Eager to buy an Ubuntu Phone? You must be wondering about specification that Ubuntu Phone will have, the price tag it will carry along with when and where will it be released. To answer all these questions, I am writing this article to summarize the specification, release date, pricing and availability of the first Ubuntu Phone. This page will be continually updated with latest information. [Continue reading]
I have already written about disabling secure boot in Windows 8.1 when I was using a Dell laptop. A number of people mentioned in comments that for them the option to disable secure boot was greyed out in UEFI settings. They simply could not disable the secure boot for the reason that the option was available to them.
I did not face this issue until I bought this new Acer R13 ultrabook. It comes with Windows 8.1 pre-installed and of course it has UEFI instead of the legacy BIOS system. In order to dual boot Windows 8.1 with dual boot, I wanted to disable UEFI secure boot first. And when I checked in to UEFI settings under Security tab, I found that the option to disable secure boot was grey. Moving the arrow key up and down to select this option was futile.
In this article, we shall see how can we disable UEFI secure boot for Acer laptops (and perhaps systems from other manufacturers). [Continue reading]
Have you ever seen some cool videos that are using Linux ? Have you ever wondered how those people record their screen in Ubuntu or some other Linux distro? Have you also ever tried to do the same? And has it ever happened that you were unable to … [Continue reading]
One of the first few argument in why should you switch to Linux is that Linux is secure and virus free. It is widely perceived by most of the Linux users that Linux is immune to viruses, which is true to an extent but not entirely. Like any other … [Continue reading]
After dual booting Macbook Air with Ubuntu, when I logged in to Ubuntu, I found that Ubuntu did not detect any wireless network. Networking was on but it said 'no network devices available'. Indeed it is a common issue with Broadcom network … [Continue reading]
Wondering which network adapters you are using in Ubuntu or any other Linux OS? It is very easy to to find out the manufacturer of the network adapters in your computer in Linux. Open a terminal and use the following command: sudo lshw -C … [Continue reading]
If you have been following It's FOSS for some time now, you need not to guess that Ubuntu is my favorite Linux distribution. While I won't consider myself to be an Ubuntu fanboy, I would definitely accept that seeing Ubuntu in use in real world does … [Continue reading]
I bought a Macbook Air yesterday after Dell lost my laptop from their service centre last month. And among the first few things I did was to dual boot Mac OS X with Ubuntu Linux. I'll cover up Linux installation on Macbook in later articles as first … [Continue reading]
Ubuntu 15.04 which is codenamed Vivid Vervet has already gone in development. A tentative release schedule of Ubuntu 15.04 is out which says it will be released on 23 April 2015. Now this is again interesting. Windows 10 which has taken plenty of … [Continue reading]
It's been some times since I bought Raspberry Pi but honestly, I hardly did anything with it. Since my Dell Ultrabook is in Dell service center (for weeks now), I started using Raspberry Pi once again as an alternative. I have previously written … [Continue reading]