A bootsplash make your linux nice and beautifull , login screen and desktop. As the new xsplash and gdm in ubuntu karmic (9.10) makes this easy to access, you can use this small daemon script, that dynamically adjust the xsplash and gdm background whenever the user changes his desktop background.
One of the reason why Microsoft attracts so much bad press is their trash talk. If you follow Microsoft’s recent track record you will see a pattern. It begins with Steve Ballmer or any spokesperson from Microsoft making a disparaging comment about something, usually a competitor’s product. Later the product goes on to become a […]
The latest version of Moblin Linux 2.1 is available. Reminder Moblin is an operating system GNU / Linux Intel-designed and Support MID, Netbook and Nettops based on Atom processors. Moblin, is ‘mobile Linux’, is an open source operating system and application stack for Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs), netbooks, nettops and embedded devices.Built around the Intel […]
Anounced today the release of Mandriva 2010, it is available in three editions : One, Powerpack and Free, for architectures i586 and x86-64. One and Free can be free downloaded from official Mandriva mirrors and via BitTorrent.
A boot time test as a rule brings more criticism than praise for the tester, seeing that the tests are usually considered flawed. A new test has fixed all that. In February TuxRadar released a benchmark test for installation, bootup, shutdown and I/O performance of Ubuntu 8.04, 9.04, Windows Vista and 7. The benchmark elicited […]
TrueCrypt is a software application used for real-time on-the-fly encryption. It is distributed without cost, and has source code available, although under a restrictive license. It can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or a device-hosted encrypted volume on either an individual partition or an entire storage device. It supports Microsoft Windows, Mac […]