All government software will have to be Open Source.
Ubuntu 32 bit might be dropped in near future.
A new Unix-like OS, written in Mozilla’s recently released programming language Rust.
Stop pinching yourself. Linux command line on Windows is a real thing.
Check if you are at risk with a backdoor installed in Linux Mint.
Wolf in sheep’s clothing? Brave aims to control the ads to provide you better web experience.
Fedora based Chapeau Linux version 23 is available for download. See what’s new.
Manjaro Linux has announced the release of Fluxbox community edition version 15.10. For your information, Manjaro Linux is based on Arch Linux and simplifies Arch Linux for beginners. It has 3 official flavors based on XFCE, KDE and a stripped down command line NET version. There are several community editions available that include Cinnamon, Enlightenment, Fluxbox, […]
Maulana Azad University, located in historical city of Jodhpur, India, gears up for the 30th birthday of Free Software Foundation. Free Software Foundation is a non-profit organization that “promotes the universal freedom to study, distribute, create, and modify computer software” (quote by Wiki). It was founded by Richard Stallman, the father of free software movement, […]
Atom 1.0 is here. One of the best open source code editors, Atom was available for public uses for almost a year but this is the first stable version of the most talked about text/code editor of recent times. Promoted as the “hackable text editor for 21st century”, this project of Github has already been downloaded 1.5 […]
Power of Ubuntu and the looks of Chrome OS. Do you want the best of both world? Chromixium is the latest entrant in the Linux distro world that has Chrome OS inspired look on top of Ubuntu. While I am not a fan myself, I know there are plenty of Chrome OS admirer out there. And […]
Year 2014 is coming to an end and this is the time to summarize some of the biggest Linux stories in year 2014. All year round we have followed some good, some bad and some ugly stories related to Linux and Open Source. Let’ have a quick recap on how was the year 2014 for […]
Gummersbach, a town in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, has announced that it has completed its switch to Linux PCs. The switch was done in the wake of Microsoft’s discontinuation of Windows XP support. This migration has saved the town a sum in five figures. It might not be as lucrative as one million euro […]
Linux Mint is a popular Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. In terms of beginner friendliness, at times, Linux Mint is better than Ubuntu itself. As the name “Mint” suggests, Linux Mint has a trademark green touch to its appearance, be it themes, wallpapers, login, website, logo. Green is what comes first to one’s mind at […]
Probably you have already heard it. Linux Foundation has tied up with edX (a major online learning platform founded by MIT and Harvard University) to provide its Introduction to Linux course, which usually costs $2400, for free. edX has over 200 courses from over 50 elite universities, corporations and organizations worldwide. Over 2.5 million users […]
In a drive to get rid of proprietary software, all primary and secondary schools in Geneva, Switzerland will be switching to switching to GNU/Linux. PCs used by teachers and students in these schools will run Ubuntu instead of other proprietary operating system (read Windows). In fact, PCs in 170 primary public schools are already running […]
Linux usage is growing, and so is the acceptance of Open Source products. All year round in 2013, we have seen various news stories which hints that popularity of Linux and Open Source is growing. There were also some incidents which were not pleasant. In this article of Year 2013 for Linux series, we shall […]
If you did not know it already, let me break this ‘news’ to you: Linux is not virus proof. As Linus Torvalds say, all OS suck but Linux sucks less, similarly Linux is less vulnerable to virus or malware as compare to others (means Windows). A recent example that we have seen the Linux security […]
Firefox, the default web browser of many Linux OS, has released its latest version Firefox 23 with new features, icon and optimization. The first thing that will be noticed in Firefox 23 is the refurbished logo or icon of Firefox. Refined colors, better color mixing, more simple but more elegant, new Firefox icon is simply […]
GIMP has released version 2.86 with a number of bug fixes. GIMP is a free and open source image editing tool available for all major operating systems. It is a complete tool that serves all kind of editing needs. It is indeed the open source alternative to Adobe Photoshop. And this is why installing GIMP […]
Calligra’s Android version Coffice brings native ODT support to Android. This is just the first stable version that supports only ODT at present.
First Ubuntu tablet is available for a pre-order. Check the specification and price to see if it is worth an order.
New LibreOffice version 4.0 is here. Find out whats new and how to install it.
If rumors to be believed, Ubuntu could become a rolling release distribution in near future. Rolling release is a software development model in which the software system is continuously under development and instead of providing upgraded releases at a regular interval, it is updated continuously. Ubuntu plans to release the LTS version every two years. Which means instead of […]