Linpus Lite is one of those distributions that I’ve always hoped will be done right, considering that it is published by a commercial entity. However, with every release, it manages to fail in taking care of the little things that matter. Almost every desktop distribution suffers from the same problem.Read more »
The Chrome developers at Google have released version 27 of their browser to the Stable release channel for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Chrome Frame for Internet Explorer.Read more »
This tutorial shows how to install it on Ubuntu 13.04 from the developer’s PPA.Read more »
From the release number, you can probably guess that it is based on Ubuntu Desktop 13.04. But what you cannot guess from the name or release number is that it ships with its own desktop environment called HY-D-V1. It also makes it super easy to test-drive other desktop environments from the same installation, without ever rebooting the computer or logging out of the current desktop.Read more »
What I typically look for in desktop distributions are a good graphical installation, a sane and sensible default desktop configuration that just work, and all the graphical tools that will make managing the desktop easy for all users, especially those not familiar or not willing to use the command-line.
Does this first release of Antergos meet those criteria? Read on to find out.Read more »
The Tegra 4-powered SlateBook x2 running Android Jelly Bean (4.2.2) is the latest split-personality portable computer from HP. Detailed hardware specs have not be made available, but we do know that if will have an IPS panel with a screen resolution of 1920×1200, USB and HDMI ports.Read more »
Since this release is the first alpha edition, it is not feature complete, but some important components are already in place, while some others have yet to be implemented. A short list of the main features that are already in place followsRead more »
The six entries are shown below. If you did not participate in the original survey, this is your chance to have an input. I did not participate in the original survey, but if I did, the order that these images are shown below shows how I would have rated them, from highest to lowest.Read more »
"Firefox 20.0 has a nifty little feature of its 'Inspector' tool that allows you to view HTML elements as 3D objects, I wanted to use it for something it wasn't intended for: 3D Modeling"Read more »
This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 13.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.Read more »
The latest version of Ubuntu just came out; Ubuntu 13.04 - Raring Ringtail. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, has done a good job setting up a set of defaults for a fresh install, but there are a few things you may want to add or change on your freshly installed OS.
1. Privacy Settings
Now they want to step it up a notch and compel popular Internet companies and social networks like Facebook and Google to give law enforcement agencies real time monitoring capabilities of all online communication.Read more »
Since we don’t have the political clout to bribe (lobby) our elected officials to break the unholy alliance between Microsoft and hardware vendors, educating Windows users on the benefits of using Linux is the best we can do – for now.Read more »
With the EMB-2500, SATA storage connectivity has come to an ITX form-factor, single-board SoC computer.Read more »