DebConf11 ends as another success for the Debian Project

DebConf11 ends as another success for the Debian Project The annual Debian Conference ended today after being held for the previous week in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has been a great success for the Debian Project. “DebConf is a vital event for Debian, both as a Free Software distribution and as […]

Fun With Linux using 5 crazy commands

Linux is generally considered as a geek’s operating system and I am completely agree with it. Linux is not only limited to work only. You can also enjoy a lot while working on it. There are many crazy commands which will bring a big smile on your face. Below we are going to discuss few […]

Android Magazine launches today!

Linux User & Developer is proud to announce the birth of a new sister publication that’s 100% dedicated to Android! Android Magazine is the world’s first monthly Android magazine and includes masses of Phone, Tablet and app reviews as well as essential tutorials for everyone from humble beginner to advanced hacker… Every issue readers can […]

Google+: A Social Network Even Geeks Can Love?

Google+ may still be in its invitation-only early days, but with all the wild excitement and skyrocketing numbers of users, it’s awfully hard to tell. Quibbles about real-name policies notwithstanding, eager users from virtually every walk of life seem to be flocking to the new social network — even those of us who are perhaps […]

Are Google Android SmartPhones and Tablets Too Disposable?

No one likes the idea that $500 tablet or smartphone they just purchased will be obsolete in just under a year’s time. Still, I’m starting to detect a trend in the Google Android device world. Unlike their Apple counterparts, it looks like Android devices are seemingly disposable and become outdated pretty darn quickly. Does that […]

Release for CentOS-6.0 Minimal i386 and x86_64

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-6.0/minimal for i386 and x86_64 Architectures. The minimal install iso media is an alternative install to the main CentOS-6.0 distribution and comes with a trimmed down, preselected rpm list. However, it still runs off the standard installer, with all the regular features that one would expect […]

Ubuntu One Upgrades Free Storage to 5GB, Hits 1 Million Users

Ubuntu One Upgrades Free Storage to 5GB, Hits 1 Million Users By Joey Sneddon, Published July 28, 2011 Share: Share on Tumblr Ubuntu One has increased the amount of free storage given to users of its basic plan from 2GB to 5GB. The upgrade will be applied to all user accounts on the basic plan, […]

Sniffing Passwords Over a Wifi Connection [Linux]

Now here’s where some fun stuff starts! I hope many of you have followed my installing Backtrack 5 guide and…

Ubuntu Linux gets serious about business partners

Most people, who like Linux, love Ubuntu. Oh they may object to Ubuntu’s new Unity desktop, but at day’s end, they still use Ubuntu. Technology businesses though have a more jaundiced view of Canonical, Ubuntu’s parent company. Canonical, though, is now taking steps now to make its potential hardware and software partners happier. First, Canonical […]

Ubuntu One Hits 1 Million Users

Fresh off the back of our super successful Android Files app launch, we now get to share even more exciting news. First of all, back in May we surpassed the 1 million global user mark! This is a significant milestone for us at Ubuntu One as it means that over a million people all over […]

Old King of Computers now on Ubuntu

If you have been using computers for a while now say around 40 years or more then you must have probably started you first lessons in computing on the Commodore 64 computer. Many modern day children and engineers won’t probably know what the Commodore 64 is. It is nothing but the old Keyboard computer which […]

New Poseidon 4.0 GNU/Linux is here!

For now, the 32 bits version was released; but soon, the 64 bits version will be released, also. This new release is based on the Long Term Support Ubuntu 10.04 (with 3 years of updates guaranteed by Canonical), since our goals are stability, usability and support for the whole system when used professionally at universities, […]

KDE Release 4.7 – New Features, Improved Stability and Performance

Release 4.7 – New Features, Improved Stability and Performance KDE is delighted to announce its latest releases—Version 4.7—providing major updates to the KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Platform. Check out the highlights below, or read the full announcement. Plasma Workspaces Are More Portable With extensive work on KDE’s compositing window manager, KWin, […]

SUSE & Patent FUD: Who Do We Boycott Now?

Now that Microsoft and SUSE have announced they plan to continue sleeping together, I wonder if the folks at Techrights are rethinking their plans to pull the plug on Boycott Novell? In case you don’t know, Boycott Novell is a project started by Techrights in response to Microsoft’s and Novell’s announcement, in 2006, that they […]

opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM Targets Europe, Latin America with VAT Support and Translations

European and Latin American companies looking for a fully-featured, low cost, and flexible business management system can now leverage the power of opentaps Open Source ERP + CRM, which now offers improved support for Value Added Taxes (VAT) and Spanish translations. These enhancements make it easier than ever before for companies in these regions to […]

Mandriva 2011 RC2 is out!

Yesterday we went back to work on properly configured environment and as we promised, today Mandriva & ROSA team proudly announce that Mandriva 2011 RC2 is available for download. In this release candidate we fixed more than 300 bugs and added or changed about 700 packages. If you need more detailed information, OK, here are main changes […]

Release for CentOS-6.0 LiveDVD i386 and x86_64

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-6.0 LiveDVD for i386 and x86_64 architectures. Detailed Release Notes are available at +++++++++++++++++++++++ Overview The CentOS-6.0 LiveDVD is meant to be a Linux environment suited to be run directly from either DVD media or USB storage devices. It does not need any persistent storage […]

Drupal 7.7 released

Drupal 7.5, a maintenance release which fixes security vulnerabilities is now available for download. Drupal 7.6 7.7 also fixes other issues reported through the bug tracking system. Note: Drupal 7.7 is just Drupal 7.6 with a fixed VERSION string (7.6 was reporting itself as 7.5). No other changes. Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 sites is […]

AMD Catalyst 11.7 Driver For Linux Brings…

As has been pointed out in the forums, the AMD Catalyst 11.7 Linux driver for Radeon and FirePro graphics hardware has been released this morning. What new features does this proprietary driver bring? Well, it does bring support for the Linux 2.6.39/3.0 kernels. The Linux 2.6.39 kernel is at least being reported to work with […]

Dell crowbars open its OpenStack solution

Dell has announced its Dell OpenStack Cloud Solution at OSCON and open sourced Crowbar, its “cloud unboxer”, as part of the announcement. Dell has been an OpenStack community member since it launched, and has been working with OpenStack’s Infrastructure-as-a-service architecture to gain experience of the open source platform and understand customer needs. Read more at […]