate dual release of Salix Live 13.1.1 as well as Salix Live 13.1.1 LXDE edition. Both live CDs closely match their respective counterparts - Salix 13.1.1 standard release and Salix 13.1.1 LXDE edition, with the added inclusion of all bug fixes and security updates that have since been made available. As with previous versions, Salix Live is based on the tried and proven Linux-Live scripts that have been natively upgraded to support kernel along with the latest Squashfs 4.0 with LZMA compression and Aufs2 file system. LiveClone utility is a new addition that has also been natively developed to assist you with the creation of your very own customized live CDs or USB drives." Here is the full release announcement. Download (MD5): salixlive-13.1.1.iso (667MB), salixlive-lxde-13.1.1.iso (527MB).


Sep 15, 2010

OpenSuse 11.3 indepth Review by ThinkDigit

OpenSUSE is one of those few Linux distributions that gives you a choice of desktop environment while you are installing it, and doesn’t treat KDE or Gnome as a primary option. Both environments have equal support from openSUSE and are equally customized. Until a previous version (openSUSE 11.1) the installation would not even have a default desktop environment selected, and you would need to select one of KDE or Gnome before installing. Even now all that has changed is that the option of KDE comes selected by default, to ease the choice for new users. Besides Gnome and KDE, the openSUSE DVD version even offers XFCE, LXDE as an option along with a minimal X Windows environment, or text-mode for servers; all on the same DVD.

This might not mean much for newcomers to the Linux world; however….

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