tag: projektas

Apricity OS Devs Pull Plug on Project

MacOS look-alike Linux distribution Apricity OS has been discontinued. Nuo dabar, even the website is not accessible anymore. On May 6th, the developers of the Apricity distro posted a message stating that they were ending the project. The note said: Like all good things, Apricity

DMOZ.org website to close down permanently

  DMOZ, one of the largest human-edited web directory maintained by a community of volunteer editors is nearing its end. The open directory project. The main page of the web site bears the following message: IMPORTANT NOTICE: As of March 14, 2017, dmoz.org will no longer

File Search App ‘Fsearch’ Now Has a PPA

Remember Fsearch? It’s a pretty nifty file search tool for Linux inspired by the Windows Everything Search Engine app. Using it you can quickly drill down to find a file or folder on your system, as you type. We wrote about the app last month but

Finally! Linux Mint Is Taking Design Seriously

Design is an integral part of branding and often open source projects ignore it. Linux Mint is no exception. While it has branded itself as the minty-green Linux distribution, the design part of the project is not up to the mark. Take Cinnamon desktop for example.

Reports of OpenOffice's death have been greatly exaggerated

Don’t believe everything you read in the press. Despite OpenOffice developers recently debating a shutdown of the open source productivity suite, the Apache Software Foundation is not ready to retire the project yet. OpenOffice is not a ‘healthy project’ The Apache OpenOffice project isn’t done yet.