Speed Up apt-get Downloads in Debian / Ubuntu and it’s derivatives

Enter apt-fast. apt-fast is an apt-get supplement/replacement script by Matt Parnell. Basically apt-fast does pretty much the same thing as apt-get does, except that the download part of it is handled by axel. The result being that your program installation downloads finish faster. A lot faster. Up to 26-times, according to Matt. via Speed Up…

A Comprehensive List of Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) and Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex (8.10) Repositories

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…

New Circular Application Menu Makes Its Appearance: Presenting The Circular Application Menu

It seems the past year has been the season of re-invention of menus. The traditional KDE style menu was majorly redesigned and revamped to give the Slab aka Kickoff menu. The next style of menus comes from Cole Anste, who’s put forward and implemented his version of Don Hopkin’s version of the Pie Menu. Images…