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Kokua viewer branches off OpenSim

Aug 28, 2014 -- The Kokua viewer team is following in the footsteps of Firestorm developers and creating a new branch of the viewer software just for OpenSim. Because of Linden Lab licensing issues, there are some features... … Read entire article »

8,000 expected at this week’s Utherverse convention, job fair

Aug 28, 2014 -- About 8,000 people are expected to attend this year’s virtual Utherverse community convention, Virtual Con, twice that of last year’s 4,000 attendees. This year’s convention also includes a job fair and keynotes by virtual... … Read entire article »

How to create a work-safe avatar skin

Aug 27, 2014 -- After I created yesterday’s Hillary Clinton Avatar and uploaded it to the Kitely Marketplace, Kitely CEO Ilan Tochner reminded me that, with an adult skin, it needs to go into the “Adult” category — I... … Read entire article »

How to put your own face on your avatar

Aug 27, 2014 -- Last week, I wrote about how I updated my avatar look and copied my shape across grids. I updated my skin, as well, to more closely resemble my actual face without being too creepy.... … Read entire article »

RAID brings down second grid: What is it, and how to protect yourself

Aug 26, 2014 -- OSgrid, the oldest OpenSim grid, was brought down by RAID last Monday. Today, The Next Reality Grid was brought down by RAID, as well. “Like OSgrid, our RAID has also failed completely,” said Next... … Read entire article »

InWorld Review: OSgrid outage, OpenSim update

Aug 26, 2014 -- Mal Burns, Maria Korolov, Tara Yeats and Petlove Petshop discuss the OSgrid outage and the latest OpenSim update. … Read entire article »

Virtual Paradise

Aug 25, 2014 -- US$45 per month for a 45,000-prim region on the Virtual Paradise grid. No setup fee. Capable of holding up to 100 avatars. … Read entire article »

OpenSim officially rolls out attachment fix

Aug 24, 2014 --   Version of OpenSim is out, and this is an official, recommended release and includes the attachment fix donated by Kitely last month. The fix solves the problem that some users experience when... … Read entire article »

CtrlAltStudio adds preliminary DK2 Oculus support

Aug 20, 2014 -- The Developer Kit 2 version of the Oculus Rift began shipping last month, and some OpenSim users already got their hands on one. Now the CtrlAltStudio Viewer has some preliminary support for the DK2,... … Read entire article »