Many people using GNOME (either in Ubuntu or elsewhere) feel that they are missing icons to their beloved 'Computer', home folder, network servers and trash can on their desktop, but did you now they are actually included into GNOME and that you just have to enable them?Read more »
I know nothing about Linux. Other than it’s free. And nifty. And Xubuntu supposedly runs great on crappy machines such as mine. But I’m told the Ubuntu based distros (like Xubuntu) are great for newbs like me because they are easy to install and use.
So I downloaded the latest version (Gutsy Gibbon or some other adjectived animal) , burned the image to a CD and plopped it in my drive ready for free OS bliss.Read more »
The Horde Project provides a PHP-based Application Framework. It consists of webmail program IMP, a contact manager Turba, the calendar manager Kronolith, and many others.
It also uses a backend-independent interfaces for dealing with preferences, logfiles, MIME, hierarchical data, authentication, data formats, encryption, forms, session handling, file storage and remote procedure calls.
Get a Rapidshare Premium Account for free when submit atleast 3 articles or write ups on Ubuntu. This could just be anything from a HowTo on the operating system or an application to run on Ubuntu to an article explaining an application or a concept on Ubuntu.Read more »
"If you spend a lot of time creating new shell scripts, be they plain shell or scripting languages such as perl or python, then it can be very useful to make new scripts be executable by default. Here we'll show two simple recipes for GNU Emacs and vim to do just that..."Read more »
"The search box in Firefox as totally revolutionized the way we deal with search engines on a day to day basis. I don’t go to Google.com to do my searching anymore - I do it from there. There are many more tips, tweaks and tools you can use to get the most out of this built in browser innovation..."Read more »
It probably won't slow the amazing growth of Microsoft's SQL Server database, a cornerstone of the company's earnings in recent years. However, a quirky Swedish company with a big Seattle presence may steal a bit of the limelight when Microsoft's new database is released next spring.Read more »
"The web is constantly evolving. New and innovative websites are being created every day, pushing the boundaries of HTML in every direction. HTML 4 has been around for nearly a decade now, and publishers seeking new techniques to provide enhanced functionality are being held back by the constraints of the language and browsers.Read more »
Funambol’s move to adopt the new GNU Affero GPLv3 (AGPLv3) has some interesting implications for the mobile open source software player. It will be even more interesting, though, to see whether other open source SaaS players follow Funambol’s lead. What will be the impacts of closing open source software’s loopholes?Read more »
Joomla! Cash is a new book from Packt, which has all the ingredients to make money making Joomla! websites. Written by Brandon Dawson and Tom Canavan, this book is a fast and easy read, taking the reader from the inception of an idea, to a fully working cash-generating website built on Joomla!Read more »
Joomla! Accessibility is a new book from Packt that helps readers create accessible websites with Joomla! Written by Joshue O Connor, Senior Accessibility Consultant with CFIT, this book is designed to help readers gain a deeper understanding of Joomla! and accessibility.Read more »
Ruby on Rails Enterprise Application Development is a new book from Packt that helps readers to build a complete Ruby on Rails Business Application from start to finish. Written by Elliott Smith and Rob Nichols, this book concentrates on application development as a whole process and is intended to complement existing Rails tutorials.Read more »
Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development is a new book from Packt that is packed with expert advice on all aspects of programming with Joomla! Written by James Kennard, this book is an invaluable reference guide that users will turn to again and again as they work with Joomla!Read more »