In my last article I covered how to make GTK/GNOME applications follow in line with the way KDE applications look by default in Linux. However, if you’ve been tinkering around a little, you may have noticed that Firefox seems to ignore this, and instead continues to use the uglier replacement.
Apple will be releasing, perhaps as early as July 9th, its latest version of Mac OS X, Lion. Unlike with previous OS X updates, Lion will be significantly cheaper ($29,00), but getting your hands on a physical disc copy of the Lion upgrade will not be possible. This will be because, for the first time, this OS X update will only be available for download through Apple‘s Mac App Store.
The open source world moves at a very fast pace, and although there are a lot of regular releases, the time between releases can already offer features that you may need. Using the trunk version of a piece of software (like the Linux kernel) will let you try out the very latest code that hasn’t officially been released yet.« go back — keep looking »