Category Archives: Linux

Simple but Useful Linux Tip

Thanks to Vinytips for sharing this simple but Useful Linux login settings for  to Lock User Accounts After Failed Login.Mostly this sort of tips help an admin to  restrict Linux login attempsts after wrong passwords are given as input. Read the rest of this entry

Ubuntu One For Windows

It’s now official –Ubuntu One now works on Windows OS platform as well.No doubt  geeks who wants to collaborate  digital life as personal cloud management might love it. Ubuntu One as you might know  is a cloud  storage application and service operated by Canonical Ltd.Earlier Ubuntu One has a client application that runs on Ubuntu 9.04 and later, however now Windows users too can download Ubuntu  One Client  – set up an Ubuntu One Free account and you’ll get 5 GB of free storage so you can store and sync your files, photos, videos and music. Once you’re done, you can access your files on your desktop, on the web or on your mobile, wherever you are! Read the rest of this entry

Notes on GNOME 3.2

Most Linux geeks might have already  tied up with the latest release of GNOME 3.2 -the desktop environment and graphical user interface mainly for Linux-based OS. In fact it was  the first major revision of the third generation of GNOME after when GNOME 3.0 was released [Mostly GNOME is released every six months].So what’s up with new release version, let’s discuss some notes. Read the rest of this entry

Monitoring Hardware Temperatures

Power management, System  temperatures, CPU fan speeds  likewise hardware info have got vital importance compared to the other System management features of a PC/Netbook.A normal PC user should  be  mostly  concerned with making sure the components in their machines are running at appropriate temperatures.With most popular Linux version like Ubuntu , we can monitor realtime temperature , CPU fan speed and other system data using an application called lm-sensors. Read the rest of this entry

Open Source Replacements for Paid Softwares

Are you looking for an alternative free open source/software instead  of a Paid Software?.Yes, we all love free softwares specifically  an Open Source based software that does all tasks for us compared to what a paid/expensive software does. Might be Cons/error/ lacks  can occur from the free softwares but mostly it’s limited and  will be helpful considering the fact that spending  thousands of dollars on a closed source application when you can get a comparable open source app for free?. Although Paid software’s offers advanced features and Instant support, Open Source apps have it’s own  dignity and Datamation compiled a 67 Open source apps list based on Paid Software’s. Read the rest of this entry

Install Linux Kernel 3.0 on Ubuntu 11.04

Heard the news of  arrival of Linux Kernel 3.0 right!, now if you are a Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) OS user and needs to update the latest Kernel , Softpedia has come up with the best easy option.Linux kernel 3.0 brings nice features, such as Btrfs data scrubbing and automatic defragmentation, Berkeley Packet Filter JIT filtering, unprivileged ICMP_ECHO, XEN Dom0 support, wake on WLAN, lots of new drivers and support for many hardware components, support for Microsoft Kinect, support for Apple iSight webcam, support for AMD Llano Fusion APUs, and much more. Read the rest of this entry

Guess the Linux OS name [Puzzle]

It’s not a brain teaser puzzle , rather so simple! Here we have a set of  5 images.Each images convey or indicates the meaning of Popular Linux OS version.Most might easily catch up with  images meaning with aid of the captions on top of each.So any one interested in this puzzle,comment your answers.More tough and watchful images on next puzzle.Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry

Ninite Install Softwares/Apps for you

Got a new or formatted PC or just searching or browsing around to install your favorite softwares or applications.Just forget about the overhead in visiting various websites and download each applications like Firefox, Adobe Flash,VLC player or likewise the daily apps we use.Now all in one installer and updaters are very common,and  to that family adds up Ninite. Read the rest of this entry

View Detailed Hardware Info in Ubuntu 11.04

A quick detailed hardware view of your System/PC/Netbook is always helpful in various scenario.Specifically with Linux Distros like Ubuntu 11.04 there are built-in as well as advanced commands/packages to get most details out of your installed hardware.Here we discuss two such commands to view detailed Hardware info in Ubuntu11.04. Read the rest of this entry

Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 3 released with Linux Kernel 3.0

For Linux lovers it’s good news that Canonical has released the third alpha version of Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 3.The distribution includes the Linux Kernel 3.0 for the first time.Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 3 includes Wi-Fi driver support for Realtek’s RTL8192CU, RTL8188CU as well as RT53xx chipsets. The current alpha still integrates Gnome 3.1.4 while the final version is likely to get Gnome 3.2. Other new features include a new task manager for Canonical’s Unity Shell, Thunderbird as new email client as well as a new version of the news client Gwibber. Read the rest of this entry

Free Softwares/Apps to Checkout

Here we share some handy ,light weight ,free daily useful applications/softwares buzzing around the web.Since most apps are from trustable official sources they are malware free and easy to use that speed up your common system tasks.Below highlighted apps are available for most OS versions like Windows/Linux/Mac.So check it out and share any similar apps info with us. Read the rest of this entry

Linux kernel 3.0 Released

Linux kernel 3.0 is finally released.After rolling up with Kernel 3.0- rc 6, 7 likewise Linus Torvalds  has announced the release of the 3.0 kernel.Besides a new version numbering scheme, Linux 3.0 also has several new features. Read the rest of this entry