openSuSE 10.3 Beta 3

This gives a summary of the important changes as they happen. Unless stated otherwise, are done for all our architectures and therefore are available for x86, x86-64 and PowerPC architectures. Changes since openSUSE 10.3 Beta 3 several bug fixes Important updates and package additions compared to 10.2: Package Version Backport Description VirtualBox 1.5   x86…

Mandriva Linux 2008 RC 1 Released

The first release candidate of Mandriva Linux 2008, codenamed Galilee, is now available. The release notes are also available via the wiki. A guide to major new features (some of which are not yet implemented in this release candidate), and the detailed technical specifications are also available. This release candidate is available as a three…

HP releases its first mass-market Linux PC

Ending months of rumors, Hewlett-Packard appears to have released its first mass-market PC with pre-installed Linux. Specifically, the company will soon be selling RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) Desktop 5 on its HP dx2250 PC to Australian customers. HP, long a staunch Linux supporter both on the desktop and the server, had never offered a…

I’ve shifted!

I’ve shifted!This time, not just physically but on the web as well.First, physically(literally, and I’m using too many rhyming words). As a trainee in 3i-Infotech I’ve shifted from coastal town of Mangalore to the metro, Chennai, which is again a coastal city, just on the the eastern side of India. On the web, I’ve shifted…

open SuSE 10.3 Alpha 6 report

Well with me having shifted to Chennai, and with no computer, haven’t been able to do do anythin, and have to rely on cyber cafes with WinBlows loaded on them for my net access. So expect no more updates to my blog for a while; Coming back to the point, “openSUSE 10.3 Alpha 6 appeared…

Go crazy on eye-candy with Compiz Fusion!

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…

Making Dolphin the Default File Manager

Dolphin’s fast loading times and clean interface made me consider to have a second look at Dolphin. So here’s a way to make Dolphin the default file manager. If you haven’t installed Dolphin yet, install it via apt-get or Adept. More info about that in my previous post. Then, Click on K Menu -> Run…

Wubuntu!!

Here’s something Preshit told me about yesterday on IM, Wubuntu!! That’s Web Ubuntu! Here’s what the developers had to say about Wubuntu: “Welcome to Wubuntu, the Ubuntu interface as a website. I started this project because I thought it was a challange to make something look like an operating system. In this case i chose…