Limoo Image Viewer Based On Qt5 Framework Available for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

There are many image viewer available for Linux desktop but here is another lightweight image viewer based on Qt5 framework. Limoo image viewer is lightweight, simple, modern image viewer designed for Linux desktop in sialan labs. It is created using Qt5 and QML 2.0 technologies, available for Linux & OS X, and released under General […]

Netflix Support Arrives for Ubuntu Users via Chrome

Do you ever stop to considcer how big Netflix is in terms of the share of Internet traffic that it commands? As reported here recently, data from Sandvine Corp. showed that it accounted for a whopping 34% of North America’s downloads during the busiest hours of the day in 2014, up from 32% six months […]

Linux Top 3: CAINE 6, VyOS 1.1 and 4MLinux 10

CAINE which is an acronym for Computer Aided INvestigative Environment is not out with its 6.0 release. CAINE is built on top of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and used the MATE desktop envionment. CAINE is focussed on providing forensic investigation tools. Among the tools that CAINE provides is the Volatility Memory Forensics platform to examine system […]

LXQt 0.8.0 Released With Full Qt5 Support, Various Improvements

LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE (a lightweight desktop environment, used by Lubuntu for instance), which resulted from the merge between LXDE-Qt and Razor-Qt projects. After five months of development, LXQt 0.8.0 was released yesterday, bringing quite a few interesting changes, including full Qt5 support, a new lxqt-admin component, two […]

Partial Workaround For Black / Distorted Battle.net UI On Linux (Wine) With Intel Graphics

Blizzard’s Battle.net tool was updated recently, probably in preparation for the upcoming WoW expansion called Warlords of Draenor, resulting in either a black screen or distorted / scrambled graphics on Linux (with Wine) with Intel graphics.It looks like this is not a Wine or Battle.net bug but an Intel graphic drivers bug, at least that’s […]

Install Ambiance And Radiance Themes With Fixed Header Bars For GNOME 3.12 [Ubuntu GNOME]

Ubuntu GNOME with GTK/GNOME Shell 3.12: if you’re an Ubuntu GNOME user, you’re most probably aware that Ambiance and Radiance (the default Ubuntu themes) don’t support GNOME Shell and applications that use header bars look broken. Well, Leo Iannacone has fixed the default Ubuntu themes to work properly under GNOME 3.12. Here are a couple […]

Rolling Release Round-Up and GNOME’s Comeback

Today’s tiptoe through the headlines revealed a rolling release round-up in this week’s Distrowatch Weekly. Sean M. Kerner touches on the highlights of CAINE Linux and Bruce Byfield asks if GNOME can make a comeback. ChromeOS has been said to have dissed Linux users and several other Linux tidbits are featured in tonight’s Linux news […]

Install Ganglia on Ubuntu 14.04 Server (Trusty Tahr)

Install Ganglia on Ubuntu 14.04 Server (Trusty Tahr). Ganglia is a scalable distributed monitoring system for high-performance computing systems such as clusters and Grids. Read more ….

Easy Netflix on Linux

It’s that easy. Just open Chrome, go to Netflix, open up an account (if you don’t already have one) and voila!, in no time at all you can be catching up on all of the episodes of Burn Notice and The Shield that you might’ve missed in over-the-air syndication (oh yeah, I also refuse to […]

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon Installation Guide with Screenshots

Linux Mint is a Linux based desktop level operating system for the home users and companies can use it at no cost and which is as efficient, easy to use, and elegant as possible. Read more ….

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 387

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #387 for the week October 6 – 12, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Watch Netflix in Ubuntu today Ubuntu Stats Kubuntu: KDE Plasma 5 beta 1 in next ppa ready for testers. Please read on for known issues. […]

Stylish Image Viewer `PhotoQt` Sees New Release

After more than a year since the previous release, a new PhotoQt version was released today – 1.1 -, which introduces some interesting changes such as per-session rotation/flipping, new Quick Settings widget, improved fake transparency and more. Also, with this release, PhotoQt switched to Qt5 and Phonon.PhotoQt is a fast, stylish Qt image viewer for […]

Free RTS Game `0 A.D.` Alpha 17 Available For Download

Wildfire Games has released the seventeenth alpha version of 0 A.D., which includes some important changes, such as a major gameplay rebalance, units on wall, improved mod support and more.For those not familiar with 0 A.D., this is an open source, historical war and economy RTS game developed by Wildfire Games which features several ancient […]

Linux: Timeouting commands in shell scripts

Article by Mikko Ohtamaa first posted on his blog Often you want to automatize something using shell scripting. In a perfect world your script robot works for you without getting tired, without hick-ups, and you can just sit at the front of your desk and sip coffee. Then we enter the real world: Your network […]

Ubuntu can now stream Netflix videos via Chrome

Canonical announced official support for streaming Netflix videos on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, and later, using Google’s Chrome browser v37 and later. “Thanks to recent efforts at Netflix and Canonical, Ubuntu now supports watching Netflix with Chrome version 37,” stated Canonical in a blog post today. “Chrome is available to all Ubuntu users with […]

QMPlay2 Overview – Fresh Qt-Based Movie Player Ubuntu Installation

QMPlay2 is a video player that uses ffmpeg and is written in Qt4, and it is similar in some ways with the popular SMPlayer application. QMPlay2 has some really neat features and an interface which I found to be particularly complete, yet pretty compact. Read more ….

Sigram: A Telegram Client for Debain/Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Telegram is like SMS and email combined – fast, versatile and powerful. It is cross-platform app available for Android, Linux, Windows, Mac, and Windows Phone. You can send messages, photos, videos and files of any type (doc, zip, mp3, etc) to people who are in your phone contacts and have Telegram. You can also create […]

Kaqaz Multi-Platform Notes Manager Application For Debian/Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Kaqaz is free multi-platform notes manager application and it is open-source software released user GPLv3 license, it is more like a theory; a theory on which much time has been spent in Sialan Lab to be designed and implemented. Developing this application some modern technologies have been used such as AndroidAPI-19, OpenGL-3, etc. Kaqaz focus […]

Brackets from Adobe: Open-Source Editor for Web Designers Review & Ubuntu Installation

Brackets is an open-source editor for web designers, developed by Adobe, with a wealth of features and a huge number of extensions, which can be installed in a few clicks, turning Brackets into a very powerful tool for web developers. Read more ….

OpenMandriva & Cylon Reviews, and Netflix Official

In today’s Linux news are reviews of Cylon Linux and OpenMandriva’s latest. Folks are all abuzz about a Netflix announcement from Canonical and more drones are discovered running Linux. In addition, we have several software stories to share with names like Marble, Epiphany, and Scribus. Jack M. Germain recently reviewed Cylon Linux describing it as […]