Linux rules the universe by behaving exactly how the user wants

Although the Head Up Display (HUD) will remain the default, Canonical will be bringing back the local menus as an option. Read more ….

Fear and Open Source Intellectual Property in Las Enterprise

Not unlike Hunter S. Thompson’s drug-addled road trip to Las Vegas to cover the Mint 500 figuring out intellectual property in technology is a wild ride. I thought about this for a while and since I am not a lawyer (IANAL) especially not one of the caliber of Dr. Gonzo’s sidekick lawyer Raoul Duke so […]

Elegant Theme for Plank Dock Launcher | Numix Theme + A Wallpaper

Numix is a beautiful theme for Plank dock launcher. The color of this theme looks appropriate with “Name of the Doctor” wallpaper color, which is designed by Namix team as well. Check the installation instructions and Download links for “Numix” Plank theme and “Name of the Doctor” wallpaper down below. Download “Name of the Doctor” […]

PCMan File Manager 1.2.0 Has Been Released | Ubuntu Installation

PCMan is one of the most lightweight file manager for many Linux distributions. PCManFM comes as the default file manager for LXDE “Lightweight X11 desktop environment”. LXDE developers official announced the release of PCMan 1.2.0 file manager and “libfm 1.2.0 core library for PCManFM” with many new improvements and tons of bug fixes since the […]

Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

Ubuntu GNOME (formerly Ubuntu GNOME Remix) is an official flavor of Ubuntu, featuring the GNOME desktop environment. It is intended as a mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories. Read more ….

$105 mini-PC runs Android on quad Cortex-A9

Rikomagic has spun a mini-PC version of its quad-core Cortex-A9 Rockchip RK3188-based MK802 stick computers that run Android or Ubuntu, starting at $105. The same week that Rockchip launched a new quad-core Cortex-A17 RK3288 system-on-chip, one of its earliest and most successful customers has eeked out some more life from the Cortex-A9 based RK3188. Read […]

How to set up Clam Antivirus, SpamAssassin and MailScanner on Ubuntu Mail Server

Antivirus and anti-spam protection are the among the most important security features for a mail server. Unix/Linux based mail servers are typically invulnerable to malware and viruses, and there is a very slim chance that the server itself may get infected. On the other hand, the operating system of an end user device may not […]

MWC Update – Hope for the Future

Hello Mozillians and friends of Mozilla! A departing note from Mobile World Congress where we’ve been asking the questions and having the conversations that advance the opportunities for Firefox OS in 2014. While the efforts to deliver the devices and … Continue reading

Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

Kubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 is available for testing. The KDE Applications 4.12.2 suite release has dozens of bug fixes. Muon 2.2 Alpha 1 is the first step towards a new version of Kubuntu’s software store. The previous Additional Drivers application is being replaced by the all new Driver Manager. The manager allows you to install […]

Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

The Xubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Xubuntu 14.04 Beta 1. This is the first beta towards the final LTS release, and with it we have landed a lot of new features and improvements we’ve been preparing since the last LTS release two years ago. The highlights of this release include: Light […]

Shuttleworth says Ubuntu is sticking with MySQL

Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle’s MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why. Read more ….

Flavors of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr Beta 1 Have Been Released | Download

The upcoming long term support release of Ubuntu is almost here, Today, Ubuntu teams officially announced the Beta 1 freeze for Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Studio and Ubuntu Gnome. Check beta 1 highlights and download links down below. Beta 1 freeze means no more new features to be added in these releases, in the mean […]

How to use KVM from the command line on Debian or Ubuntu

There are different ways to manage virtual machines (VMs) running on KVM hypervisor. For example, virt-manager is a popular GUI-based front-end for VM management. However, if you would like to use KVM on a headless server, GUI-based solutions will not be ideal. That is when virsh comes in handy. virsh is a command-line tool for […]

Grive Tools – Ubuntu Google Drive Client version 1.5 released

The Fan Club is proud to announce the release of Grive Tools version 1.5. The new version features improved Ubuntu desktop integration for Unity, KDE, Gnome and LXDE. Translations for Afrikaans, Spanish, French, German, Russian and Japanese has also been added. Read more ….

PeaZip | Advanced File and Archive Manager for Linux

Most of the Linux distributions comes pre-installed with an archive manager such as “File roller”, which is quite good archive manager and it supports variety of archive file formats. However, the graphical user interface didn’t change a bit since a long time and it lacks of some necessary functions you might need for compressing and extracting […]

Ubuntu: 2122-1: FreeRADIUS vulnerabilities

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

Ubuntu Unity to bring back local menus

When Canonical introduced its new Ubuntu Unity interface, a major design element was a global, universal menu that all apps would use. Things have changhed. Canonical is switching back to local app menus. Read more ….

PlexyDesk offers lightweight widgets for Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Instal PlexyDesk widgets in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivativesAs you may know that KDE offers widgets for desktop and now Cinnamon offer too, but what about other desktops? So here comes PlexyDesk utility which offers lightweight widgets for desktop. PlexyDesk is a desktop extension which allows user organize and […]

Install Linux Kernel 3.13.5 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Some fixes in Kernel 3.13.5:     md/raid5: Fix CPU hotplug callback registration     ALSA: hda – Fix mic capture on Sony VAIO Pro 11     ARM: pxa: fix compilation problem on AM300EPD board     vt: Fix secure clear screen     drm/i915: Fix intel_pipe_to_cpu_transcoder for UMS     drm/radeon: fix UVD […]

Uget 1.10.4 Is Available To Install On Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Using PPA

Uget is a free and open-source GTK+ 3 download manager for Linux and Windows operating systems. Uget download manager comes with many great and useful features. The latest version of Uget version 1.10.4 is now available to install on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr using PPA. Uget Download Manager Main Features […]