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: […]
In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go. This feature, exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.The LAMP option means you don’t have to install and integrate each of […]
Install Zukitwo Cupertino theme on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13 (Gnome Shell 3.8/3.6/3.4)Zukitwo-cupertino theme is made off the zukitwo theme, aim of this theme is to make Gnome-Shell look better like Zukitwo GTK version. It is tested and available for all current Gnome Shell versions 3.8/3.6/3.5.4/3.4. It works perfect with all resolutions […]
If you want to set up a stripped down Ubuntu desktop, a clean approach is to first install Ubuntu server on your hardware, and then manually add desktop component to it. This tutorial describes how to install minimal Ubuntu desktop. Read more ….
I have been running Mint-Debian for the last couple of years, but I’ve decided to try Arch for a new laptop to replace my 2008 Thinkpad. Read more ….
Point Linux 2.2 is based on Debian and uses the Mate desktop. It looks and feels like Ubuntu 10.04 which for some people will be very appealing. Read the full review here. Read more ….
We can’t figure out if Canonical wants to be Apple or Microsoft. Of one thing we’re certain, however, they clearly don’t want to be Linux.It seems that Micah Lee, a technologist for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, has a website called “Fix Ubuntu,” on which he explains how keep Ubuntu from contacting Amazon and others everytime […]
OpenSSH could be made to run programs if it received specially craftednetwork traffic from an authenticated user. Read more ….
Pear Linux is an operating system based on Ubuntu Linux. The aim is to create a reliable, efficient and innovative. David Tavares has announced the release of Pear Linux 8, an Ubuntu remix with a simple but beautiful user interface (a customized GNOME 3) and out-of-the-box support for many popular multimedia codecs. It’ll work with […]
Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu, has been fending off criticism from privacy advocates because the desktop search tool in recent versions of the operating system also searches the Internet. That means if you’re searching your desktop for a file or application, you might also see results from Amazon or other websites.One person who dislikes Canonical’s […]
Today in Open Source: Celebrate the diversity of Linux. Plus: An easy way to customize Android, and a tour of Ubuntu Touch 1.0 Read more ….
Ubuntu 13.10 has been hit by a problem that is affecting more and more users and that renders the operating system almost useless. Read more ….
Ten years ago today, Bill Nottingham announced the release of Fedora Core 1 to the newly minted Fedora Announce list. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Fedora, we’re going to be doing a monthly series of retrospectives and features about the Fedora Project – starting with a look back at Fedora through the eyes of […]
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) still has a long way to go, but Canonical has just revealed some information about the packages that are going to be updated. Read more ….
SuperX 2.1 is an Ubuntu-based distribution with a tweaked KDE desktop, aimed at beginners and casual Linux users. This is a minor update to Darwin and contains mostly performance tweaks and updated software stack. For those are not aware of changes that came with our previous release – Darwin, we’ve enlisted top changes that came […]
This is a step-by-step guide for installing Ubuntu 13.10 on your computer that already has another OS running on it. For most users, that computer will likely be running either Windows 7 or 8, so I’ve used a test computer that’s running Windows 8 Pro for this tutorial. Read more ….
Canonical and its partners will certify Ubuntu OpenStack cloud compliant hardware and software. Read more ….