How to Install Enlightenment 19 Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

This tutorial will describes how to install Enlightenment 19 desktop environment in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Enlightenment Desktop Environment is an advanced window manager with minimal effect, clean, fast, modular and very extensible window manager for X11 and Linux. Read more ….

Is Ubuntu’s Unity Really All That Bad Nowadays?

Now, don’t get me wrong – when it comes to choice of desktop interface it’s a very subjective matter and often a matter of taste and what you, as the user, finds most comfortable and/or productive. Still, browse through various forums, comment sections or blogs across the internet concerning Unity or even Linux desktops in […]

Tesora Has Open Sourced Its OpenStack Cloud Database Software

As we’ve been covering recently, Icehouse, the next major release of the OpenStack cloud platform, is picking up steam. One notable thing about Icehouse is that it has introduced a new database-as-a-service feature, focused on building and managing relational databases, called Trove. Trove is starting to get a lot of notice, and Tesora is among […]

Should Canonical release a MATE version of Ubuntu?

In today’s open source roundup: Will we see a MATE version of Ubuntu? Plus: Linux versus Windows and consoles in gaming, and Firefox 30 released. Read more ….

Continuous Integration, The Linux Machine, and Factory Restore

There were lots of interesting Linux tidbits in the news today. First up, Antonio Terceiro introduces Debian’s new Continuous Integration project, which tests for broken packages, functions, and such. HP announces “The Machine” that runs Linux. How would you like a system restore disk for your Linux? And finally, systemd 214 and Mint 17 KDE […]

How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 14.04

How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 14.04 
This guide explains the installation and configuration of a VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 server. I use a server here to show you a ay to have a remote desktop on a root server in a datacenter. The same step…

Linux Basics: How to Add and Delete Shell Users on Ubuntu

Linux Basics: How to Add and Delete Shell Users on Ubuntu Linux
Adding and removing shell users on a fresh Linux server remain amongst the most fundamental tasks every Linux user/system administrator must know. As a matter of fact, when a user creates …

Linux Mint 17 MATE & Cinnamon Versions Officially Out

The MATE and Cinnamon editions of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” have now been officially announced… Read more at Phoronix

Bardinux 3.4 Screenshot Tour

Bardinux 3.4 is available. Bardinux, a project of the Office of Free Software at the Universidad de La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain, is a Kubuntu-based distribution. It follows Kubuntu’s long-term support release and is designed primarily for the students of the university. Read more ….

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon. Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to […]

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” MATE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” MATE. Linux Mint 17 Qiana MATE Edition Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to […]

Cloud 5: Ubuntu leads OpenStack, Microsoft partners with Salesforce and falling cloud prices

This week, we look at Ubuntu and OpenStack , Microsoft connecting with Salesforce and the true impact of falling cloud prices. Read more ….

Deep in-to Linux, Torvalds Tweets, and Top Distros

Topping the Linux news this evening is a look at the five most popular Linux distributions by ZDNet’s Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Also tonight, Jennifer Cloer asks Linus Torvalds about the meanest tweets he’s received. And finally tonight, Jack M. Germain looks at Deepin Linux and Jack Wallen asks if Cinnamon is a worthy replacement for […]

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Is Now Available

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” is now available for download while we’re still waiting for the official announcement… Read more at Phoronix

Full Circle #85 hits the streets…

This month:* Command & Conquer* How-To : Python, LibreOffice, and GRUB2 Pt.1.* Graphics : Blender and Inkscape.* Review: Ubuntu 14.04 * Security Q&A * What Is: CryptoCurrency * Open Source Design * NEW! - Arduino plus: Q&A, Linux Labs, Ask The New Guy, Ubuntu Games, and a competition to win a Humble Bundle! Get it while it’s hot! […]

Paint Like Advanced Paining Program “Pinta” Reached To Stable Version 1.5

Install Pinta Image Editor in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/14.10/13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 17/16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivativesPinta is an open-source, cross-platform bitmap image drawing and editing program inspired by Paint.NET which aims to work as an simpler, easier-to-use alternative to GIMP. It is easy to use multi-platform painting program. Pinta is lighter, powerful and simpler than open-source image editor GIMP. […]

First Look Unreal Tournament, Tangiers Trailer, and Ubuntu Surface

Today in Linux news is a first look at the new upcoming Unreal Tournament. A weird crowd-sourcing game has released a trailer and estimated release date. In other news, Ubuntu has proven effective at running the Surface Pro 3 and SUSE Studio boasts over a million users. EuroGamer might have been the first to spot […]

The Perfect Desktop – Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

The Perfect Desktop – Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Xubuntu 14.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on th…

Samba Server Configuration in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Samba Server Configuration in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
This guide explains how to configure samba server in Ubuntu 14.04 with anonymous & secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to S…

Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA

Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA
In this howto we will show, how easy it is to add two factor authentication with OTP token to OTRS. This is done for the support agents to protect support cases and customer data against atta…