Linux Deepin (formerly Hiweed GNU/Linux) is a Chinese distribution, based on Ubuntu. Its features include preconfigured Chinese applications, such as Chinese (simplified) input method, Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionaries, and Chinese (simplified) true-type fonts. The new 2013 release has retained the highlights of its predecessors. It has also made many improvements based on our users’ feedback […]
Enterprise Linux vendors SUSE, Red Hat and Canonical are pursuing ever-longer support cycles for their flagship open source products. Read more ….
Screencloud is an app that allows you to capture screen under Linux , Mac or Windows and automatically upload the screenshot to an FTP/SFTP server of your choice or a provider in the cloud such as Dropbox, Ubuntu One, Imgur or a cloud service proposed by Screencloud themselves. Once the file is sent, your clipboard […]
Ubuntu OS on the desktop is very famous brand and has a long heritage in the open source community, but rather than confine itself to the one platform, Canonical set out on the path to use the same core kernel and deliver the same platform across smartphones, tablets, the desktop and TVs.The OS is fairly […]
Linux Deepin 2013, a new version of the Ubuntu-based community distribution developed in China, has been released: “Linux Deepin 2013 is released. Focusing on improving user experience, Linux Deepin has made several attempts and various innovations on the Linux desktop in the last two years. During the process, Linux Deepin has become more mature and […]
Hello world, Team Peppermint and I are happy to announce the availability of an updated respin of Peppermint Four. This respin contains a number of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read more …
Install CobiBird theme in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13 (GTK + Xfce)CobiBird themes is based on Greybird theme with dark menus and it is lightweight and smooth theme. Creator made it compatible with latest GTK and retouch menubar items, menu adjustment, color selection fix, improves insensitive menus, fixed menu separators, […]
Linux Deepin 2013 has been released with various improvements and enhancements as well as two new applications: Deepin Terminal and Deepin Game Center.For those not familiar with Linux Deepin, this is a chinese Linux distribution (English ISO files are available as well) based on Ubuntu that ships with its own desktop environment based on Compiz […]
Quick update for Steam users: Valve has launched the “Steam Autumn Sale” and many games available for Linux (not only, obviously) can be purchased with discounts of up to 80% or maybe even more, depending on the upcoming daily deals and flash sales.As an example, here’s the discount available today for some of the most […]
Add icons and themes from Windows to your Ubuntu 13.10 system Read more ….
Here’s how you can install MATE 1.6 in Ubuntu 13.10. Read more ….
Apache2 is the default webserver used by many Linux installations. It is not the only one available, or the best for all circumstances, but it covers many usage scenarios. This tutorial describes how to set up a security Apache web server on Ubuntu server. Read more ….
Quick update: today I’ve released Y PPA Manager 0.9.9.2 which adds support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr and Linux Mint 16 Petra.This took a while because Linux Mint 16 ships with its own “add-apt-repository -y” command which has a bug and can’t be used with gksu or pkexec so I had to find a […]
How long will vendors support open source operating systems? Longer than ever, if moves like SUSE’s extension of the life span for its enterprise Linux distribution and Canonical’s rethinking of the Ubuntu release cycle are any clue. And for the open source ecosystem, those are big changes. read more Read more at The VAR Guy
Enabling the proposed repository in Ubuntu is usually not a good idea because it’s a testing area for updates so things can break. If you’ve enabled the proposed repository and something broke, here’s how to revert the changes by downgrading the packages installed from the proposed repository.Revert package upgrades from the Ubuntu proposed repository1. Firstly, […]
Engineers inside Dell are enthusiastic about support for Linux and Ubuntu, even if Dell’s official offerings in this space remain limited. Read more ….
This tutorial explains how to install Debian testing with the help of debootstrap from a Grml Live Linux system. This should work – with minor changes – for other Debian and Ubuntu versions as well. By following this guide, it is possible to configure the system to your needs (OS version, partitioning, RAID, LVM, etc.) […]
Install Windows 7/8 themes and icons in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13 and other Ubuntu derivatives (GTK + Cinnamon)If you just moved from Windows or want to move from Windows to Linux and you like Windows interface, so here are themes + icons for your Linux desktop to make it like Windows. This pack has Windows […]
The Linux Foundation launched the 100 Linux Video Tutorials campaign last January and today an update was posted. According to Jennifer Cloer nearly 100 videos have been submitted but she said, ” We need your help to reach 100 Linux video tutorials in January.” The collection boasts 83 submissions so far. The stated goal of […]