Pre-order your personal copy of Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu 14.10

With the coming release of next version of Ubuntu 14.10 just a month away, many of you already looking for downloading of your own ISO image of the system. Yes, that’s the next version, codenamed Utopic Unicorn. But many of you are not so lucky, and will need to wait longer, because you can not […]

Ubuntu Touch RTM released: Can it take on Android and iOS?

In today’s open source roundup: Canonical releases the RTM version of Ubuntu Touch. Plus: Fourteen ways to contribute to open source without being a programmer, and advice for open source programmers. Read more ….

Should Linux Users Care About Official Netflix Support on Ubuntu?

Netflix may soon offer official support for Ubuntu Linux. But does that really matter now that Netflix has unofficially worked on Linux via Wine for nearly two years? Read more ….

Ubuntu: 2352-1: DBus vulnerabilities

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

How to install MediaWiki on Ubuntu 14.04

This document describes how to install and configure MediaWiki on Ubuntu 14.04. MediaWiki is free server-based software which is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Read more ….

How To Install VMware Player In Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Any Debian Derivative (Auto Installation)

VMware player is virtualization product just like VirtualBox. It is offered free of charge for personal use by VMware corporation. VMware Player can run existing virtual appliances and create its own virtual machines (which require an operating system to be installed to be functional). It uses the same virtualization core as VMware Workstation, a similar […]

How to Make Lubuntu 14.04 Look Like Windows XP

This tutorial explains how to make lubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty tahr look like windows XP. Lubuntu is based on LXDE, a very light desktop environment that probably has even lower hardware requirements than Windows XP. It’s a favorite for older systems and it’s the lightest distro in the Ubuntu family. Read more ….

Ubuntu Touch RTM Preview – Ditching Android Just Got Easier

The Ubuntu Touch RTM version of the new operating system from Canonical has been released, so now it’s time to get a closer look and see what the fuss is all about. Read more ….

Netflix Is Finally Coming To Linux Without The Need For Hacky Tricks

If you’re sitting in the itty-bitty overlapping sliver on the Venn diagram of “People who use Ubuntu” and “People who can’t figure out how to use user agent spoofing and other trickery to make Netflix work on Ubuntu” — good news! Netflix is likely (finally) coming to Ubuntu soon. Read more ….

Enlightenment E19 Desktop Environement For Ubuntu 14.04/14.10/Linux Mint 17

The Enlightenment desktop shell provides an efficient yet breathtaking window manager based on the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries along with other essential desktop components like a file manager, desktop icons and widgets. It boasts an unprecedented level of theme-ability while still being capable of performing on older hardware or embedded devices.Enlightenment is not just a window […]

Another Two Great Dark Themes “Sable” & “SableNC” for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Sable and SableNC are carbon and black tone themes for GTK & Gnome 3.12, these are designed by same creator who created Delorean, Dorian themes. One variant Sable is a multi-accented theme and SableNC is a gray scable theme. It is designed for GTK(3/2) and works in Unity, Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, and Gnome Classic. These […]

Ambiance & Radiance Themes for Gnome Shell, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Ambiance and Radiance GTK themes are default in Ubuntu operating system, so guy from gnome-look.org created these themes also for Gnome Shell. Using these themes two extensions made compatible with Dash-to-Dock and Frippery-Move-Clock, other extensions may or may not compatible with these themes. Ambiance & Radiance themes are compatible with Gnome Shell 3.12/3.10 version. You […]

Ubuntu gets closer to debut in Meizu MX4 phone

The Ubuntu project announced a stable build for Ubuntu Touch phones, a week after Meizu tipped an Ubuntu version of the Meizu MX4 phone due in December. Read more ….

Will the iPhone 6 drive some manufacturers out of the Android market?

In today’s Android roundup: The iPhone 6 may be the final nail in the coffin of some Android manufacturers. Plus: How to run Android apps in Ubuntu, and a review of Sony’s Xperia Z3 phone. Read more ….

How to install Arch Linux the easy way with Evo/Lution

The one who ventures into an install of Arch Linux and has only experienced installing Linux with Ubuntu or Mint is in for a steep learning curve. The number of people giving up halfway is probably higher than the ones that pull it through. Arch Linux is somewhat cult in the way that you may call […]

Short Stack: Mickos speaks out, what’s driving OpenStack popularity and OpenStack in a rack

This was a busy week in OpenStack especially around the HP-Eucalyptus deal. In fact, this very week, Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos had his first post-deal public appearance. We also look what’s driving OpenStack popularity (it has a broad constituency that’s for sure) and the all-new OpenStack in a Rack from Ubuntu and AMD. Read more […]

Ubuntu: 2319-3: OpenJDK 7 update

This update provides stability updates for OpenJDK 7. Read more ….

Install Owncloud on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

Install Owncloud on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). ownCloud provides a safe, secure, and compliant file synchronization and sharing solution on servers that you control. Read more ….

OpenMediaVault 1.0 review

The latest version, a milestone release, is OpenMediaVault 1.0. It is based on Debian 7 and uses that distribution’s ncurses installer, just like Ubuntu server. Read more ….

AMD and Canonical create OpenStack in a rack

Want to use OpenStack for your private cloud, but don’t want the headaches of setting it up? AMD and Canonical have a deal for you. Read more ….