Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, has added a new offering to its training and education initiatives. This fall, the company is introducing a five-day OpenStack cloud computing training program, which it no doubt hopes will help generate expe…
LightDM GTK+ Greeter is the default Xubuntu (screenshot below) and Lubuntu LightDM greeter (login screen UI). For how to switch to it in Ubuntu (w/ Unity), etc., see THIS Ubuntu wiki article.Default Xubuntu 14.04 LightDM GTK+ GreeterLightDM GTK+ Greeter Settings is a small GUI written in Python which lets you modify various LightDM GTK+ Greeter […]
UbuTricks is a new program that helps you install the latest versions of several games and applications in Ubuntu. UbuTricks is a Zenity-based, graphical script with a simple interface. Although early in development, its aim is to create a simple, graphical way of installing updated applications in Ubuntu 14.04 and future releases. Read more ….
Today in Linux news, it seems a lot of folks are talking about Linux kernel 3.17, so let’s take a look. In other news, ROSA Fresh R4 was announced. The Daily Maverick covered Mark Shuttleworth’s victory over an aggressive tax code and Science 2.0 shows users all about a new little Linux computer as much […]
digiKam is digital photo management application for specially designed for KDE desktop environment. Digital photo management program designed to import, organize, enhance, search and export your digital images to and from your computer. It provides a simple interface which makes importing and organizing digital photographs a “snap”. The photos are organized in albums which can […]
Hackstation is theme pack released for Linux desktop, it contains HackStation theme which is based on boje-red and Ghost-Flat icons which are made using ACYL. It give dark, red, and white flavor to the desktop, many users always look for dark theme with good combination and I can say it looks perfect. HackStation theme is […]
TLP was updated to version 0.6 recently, receiving some fixes for Linux Kernel 3.15 and 3.16 along with systemd improvements and other changes.Also, with this release, TLP is no longer disabled when laptop-mode-tools is detected and instead, a warning is displayed about possible conflicts. For those not familiar with TLP, this is an advanced power […]
CherryTree is a powerful notes-taking application with features like rich text support, syntax highlighting, support for images, lists, tables, a spellchecker, and support for importing or exporting to and from various formats. Read more ….
Brackets was updated to version 0.44 recently, getting one of the most requested features: vertical and horizontal split view, so you can now view files side by side or one above another.The new slip view feature can be accessed either from the View menu or from the icon next to Working File (left pane). For […]
There was so much news today I hardly know where to start. All the reactions to Poettering’s Google+ post probably dominated the headlines today, followed closely by the resignation of GamingOnLinux as Editor in Chief. In other news, Bryan Lunduke shares his thoughts on Cinnamon and Matt Hartley says it’s time to replace Xfce. There […]
Postfix Virtual Hosting With LDAP Backend And With Dovecot As IMAP/POP3 Server On Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04Here we we use an LDAP backend for both the MTA (Postfix) and POP3/IMAP server (Dovecot), and a web based management interface. Read more ….
Linux notes from DarkDuck announced a poll few weeks ago about the Ubuntu 14.10 release. It is time now to announce the results of the poll. Read more ….
This week’s news looks at Microsoft borrowing features from Linux and a blogger spends a week with Fedora. There are also tutorials for installing the Steam music player, creating a UEFI bootable Ubuntu USB drive and how to set up 2 factor authentication. Read more ….
CAINE 6.0 ‘Dark Matter’ is out. CAINE (Computer Aided INvestigative Environment) is an Italian GNU/Linux live distribution created as a project of digital forensics. CAINE offers a complete forensic environment that is organized to integrate existing software tools as software modules and to provide a friendly graphical interface. Changelog: Linux kernel 3.16; based on Ubuntu […]
Todo.txt is a popular, minimalistic todo list format in which the data is stored in a simple text file. Since todo.txt is both machine and human-readable, you can check out your tasks with a simple text editor from any OS, synchronize it with cloud sync tools such as Dropbox, etc.QTodoTxt is a simple Todo.txt GUI, […]
Marker is a cross-platform screenshot tool which allows you to easily annotate and share screenshots via Google Drive. The application is developed by Insync, the company behind the popular cross-platform Google Drive client ‘Insync’ and it’s not free and open source software but it’s free to use.Marker features:capture fullscreen or area screenshots;annotations: add text and […]
Logic Supply unveiled four Ubuntu-ready, Mini-ITX industrial PCs based on Intel Celeron (Bay Trail and Ivy Bridge) and Core (Haswell-ULT and Haswell) CPUs. Do aesthetics matter in on the factory floor? Logic Supply, which has been selling Ubuntu Linux ready embedded computers for years, has answered with a resounding yes with a new line of […]
Unvanquished, a shoot ‘em up game available for Linux, Windows and OS X, has reached Alpha 32, bringing several new fixes, a new model for the SMG, and updated textures for the mantis. Read more ….
The systemd fallout is getting to creator Lennart Poettering, who is sounding quite disillusioned. Sean Michael Kerner scored an interview with The Document Foundation’s Italo Vignoli on the future of LibreOffice. Jesse Smith reviewed PC-BSD 10.0.3 in today’s Distrowatch Weekly and Paul Venezia imagines Linux servers as “transient processes and services.” And finally today, we […]