PPTP or PopTop is a vpn implementation that is rather similar to OpenVPN. The difference is that PPTP is quite a bit less secure than OpenVPN, as it is not encrypted. That said, if you need quick VPN solution that’s easy and hassle free to set up, PPTP is the obvious choice.
DesmuME is a popular open source Nintendo DS emulator for the Linux, Windows and Mac OSX platform. It has a ton of unique functions and is the most feature rich emulator to exist till date. We, the Linux users have always been deprived of good video games. Emulation can heal that wound to a certain […]
There are a few common security practices that every Linux user should follow. Unfortunately, not everybody is aware of these. In this post will show you how to secure your home pc or server to the best of your abilities with the best available opensource tools.
QR is short for ‘Quick Response’, a specific matrix barcode (otherwise known as two-dimensional code) typically readable by QR-readers and camera phones. Originated from Japan, it’s most likely the most popular form of 2D barcodes as of date. Generation of QR codes in Ubuntu is very simple and straight forward, thanks to the existence of […]
PSP, short for ‘The Playstation Portable’ is a portable game console developed by the multimedia giant Sony. Various ports of popular PC games and a lot of original games are available out there for it. Unfortunately, with all of those features, it doesn’t exactly come very cheap. However, with the recent release of jpsp, it’s […]
Longhorn was a concept by Microsoft that never came into being. However, based on the designer concepts released back then, an Ubuntu transformation pack is available. It’s only a beta, however, it promises some very stunning visual changes. As of the latest beta, it now includes a script to handle the installation itself, turning the […]
If you’re an owner of an ATI GPU, Ubuntu comes with a default driver for most (particularly the newer range of products). However, this out of the box driver lacks many features that the standard flgrx driver package is capable of providing. This driver is not included by default and to enable the advanced computing […]