By now you might have already read a couple of articles on SOPA and PIPA; the controversial and now widely notorious bills that hammer the freedom of internet. In this article we shall investigate how SOPA and PIPA negate the spirit of opensource community and virtual communities at large.
When I sit here in front of my desktop and look at my Debian Menu for “Internet”, I see a myriad of icons. But not just a myriad of icons for all kinds of applications, but also a myriad of icons for web browsers. As Linux users, we really are rewarded with having so much […]
With Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) slated for a Long Term Support later this summer, three variants of the Ubuntu platform: xubuntu , which is Xfce-based; Kubuntu, which is KDE-based; and Edubuntu, which is a Educational ecosystem are also preparing for a LTS release in April this year. Ubuntu Technical Board made this decision after receiving […]
LibreOffice is an open source Office Suite, an excellent alternative to MS Office. If offers a number of features and the added functionalities in the form of extensions. Here are some of the useful extensions for LibreOffice.
TV is becoming smart and so is Canonical. Canonical has displayed the Ubuntu TV, prototype unit, at the ongoing mega event of Consumer Electronic Show the CES 2012 in Las Vegas. In the exhibition Canonical demonstrated an optimized version of its Ubuntu Linux OS that will be run on Smart TVs.
Canonicals’ recent blog post on an – exclusive concept design- just days before the start of CES 2012 has set the open source community abuzz, with speculation, if the concept will be that of a tablet or a Smartphone.
Trimage is a cross-platform GUI and command-line interface to optimize image files. All image files are losslessy compressed on the highest available compression levels. Trimage gives you various input functions to fit your own workflow: A regular file dialog, dragging and dropping and various command line options.
Redo Backup and Recovery is a live CD that offer a complete and a simple recovery solution for your Data, according to their website, Redo allows bare-metal restore. this means that even if your hard drive melts or gets completely erased by a virus (Windows systems), you can have a completely-functional system back up and […]