Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Alacarte, the GNOME menu editor, has reached version 0.9. Changes in Alacarte v0.9 include using gmenu instead of pyxdg, copy menu items on drag-and-drop instead of moving them, new icon selection dialog, and more usable dialogs and text. Alacarte can be downloaded from here. Also, Beagle version 0.2.5 is also now out and it features a couple fixes beyond what was found in the previous v0.2.4. Beagle can be downloaded from here.