Open Recall: Retro browsing, fresh distributions and Linux gaming

NCSA Mosaic on modern Linux – The source code for a version of NCSA Mosaic 2.7 that runs on modern Linux systems is available on GitHub. For users who are curious what the current world wide web would look like as viewed with a time-travelling browser from the mid-1990s, instructions how to build and run the software on Ubuntu are provided.

Netrunner 12.12.1 – The latest release of Netrunner, a Kubuntu-based Linux distribution that integrates GNOME applications and enables users to run Windows programs with WINE by default, updates the distribution with a 3.5 series Linux kernel and new versions of Firefox, VLC and WINE. Netrunner 12.12.1 also includes KDE 4.9.4. The distribution is sponsored by Blue Systems, the German company that has also taken over the stewardship of Kubuntu.