Gnome Shell Looks Like Gnome 2 – Cinnamon Desktop

The main problem with gnome 3 is users are feeling in foreign land. It is much improved desktop with radical changes. Even Linus Torvalds also feels like bad to use gnome 3. Then to this scenario gnome shell extensions came into picture. They add a new way to tweak gnome shell. Also gnome tweak tool

linux mint 12 released with Gnome 3.0, MGSE and MATE

Linux Mint 12 (Lisa) released. It is based on the recently released Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)  and is powered by Linux kernel 3.0, X.Org 7.6 and GNOME 3.2, yes Gnome 3.2. It offers a set of extensions to gnome 3.2 for making the look native to gnome 2. The extensions set MGSE includes the Mint

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

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

Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 11.10

  Ubuntu 11.10 comes with Firefox 7 as the default web browser. The latest version of firefox comes with lot of improvements. It uses very less memory and prevent memory leakage. Google Chrome web browser is a great web brower with lot of google features integrate. The Omnibar, sync of google accounts etc are some

Firewall for Ubuntu 11.10

A firewall management applicaiton is necessary in everyday computing. The ‘online security risks’ are increased now a days. If you are using ubuntu 11.1o there are lot options to controll your firewal. iptables provides more advanced security. The ‘netfilter‘ packet filtering system is built in into the Linux Kernel by default. A user can configure