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GIMP Renamed To CHIMP

GIMP Renamed To CHIMP

GIMP, or the GNU Image Manipulation Program as others may well know it are re-naming/re-branding themselves to “CHIMP”. In a post on the official GIMP Magazine website they have confirmed that GIMP will in fact be renaming itself over the next few weeks. So why is GIMP renamed to CHIMP?* Why the re-brand? Well, in short we don’t know. Within the article the folks at The GIMP M... »

Create Your Own Dropbox Server With OwnCloud

Create Your Own Dropbox Server With OwnCloud

Dropbox is a great system, as are it’s competitors like Ubuntu One, SugarSync & Google Drive. But the prices you pay when you need more than the free amount on offer can sometimes be quite high, especially if you have a large amount of data stored in the cloud. So what can you do about it? Well, you can get OwnCloud… What is OwnCloud? OwnCloud is similar to cloud storage tools like... »

Firefox OS Is Running On The Raspberry Pi

Firefox OS Is Running On The Raspberry Pi

Mozilla’s new smartphone OS, Firefox OS isn’t due to be released until 2013 but it is already running on the Raspberry Pi. In a post on their blog, the team behind the project show us a video in which Firefox OS is running on the Raspberry Pi. In the video it showcases the running of some HD animations at 60fps. There is also an early iteration of the new home screen and some of the ... »

Windows 8 Secure Boot Isn’t a problem for Suse

Windows 8 Secure Boot Isn’t a problem for Suse

Windows 8 will be released on the 26th October of this year and the frustrating thing for open source lovers like me is that Windows 8 makes it very difficult or if can say, impossible to run my Ubuntu OS alongside Microsoft Operating System.   Windows Secure Boot if you don’t know, is controversial UEFI based feature developed by Microsoft to prevent unauthorized firmware, operatin... »