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.
The first release of the KDE 4.8 series of Chakra has been released , codename Archimedes, Chakra GNU/Linux featuring Linux 3.2 and KDE 4.8. With this release KDE is updated to 4.8.0, kernel to Linux 3.2.2. A new theme, Ronak is introduced. Updated Qt, boost, subversion, phonon packages, libxcb stack to name a few of […]
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 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 […]
Once Kubuntu 12.04 is released, Canonical will stop supporting it financially. This sea change for Kubuntu will mean that like other KDE flavors this too will like Edbuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu will have only infrastructural support from Canonical and will have to look towards the community and donations for financials.
Sabayon 8 has been released, the new release comes with Linux 3.2, GNOME 3.2.2, KDE 4.7.4 (4.8.0 available in testing repo), Xfce 4.8, LibreOffice 3.4.4 and more, acording to the announcement, “During this cycle, sabayon team spent a lot of time optimizing critical packages at compiler level, ensuring unprecedented performances, tuning system responsivity under load […]
Today is the day! Finally my favourite browser Google Chrome has hit the Android Market; well, when I am already quiet in habit of its rivals Opera Mini and Mozilla’s Firefox on my android device. After working with the Chrome browser for the entire day I have gathered my impressions about the browser; what is good, what […]