Ubuntu 11.04 Default Wallpapers Pack

Ubuntu 11.04 nearing its final release with unity, the desktop project from ubuntu with compiz fusion, the 3D desktop of Linux. It includes Gnome 3. A new set of default wallpapers are released from the flickr competetion. There are 17 awsome wallpapers included in the collection. You can download the collection from ubuntu repository ubuntu-wallpapers_0.31.9.tar.gz

Fedora 15 Features and Updates

Even though Ubuntu 11.04 is moving away from Gnome shell with their own unity desktop interface Fedora 15 is moving with Gnome Shell, the revamped desktop of Gnome 3.  It is matured enough for an end user to get everything from gnome. The major updates to fedora 15 are really amazing. From the features page

Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Released with Best Improvements

The linux Kernel 2.6.38 released with a lot of changes and improvements.The new release  includes the much-hyped performance improvement patch and many feature enhancements and bug fixes. The kernel includes support for Transparent Huge Pages, Transmit Packet Steering (XPS), automatic process grouping, and a new RCU (Read/Copy/Update)-based path name lookup. The patch submitted by Mike

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Features, Updates and Release Schedule

Mark Shuttleworth has revealed the code name for the Ubuntu 11.10. This Ubuntu will be called “Oneiric Ocelot”. “Oneiric” is defined as “Of or relating to dreams or dreaming”, though Shuttleworth says it means “dreamy” and suggests that 11.10 is both daydreaming and disciplined. The Ubuntu 11.10 will ship with Unity 2D for people with

Tablets – Apple ipad 2 VS Motorola Xoom VS LG Optimus Gslate VS Samsung Galaxy Tab

So the tablet war begins. Apple Ipad 2.0 VS Motorola Xoom VS LG Optimus Gslate VS Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Apple introduced Ipad in 2010 and it is the most popular tablet as of now. But based on Google’s Android 3.0 Honeycomb other companies are coming into the race with more powerful less priced Devices.

GimpBox – Gimp In Single Window for Gimp 2.6.10 or Older Gimp

A Unique Python script called GimpBox released. It will convert your conventional gimp – 2.6.10 or eariler versions to the proposed single window mode gimp and Tabbed Files with screenshot. A great script to convert a GIMP to a more handy interface. Requirements * Gimp – 2.6.10 or earlier Just run GimpBox script in a

Fedora 15 Release Schedule Confirmed

After the release of Fedora 14 the team moving on to Fedora 15 . The release schedule is confirmed. 2010-11-02 Fedora 14 Release Planning & Development Begins 2011-01-25 Feature Submission Deadline 2011-02-08 Feature Freeze–Planning & Development Ends 2011-02-08 Branch Fedora 15 from Rawhide– Branch Freeze 2011-02-15 Software String Freeze 2011-02-15 Alpha Change Deadline 2011-03-01 Alpha

Ubuntu 11.04 Features Confirmed – Libreoffice, Firefox, Banshee and Unity

The Coming release of Ubuntu is codenamed Natty Narwhall. The Features of Ubuntu 11.04 confirmed. 11.04 will be shipped with Libreoffice as its default office application, Banshee replaces Rythembox as its default music player, Firefox 4 will be the default browser, . Ubuntu is deviating from Gnome Development stream gnome 3.0 . Ubuntu 11.04 include

Compiz fusion Keyboard Shortcuts

Compiz fusion is a great 3D desktop utility. You can Amaize your friends with this tool. Also compiz provide a fresh working environment in linux. Some essential keyboard shortcuts are needed to work with compiz. Just sharing some compiz fusion keyboard shortcuts here. Desktop Effects1 Keyboard Shortcuts Rotate Cube Mousewheel on Desktop Switcher2 Alt +