December 7th Fedora update breaks PackageKit, gives failed to get a TID Error

Well I’d just shifted to Fedora couple of days ago, and yesterday I’d applied the latest updates. Later on I thought I’ll explore the system a bit and decided to use the package manager KPackageKit (I’m on KDE). KPackageKit though, was not returning any packages. I thought I might have screwed up KPackgeKit, so I…

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…

Google Chrome – Impressions, Links And Running it in Linux using Wine

Much like most of Google’s projects Google Chrome was launched all of a sudden yesterday. Though it was “discovered” rather “accidentally” by one a Google insider hitting the send button containing the comic-book type images of Google Chrome’s workings(excuse me, a Google guy hitting the “Send” button accidentally? Yeah,right! (Santosh agrees with me too on…

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…