Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Ubuntu

5 reasons why Ubuntu Lucid Lynx may be a game changing release

Filed under
Ubuntu

ghabuntu.com: It is not the most profitable of those in its class, neither is it the oldest nor the classiest. However, it is the most popular and that popularity is set to increase come this April with the release of the LTS edition of Ubuntu Linux.

3D Acceleration in VirtualBox Guests

Filed under
Linux
Software
Ubuntu

workswithu.com: Last spring, the world changed forever when VirtualBox implemented support for 3D acceleration in Windows and Linux guests. I have a tendency to be behind the curve on world-changing events, so I didn’t found time to play with this new feature until a few days ago. But what I found made me really happy.

20 Ubuntu Karmic Annoyances

Filed under
Ubuntu

rockyhillside.net: My list of Ubuntu Karmic papercuts (okay some are big and most are application specific so they're not strictly "papercuts" - that could be easily fixed or were once working.):

An Open Letter to Mozilla: RE Ubuntu

Filed under
Moz/FF
Ubuntu

limulus.wordpress: Mozilla needs to make an official repository for Ubuntu. It can support Debian and all the other DEB-based systems too (that would be awesome), but it NEEDS to be primarily aimed at Ubuntu.

Striping Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 9.10

Filed under
Ubuntu
HowTos

This tutorial shows how to do data striping across four single storage servers (running Ubuntu 9.10) with GlusterFS. The client system (Ubuntu 9.10 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

Ubuntu 9.10 karmic installation... Not so positive

Filed under
Ubuntu

tweakblogs.net/blog: So, i thought I'd give Ubuntu a go. After running Debian unstable for a while (with pleasure, I might add), I was in for some new experience.

The choices inside Ubuntu

Filed under
Ubuntu

linux-magazine.com: Hearing that the next Ubuntu release will use Yahoo! as the default search engine in Firefox leaves me with a twinge of uneasiness. My misgiving -- and it's a small one -- is not so much with the decision as with why it was made.

How To Set Up A Terminal Server In Linux Using Ubuntu 9.10 And FreeNX

Filed under
Ubuntu
HowTos

FreeNX is an open source implementation of NoMachine's NX Server. It is a bit more akin to Microsoft's RDP protocol than the usual VNC, so while keeping bandwidth to a minimum, it maintains good visual quality and responsiveness.

Yahoobuntu!

Filed under
Ubuntu

popey.com/blog: Ubuntu is switching the default search from Google to Yahoo!

Community Second Line Support

Filed under
Ubuntu

doctormo.wordpress: Last week, I posted in the forums. In the week that has passed, I have gotten only a single response from someone who genuinely wants to help, but cannot because he or she is not an advanced user. Once you have advanced beyond the status of a new, inexperienced user you are truly on your own.

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

Intel Beignet Is Working Out Surprisingly Well For OpenCL On Linux

Beignet is the project out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center for exposing GPGPU/compute capabilities out of Ivy Bridge hardware and newer when using a fully open-source Linux stack. While Beignet differs greatly from Gallium3D's Clover state tracker, this Intel-specific open-source OpenCL implementation is working out quite well for Ubuntu Linux. While I've been writing about Intel's Beignet project since early 2013, it's probably been about a year now since I tried out the code, which is developed by Intel's OTC graphics team in China. This weekend I tried out Beignet v0.9.2 as trying out the newest Intel OpenCL code has been on my TODO list for a while and it's been working out rather well in my initial tests. Read more

Chromebook to come with Intel Broadwell chips

Intel is expected to launch its 5th-gen Intel Core CPUs based on Broadwell architecture by the end of this year. According to the latest leaked information, Google’s Chromebook might feature this Broadwell chip. Intel is focusing on bringing high performance CPU which has minimum power requirement with Broadwell chip. Even though Broadwell is the scaled down version of Haswell, it will still maintain the same CPU performance as Haswell. The company is working on better performance-per-watt and lower power consumption to improve battery life of devices. Broadwell is just 14 nanometer in size. Read more

Deepin 2014.1 Released With Bug Fixes And Minor Enhancements

Deepin 2014.1 was released today with numerous bug fixes meant to improve the system stability and performance as well as a few interesting enhancements / new features. Users who have already installed Deepin 2014 don't have to reinstall - a simple upgrade via the Deepin Store or command line (sudo apt-get dist-upgrade) is enough to get the latest Deepin 2014.1. Read more

Quod Libet 3.2.1 Review – An Almost Perfect Music Player

It's a mystery why Quod Libet is not a more popular media player. It's been around for years and the developers have constantly worked on it. The last major update was done back in May 2014, and the software is stable and full of goodies. Quodlibet is a Latin phrase that means "what pleases" and it's used in music to describe a piece that's a combination of multiple melodies. The name seems to relate very well to the media player and it's actually quite catchy. Read more