Please welcome Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, Chief Marketing Officer and Nick Nguyen, Vice President of Product Strategy

Today we’re excited to announce two new additions to the leadership team at Mozilla, one joining us for the first time today, and the other returning. Jascha Kaykas-Wolff joins us this week as Mozilla’s new Chief Marketing Officer with responsibility … Continue reading

Ubuntu laptops available for pre-order with Ebuyer.com

Electronic Commerce Retailer Ebuyer has launched a series of AMD-based HP laptops preloaded with Ubuntu. These devices are perfect for business and home users and are now available for pre-order on Ebuyer.com; fully available at the end of May 2015. The launch with Ebuyer.com not only signals a significant milestone in terms of solidifying a partnership with one of the pre-eminent local electronic retailers, but increases Ubuntu’s e-tail presence here in the UK. Initially, Ebuyer.com […]

Moving Forward with Firefox

Next month, Johnathan Nightingale will step down as a full time Mozillian after 8 years of distinguished service. We’d like to thank him for his countless contributions to the Mozilla project and leading Firefox through periods of intense competition and … Continue reading

Bad luck or Valentine gift: Mageia 5 beta 3 is out!

The release date was a close call between Friday, the 13th and Valentine’s day… but finally, Mageia 5 beta 3 is available for tests. You will find more information about it on the Release Notes page. The road was long and strewn with … Continue reading

Mageia 5 beta 2 is out! A story of badluck

After several delays the beta 2 version of Mageia 5 is finally out! You can find more information here. But, it seems that yet again we need to postpone the Mageia 5 release. Due to various difficulties with EFI boot, … Continue reading

What is Ubuntu Snappy?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably heard about this new thing from Canonical called “Snappy” Ubuntu Core, but at the same time trying to understand exactly what it is may leave you cross-eyed, especially with the buzzwords such as “cloud”, “containers” and “apps” floating about. Once you get a handle on it, it’s obvious […]

How to Install Openbravo ERP on an Ubuntu VPS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Openbravo ERP on an Ubuntu VPS . Openbravo ERP is an open source ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) web-based business solution for small and medium sized companies released under the Openbravo Public License. Read more ….

It’s Christmas in FOSS-land!

Or Hannuka or Kwanzaa or the solstice or… you get the picture. Whatever holiday you celebrate, it’s here! And in the spirit of warmth and light and giving, Mageia is embarking on (what we hope will be) a yearly tradition … Continue reading

Firefox OS Expands to Nearly 30 Countries

Firefox OS has brought choice to the mobile industry with 14 smartphones offered by 14 operators in 28 countries. Firefox OS unlocks mobile ecosystem participants from the barriers set by proprietary systems, allowing for independence, control and innovation. More choices … Continue reading

Linux Mint 17.1 MATE Edition : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Linux Mint 17.1 MATE Edition is the latest version of Linux Mint featuring MATE desktop environment 1.8.1. Released with many new improvements, software update and new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and powered Linux Kernel 3.13, Linux Mint 17.1 will be supported until 2019. Read […]

HP’s ‘The Machine’ & the Future of Linux

If all goes according to plan, in June of 2015 HP plans to release a new operating system they’re calling Linux++. Before we start jumping up and down and putting on our party hats, we should know that this is not a new Linux distro being designed by HP to be featured on a new […]

Install OwnCloud 7 with Nginx and PHP-FPM on an Ubuntu VPS

OwnCloud is a web based application that provides services such as file storage, management and sharing. Using OwnCloud you can sync and share your files, calendar… Read more ….

The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana)

The Perfect Desktop – Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana)This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 17.1 (Qiana) 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 their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a […]

Darktable 1.6 Version Released, Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.The internal architecture of darktable allows users to easily add modules for all sorts […]

Ambiance Blackout Flat Colors Theme Suite released for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Ambiance Blackout Flat Colors is a Modern, Fully Dark and Flat “reboot/remake” of the Ubuntu Ambiance GTK 2/3 Themes. It features a modern and clean flat look in your choice of 13 vibrant colors. With fully integrated and tested support for many of the popular desktops Including: Unity, Cinnamon, Mate, Xfce, Lxde, OpenBox, Gnome Classic […]

Ambiance & Radiance Flat Colors Themes Suite Released for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Ambiance & Radiance Flat Colors aims to be a modern and unique theme bringing class and personality to your favorite desktop environment. It features a modern and clean flat look in your choice of 13 vibrant colors: Blue, Spring Blue, Brown, Graphite, Green, Orange, Purple, Pink, Red, Teal, and Yellow. Each color comes in 2 […]

Use Nvidia Graphics Drivers In Ubuntu/Linux Mint For Best Performance

NVIDIA is well-known company all over the world regarding gaming cards. Sometimes it is really difficult to configure manufacturer drivers for NVIDIA cards in Linux, there could be many reasons for this such as kernel upgrade, and so. By default Ubuntu use the open source video driver Nouveau for NVIDIA graphics card. This driver lacks […]

Linux Mint 17.1 and the question of the “best” Linux desktop

In today’s open source roundup: Linux Mint 17.1 might be the best desktop distribution this year…or not. Plus: GNOME or KDE in Fedora 21? And Windows 10 users crave features that are already available in Linux. Read more ….

Skinny Ubuntu Linux ‘Snapped’ up by fat Microsoft cloud

A smartphone-inspired version of Ubuntu Server for Docker minimalists has been revealed with initial backing from Microsoft. Canonical is today expected to unveil the “Snappy” version of Ubuntu Core, a stripped-down server image of just 110MB built for thousands of servers in the cloud. Read more ….

Is Linux Mint 17.1 really the best desktop of 2014?

I agree that the Linux Mint developers did a great job on it, but I’m not sure I’d call it the best available desktop today for the simple reason that no matter how good a distribution or desktop is, there are bound to be people out there who need something different. Read more ….