Dell has started selling a thin and light touchscreen laptop called the XPS 13 Developer Edition, which will have Ubuntu Linux OS and Intel’s fourth-generation Core processors, code-named Haswell. Read more ….
Install VokoScreen Caster in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/11.10/10.04/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/12/9/Other Ubuntu Based Distro’sVokoscreen is an easy to use screen-cast creator to record educational videos, live recordings of browser, installation, video-conferences, etc. It is simple screen recorder which is based on ffmpeg. It can record unlimited video length. There is option to choose frame […]
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This distribution’s release track record suggests that Linux Mint 16 will be released less than two weeks from today. And when that happens, it will be the first stable edition of Linux Mint with Cinnamon 2.0 desktop pre-installed. Read more ….
Install Produkt-Gtk moded theme in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Linux Mint 16/15 and other Ubuntu derivatives (GTK + Xfce)Produkt-Gtk is modified version of zen-gtk themes and adopt colorscheme from produkt KDE. It is dark version with orange color combinations which makes desktop environment more elegant and it offers Gtk + Xfce theme. Theme modifier didn’t […]
Install UMPlayer in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/11.04/10.10/10.04/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/12/11/10/9 (with YouTube Search)UMPlayer is the media player that fills all your needs. With dozens of advanced features and built-in codecs it can handle any media format, and can play Audio CDs, DVDs, (S)VCDs, TV / Radio cards, YouTube™ and SHOUTcast™ streams and even […]
Today in Open Source: Download the release candidate of Linux Mint 16. Plus: Will preloads help Linux? And the top five Linux games Read more ….
Add the Synaptic package manager to Ubuntu 13.10. Synaptic is a package manager that gives you the same control that you get using apt-get in a terminal window in Ubuntu 13.10. Here’s how you can install it. Read more ….
Add the GNOME Tweak Tool and the Unity Tweak Tool to your Ubuntu 13.10 system. GNOME Tweak Tool lets you change your theme, icons, font, cursor and more. Unity Tweak tool gives you more options for changing the Unity desktop environment. Read more ….
Free eBook: Getting Started with UbuntuGetting Started with Ubuntu, an introductory guide written to help new users get started with Ubuntu.This book goal is to cover the basics of Ubuntu (such as installation and working with the desktop) as well as hardware and software management, working with the command line, and security. We designed this […]
Today in Open Source: Protect your privacy with Linux. Plus: A review of PCLinux OS, and the EFF versus Canonical over Ubuntu trademark issues Read more ….
Centrych OS 12.04.2 is available. Centrych OS is a desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu’s latest LTS release (version 12.04 released in April 2014), but it provides more recent versions of many applications. It uses a customised Xfce desktop. These images are geared for users who prefer the most recent versions of applications and want […]
Last week Canonical sent a cease and desist letter to EFF staffer Micah F Lee asking him to remove the word Ubuntu from the URL as well as removed the Ubuntu logo from the site. Lee responded through an attorney who said that Canonical’s “request were not supported by trademark laws and interferes with protected […]
Install Playonlinux in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric/11.04/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/12/11/and other 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 […]
Aaron Toponce is one of those insightful writers about Linux that I like to follow. Now he joins those publicly leaving Ubuntu after what he refers to as a long line of disappointments in the project and its parent company Canonical, the last of those being the “trademark aggression” exhibited over the Fix Ubuntu site, […]
An even cloudier ultrabook? We’ll make it so, says DellDell is taking another stab at making the Sputnik Ultrabook it converted from Windows to Ubuntu even cloudier for developers.… Read more ….
Today in Open Source: Fedora 20 available for download. Plus: arkOS versus Google, and Canonical takes issue with the Fix Ubuntu site Read more ….
Pear OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to combine the beauty of Apple software with the utility (and open nature) of GNU/Linux. A year ago that meant making Ubuntu look like OS X. Now it apparently means giving Ubuntu an OS X and iOS 7-style user interface. Read more ….
Install latest Cinnamon in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13 and Cinnamon 1.4 in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint 12Cinnamon is a GTK+-based desktop environment. It originally started as a fork of the GNOME Shell, which is a user interface and was initially developed by (and for) Linux Mint. Cinnamon provides many features, including: […]