This guide explains how to install and configure postgreSQL database server and PhpPgAdmin in ubuntu server 13.10. PostgreSQL is a powerful and reliable object-relational database system. It’s a great alternative for MySQL databse server. It is as easy to set up, performs better and offers far more features. Read more ….
The recently released Mint 16, nicknamed Petra, might be the perfect Linux desktop for newcomers. At its core is Ubuntu 13.10, but on top of this are desktops Mate and Cinnamon, the latter being the Mint project’s homegrown user interface. Ubuntu gives a stable foundations on which to build, allowing the project to focus more […]
The MintBox 2 is here, and it’s more powerful than ever. Just how much power are you getting for nearly £400 though? Read more ….
Linux Mint Xfce, a modern, elegant, and comfortable operating system based on Ubuntu and Debian, has just reached version 16 RC. Read more ….
Today in Open Source: Will Microsoft lose its Android revenue? Plus: Linux Mint 16 Xfce RC released, and a review of openSUSE 13.1 GNOME. Read more ….
In this tutorial, we will see how to install XAMPP for Linux 1.8.3 with support of PHP 5.5 under the following distros: Ubuntu 13.10 – Ubuntu 13.04 – Ubuntu 12.10 – Ubuntu 12.04 or older Linux Mint 16 – Linux Mint 15 – Linux Mint 14 or older Any other Linux-based distributions. XAMPP is simply […]
Linux Mint 16 RC (Xfce) was quietly released. The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 ‘Petra’. Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make […]
Today in Open Source: PCLinuxOS 2013.12 released. Plus: PCLinuxOS 2013.12 MATE screenshot tour, and Linux Mint 16 KDE RC released. Read more ….
Install HandBrake 0.9.9 Video Converter in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/11.10/11.04/10.10/10.04/9.04/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/12/11/10/9/8HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. Outputs Formats:File format: MP4(M4V) and […]
I have collected five icon themes that you can use on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) or older. I have chosen the themes randomly and I hope you like them. All themes will be installed via PPA, no need to bother yourself in downloading and extracting, just run a few commands in the terminal. 1. Nitrux […]
Add the Tor Browser Bundle to your Ubuntu 13.10 system. Read more ….
Add the Tor Browser Bundle to your Linux Mint 16 computer. Read more ….
Linux Mint 16 RC (KDE) was quietly released. The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 ‘Petra’. Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make […]
Midnight Commander is a command line based file manager that provides an attractive visual text user interface. Many reviews consider this to be one of the best open source file managers available. Though this file manager is quite popular in the GNU/Linux world, due praise is rarely given for the extensive list of often unseen […]
Hardinfo is a useful graphical tool for system information and benchmarking that can run under Ubuntu/Linux Mint and all its derivatives. The software offers accurate information about your hardware and operating system with the possibility to perform benchmarks. With Hardinfo, you may get these features: System Information (CPU, Memory, OS, PCI Devices, USB Devices, Printers, […]
PhotoFilmStrip 2.0 is the latest stable release that has been made available for download recently for users of Ubuntu and Linux Mint. This open source software allows users to convert their favorite pictures into professional videos in just three easy steps. PhotoFilmStrip supports these output formats: VCD SVCD DVD FULL-HD (1920×1080 resolution) PhotoFilmStrip has also […]
Linux kernel 3.12.4 has been released recently which has received these fixes: aio: Fix a trinity splat HID: lg: fix Report Descriptor for Logitech MOMO Force (Black) video: kyro: fix incorrect sizes when copying to userspace usb: musb: davinci: fix resources passed to MUSB driver for DM6467 […]
My take on the just out Linux Journal readers choice awards. Ubuntu is dropping in position, Unity is getting chastised, and there is some confusion over hardware and software and other issues. Read more ….
We’re proud and happy to announce the first re-spin of Peppermint Four in both 32-bit and 64-bit editions. The downloads are live now via our standard download links and are also available for purchase in both CD and USB format. The re-spins offer a fully updated install as of November 5th, 2013, so you aren’t […]
When you first pick up a phone with Ubuntu Touch, it will look like a phone with any other operating system. However, within moments, you will start to notice a few key differences like the search box at the top of the screen, and the unlocking feature which is controlled by a right-to-left rather than […]