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10 Rocking Feauteres in 10 Days: Coun...

Corey Burger writes in The Fridge: As we close in on the release of Ubuntu 7.10, codenamed Gutsy Gibbon during the development cycle, we thought we would tell you a little bit about some of the new features and improvements that make the release exciting. So over the next ten days, we will talk about one rocking feature each day until the 18 [...]

The best Linux system repair distribu...

If there’s a better system repair kit than the Gentoo-based SystemRescueCD Linux distribution, we haven’t seen it yet. The new 0.4 version of SystemRescueCd was released on Oct. 4. This new edition focuses on disk partitioning, Vista support, and data rescue tasks. In the past, we’ve found SystemRescueCD to be the best of [...]

Krusader – An alternative to Do...

KDE users have for a long time had the jack-of-all-trades, all-singing-all-dancing Konqueror for file management. In KDE 4 we’ll be joined by the new Dolphin which will be the default file manager. If you yearn for a change of file manager now, however, and you’re a fan of the left-right split in your file manager, you might just like Krusade [...]

Go crazy on eye-candy with Compiz Fus...

DISCLAIMER: COMPIZ FUSION IS STILL UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND NOT STABLE. I DO NOT RECOMMEND INSTALLING IT, NEITHER AM I RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DATA LOSS. With that away, Compiz Fusion, is the new name to the project formed from the merger of compiz and Beryl. Here’s a YouTube link(11.5MB) of Compiz Fusion Demonstration Video. Here are the step [...]

Formatting USB pen drive in Linux usi...

Insert your USB pen drive. Let it get detected and mounted. Open Terminal. Type The Following commands 1. dmesg |tail –> here the ‘|’ key is the pipe, ie, the key before the backspace key(the upper one, so press shift) You’ll get something like sathya@shaman:~$ dmesg |tail [ 9921.681164] sda: Write Protect is off [ [...]

Multimedia support in Linux

One of the most common complaints about Linux is that users are unable to play common media files such as mp3′s etc. This is mainly due to Copyright Restrictions, which prohibit bundling of the required codecs. The following steps indicate how to get those mp3s of yours blasting: For *buntu Users: Well it pretty simple, All you’ve [...]