Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon and MATE

It’s always a major event in the world of desktop Linux when a new version of Linux Mint is released. This time around it’s Linux Mint 17.1, a long term support release that will be supported until 2019. Linux Mint 17.1’s code name is Rebecca and it brings numerous bug fixes and tweaks, along with […]

Linux Mint 17.1 MATE Screenshot Tour

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca’ MATE. Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Linux Mint 17.1 MATE edition […]

Linux Mint 17.1 Code Named “Rebecca” Released

Linux Mint team announced the latest release of Linux Mint 17.1 code-named “Rebecca”, it is updated version based on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and Linux Mint 17.1 now features Cinnamon 2.4/Mate 1.8, MDM 1.8, a Linux kernel 3.13 and an Ubuntu 14.04 package base. “The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 […]

Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Screenshot Tour

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon. Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Read more ….

Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Officially Released

Codenamed “Rebecca”, the Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon edition has been released, and brings many new improvements, featuring a brand new, more stable and polished Cinnamon then ever, a Ubuntu 14.04 software base and Linux Kernel 3.13. Read more ….

HandBrake 0.10.0 Version Released, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint via PPA

HandBrake 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, DVD ripper, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. It is a versatile, easy-to-use tool for converting DVDs and other videos into H.264, MPEG-4, or OGG formatted […]

Debian, Ubuntu Touch & More…

While we in the States were dealing with family and turkey, the EU was busy working on preparing Google’s head for the platter. The European Parliament yesterday passed by a wide margin a non-binding resolution urging anti-trust regulators to break up the company. For those keeping score, the final vote was 384 yeas and 174 […]

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE Stable Is Ready for Download

The Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE distribution has been made available and the ISO images can be downloaded from the officials servers. Just like the Cinnamon flavor, the MATE edition is quite heavy on the new features. Read more ….

Ubuntu Touch RTM Update 10, Important Milestone Achieved

The Ubuntu Touch operating system has reached a new milestone and Canonical has released a new update for the RTM branch, bringing the entire project a little closer to a shippable version that can run smoothly and without any bugs. Read more ….

Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Is Out and the Best So Far

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon has been released and is now available for download. The new version of the operating system features a major update for the desktop environment, along with a multitude of other upgrades. Read more ….

Server monitoring with Nagios on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and Debian Wheezy

This document describes how to install and configure Nagios in Ubuntu 14.04 Server.[he]nbsp[/he] Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes. Read more ….

How to back up a Debian system using backupninja

Prudence or experience by disaster can teach every sysadmin the importance of taking frequent system backups. You can do so by writing good old shell scripts, or using one (or more) of the many backup tools available for the job. Thus the more tools you become acquainted with, the better informed decisions you will make […]

Tiny quad-core ARM mini-PC runs Ubuntu with Cinnamon

A startup is pitching a $129-$199 “Imp” mini-PC on Indiegogo based on a quad-core Odroid-U3 SBC, with HDMI streaming and an Ubuntu/Cinnamon Linux desktop. Read more ….

How to configure an NFS server and mount NFS shares on Ubuntu 14.10

This guide explains how to configure an NFS server in Ubuntu 14.10 Network File System (NFS) is a popular distributed filesystem protocol that enables users to mount remote directories on their server. The system lets you leverage storage space in a different location and write onto the same space from multiple servers in an effortless […]

Should you use Debian or Ubuntu?

In today’s open source roundup: Debian versus Ubuntu. Plus: Five Linux distros for your computer, and which game genres need more games on Linux? Read more ….

Android game console runs on quad-core Cortex-A17

Ugoos announced a “micro game console” spin-off of its Android-based quad-core Cortex-A17 UT3 media player, and released an Ubuntu 14.10 build for the UT3. Read more ….

Using Nginx with Odoo version 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit Server

Setup Odoo v8 with Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04Setup Nginx as an SSL proxy to Odoo version 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Server. This is an easy how-to article designed to save you time figuring it out yourself. Read more ….

How to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook

In today’s open source roundup: Use Crouton to run Ubuntu on your Chromebook. Plus: The Register reviews Linux Mint 17.1, and part two of how to run Linux on Android devices. Read more ….

Pear OS Linux Concept Revived as Pearl Linux 1.0

Pear OS Linux was a very successful Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that wanted to provide an experience similar to Mac OS X. That operating system is gone now, but Pearl Linux wants to replace it. Read more ….

How to install LAMP stack on Ubuntu server

LAMP stack is a popular open source software platform for powering database-driven web applications on Linux. LAMP itself is an acronym for Linux, Apache web server, MariaDB database, and PHP dynamic server-side programming language. This tutorial will present a step by step procedure on installing LAMP stack on Ubuntu server, and also guide you to […]