TestDrive is a project that makes it very easy to download and run the latest daily Ubuntu development snapshot in a virtual machine. Actually, it can be configured to download and run any URL-access ISO in a virtual machine. But the primary goal is to provide a very simple method for allowing non-technical Ubuntu users […]
This is a simple ubuntu 10.04 and ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Plymouth Splash screen. Before you install this theme make sure the plymouth is configured correctly with your screen resolution. Installation in Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 Maverick:
Th new installer for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat is live now , Present in the latest daily build of the upcoming Maverick Meerkat (Ubuntu 10.10) operating system. The installer is completely revamped and accessible by Linux beginners. Via this revamped Ubuntu installer it’s possible to install proprietary bits directly like support for MP3 audio files and proprietary […]
Puppy Linux 5.1, code-name ‘Lucid’ as it is binary-compatible with Ubuntu Lucid Lynx packages, has been released. The announcement and release notes say that because of the Ubuntu binary files, the development time to produce program packages that are tested and configured for Lucid Puppy is extremely short. The Puppy Linux 5.1 now offers more […]
Announced today the release of Shutter 0.86.3, this new version adds support for Ubuntu One, comes with new humanity icons (ubuntu-mono-dark and ubuntu-mono-light) and fixed many bugs. “Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, tooltip, menu, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects […]
GCstar is a free open source application for managing your collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you’ve lent it to. You may also search and filter your collection by many criteria.
According to Phoronix, Canonical have started tracking Ubuntu installations. So, you are probably going to have an accurate statistics on the number in active Ubuntu installations worldwide sooner than you think. A new package called canonical-census is uploaded to the Ubuntu Lucid repository. Package definition is something like this. “canonical-census : send “I am alive” ping […]
Updated: 11/01/2011 Burg1.1.0 : Burg-manager is an intuitive interface that simplify installation and configuration of burg bootloader. Burg-manager allows to install Burg and many beautiful themes from a big gallery. After installing Burg, if you want to secure it with a password, check our previous post :How to enable password protection in Burg