OpenELEC for Raspberry Pi

Author: Liz

The guys at OpenELEC, an embedded OS built specifically to run XBMC, have announced their first ARM port and with it, support for Raspberry Pi. Please note that although their website says that they can only support the Model B, the post was written just before we announced the upgrade doubling the Model A’s RAM. I’m a week or so late to the party on this – apologies to Gimli and Stephan for the delay in posting this while we wrestled with launch stuff here.Read more.


KDE wins Best Desktop Environment award for 2011

KDE is so far the most stable and promising desktop enviroment for beginners and business users. It is well supported by community.

Original article by:  Heath Matlock

The 2011 Member’s Choice Awards from has honored the KDE Community with “Best Desktop Environment of the Year”. In addition, Tech Radar has declared that KDE Workspaces are the best desktop environment. KDE innovation, performance and stability have particular appeal for users. Read more. Credits:

Canonical’s Bazaar 2.5.0 version control system released

What is Bazaar?

Bazaar is a version control system that helps you track project history over time and to collaborate easily with others. Whether you’re a single developer, a co-located team or a community of developers scattered across the world, Bazaar scales and adapts to meet your needs. Part of the GNU Project, Bazaar is free software sponsored by Canonical. For a closer look, see ten reasons to switch to Bazaar here.