autossh is a program to start a copy of ssh and monitor it, restarting it as necessary should it die or stop passing traffic.The original idea and the mechanism were from rstunnel (Reliable SSH Tunnel).
Ubuntu Billboard in Ukraine
Ubuntu has been forced to axe a competition offering an Ubuntu-loaded Dell XPS laptop as a prize after just two weeks.
Wake up! There’s a new Humble Indie Bundle waiting to have your cash thrown at it!
The drill, as always, remains the same: the Humble folks have some games, and you can buy them for however much you like.
Games on offer in this latest bundle are:
Opera’s popular e-mail feature is to be removed from the browser and released as a standalone application, developers have announced.
TuxOnIce is most easily described as the Linux equivalent of Windows' hibernate functionality, but better. It saves the contents of memory to disk and powers down. When the computer is started up again, it reloads the contents and the user can continue from where they left off.
Popular PC sport simulation game ‘Football Manager’ will support Linux with its next major release, games developers Sports Interactive have said.
The news means that the upcoming Football Manager 2014 will be the first official release of the series on Linux.
A video demonstrating a new set of animations on Ubuntu Touch has been posted online.
In the 1.17 minute clip, Ubuntu designers showcase a range of visual effects used in ‘core movements’ on Touch. These include animations when switching between applications, unlocking the screen, and pressing buttons.
Tizen, the open-source Linux software platform aiming to power everything from smartphones to smart TVs, is seemingly coming to laptops.
Gnome 3.8 introduced a bundle of nifty changes like new applications for Weather, Clock, Documents and Note Taking, improved search in the Activites, Privacy Settings and so on.
HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.
Mark Shuttleworth – Ubuntu founder, multitasker
He’s the founder of Ubuntu and its parent company Canonical, and serves as the creative force behind not only the Unity desktop but its expansion to phones, tablets and TVs.
Mixxx is a DJ tool that allows for the playback and mixing of digital music (MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC and Wave).The basic requirements for Mixxx are a desktop computer or laptop with a reasonable amount of storage space on the hard drive for your music, at least 1 audio card for outputting the sound and a way of controlling the software either by mouse, keyboard or hardware DJ Controller.
Kingsoft Office for Linux has been updated with an improved theme, new icons and improved file support.