Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The Chakra Project - A Linux Distribution

The Chakra project linux distribution is originally forked from Arch linux. And The Chakra linux is based on K-I-S-S [keep it simple, stupid!] principle. This comes with the KDE desktop environment with better PLASMA desktop. It also available for 32-bit and 64-bit architecture.

Some of the screenshots are displayed here with PLASMA desktop of the Chakra Linux.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Wine 1.3.28 released

Wine is the utility that use to run your Windows applications in your Linux Distro. If you faced that some application you doesn't find in your Linux Distro, you can install Wine and run your Windows application  on it. Wine runs the files having '.exe' extension. In this version 1.3.28 some new features are introduced which are listed below.

It is available for many Linux distro. Here in this image you can see that if it is available for you Linux Dostro or not.

The new features of this release:
  • Automatic audio driver selection.
  • Device configuration dialog in DirectInput.
  • Initial version of the VBScript parser.
  • Support for volume information on UDF file systems.
  • The OpenGL renderer is now the default for DirectDraw
  • SetDIBitsToDevice support in the DIB engine.
  • Various Bug fixes.