Another week, another example of how Microsoft is being forced to react to the increasing adoption of OpenOffice.org as the 2010 office software of choice. Clearly worried by OpenOffice.org’s increasing market share, Microsoft has been forced to change its licencing terms in an attempt to hold on to its internet cafe business.
By default, Mandriva 2010.0 uses the installation DVD as its only software repository which is inconvenient if the server is in a remote location. 1- Therefore we disable the DVD and enable the Mandriva online repositories: urpmi.removemedia -a && urpmi.addmedia --distrib --mirrorlist 2- Now we create a script /etc/cron.daily/mandriva_update that will autmatically be run by […]
Announced today the release of Ubuntu Privacy Remix 9.04r3. All software packages including the kernel were updated to their newest version to close security holes and fix bugs. USB creator was added to allow creating a bootable USB drive from within the UPR environment itself. about Ubuntu Privacy Remix (UPR)
Creating your own OS can be quite a daunting task that requires a lot of computer knowledge. I found a site that may interest you, Custom NimbleX2 is an open-source project that allows even newbies in computing to create their own Linux OS. Check it OutFollow the on screen instructions to select background, software and […]
Unixmen was under hackers attack the last 10 days, actually we are working to repair the damage, we lost the articles of the month of January because the backups was corrupted . You can still read articles before the 01-01-2010. Now we are working on securing first the website to prevent this happening again. We […]
Enlightenment, also known simply as E, is a stacking window manager for the X Window System which can be used alone or in conjunction with a desktop environment such as GNOME or KDE. Enlightenment is also a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work than doing it […]
The default search engine in Firefox for Lucid will be changing from Google to Yahoo!. Rick Spencer from Canonical, who posted the announcement earlier today on the Ubuntu developer mailing list, assured users that this won’t affect their ability to change search provider should they so wish.
IceCat3.6 is released and is available for download. IceCat is the GNU version of the Firefox browser, it is fully free software, as it removes the non-free Firefox artwork. The plugin finder service also offers only free plugins. IceCat includes additional security features, such as the option to block third party zero-length image files resulting […]