LinuxMint13 “Maya” has been released

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The Latest Linux Mint based on Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 13 “Maya” released. The codename related to Mayan Civilisation and word for “Illution” in India.  Now they comes with two alternate editions of Gnome Desktop. By completly avoiding the Ubuntu Unity Linux Mint 13 features the choice between a productive, stable and mature MATE 1.2 desktop and the brand new modern-looking and exciting Cinnamon 1.4. These two desktops are among…»

Download Ubuntu 12.04 Wallpapers Bundle

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The competetion over. 15 Wallpapers are selected from thousands of submissions to ubuntu 12,04 in the Precise Pangolin wallpaper submissions group . These wallpapers are bundled with the coming ubuntu 12.04. The default wallpaper of Ubuntu 12.04 is an update of the current purple wallpaper itself. The Ubuntu 12.04 is an LTS edition so for next five years these wallpapers will circulate on some computers. These wallpapers will be included…»

Ubuntu 12.04 Wallpapers Contest Started on Flickr

The Next majour release of ubuntu is Precise Pangolin. The Default wallpapers for Ubuntu 12.04 contest started on Flickr. Anybody can submit quality photographs or illustrations to be considered as the default set of wallpapers in Ubuntu 12.04. The wallpapers are selected from a public pool of Flickr called Precise Pangolin wallpaper submissions group . The dead line of the contest is on 15th  March 2012. After that a dozen…»

Install Firefox 10 on Ubuntu 11.10

Mozilla team has announced the release of Firefox 10 with an Android Version. It is available in the android market. It will be adapted to Ubuntu 12.04 and Fedora 17 and new releases of other distros. The default browser in Ubuntu 12.04 is Firefox 1o. The new firefox comes with some improvements What’s new in Firefox 10? The forward button is now hidden until you navigate back Most add-ons are…»

Firewall for Ubuntu 11.10

A firewall management applicaiton is necessary in everyday computing. The ‘online security risks’ are increased now a days. If you are using ubuntu 11.1o there are lot options to controll your firewal. iptables provides more advanced security. The ‘netfilter‘ packet filtering system is built in into the Linux Kernel by default. A user can configure iptables for every needs. You can implement various kinds of rules for filtering incoming/outgoing packets….»

Gimp 2.7.3 Released with New Features – Single Window Mode

The Gimp 2.7.3  has been released.. This is the third development release of gimp in its dev channel 2.7.x . The stable release will be 2.8 . This time it is almost production ready software with most anticipated features single window mode, on canvas text editing, active text widgets and more close to gegel. And now cairo is used to load pdf files. Almost complete cage transform tool. New Selection…»

Internet Connection Sharing in Ubuntu 11.04/ Fedora 15

I have a small inetwork in my home. We have two internet connections one wired line and other is my internet dongle. I used wired line most. One day I got stuck with that and decided to share my dongle to all others. I used a script called Nat script to share the connection in Fedora 14. Now network manager is there to manage all the network activities in gnome….»

Linux Mint 11 Kataya Released – An Ubuntu without Unity

Adding Fire to the discussion the Linux Mint 11 Released. This version is based on ubuntu 11.o4 and shipped without the Unity desktop environment it includes the 2.6.38 Linux kernel – Linux 2.6.39 was released one week ago. . Linux mint is with the gnome 2.0 interface and Mint menu, the most appreciated menu system developed by Linux Mint team. “With GNOME 2 mint could rely on one of the…»

Fedora 15 Post Installation Guide for Perfect Desktop

Fedora 15 is released with more great features. Above All gnome 3 Rocks…!!!. Fedora is the complete distribution with the full installation of a working copy of gnome 3.0 and Gnome shell. Ubuntu’s Controversal movement away from gnome shell to unity started lot of discussions. But now its time for gnome to prove what they giving to the end user.  The New features includes a completly updated gnome environment,  the…»

Gnome Shell Extensions for Fedora 15, Open Suse 11.4, Arch Linux

Fedora 15 Released. The original Gnome 3 Rocks….!!!!. But you need some tweak to adapt it to your working environment. Calling the overlay mode eveytime is not a very good option when you working on a live environment so gnome extensions will help you to simplyfy your work more easy. Some Essential commands to Tweak Gnome Shell in Fedora 15 nm-connection-editor – To edit your network devices and set connections….»

Ubuntu Linux Satanic Edition (666.9)

Ubuntu Linux SE – Not second edition its Satanic Edition. The operating system for Satan and people who loving the Satan. There is God so there is Ubuntu Linux Christian Edition for god fearing people. If there is god then there is Satan of course there is operating system for Satan. That is Ubuntu Linux SE. Looks weird?  Just go ubuntusatanic.org. This is an Ubuntu remix based on Ubuntu 10.10…»

Install Gnome 3 on ubuntu 11.04 Ubuntu 10.10

Ubuntu 11.04 Released. Gnome 3.0 Released. Blender 2.5 Released. Gnome 3.0 is a majour change from gnome 2.0 because the underlaying library GTK+ is also changed to new version. In ubuntu 11.04 they announced a radical change that leve gnome shell, the interface manager and take unity, a netbook interface for earlier ubuntu versions. Also ubuntu decided to merge the Netbook edition and desktop edition. Ubuntu 11.04 is shipped with…»

Things to do after install Ubuntu 11.04 for a perfect Desktop

The Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal” released. You can download a CD version from ubuntu.com. The biggest change from ubuntu’s previous releases is Unity, a modern desktop developed by ubuntu team exclusively for ubuntu. Also Ubunty 11.04 is not including the Gnome 3.0. Unity is supported by Compiz Fusion, the 3D desktop of linux. Gnome 3.0 is not using compiz fusion. A classic Gnome 2.0 desktop is also included in Ubuntu…»