Install LauncherFolders for Unity Launcher in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

LauncherFolders is an easy way to organize applications in the folder to Unity Launcher. It allows you to add applications, files, folders, web apps, URL links and shell scripts in the folder which stays on Unity launcher. You can create custom folders as many as you like and organize your favorite application with in folder. […]

Professional Video Editor `Lightworks` v12 Available For Download

Lightworks, a professional video editing and mastering software, has reached version 12, this being the first release which gives the same experience on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX:”The release of Lightworks version 12 marks a unique milestone in that for the first time, the same version runs on the Windows, Linux and Macintosh platforms – […]

Calculate Intro, OpenMandriva Review, and Mageia Delay

Today in Linux news Jessie Smith has a nice article on Gentoo-derivative Calculate Linux 14 in this week’s Distrowatch Weekly. has a review of OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1, released last week. Mageia 5 Beta 1 is delayed and openSUSE 11.4 is “truly, finally dead.” We have all this and more in tonight’s Linux news recap. […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 385

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #385 for the week September 22 – 28, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Final Beta released Welcome New Members and Developers Ubuntu Stats Didier Roche: Ubuntu Developer Tools Center: how do we run tests? […]

How to check if you are vulnerable to shellshock

The most new and dangerous bug around it’s the one called “shellshock”, this is a security bug in the widely used Unix Bash shell which was disclosed on 24 September 2014. Many Internet daemons, such as web servers, use Bash to process certain commands, allowing an attacker to cause vulnerable versions of Bash to execute […]

How to configure SNMPv3 on ubuntu 14.04 server

How to configure SNMPv3 on ubuntu 14.04 server Read more ….

Ubuntu 14.10 Beta 2 Screenshot Tour

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. This beta release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, but also the Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu flavours. Utopic final beta includes updated […]

Install Google Web Designer In Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Other Ubuntu Derivatives

Google Web Designer is a free powerful tool to create beautiful HTML5 sites/content. It is cross-platform application available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It allows rich content, advertising banners, for the web. The animation functions, drawing, and interactive elements, as well as 3D effects. Build interactive, animated HTML5 creative, no coding requied.Within the program GUI […]

Check Who’s Connected To The Router, Scan Your Network With “Angry IP Scanner”

Angry IP scanner is free and open-source (IP and port scanner) tool released under GPLv2 license. It scans the network and detect attached details of those devices that are connected to the router. It displays details like IP address, Port address, MAC address, NetBIOS information and so on. The amount of gathered data about each […]

Learn Ubuntu – The Unity Dash

Learn about the Unity Dash within Ubuntu. This guide highlights the different scopes, filtering of results and how to integrate audio applications, photo applications and online accounts. Read more ….

Everyone likes graphs. Right?

If you follow FCM on Google+. Facebook, or Twitter (if not, why not?) then you’ll have seen the post I (Ronnie) made showing our current Google Play stats. This time I’d like to share with you our Issuu stats: (this is as of Saturday 27th Sept 2014 – click image to enlarge) Read more at […]

Oracle Linux is coming to Ubuntu’s OpenStack cloud

An unlikely partnership will soon bring Oracle’s Red Hat-based Linux distribution to Ubuntu’s cloud. Read more ….

New “Shellshock” patch rushed out to resolve gaps in first fix

After the discovery that a patch designed to repair the “Shellshock” vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (bash) still allowed for an attacker to execute commands on a remote system, Red Hat, Ubuntu, and other Linux distribution providers have pushed out a second fix to the vulnerability. At the same time, security researchers and […]

Valve Super Sale, Office Reunification, and elementary Reviews

In today’s newsfeeds the elementary OS beta is getting good reviews. The Register says don’t be disappointed that Ubuntu 14.10 is bring precious few new goodies. Both Bash bugs are now patched. Charles-H. Schulz blogs about reuniting LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice and Valve is giving Linux users 75% off all games. The Bash bug duo […]

A Norsified Linux for Windows and OS X wobblers

First things first: the name. The next Elementary OS was codenamed Isis – as in the Egyptian goddess of magic and life. That was until Islamic State became a thing and the distro’s team decided such associations were unwanted. Now it’s Freya, as in the Norse goddess of love and, er, war. Conflict aside, what […]

Hijacking Open Source

Somewhere along the line, we’ve lost the spirit of what open source is supposed to be. Cloud computing, the rise of social networks, and data mining personal information on a massive scale has led to an explosion of interest in server side open source, but personal open source still languishes in comparison. is running […]

Grab your scrubs, here comes FCM#89!

This month: * Command & Conquer * How-To : Install Oracle, LibreOffice, and dmc4che. * Graphics : GIMP Perspective Clone Tool and Inkscape. * Linux Labs: Kodi/XBMC, and Compiling a Kernel Pt.2 * Arduino plus: News, Q&A, Ubuntu Games, and soooo much more. Grab it while it’s hot Read more at Full Circle

Linux Shellshock’d, Pale Moon Rising, and LibO 4.3.2 Released

Today in Linux news, The Document Foundation celebrates four years with the release of LibreOffice 4.3.2. Bash exploit “Shellshock” is making more headlines today as servers and devices are under attack. Bruce Byfield looks at the thankless job of community managers and Jack Germain test drives the Pale Moon Web browser. And finally today, Jack […]

Ubuntu Phones to Arrive By Year’s End

Ubuntu Touch for phones is now at manufacturing status, a major milestone for many people who wondered if Ubuntu phones would ever become market realities. Several months ago, rumors swirled that the first Ubuntu phones were delayed and wouldn’t appear until 2015, if at all, but this week news broke that we’re likely to see […]

Beta von Ubuntu 14.10

Die erste und einzige Beta von Ubuntu 14.10 gibt einen Ausblick auf die Neuerungen der populären Linux-Distribution. Die Ubuntu-Varianten Kubuntu, Xubuntu und Co. haben parallel ihre zweite Betaversion veröffentlicht. Read more at H-online