Today, we’re proud to announce a number of major educational and workforce development organizations including Pearson, edX, Educational Testing Service (ETS), Workforce.io and more have committed to adopting the Open Badges standard. This news was announced today at the Open … Continue reading
Vodafone joined Ubuntu’s Carrier Advisory Group, as Ubuntu demoed more progress on a unified desktop and mobile UI — but a Debian decision on init could further isolate Ubuntu. Canonical has yet to sign up any vendors or carriers for upcoming smart phones running Ubuntu, which is not surprising, considering the first Ubuntu phone release […]
The latest version is Anaconda 1.9. It comes with more than 125 Python packages used in data analytics, including NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, PyTables, h5py, Matplotlib and IPython. Read more ….
As a Mozillian, I’m proud that each new product discussion begins by asking whether it creates value to our users. It is a part of who we are and is what makes us different. Our initiatives are always aimed at … Continue reading
Linux on the desktop may have missed its adoption time line, but Linux in the cloud is a win-win proposition for the post-PC movement. Microsoft’s Azure may be the only real threat to Linux cloud dominance — all other major cloud software platforms are based on Linux and open source software. Some enterprise Linux distros […]
Install Grive and Grive Tools 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 derivativesMonths back Pear OS developer created Syncdrive which was GUI for Grive, and its PPA was maintained by NoobsLab team. Unfortunately Pear OS has been sold and Syncdrive is no more supported, I received a lot of queries that […]
Install Emerald and themes (Pack, hoverglass, Avalon) 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 derivativesEmerald is a window decorator that allows for a wide variety of new looks to be added to application windows. Emerald project is a window decorator that provides the borders to your windows normally provided by Metacity […]
Mageia 4 was released recently. I made a fresh reinstall of my own KDE 64-bit system. Am I satisfied with the results? I’d say yes. Will I upgrade my Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon soon? The answer is “no”. Read more ….
Install Xtreme Download Manager in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/9/and other Ubuntu derivativesWe previously shared mostly used download managers for Linux but xdman is another great download manager available. Xtreme download manager is very powerful utility that has ability to increase download speed up-to 500% (depend on connection), […]
The LXLE project is a Lubuntu-based distribution which attempts to be very light on resources while also improving support for older hardware. Read more ….
Install TrueCrypt in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivativesTrueCrypt is an app that creates a virtual volume which is encrypted, and it allows user to keep private information safe. TrueCrypt for Ubuntu comes with the tray icon which displays on the panel. Installing the TrueCrypt isn’t necessary on the system you […]
Nemo is a complete fork of Nautilus and its goal is to extend the Cinnamon user experience to desktop and file management. Nautilus has dropped type-ahead find search since 3.6 version and now using recursive search to find files/folders under current directory and sub-directories, most users don’t like this behavior of Nautilus. Many of them […]
Distrowatch is one of the most useful resources a new user can utilise. The Distrowatch rankings can be confusing to a new user as the top 10 distributions include everything from Ubuntu to Arch. This article takes a look at the top 10 distros of 2013 and discusses their suitability for new users. Read more […]
Debian technical committee was discussing the default init system for Debian and it bioled down to basically systemd, which is developed by the larger free software community (lead by Lennart Poettering), and Upstart which was developed by Canonical employees. Read more ….
Install Typhoon desktop widget in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/9/other Ubuntu derivativesWe have many conky versions with super easy installation, you can check conky collection. Typhoon is free, opensource and elegant weather widget or app for Ubuntu based on Stormcloud, it stays on the desktop just like conky. Unlike conky […]
Install ExMplayer 3.8.0 in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint 16/14/13/other Ubuntu derivatives, ExMplayer 3.2.0 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Linux Mint 15/related Ubuntu derivativesExMplayer stands for ‘Extended MPlayer’, its names describes itself based on MPlayer. ExMplayer main feature video thumbnail seeking, it is front-end GUI with media cutter and flow view. This player has […]
After patiently waiting for Ubuntu to officially announce their 12.04.4 update and once the number of seeders of LXLE grew to an adequate level to ‘serve’ it, LXLE 12.04.4 has been released. This particular release builds on the idea that many ‘at idle’ processes can be replaced by ‘on demand’ solutions. Read more ….
Install XGnome Enhanced, Viva, Adieze and Zhanshi-glass themes in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/Linux Mint 16 (Gnome Shell)/other related Ubuntu derivativesXGnome Exhanced is highly customized version of default Gnome Shell adwaita theme and it looks minimalistic, modern and clean., it is available for Gnome Shell 3.4/3.6/3.8/3.10. It seem better than default Shell theme and for better […]
Install MiniTube 2.1.6 YouTube Client 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 derivativesMiniTube is beautiful, lightweight and a native YouTube client. With MiniTube you can watch YouTube videos by typing keyword into the search-box and MiniTube will immediately loads the results. It offers two type of searches: channel search and keyword […]
This article offers a step-by-step guide on how to create GPT partitions on Ubuntu 13.10 on a computer with UEFI firmware.Because Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu and use the same installer as its parent distribution, it can also be used to create GPT partitions on Linux Mint 16. Read more ….