viernes, 12 de abril de 2013

Good news is always welcome

Getting hit by this seasonal flu has not been exactly fun.  I've been doing my best to keep up with my work and studies but, at this busy hour, I'm glad it's me who gets the virus and not my computer.   Starting my work from scratch AND recovering from the flu would be a lot worse.

Anyway, I got some refreshing news:

1.  There are Mageia 3 Live images!

2.  OpenMandriva finally decided on a logo.

3.  Pardus released a community version.

martes, 9 de abril de 2013

Update to PCLinuxOS KDE 2013.04 successful

I ran the update yesterday on my laptop and it was a breeze.  Now the machine is running KDE 4.10 at last.

I checked and all of my configuration stays:
  • IME for Japanese (SCIM) is perfectly functional.
  • Auto-hiding panel works flawlessly.
  • Wine is responsive
  • Latest version of LibreOffice running fast
I even added a keyboard Spanish layout and it picks accents without any problem.

It's the Ides of August!

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