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fedora 13 – Goddard Coming

Fedora 13 Codenamed Goddard is coming. The release will be on May 2010. It has some really cool new features. I have jotted down some of my favourites in this article. boot.fedoraproject.org boot.fedoraproject.org (BFO) is one of the unique features in Fedora. This effort by Fedora community hopes to completely […]

Google Chrome for Linux – Beta released

the chrominum blog says google chrome browser released for linux. Fedora,Ubunutu, Open SuSE platforms. The exact version is and it is in beta..!! You can download chrome for linux from its website. After a long wait the beta version is available now. It works with Gnome and KDE. The […]

How to create a screencast in Fedora or Ubuntu – Record My Desktop

Screencasts  of your desktop are very useful in demonstrating programs and for video tutorials. “recordMyDesktop” is a very easy to use tool for creating screencast under linux. By using recordMyDesktop you can record a widow or the whole desktop with a single click. You can save the video as ogv. […]

Enable Compiz Fusion on Fedora 12

Comiz fusion is a great tool for linux to enable 3d desktop and great visual effects. In fedora 12 lot of new effects and great tools are available with compiz fusion. A default package is included with the default distro by using that you can enable the 3d desktop and […]

Fedora 12 Install DVD to Your Yum Repo List

To add the install dvd media to yum list there is a small trick. The trick lies in the Yum Repos list, located in /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo Check it out. Normally you have three entries: Fedora, a Debug branch, and a Sources branch. The primary Fedora branch configs look something like this […]

Send Messages over Network – Gnome Popup Box Message

There are lot of great tools available in gnome to send messages over network or a local host computer . There are 3 Options 1.zenity – It will display a default ok box on the screen 2.notify-send -This will give a Popup box in the system tray 3. xmessage – […]

Fedora 12 Constantine released

Fedora 12  code named Constantine released with lot of great features. Main features are a 2.6.31 Linux kernel and GNOME 2.28 or KDE 4.3 desktop. The Fedora free Linux distribution is sponsored by Red Hat. Among the new features of Fedora 12 are extended hardware support for kernel based mode […]

Ubuntu 10.04 Code Named Lucid Lynx Announced

After the great release of 9.10 Mark Shuttleworth announced the next release of Ubuntu 10.04 as code named Lucid Lynx. Lucid will scheduled for release in April 2010. This version is highly significant because it will be offered with long-term support (LTS). This means that security updates will be available […]

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Post Installation Guide

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala is Out . Download Now from Ubuntu Website. After Installation Just Tweak the ubuntu for more prettier performance. New installer, new artwork (themes, icons, wallpapers, login screen), ext4 filesystem, grub2, new software versions (Gnome 2.28.1, Firefox 3.5.3), the anticipated Software Center (instant access to thousands of […]

Gnome Shell – Your Next Desktop Environment – On Fedora 11

A Majour Update of Gnome 3.0  is Gnome-shell. The Total Redesign of Gnome Desktop with cool and great features. You can test it now. In My fedora 11 Machine I tested that . This is my experience. Sad Part – Installation I Never got a Yum install or any rpm […]

Gnome 3.0 Quick Tour – Coming on Ubuntu 10.04, Fedora 13

Gnome 3, which will be available to install in Ubuntu 10.04, Fedora 13 will mark the first radical change to the Gnome Desktop since it’s inception, thanks to it’s “new” interface ‘Gnome-Shell’. Doing Things Better On first glance, the Gnome 3 Desktop doesn’t seem all that different from the current […]