Rugged mini-PCs have four gigabit ports, run Ubuntu

Stealth.com has launched four rugged mini-PCs based on 3rd Gen. Intel Core CPUs, featuring four gigabit ports, Ubuntu, and optional PCI and PCIe expansion. The four new LPC480x models are the latest members of the Little PC family of mini-PCs from Stealth.com (formerly Stealth Computer), which include the circa-2011, Intel Atom D525 based LPC-125LPM. The […]

How to sniff HTTP traffic from the command line on Linux

Suppose you want to sniff live HTTP web traffic (i.e., HTTP requests and responses) on the wire for some reason. For example, you may be testing experimental features of a web server. Or you may be debugging a web application or a RESTful service. Or you may be trying to troubleshoot PAC (proxy auto config) […]

Ubuntu MATE to Become an Official Ubuntu Flavor Soon

The Ubuntu MATE project is progressing nicely and the developers have provided a short update about the work that’s been done already and about the things that still need to be improved. Read more ….

LibreOffice Conference 2014: the program of a landmark event

Berlin, August 14, 2014 – The program of the LibreOffice Conference 2014, which will be held in Bern, Switzerland, from September 3 to September 5, is now available at https://conference.libreoffice.org/2014/program. Sessions will focus on development, community, certification, migrations, training, marketing and Open Document Format (ODF). In addition to the sessions in English, there will be […]

elementary OS 0.3 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

It has been exactly one year since the release of the second version of elementary OS. On the day of our ‘Lunaversary’, we’re proud to make the first beta of elementary OS ‘Freya’ publicly available for developers and testers. Freya inherits core components from Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS such as the Linux kernel (version 3.13), hardware […]

India opens up to operating system Ubuntu

The Linux-based operating system grew 50% year-over-year in India. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, has partnered with Dell and HP to bundle the OS with certain models of their laptops offered in India. Read more ….

How to fix your Internet connection in Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu’s included NetworkManager software aims to make your network connections “just work.” Nevertheless, sometimes thing go awry. There are times you have to adjust or change your connection settings, especially when using a laptop—just like in Windows. Read more ….

Configure NFS Server and Client Configuration on Ubuntu 14.04

NFS was developed at a time when we weren’t able to share our drives like we are able to today — in the Windows environment. It offers the ability to share the hard disk space of a big server with many smaller clients. Again, this is a client/server environment. While this seems like a standard […]

PlayOnLinux reached to version 4.2.4, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint via PPA

Install PlayonLinux in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/14.10/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17/13/and other related Ubuntu derivativesPlayOnLinux is a piece of software which allows you to easily install and use numerous apps and games designed to run with Microsoft Windows. Few apps and games are compatible with GNU/Linux at the moment and it certainly is a factor preventing the […]

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Released with Linux Kernel from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Canonical has just announced that Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise Pangolin) has been officially released for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core flavors. Read more ….

Ubuntu Used on the International Space Station to Control Rover Back on Earth

Ubuntu has been spotted aboard the International Space Station and it seems that it was used to control a rover back on Earth. Read more ….

Ubuntu Shopping Lens (Scopes) Declared Legal in UK and Most Likely in European Union

The UK authorities have declared that the Ubuntu Shopping Lens are legal and that no laws have been broken, either in Great Britain or in the European Union. Read more ….

Peach OSI 14.04 Screenshot Tour

Peach OSI 14.04 is available. Peach OSI is an Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution with an OS X-like user interface. Short list: Firefox and Midori Browsers, Libre Office, DigiKam, Blender, Banshee, Ardour3, gMusic Browser, wxBanker Finance Manager and more. Read more ….

GOGs offers up Linux games, Steam Controller speculation, and more

Back in March, the digital games distribution site GOG.com (which, believe it or not, is owned by Poland’s CD Projekt RED) announced it would be adding support for Linux. This week, ahead of schedule, 50 games were released on the site with support for Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Most of the games on the list […]

Ubuntu: 2296-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird. Read more ….

LXLE 14.04 review – new paradigms

LXLE has been kicking around for a while now and, for a supposedly lightweight distro, it’s looking fearsomely feature-packed right now. Having said that, it’s hard not to love LXLE, as it’s treading the line between resource efficiency and usability pretty well, and is borderline addictive when it comes to the DE itself. The clue’s […]

Is the IRS scheming to destroy open source projects?

In today’s open source roundup: The IRS targets open source projects. Plus: Install Linux Mint on your Macbook Air, and what’s new in Linux Deepin 2014. Read more ….

How to blacklist a module on Ubuntu/Debian Linux

There maybe a time when you need to disable some modules from being loaded during your system’s boot time. In this “how to” we will discus some of the few ways how to blacklist module including its dependencies, that is, disable permanently module from loading during the boot time. Read more ….

How to simulate key press and mouse movement in Linux

Have you ever dreamed of your computer doing stuff automatically for you? Probably not if you just watched Terminator. But except for that, scripting and task automation are every power user’s dreams. If a lot of solutions exist today to fit such goal, it is sometimes hard to pick the simple, smart, and efficient one […]

How to install Linux Mint alongside OSX on the MacBook Air

This is a step by step guide showing how to install Linux Mint alongside OSX on the MacBook Air. The guide covers backing up your drive, how to get Linux Mint, how to create a bootable Linux Mint USB drive, how to partition the disk, how to boot into the live session, how to install […]