Microsoft has shortly released the consumer preview of its flag ship operating system, Windows 8, that is evidently re-skinned to better suit touch-screen devices. Unfortunately, in attempting to revamp the OS, Microsoft has done some serious damages to it’s self and more importantly to the end-users. The post compares Windows8 to Linux Mint 13.
LinuxMint13 “Maya” has been released, according to the announcement, the new release is available in two editions that represent a good alternatives to Gnome2 users , a stable and mature MATE 1.2 desktop and the brand new modern-looking and exciting Cinnamon 1.4. LinuxMint13 is an LTS release and it will be supported until April 2017.
LinuxMint13 RC is available for testing, this release comes with 2 versions in a separated dvd`s: Mate and Cinnamon. For LinuxMint13 Cinnamon, apart of being very light offers some customization and integration of new applets, extensions and themes that can be found on the official website of Cinnamon. for Linux Mint13 Mate, also offers a […]
MATE a traditional desktop environment that forked from Gnome 2 and is available as for those users who want the original Gnome 2 environment. The name ‘mate’ is derived from the South American beverage called mate that is made from the herb ‘yerba mate’. MATE, the desktop, is now available on Linux Mint and is packaged […]
Few days ago was released the new Nvidia driver 295.40, the new release added support for the following GPUs: GeForce GT 635M and GeForce 610M ,closed a security vulnerability which made it possible for attackers to reconfigure GPUs to gain access to arbitrary system memory. Fixed a bug that caused DisplayPort devices to occasionally fail […]
Monitorix is a free, open source, lightweight system monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible. It has been created to be used under production UNIX/Linux servers, but due to its simplicity and small size you may also use it on embedded devices as well.