6 months after Linux Mint 13 codename “Maya” [release date 23rd May], based on the Ubuntu 12.04 “Precise Pangolin”; the team has finally announced Linux Mint 14, fulfilling their promise. The new release features Cinamon 1.6, Mate (version 1.4), MDM, Software Manager and several Upstream Components besides regular systems and artwork improvements. The post highlights all the new features included in […]
Only a couple of dates after Cinnamon updated to version 1.6.5 (on this November 5th) , project leader Linux Mint Cinnamon announced another quick update i.e. Cinnamon 1.6.6. The update has nothing note-worthy or distinguished from its previous release, however the update fixes localization of application items in main menu- a minor but notable bug.
Being a Technical Writer involves a lot of reading and research of new and emerging technologies. And one project that recently came to my attention through my email inbox was an Illumos kernel based Unix operating system called XStreamOS.
Enough with Ubuntu craziness around these days, so I think it’s time to say something different about other distros. My favorite second distribution is Fedora, and that’s this article is all about. In a matter of fact it is a complete tutorial that guides you step-by-step how to install your proprietary drivers, either nVIDIA or […]
True, Linux has not been able to takeover as a desktop operating system but, you will be interested to note that Linux is by far the leading operating system in computers used in scientific research, sites demanding heavy mathematical calculation and complex computations. The post is aimed to enlighten you with the potentials of Linux […]
Many users when they wished to upgrade their Ubuntu 12.04 up to 12.10, they encountered a problem concerning their graphics. This problem appeared only to AMD Radeon GPU users and especially to those who had Radeon HD 4000, HD 3000 or HD 2000 graphics card.
VLC 2.0.4 has been released, this is a major update that fixes a lot of regressions, bugs and security issues. In this release all playback were improved notably for Blu-Ray, DVD, HLS, Ogg and MKV files; but also for Youtube, Vimeo, Koreus and Soundcloud, adds Opus codec support, including multichannel ones and streams, and MSS […]