VirtualBox4.2 is out, according to the announcement, the release builds on previous versions by adding new features such as VM Groups which are designed to streamline management, improving network capabilities, and providing support for new host and guest operating system platforms like Oracle Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion,” and Oracle Linux 6.3..
For the home office, I’ve been searching for a new stable enterprise class operating system to replace my current desktop. I thought it might be an interesting read for our Unixmen audience to join me in my quest to find the ultimate enterprise class operating system for the home office.
However much Google is open source software, it is indeed surprising to note that its latest ‘cloud storage’ service Google Drive yet lacks a Linux client. As usual the community has worked around it to offer any number of such solutions with Insync ; while there is Google Docs Fs PPA itself( though originally developed for […]
Canonicals’ offer of desktop integrated apps is a step forward in Ubuntu’s growth. The tool will now have all of your favorite sites and apps running from the desktop itself rather than a host of tabs on your browser. This is aimed at providing a more native Ubuntu-type user-experience allowing better workflows on desktops.
Canonical had announced the launch of its Ubuntu OS for the now burgeoning mobile consumer market, while it has already unveiled Ubuntu TV. Mark Shuttleworth has said before that, “The desktop is the killer-app for quad-core phones in 2012. Ubuntu for Android transforms your high-end phone into your productive desktop, whenever you need it.”
I read an article on ZDNET. You can read it for yourself here. The Author was raising the point about companies who release Linux based services but fail to even mention Linux or their services’ heritage and what provides the actual base for their service. The Author points the finger specifically at Google’s Android and […]