Libre office 3.4.4 Released with fixes. Install on Ubuntu

The Document Foundation has announced LibreOffice 3.4.4, an improved version of the free office suite. LibreOffice comes pre-installed on Ubuntu and many other Linux-based distributions.   This version comes with some bug fixes including * Recalculation of matrix formula dimension correctly. * Toggling grammar checkbox deletes sentence * Random crash while dropping texture * Handing

Gnome 3 Extensions for Fedora 16

Tweaking gnome 3.2 gnome-shell is essential for everyday computing. Need Desktop Icons, Need all buttons, install themes, change wallpapers frequently etc. are essential needs. For new users the overlay mode of gnome shell, dash is little bit confusing first time. Also need the Alt+Tab, Weather extension, System Monitor, Calendar integration, Places menu, Applicaitons menu are

Fedora 16 Post Installation Guide for Perfect Desktop

Fedora 16 codenamed Verne released. This time the greatest update is the new Gnome 3.2, the evolution of the new gnome platform to next level and KDE Plasma Workspaces 4.7. The new kernel 3.1 added, latest Libreoffice and Firefox are usual updates. On Gnome 3.2 you will get sushi, a default preview applicaiton for nautilus,

Iptables Commands for Linux Networking

Some of the most useful commands related to iptables to control the interface of network. Display filter table rules. #iptables -t filter -L Display nat table rules. #iptables -t nat -L Display raw table rules #iptables -t raw -L Display mangle table rules. #iptables -t mangle -L Delete all rules in the filter,nat,raw and mangle

Installing Apache Mysql PHP in Ubuntu 11.10

LAMP [Linux,Apache,Mysql,PHP] is the most winning combination in today s growning internet to develop dynamic PHP applications. The linux part is replaced by any linux distro like Ubuntu 11.10, Fedora 15, Opensuse 12.1, Debian etc… Linux is the most fast and safest platform to develop PHP applications for todays web. How to install an Apache2

Gnome 3.2 Released – Features and Updates

Gnome 3.2 Released on 28th September 2011. The new version includes lot of new features and bug fixes that criticized in gnome 3. Since the last version, 3.0, approximately 1270 people made about 38500 changes to GNOME. The Gnome 3.2 is based on GTK+3.2 and clutter toolkit 1.8 Online Accounts in Gnome 3.2 The Gnome

Geexbox Media Center 2.0 Released – Linux Home Theatre PC Distro

The live Linux distro for media center PCs, Home Theatre PCs(HTPC), Media TVs released its version 2.0.According to developer Benjamin Zores, the team had been “struggling for months and years to design this v2.0 version, switching from one Media Center project to another”, and even creating its own before the group decided “to finally stick

Tata Photon Plus – Huawei EC156 Modem in Ubuntu, Fedora

I came across a problem when to connect a Tata photon plus (Huawei EC156) Modem in Ubuntu. You can use the same method in fedora. By default it is not  recognizing in ubuntu. When I plugged in the blue light starts blinking but not taken by the default network manager . On ubuntu forum I

Install google Toolbar on Firefox 5 and Firefox 6

Google simply avoided firefox from its toolbar saying that the features provided by the toolbar are now available on browsers. But we cannot sync the bookmarks, view pagerank and more are not available without the google toolbar in firefox. And firefox started its rapid release schedule. The toolbar is supported upto firefox 4. Lot of

Fedora 16 Features and Updates

The Fedora 16 Roadmap is set. The version is codenamed ‘Verne’ named after Jules Verne. It comes with even more great features. After the dispute with Ubuntu and Gnome team fedora considered as a decent rock solid distribution with Gnome Shell interface. Fedora 15 performed with an unbreakable desktop than unity. The new features of

Linux Kernel 3.0 Released

After a short delay Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux kernel 3.0. There is huge change in numbering 2.6.XX gone and 3.0 came. But no big changes or scary features. Regular changes of driver codes and updates. That is all. There was more excitement about the Linux Kernel 2.6.38 which brought notable feature such

Internet Connection Sharing in Ubuntu 11.04/ Fedora 15

I have a small inetwork in my home. We have two internet connections one wired line and other is my internet dongle. I used wired line most. One day I got stuck with that and decided to share my dongle to all others. I used a script called Nat script to share the connection in