Spotify Migrates Its Servers To Ubuntu From Debian

Migrate debian to Ubuntu

Debian has dominated the Linux server market for sometime but its unclear release cycle and rather short LTS (long term support) period is pushing the users away from it. Instead of going to non-free enterprise Linux servers like Red Hat, SUSE etc, users are opting for Ubuntu Server. While Ubuntu itself is based on Debian, […]

Install Spotify In Ubuntu 14.04 & Linux Mint 17

Installing Spotify in Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint

Spotify is the most popular streaming music service these days. While you can listen it via its web interface, you can also install a desktop client of Spotify in Linux. This gives you some additional features such as listening to local music in Spotify, sync local music to Spotify server or sync local music to […]

Guide To Install Ubuntu 14.04 In Dual Boot Mode With Windows 8 Or 8.1 UEFI

Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 8 or 8,1 UEFI

Previously I had written about dual booting Ubuntu Linux with Windows 7 and 8 previously, But those tutorials did not cover systems that come with Windows 8 pre-installed. The newer systems that come with Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, have UEFI instead of BIOS. This makes thing a little different from the conventional way of […]

Facebook To Buy Ubuntu For $3 Billion

Facebook buys Ubuntu

It seems Mark Zuckerberg (founder and CEO of Facebook) is not done shopping just yet. After buying WhatsApp and Oculus Rift, Mark Zuckerberg’s next target is Canonical, parent company of world’s most popular Linux distribution Ubuntu. This is revealed in an exclusive report by Business Insider. When asked about Facebook’s intention behind Ubuntu’s acquisition, Zuckerberg said: […]

2048 Now Available For Offline Play In Ubuntu

2048 for ubuntu offline

2048 is the latest fad worldwide. This tiny game is played by moving the tiles up and down, left and right. The aim of this puzzle game is to reach 2048 by combining tiles with matching number. So 2+2 becomes 4, 4+4 becomes 16 and so on. Sounds simple but trust me its hell of […]

Guide To Install Ubuntu 13.10 In Dual Boot Mode With Windows

Guide to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows

Continuing my experimentation with different Linux distribution, I installed Xubuntu last week. Xubuntu is a variant of Ubuntu with Xfce desktop environment instead of the default Unity. Light on resources, Xubuntu can be a good Linux alternative of Windows XP. I prefer to install Linux in dual boot with Windows. I hardly use Windows but […]

Fix E: Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock [Quick Tip]

Problem: The other day a reader asked me that she had troubles with this kind of error: E: Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock – open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/cache/apt/archives/ She was trying to follow one of the tips mentioned in things to do to after installing Ubuntu 13.10 when […]