Mind Bending

Pwn2Own Survivors

A great news for us that love GNU/Linux and free software: Android and Chrome Browser have survived the Pwn2Own hacking contest. It’s interesting to notice that both are from Google. Pwn2Own is a hacking contest held annually during the CanSecWest security conference where competidors win any...

The New Nautilus 3.0

Reading my old feeds in GoogleReader I ran into a post in Cosimo’s blog, in the blogs.gnome.org, where he spoke abou the Nautilus 3.0 and the new default Gnome 3.0 Theme. For those who follow the Gnome Planet, is already aware about the paths Gnome 3 is following, for those who don’t this is the...

New UbuntuOne Icon

Today was announced at the UbuntuOne Blog, that the service with the same name is getting a new logo. According to the official announcement, they’ve decided to dress UbuntuOne with new clothes in order to match the ocasion, since the service is going through exciting changes:

Ubuntu 11.10 Name Revealed

Mark Shuttleworth revealed today in his blog the Ubuntu 11.10 codename, Oneiric Ocelot. Ocelot Ocelot, as shown above, is a leopard-like cat. "Oneiric" (witch comes from óneiro, the Greek word that means dream) means "dreamy" or more formally "Of or pertaining to dreams". Mark Shuttleworth sad:...

New Ubuntu Scrollbar

Lately the design area from the OpenSource World is really busy and creative. A cuple of days back (during the Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 3 release) we saw significants Unity design changes, then we saw the Gnome 3 changes (maximize and minimize buttons) and finally we heard about the new overlay...

I’m still alive

Game Over Hey everybody! It’s been a long time since my last post. I believe I made a good startup in this blog but suddenly abandoned so I want to justify my disappearance. Recently I got married, had a big change in my job (Mainframes, arg! How I miss bash… ) and "lost" my main project name. I...