Installing Linux software through repositories is the safe bet. In respect with Ubuntu, there are many software in Intrepid Ibex which I feel is crap. For eg: the “Hardware Drivers” does not have drivers for older kernels. On the other hand, there are many software (like Brasero, Transmission,Totem,VLC etc.) in Hardy that needs update, which […]
Posts tagged 8.04
Dropbox – the awesome online file-storage, and syncing utility finally gets a Linux client! The developers have been promising a Linux client since day one and though it took them a while to get it – it’s finally here!
Quite a lot of people have been waiting for the latest release of Ubuntu, version 8.04 dubbed the “Hardy Heron” – primarily because it’s a LTS release. So how does the Hardy Heron stack up? I decided to jump into the Hardy Heron brigade and have a look. Is it worth the upgrade? Read on […]
Here’s a much needed feature, the next version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 8.04 aka the Hardy Heron will finally feature a XRandR GUI. This feature has been implemented under Alpha 6. Basically this allows the user to change, amongst others, resolution, refresh rate, rotation(ie, to rotate the screen by X degrees) on-the-fly, using the RandR 1.2 […]
Mark Shuttleworth today posted on the Ubuntu Mailing list, what is planned for the next version of Ubuntu, titled The Intrepid Ibex which would most likely have a version number of 8.10 and be released around October 2008. To quote him, With Hardy now past feature-freeze it’s time to start to plan features that are […]
Corey Burger talks about Novell’s AppAPrmour implementation in Gutsy in the 7th part of the series: So what does AppArmor do? AppArmor helps you keep your computer secure by restricting what certain applications can do. This means that if somebody discovers a new way to exploit protected software, AppArmor helps reduce the risk by limiting […]