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Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpapers Released. Download Supplementary Wallpapers

Ubuntu 14.10 Supplementary wallpaper contest winners are announced. The Ubuntu Community wallpapers are selected from the flickr group. The winning entries for Ubuntu 14.10 are available now. Twelve Wallpapers are officially selected for the inclusion of Ubuntu 14.10 release. There are 400 images are submitted from various parts of the […]

Install Handbrake Video converter for Ubuntu 14.04 / Linux Mint

Convert videos from one format to another format in Ubuntu 14.04 or in Linux Mint is not a very hard way. There are lot of powerfull  video converters like ffmpeg are available in Ubuntu 14.04. Handbrake is a tool with very nice GUI in Ubuntu to convert videos from any […]

Animation Film from India created with Blender : Ranadheeran

  Blender Foundation is doing its first work on a full length feature film in Gooseberry project. Also Blender cloud is now active and lot of new content is avaialbe with blender cloud. In that respect, an open movie from India is also shaping up. Ranadheeran is a 3D film […]

Ubuntu 14.10 Beta released for Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn series now entered into beta status. Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin and Ubuntu GNOME flavours are now got first beta images for testing. This beta is the change indicator for upcoming Ubuntu 14.10 in October 2014. The changes from alpha release is very less but […]

Gimp 2.8.14 Released – Install on Ubuntu

A new update to Gimp 2.8, Opensource Photoshop alternative graphics programme, is released . The version Gimp 2.8.14 includes lot of bug fixes and some new features to the line. The Gimp 2.8 series was released in 2012 with lot of exciting features like single window mode, improved text editor, […]

Convert Audio, Video, Images and Documents in Ubuntu – FFMulticonverter

FF Multi Converter is a very simple utility in Ubuntu to convert all types of audio, video, image and document files from one format to another format with the help of a set of tools like FFmpeg, unoconv and PythonMagick. It has a very simple GUI so that conversion from […]

Elementary OS Freya Beta 1 Released. New themes and Features

Elementary OS codenamed Freya is entered in to Beta1 status. The Elementary OS Beta is now available for download. Freya is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and with long term support. Elementary OS is one of the most exciting projects in Ubuntu based Distro. It has a very good theme […]

Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper Contest Started on Flickr

Ubuntu 14.10 Community Wallpaper contest started on Flickr Group of Ubuntu. Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper contest is now open for your entries. The community wallpapers are included in Ubuntu 14.10 DVD Image by default with the default wallpaper. These wallpapers are selected from the entries submitted in the Utopic Unicorn Wallpaper […]

Create Parallax Scrolling Effects using CSS – Fixed Images

Latest trends in webdesign uses long pages with Parallax Effects on images in between. Nexus5 Website and iPhone 5s are some examples. For parallax effects web pages uses JavaScript plugins but we can achive a parallax like effects for the images appearing in between scrolling pages using some CSS properties. This […]

KDE Plasma 5 Desktop is released. Bring Convergence to KDE

KDE Plasma 5 Desktop is now officially available for download. It is the next iteration of KDE after KDE4. We can call it as KDE5 and is based on Qt5.KDE Framework 5 is used to create a more convergent desktop on various devices like PC, Tablets, Mobiles etc.  There is […]

Create 3D SVG or HTML5 Canvas using Seen.js

Seen.js is an awsome javascript library to create 3D shapes and 3D animations in SVG or in HTML5 Canvas. This is a standalone javascript library and have no dependencies. It is very nice and very simple to create powerfull complex 3D shapes and 3D animations in SVG or HTML5 Canvas. […]

Linux Deepin 2014 Released and available for Download

Linux Deepin 2014, a distro based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is now available for download. Deepin is using its own deskop environment called DDE(Deepin Desktop Environment) created with HTML5 and GO language. Deepin is one of the most popular Ubuntu derivative in China. It is officially supported by Kingsoft corportation […]

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