Sleek Mini-ITX industrial PCs come in four Intel flavors

Logic Supply unveiled four Ubuntu-ready, Mini-ITX industrial PCs based on Intel Celeron (Bay Trail and Ivy Bridge) and Core (Haswell-ULT and Haswell) CPUs. Do aesthetics matter in on the factory floor? Logic Supply, which has been selling Ubuntu Linux ready embedded computers for years, has answered with a resounding yes with a new line of […]

Unvanquished Shooter Reached Alpha 32 Ubuntu Installation

Unvanquished, a shoot ‘em up game available for Linux, Windows and OS X, has reached Alpha 32, bringing several new fixes, a new model for the SMG, and updated textures for the mantis. Read more ….

How To Create A UEFI Bootable Ubuntu USB Drive

This guide shows how to create a UEFI bootable Ubuntu USB drive. This method guarantees that when you install Ubuntu it will be in EFI mode. Read more ….

How to configure a host intrusion detection system on CentOS

One of the first safety measures that any sysadmin may want to implement in their production servers is a mechanism to detect file tampering – not only the content of files, but also their attributes. AIDE (short for “Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment”) is an open source host-based intrusion detection system. AIDE checks the integrity of […]

UbuTricks Updated Software Installer for Ubuntu Released

UbuTricks is a program that helps you install the latest versions of several games and applications in Ubuntu. UbuTricks is a Zenity-based, graphical script with a simple interface. Although early in development, its aim is to create a simple, graphical way of installing updated applications in Ubuntu 14.04 and future releases. Read more ….

QupZilla 1.8 Web Browser Looks Just Too Beautiful Review & Ubuntu Installation

QupZilla is a relatively new WebKit-based web browser written in Qt, which makes it perfect for KDE users. QupZilla looks just great, and it seems to be a perfect browser for those users who prefer a more different approach when it comes to the interface look and feel. QupZilla stands out with an interface that […]

The Ubuntu 14.10 Upgrade: What to do

Thoughts on 14.10, Unity, Gnome, Mate, and the meaning of life, which as we all know, is installing an OS on your hardware again and again because it is so much fun! Read more ….

Latest Buttonized Icons available for Ubuntu/Linux Mint Via PPA

Buttonized icon set is designed by Shaun, currently it is reached to version 5.x and offers complete icons for Linux operating system. This update contains many additional icons and it is considered as major maintenance release for this project. This icon theme has more than 5000 icons and support Unity, Gnome, KDE, several other desktop environments. […]

Questions on Ubuntu Touch, GNOME and Oracle

Other than the continuous scrambling to fix Shellshocked — if nothing else we in the FOSS world are both quick to respond to fixes and quick to come up with great names for epic bugs — this has been a relatively quiet week on our side of the digital street. Yeah, we can laugh at […]

8 Ebook Readers and Document Viewers for Linux

This is an overview of document viewers and e-book readers for Linux, but also several CHM viewers. Currently there are 8 applications reviewed here. Notice that I didn’t include ChmSee in this review, since it was announced that it is no longer maintained, and as such it doesn’t come included in the latest Ubuntu repositories […]

Create System Restore Points for Ubuntu/Linux Mint Using TimeShift

TimeShift is a system restore utility designed for Linux (Debian/Ubuntu). It offers functionality similar to the System Restore feature available in MS Windows and The Time Machine Tool which is for Mac OS. It is similar to applications like BackInTime, rsnapshot and TimeVault but with different aim. TimeShift takes snapshots of the system as user […]

An Everyday Linux User Review Of Play Linux

Play Linux was created because there are no decent Linux distributions for gamers. This review looks at the applications that are installed and asks the question “is there enough to set Play Linux apart from Mint, Ubuntu and Zorin?” Read more ….

How to install OpenLDAP Server on Debian or Ubuntu

This document describes how to install and configure OpenLDAP in Debian/Ubuntu Server. I will use OpenLDAP to configure a corporate organizational structure through OpenLDAP. Read more ….

How to convert image, audio and video formats on Ubuntu

If you need to work with a variety of image, audio and video files encoded in all sorts of different formats, you are probably using more than one tools to convert among all those heterogeneous media formats. If there is a versatile all-in-one media conversion tool that is capable of dealing with all different image/audio/video […]

Early Morning Linux Voodoo at Denny’s

It was obvious he had no idea what I was talking about so we waited in awkward silence for the next few seconds. Finally, the Mint logo appeared on the screen. I opened Dolphin and located the Windows drive then asked him for the name of the file. He couldn’t remember but was sure it […]

Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 2 Screenshot Tour

Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta2 is now available for download. This second beta fixes a number of issues that were present in Beta1, adds a few new features and includes some more original artwork. We’ve managed to not introduce any new bugs this time but please make sure you read the release notes below because there […]

About Linux Weekly News – Linux Is Obsolete

Linux is obsolete on Earth but apparently alive and well on Mars. This week’s news includes a little bit about Shellshock, how to guides about PlayOnLinux, Ubuntu Dash, Music streaming and boxes and the article with the strangest headline of the week. Read more ….

Install LauncherFolders for Unity Launcher in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

LauncherFolders is an easy way to organize applications in the folder to Unity Launcher. It allows you to add applications, files, folders, web apps, URL links and shell scripts in the folder which stays on Unity launcher. You can create custom folders as many as you like and organize your favorite application with in folder. […]

How to configure SNMPv3 on ubuntu 14.04 server

How to configure SNMPv3 on ubuntu 14.04 server Read more ….

Time time time, see what’s become of me?

As you may or may not know, we are scheduled to release the first beta for Mageia 5 on September 30th. Well… it looks like we’re not going to make it. Here at Mageia HQ, we try to provide a … Continue reading