Archive for February, 2014

Humble Indie Bundle Has Been Released

The Humble Indie Bundle 11 has been announced.  You can pay what you want for the following games:  Guacamelee! Gold Edition, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and The Swapper.  If you pay more than the average, you will also receive Antichamber and Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine.  More games will be coming, and you will receive them if you pay more than the average.

If you pay $1 or more, you may receive your games via Steam.

All of these games except Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams are already available for Linux.  That game will be coming to Linux later this year.

The current purchasing statistics are:

Total payments:$1,369,466.97

Number of purchases:303,026

Average purchase:$4.52

Average Windows:$4.32

Average Mac: $5.14

Average Linux: $6.66

Ubuntu 12.04.4 Has Been Released

The Ubuntu team has announced the release of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its desktop, server, and other products, including other flavors of Ubuntu with long-term support.

As with 12.04.3, 12.04.4 contains an updated kernel and X stack for new installations on x86 architectures.

This point release includes many updates, and updated installation media have been provided so that fewer updates will be needed after installation.  These include security updates and corrections for other important bugs.   

In order to download Ubuntu 12.04.4, visit:

Users of Ubuntu 10.04 will be offered an automatic upgrade to 12.04.4 via Update Manager. For further information about upgrading, see:

As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of charge.

The Ubuntu team suggests that all users read the 12.04.4 release notes.  These document warnings and workarounds for known issues, as well as more in-depth notes on the release itself. They are available at:


February 2014

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