Moblin Event In Hyderabad and Chennai, India and YourMove Contest Details

Moblin is an open source initiative bringing developers together all over the world to create rich media and internet experience based on Linux operating systems for Intel Atom processors. Moblin event will be conducted in Hyderabad on June 26th, 2008 and in Chennai on June 27th, 2008. Register for the event, or for the Webinar.

Oracle Offers Free Linux DVDs – Oracle Unbreakable Linux

Oracle joins the list of vendors offering free media consisting of Linux distributions – a list which includes Canonical which ships Ubuntu and Fedora under their Free Media Program. Oracle is now giving its Linux distribution, named Oracle Unbreakable Linux –  a 2 DVD set. For support you’ll have to pay extra. Send your request…

An Easy Way to Transfer Data From A Linux Based Virtual Machine to Windows Host(And Vice Versa)

In my previous post, I’d mentioned about Virtualization – what it is, how useful it is to test new softwares, distros etc. Now while working in your virtual machine, you’d obviously save some data – do some wordprocessing, or compatibility testing of your programs, just to name some, all this would mean that the data…

Fedora Free Media Program

While having a look around Fedora’s site, I came across the Free Media Program. Fedora Free Media Program is a volunteer initiative under Fedora Distribution Project that aims to distribute Fedora Media (DVDs) for free to individuals who couldn’t afford to buy or download. Local Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors are invited to participate. Unlike Canonical…

Fedora 9 Released

It’s the season of Linux distribution releases! Ubuntu was released about 3 weeks ago, and now it’s time for Fedora 9, aka “Sulphur”. So What’s new? PackageKit Much Like Ubuntu’s Add/Remove Programs, Fedora gets a similar one, known as “PacakgeKit”.PackageKit is a cross-distribution package management solution that has a complete yum backend. It has been…