I reckon we should go into a brief, “Readers Digest” version of the history of Linux. Linux as we know it was developed in 1991 by Linux Torvalds based upon the GNU code written by, or at least announced by, Richard Stallman in 1983. Just knowing that dispels the myth that Linux is based upon Unix as GNU stands for “Gnu is Not Unix.” This often leads to the use of the term GNU/LINUX.Read more »
Adobe AIR is a technology that lets you run Internet applications on the desktop. With AIR you do not need a browser to run such desktop applications. This tutorial explains how you can install Adobe AIR 1.5.1 for Linux on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop and how you can install AIR applications.Read more »
If you need to set up a compact, secure, easily configurable Web server in as short a time, then we recommend installing Abyss Web Server. The software is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD operating systems. Depending on your needs, you may choose one of the two available editions. The free personal edition (X1) is a fully usable web server with no limitations. The professional edition (X2) includes an immediate access at no additional cost to new minor and major versions for a small amount of money. Abyss isn't open source software, but it is an interesting product and can provide a full web server with no cost, on older hardware, and with high-performance results.Read more »
.NET developers will learn about the use and optimization of NHibernate. Users will be shown how to integrate their .NET projects to create a rich, efficient, object-oriented data access layer quickly and efficiently.Read more »
In this article I show you how to find link exchange partners to improve your link popularity rating, which in turn will improve your search engine rankings. Search engine optimization experts agree that link popularity is now considered by most search engines to be one of, if not, the most important factors that determines a site's ranking in the search engines.Read more »
Ubuntu docs makes it easy to use iPhone/iPod.
The Ubuntu community Docs describe in detail how to setup Ubuntu to use iPhone. It includes setting up ssh on iPhone and the doing a ssh login from the computer. The Doc also explains how to setup Amaroc and GTKPod and configure it for easy usage.
This will only work with phones having 1.11 or 1.12 firmware version. Unlocked phones might not work.
Review: Every few years or so, I come over all magnanimous and take the view that I really should try Linux again. After all, I am old and befuddled and it probably isn't as bad as I remember it being the last time I tried it. Wrong.Read more »
GNOME Do is a free application launcher for Linux originally created by David Siegel, and currently maintained by Alex Launi. It is better than other application launchers because it not only allows searching for applications and files but it also allows specifying actions to perform on search results by providing instantaneous, action-oriented search results that preferred by the users.Read more »
Open the skype put your nick, password, give it sign up and go, you're logged into your Skype, you'll see your contacts and all that stuff, if you have balance you can use skype on your phone,Read more »
ASP.NET Site Performance Secrets a new book that helps to speed up an ASP.NET website by identifying and fixing performance bottlenecks thereby loading web pages faster than before. Packed with tips and tricks for writing code quickly, this book helps configure and improve compression, which is the single most important way to improve a website's performance.Read more »
Adobe flash player is available via yum. To download flash player, enable adobe yum repo using this command:Read more »
Now Ubuntu Users can finally access the UbuntuOne Music Store in Banshee .You do need to be running Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 2 (or any prior Lucid version that is fully up-to-date).Read more »
This is the latest in a series of tutorials that has been published on this site on how to dual-boot Windows 7 and Linux distributions. Previous articles published on this subject are how to dual-boot Fedora 14 and Windows 7 and how to dual-boot Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7. This article presents a step by step guide on how to dual-boot Linux Mint 10 and Windows 7.Read more »