Ubuntu goes mobile: Ubuntu Mobile

  Introducing Ubuntu Mobile – full Internet, no compromise Ubuntu Mobile is an Ubuntu edition that targets an exciting new class of computers called Mobile Internet Devices. Ubuntu Mobile, based on the world’s most popular Linux distribution, and MID hardware from OEMs and ODMs, are redefining what can be done in mobile computing. Ubuntu Mobile,…

Virtualization Concepts And Basics For Dummies

Virtualization is a concept most likely you will be familiar of. Take an example. Consider PSCX. It’s an emulator, which allows you you to play PS2 games on a PC right? That’s basically virtualization at work. Virtualization is a fancy name for emulation. Virtualization software allows you to virtualize a machine, create a “virtual” PC…

DirectX 9.0c in Linux using WINE

I found this blog giving a step-by-step tutorial on how to get Direct 9.0c installed on your Linux box. Worthy of a look I say! Excerpts: About DirectX Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms. Originally, the names of…

[Combat]The Right Desktop Operating System

Windows vs Linux in a friendly fight to be choosen as the right OS for basic everyday use. How we ranked Installation Installation shouldnot be too messy and should be user friendly. A GUI is preffered and faster installation obviously scores well.Live Cd’s/DVD’s score plus points. Default Software The operating system must come with a…

Max Spevack’s Fedora 8 pre-release announcement

Max Spevack, Fedora’s Project Leader speaks about the release of Fedora 8 at the Mailing List On Thursday November 8th (about 3:00 PM GMT), Fedora 8 will go live to the world, and you will be able to download it at http://fedoraproject.org The bits are all finalized, the mirrors are synced, and the torrents are primed….