It’s incredible to see how Linux runs on devices of various sizes, power and built for diverse purposes. Linux is, like technology itself, deeply integrated in our daily lives and we don’t seem to even realize it! While looking into supercomputers I was pleasantly surprised to find different/weird devices that run on Linux: Weird, in […]
The fact that open source software are more beneficial for society at large has been justified once again as Firefox for Android extends its support for low-end Android Handsets specifically based on ARMv6 architecture. Mozilla Firefox for Android will now be available for millions of ARMV6 based Android handsets most notably HTC Status, HTC Chacha, […]
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 […]