Providing you are confident enough with the command line you’ll find that it’s a pretty easy thing to do.
If I said you could have 5 GB of online storage for free, with the option to earn a bit extra by persuading others to sign up; be able to share you files publicly, and could sync files straight from the Ubuntu desktop – what would you say?
VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.
Twitter clients for Linux. Once upon there were a swathe of them. Like Mogwai fed after midnight, newer ones seemed to appear with crazy frequency.
Hands up if you watched the return of Doctor Who yesterday, in the tech-laden episode ‘The Bells of St. John’?
That’s a lot of hands.
Now put your hands up if you think you spotted Ubuntu’s Unity desktop being used by Miss Kislet‘s shady soul-snatching organisation?
Fewer hands. But I can see why you’d think that…
Thanks to TiZ, who has been working on the Xfce panel port for some time, DockBarX can now be used as an Xfce panel plugin and with it, users can get an icon-only application switcher / taskbar with grouping and group manipulation, pin applications to the panel and, of course, take advantage of the DockBarX plugins: get Unity quicklists, counters and progress bars as wel
In February, the Valve Steam Hardware & Software Survey stats have revealed that 2.02% of Steam users run Linux, a huge increase from January (1.12%). Oddly, the survey stats for March have revealed a decrease and Linux users running Steam are now at ~1.70%.
One reason for this [...]
This past year was a fantastic one for the Android community. The year started out strong with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and quickly got better with fantastic offerings from HTC, Motorola and LG.
Smart Scopes will not ship as part of the Ubuntu 13.04 desktop as originally planned.
Every day we walk past and interact with machines that run Linux, without ever noticing.
But every now and then these machines go wrong, and their underlying OS is exposed for all to see.
Longing to try the professional-grade video editor Lightworks on Linux? Well, you don’t have long to wait.
The first public beta release of the linux build of Lightworks is scheduled for April 30th.
We’re back! More cake. More chat. We’re Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Tony Whitmore, and The Podcats. We’re here in Studio A for the fifth episode of Season (Series) Six of the Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo Team!
The latest build of Ubuntu 13.04 daily iso image can be downloaded from official Ubuntu cdimage server.
However, I found downloading from this server to be extremely slow. So, I tried some mirrors and now the daily image is downloading at full speed.
Arronax is a program to create and modify starters (technically: .desktop files) for applications and locations (URLs).Arronax can be used as a standalone application or as a plugin for Nautilus, the default file manager of the Gnome and Unity desktop environments.
Google Drive for Linux is a contentious issue. It is now common knowledge that Google is an active user of Linux for its internal purposes.
Shuttleworth at work
Mark Shuttleworth has been named as one American magazine Forbes‘ ’12 Most Disruptive Names in business’
The list comprises of a dozen folk across industries as diverse as healthcare and credit who, the magazine say, are ‘dramatically shaking up their fields’.
GNOME 3.8, the latest version of the popular free desktop environment, has been released.
The fourth major update to the GNOME 3.x line, GNOME 3.8 brings many new features and functionality to its users, including enhanced applications and a focus on privacy.
GNOME 3.8 has been released today, the new version bringing many new features and enhancements, including a new application view and overhauled window layout for GNOME Shell, new setting panels for privacy, search and notifications and of course, many updates to the core GNOME apps like Web (Epiphany), Boxes, Documents and more.
Red Eclipse is a cross-platform, open source first-person shooter game that supports both single (against bots) and multi-player modes. The game runs on the Cube Engine 2 and it's very flexible, allowing players to extend the existing game modes (Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, etc.) with "mutators", changing how the game is played.
The latest iteration of the popular GNOME desktop, version 3.8, sees release today – but what are notable changes and improvements should you be looking out for?
Here’s a list of our 10 favourite changes – in no specific order – new to this release.