In today’s open source roundup: Canonical releases the RTM version of Ubuntu Touch. Plus: Fourteen ways to contribute to open source without being a programmer, and advice for open source programmers. Read more ….
Netflix may soon offer official support for Ubuntu Linux. But does that really matter now that Netflix has unofficially worked on Linux via Wine for nearly two years? Read more ….
Several security issues were fixed in DBus. Read more ….
This document describes how to install and configure MediaWiki on Ubuntu 14.04. MediaWiki is free server-based software which is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Read more ….
VMware player is virtualization product just like VirtualBox. It is offered free of charge for personal use by VMware corporation. VMware Player can run existing virtual appliances and create its own virtual machines (which require an operating system to be installed to be functional). It uses the same virtualization core as VMware Workstation, a similar […]
This tutorial explains how to make lubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty tahr look like windows XP. Lubuntu is based on LXDE, a very light desktop environment that probably has even lower hardware requirements than Windows XP. It’s a favorite for older systems and it’s the lightest distro in the Ubuntu family. Read more ….
The Ubuntu Touch RTM version of the new operating system from Canonical has been released, so now it’s time to get a closer look and see what the fuss is all about. Read more ….
If you’re sitting in the itty-bitty overlapping sliver on the Venn diagram of “People who use Ubuntu” and “People who can’t figure out how to use user agent spoofing and other trickery to make Netflix work on Ubuntu” — good news! Netflix is likely (finally) coming to Ubuntu soon. Read more ….
The Enlightenment desktop shell provides an efficient yet breathtaking window manager based on the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries along with other essential desktop components like a file manager, desktop icons and widgets. It boasts an unprecedented level of theme-ability while still being capable of performing on older hardware or embedded devices.Enlightenment is not just a window […]
Sable and SableNC are carbon and black tone themes for GTK & Gnome 3.12, these are designed by same creator who created Delorean, Dorian themes. One variant Sable is a multi-accented theme and SableNC is a gray scable theme. It is designed for GTK(3/2) and works in Unity, Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, and Gnome Classic. These […]
Ambiance and Radiance GTK themes are default in Ubuntu operating system, so guy from gnome-look.org created these themes also for Gnome Shell. Using these themes two extensions made compatible with Dash-to-Dock and Frippery-Move-Clock, other extensions may or may not compatible with these themes. Ambiance & Radiance themes are compatible with Gnome Shell 3.12/3.10 version. You […]
The Ubuntu project announced a stable build for Ubuntu Touch phones, a week after Meizu tipped an Ubuntu version of the Meizu MX4 phone due in December. Read more ….
In today’s Android roundup: The iPhone 6 may be the final nail in the coffin of some Android manufacturers. Plus: How to run Android apps in Ubuntu, and a review of Sony’s Xperia Z3 phone. Read more ….
The one who ventures into an install of Arch Linux and has only experienced installing Linux with Ubuntu or Mint is in for a steep learning curve. The number of people giving up halfway is probably higher than the ones that pull it through. Arch Linux is somewhat cult in the way that you may call […]
This was a busy week in OpenStack especially around the HP-Eucalyptus deal. In fact, this very week, Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos had his first post-deal public appearance. We also look what’s driving OpenStack popularity (it has a broad constituency that’s for sure) and the all-new OpenStack in a Rack from Ubuntu and AMD. Read more […]
This update provides stability updates for OpenJDK 7. Read more ….
Install Owncloud on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). ownCloud provides a safe, secure, and compliant file synchronization and sharing solution on servers that you control. Read more ….
The latest version, a milestone release, is OpenMediaVault 1.0. It is based on Debian 7 and uses that distribution’s ncurses installer, just like Ubuntu server. Read more ….
Want to use OpenStack for your private cloud, but don’t want the headaches of setting it up? AMD and Canonical have a deal for you. Read more ….
Just about any Linux makes an excellent media server because it’s lightweight and stable, so you can use whatever flavor you’re most comfortable with. Any Ubuntu variant (Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, and so on) is exceptionally nice to set up as a media server because they make it easy to get restricted codecs. I have Xubuntu […]