LibreOffice, the famous office suite, can be improved further- thanks to the countless number of templates and extensions. These goodies are available for download and users can enhance the functionality of the suite to tailor it according to their needs. Plus developers can write add-ons and then share them among millions of people worldwide.
The Medibuntu repository for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick meerkat is ready to be used with your freshly updated/installed Ubuntu distribution. Some packages have been removed for this release: Googleearth, realplayer, gizmo5. These softwares can easily be installed following the documentation provided on their respective websites. They will still be maintained for earlier versions.
Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) is a volunteer-based community effort from the Fedora project to create a repository of high-quality add-on packages that complement the Fedora-based Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and its compatible spinoffs such as CentOS or Scientific Linux. Visit the Fedora EPEL Wiki for more information.
Announced Today by Oracle the release of VirtualBox 3.2. Following the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle Corporation, the product is now called Oracle VM VirtualBox and all references were changed without impacting compatibility. This release of VirtualBox comes with a lot of new features.
VirtualBox 3.1.8 was released early this week by Oracle, This is a maintenance release so many items were fixed and/or added ( Read the Changelog). You can install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx by adding the non free repositories or by downloading and installing the .deb packages.
By default, Mandriva 2010.0 uses the installation DVD as its only software repository which is inconvenient if the server is in a remote location. 1- Therefore we disable the DVD and enable the Mandriva online repositories: urpmi.removemedia -a && urpmi.addmedia --distrib --mirrorlist 2- Now we create a script /etc/cron.daily/mandriva_update that will autmatically be run by […]
Firefox 3.6 Final is available for download. The new version Firefox 3.6 offers a good number of improvements and new features. The Mozilla team claims the release is 20 percent faster than its six month old predecessor and offers advancements in email, photo uploads, video and social networking.
This is a simple tip that will show you how to remove ppa repositories,uninstall the package(s)(installed from this repositories) and restore the official package(s) from the official ubuntu repositories with one command . Everybody knows that in karmic the new magic command to add repositories is : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:<repository-name>/<subdirectory> you can add a repository […]
Announced today by Ubun-student team that the name has been changed to “Ailurus” ,see the announcement : Dear all, Ubun-student is renamed to “Ailurus”. I wish to thank all people who proposed new names for Ubun-student. Cheers, Homer If you diden`t hear about ubum-stendent or Ailurus before, it is an application which aims at telling […]