This article is a new episode of the Free Messenger Heroic Saga (Tox, Matrix, Tor Messenger). I highly recommend to read it for comparison. Privacy – very important thing for everyone today and tomorrow it may be a myth in the world of mega corporations, user tracking, automatic email parsing, security agencies with full access to everything and everyone.
On 1th December 1995 was published the RFC1883 by Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) – the beginning of new Internet Layer protocol history. More than 20 years have passed since those day and today approximately 10% of all hosts with support IPv6. Internet access (data from Google Statistics). If we look to
the Per-Country statistics that say: IPv6 is popular in developed countries with technology power (some exceptions available):
Today Linus Torvalds don’t need PR or advertising – he is popular programmer, charismatic leader in Linux community and cult figure in modern IT. Yes, Linus has no such popularity like a Bill Gates and Steve Jobs – his work isn’t looks so big without the Microsoft’s and Apple’s PR managers.
The success of Linux today can’t be impossible without his technical and managerial talents. Linus also has their personal belief and can say it outright and boldly. In this article I want to quote the best citation from 90’s to now. If you can remember a better quote(s) – feel free to write it and source in comments. All quotes get in open sources, some uncensored words mask with * character.
LibreOffice – amazing free and open source office suite from The Document Foundation. LO was forked from OpenOffice.org in September 28, 2010 and OOo is an open-source version of the earlier StarOffice. The LibreOffice support word processing, the creation and editing of spreadsheets, slideshows, diagrams and drawings, databases, mathematical formulae.
Writer – word processor
Calc – spreadsheet app, similar to Excel
Impress – application for presentations, support Microsoft PowerPoint’s format
Draw – vector graphics editor
Math – special application for writing and editing mathematical formulae
ArnoldC — imperative programming language in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s style and based on his one-liners. All basic keywords of this language used is Arnold’s films. This project tries to discover new meanings from the Arnold movies with the means of computer science. Parsing is done with Parboiled and ASM is used to generate the Java bytecode.
Update 30.08.2015: one of the developers stolen all money and website of project. New Tox website is here.
Introduction and clients overview
Tox is a free messenger and licenced under GNU GPLv3. He also support secured text messeges(NSA can’t read your messages), audio and video calls, group chat. Tox is very easy to use and don’t require strong programming skills. If you can use Skype, it’s not a problem to use Tox – without ads and pays.
Stunt Rally – free dynamic racing game with rally style of driving, mostly on gravel. It features a rich variety of 167 tracks in 34 sceneries also on other planets – a lot of for racing game. Track difficulty ranges from short and easy to very difficult stunt tracks including jumps, skewed loops, pipes winding in 3D, obstacles or all at once. There are 19 cars to choose, 3 hovering spaceships (yes, you can fly) and 1 bouncing sphere. The latter provide a fast and easier gameplay on flat tracks.
Speed Dreamsis a 3d cross-platform, open source motorsport simulation and racing game and fork of the open racing car simulator Torcs, aiming to implement exciting new features, cars, tracks and AI opponents to make a more enjoyable game for the player, as well as constantly improving visual and physics realism. Speed Dreams support a variety of input devices: keyboards, mouses, joypads, joysticks, racing wheels and pedals.
SuperTuxKart is a free 3D kart racing game; we want to make the game fun more than we want to make it realistic. You can play with up to 4 friends on one PC, racing against each other or just try to beat the computer (a network multiplayer feature is planned).
See the great lighthouse or drive through the sand and visit the pyramids. Race underground or in space, watching the stars passing by. Have some rest under the palms on the beach (watching the other karts overtaking you 🙂 ). But don’t eat the bananas! Watch for bowling balls, plungers, bubble gum and cakes thrown by opponents.
TORCS (The Open Racing Car Simulator) is an open source 3D car racing simulator available for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, AmigaOS 4, AROS, MorphOS and Microsoft Windows. TORCS include the 42 different car models, 30 racing tracks and 6 racing types. TORCS support a single player mode and several racing modes: Quick Race, Non-Championship Race, Endurance Race, Championship, Challenge Race and Practice.