How to create a launcher in Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon

I just tried Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon today and realized that when you right click on the desktop, there is no option to create a launcher. Of course, you can just drag the applications in the menu to the desktop to create the launchers but this is not very efficient in case you want a […]

Magento Best Practice Day – Berlin

September 18, 2012

Magento Solution Partner Votum Media along with other leaders in eCommerce including econda, Inxmail, PAYONE, internet24, FACT-Finder and OnMaCon have organized Magento Best Practices Day Berlin.
At this conference Magento Inc., Ma…

Linux Mint 13 KDE and Xfce preview

Linux Mint is a Linux desktop distribution based on Ubuntu desktop and is one of the most popular Linux distributions still in active development.
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Kerio Updates Open Source Operator Telephony Solution

Kerio Technologies has updated its Operator open source telephony software with a bevy of features that make it more attractive to sales and collaboration teams at a fraction of the cost of proprietary networks. The march toward IT and voice convergence has left many a VAR by the roadside, unable to deal with the complexities […]

Dell Offers New Laptops with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Loaded

Dell Computer is continuing to exapnd its support for Linux and open source platforms. We’ve reported on the company’s work with Canonical to bring Ubuntu-based systems to both India and China, including an expansion of this effort. And, Dell just announced that it is delivering an Ubuntu laptop, part of its "Project Sputnik" effort, targeted […]

New Kernel Vulnerability Affects Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Canonical announced a few hours ago, July 23rd, in a security notice, that a new Linux kernel update for its Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system is now available, fixing one security vulnerability discovered in the Linux kernel package…

Introducing Project Neon KVM

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Project Neon provides daily builds of KDE modules for Kubuntu. It is an easy way to get the latest code without having to build the entire KDE-Git/SVN tree and maintain the checkout. Project Neon is unstable, but …

VirtualBox: Creating Backups & Clones Of Running Virtual Machines (No Downtime) With LVM Snapshots

VirtualBox: Creating Backups & Clones Of Running Virtual Machines (No Downtime) With LVM Snapshots

If you use LVM volumes for your VirtualBox VMs,
you can create backups and clones of a running VM without shutting it
down. This tutorial shows j…

Nominated for People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products

LibreOffice has been nominated in the 2012 People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products, a feature of The American Business Awards, which are now in their 10th year. Complete information about The American Business Awards is available at w…

Siggraph 2012 – August 5-9 Los Angeles

Blender will be participating in Siggraph again;organizing two Birds of Feather meetings and a…

Linux Mint 13 KDE released

The Linux Mint developers have announced the release of the latest version of the KDE edition of Linux Mint 13, including version 4.8.4 of the KDE Software Compilation
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Peppermint Three Screenshot Tour

We are proud to announce the release of Peppermint OS Three in both 32-bit and 64-bit builds. This version is based on Lubuntu 12.04 and, as always, uses some features from the ever-awesome Linux Mint. Here’s a quick overview of some of the details associated with this release: the Chromium stable repository is now enabled […]

GNOME: GNOME UX Hackfest Kicks off in A Coruña

GUADEC is only a few days away, but GNOME contributors are already gathering in A Coruña and getting down to some important work. Today marks the beginning of a two-day design event that is being hosted in the Igalia A Coruña office.
The UX Hackfest…

Linux Mint 13 "KDE" Released

Linux Mint is one of the most popular distributions on the list these days, no doubt in part due to its variety of editions. It’s routinely available in Xfce, GNOME, and KDE versions, but more recently Cinnamon and MATE have been added to the line-up. Today, the KDE edition of version 13 was released, two […]

Metatrader 4 and Mq4 Using Wine With Linux Ubuntu

With the profound changes that mobile computing has brought to the table during the past few years, one fact has remained relatively constant for the better part of a decade. Linux based computers, and specifically the Linux desktop still comprise only 2% of all the computers out there in the world. If you’re a die […]

Customize Firefox to Show Support for Your Country

Mozilla Firefox is a global community of passionate people working together to make the Web better. This summer, athletes from around the world are coming together to support and represent their countries in a global competition. To celebrate the spirit … Continue reading

Airinux 12.05 Screenshot Tour

Airinux 12.05 is released. Unique because it looks complicated MATE converted into easy with GNOME 2 view. Airinux is a derivative of Ubuntu, that supports all the services from Ubuntu. Airinux comes from Indonesia.
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Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 275

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #275 for the week July 16 – 22, 2012, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Developer Week Planning starts 3, 2, 1, Live! Valve Games and Steam on Ubuntu 12.04 Introducing Ubuntu Web Apps: setting the web free of […]

Dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on a computer with 2 hard drives

This is the second article on dual-booting Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 with Windows 7. But while the first one, how to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7, showed how to do it on a computer with a single hard drive, this one gives a step-by-step guide on how to do it on a computer with two […]

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On Ubuntu 12.04

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On Ubuntu 12.04

This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses
virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This
is much more per…