While Canonical has a well established business desktop scenario with Ubuntu, finding laptops with preinstalled laptops is sometimes a challenge. Laptops are usually available in two formats. First is the ODM (Original Design Manufacturers) who make the laptops. Second, is OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) who purchase from ODM but install their own brand of CPU, hard drive […]
Cinnamon is the new desktop environment created around the Gnome 3.2, to give power Gnome Shell users a Gnome 2 like layout and experience. It is develloped and maintened by LinuxMint team. The latest release is Cinnamon1.3.
Blender 2.62 has been released, this release comes with many new features, improvements and bug fix. In Blender 2.62, the Cycles render engine now has layers/passes, you can track objects inside videos now, have much better and faster boolean intersections and Many new UV editing tools were added.
Real-time Sunlight Wallpaper 0.4.2 has been released, this is a bug fix release that comes to fix this critical reported bug , in addition to the bug fix, this release added the option to move the earth instead of the sunlight (beta), added the option the center maps position, Moon image option now changes only […]
LibreOffice 3.5 has been released, this is a major release that comes with many new features and improvements, in this release for the first time will be enabled the online update checker which informs users when a new version of the suite is available.
When Linux Mint fans trumpeted that it was the most downloaded Linux distro in recent years, the distro was throwing itself open to debate on the ways and mechanisms by which it became the most downloaded or most viewed distro on opensource platform watchdog-Distrowatch.
One of the great advantages of Linux is it has great support for older systems and legacy hardware. This week, we take a look at how Ubuntu 12.04 ‘Precise Pangolin’ runs on an older system running older hardware. I found such a system in my very own office. In fact, the system that I am […]
Ubuntu Tweak 0.6.1 has been released with support to Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, according to the announcement, this is a bug fixes release, that also introduce also a few tweaks, Add support for Ubuntu 12.04, Remove the background change in Login Settings, because the LightDM for 12.04 already support read user background setting, add “Dash […]
Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix is a new distribution from canonical based on Ubuntu11.10 and is dedicated to companies and government institutions. It is a combination of free software applications, certified commercial apps, and Canonical’s management solution and the main goal is to give companies and institutions a free solution to save time and money while keeping […]
Marlin File Browser is a project led by ‘ammonkey’, it is a GTK3-based file manage who is greatly inspired by Nautilus Elementary, it has tabbed browsing, multiple views modes, single-click default open option, multiple choices to configure toolbars and interface as well as a Plugin Framework. Marlin is fast, easy to use and most important […]