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Ubuntu-news.net is for sale

So, the time has come to pass the reins to someone else – we’ve now been finding and posting news for the Ubuntu community for more than 8 years (and still counting!), but the end has been reached for our work. The hours have grown less and the Ubuntu ecosystem have grown larger – and […]

July 29th, 2013 by cj2003

Video of Unity 8 showcasing Mir’s capabilities released

A video was released showcasing Unity 8’s capabilities with Mir’s Display compositor. The developer shows how applications and multi tasking might be handled on Unity 8 with Mir. Check out the video by Ubuntu developer Daniel d’Andrada

March 27th, 2014 by cj2003

Ubuntu 14.04 drastically improves gaming on a MacBook

For a couple of years, Valve has been saying that, when properly optimized, games run faster on Linux than on Windows. Granted, the company hyped Linux — most notably, Ubuntu — for quite some time because its upcoming Steam Machine was set to use Linux as its operating system of choice, as Valve tried to […]

March 27th, 2014 by cj2003

Ubuntu Firewall

Ubuntu have its own firewall named ufw [uncomplicated firewall]. ufw is default configuration tool for Ubuntu. By default Ubuntu firewall is disabled.

March 26th, 2014 by cj2003

Peerflix: Stream Torrents With VLC Or MPlayer Via Command Line

Peerflix is an experimental video streaming BitTorrent client for Node.js. The tool can be used to stream video torrents via command line and play the stream with your favorite video player, such as VLC or MPlayer.

March 26th, 2014 by cj2003

Install GNOME Do app launcher in Ubuntu 13.10

Here’s how you can install the GNOME Do application launcher in Ubuntu 13.10. You can search for items, and also specify actions to perform on your search results.

March 25th, 2014 by cj2003

Ubuntu Gnome gets LTS status

Ubuntu Gnome team was seeking LTS status so that they could offer a longer support to customer and their wish has been fulfilled.

March 25th, 2014 by cj2003

Geeksphone’s Revolution to offer Ubuntu Touch

Spanish mobile start-up Geeksphone is reportedly in discussions with Canonical to offer Ubuntu Touch in its new phone, the ‘Revolution’. Featuring a 4.7-inch IPS display, the dual-OS running smartphone was released last month.

March 25th, 2014 by cj2003

Canonical prepping up to release the first stable Ubuntu Touch Qt 5.2.1-based images

It is a known fact that Canonical is prepping up to get the Ubuntu Touch Qt 5.2.1-based images off the ground. As expected, there were a number of roadblocks in getting it in the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu Touch. Anyhow, it is noteworthy to add that the developers are working at an impressive speed […]

March 24th, 2014 by cj2003

Unity Might Finally Get The Minimize On Click Feature [Ubuntu 14.04] ~ Web Upd8: Ubuntu / Linux …

A branch that adds the minimize on click feature for the Unity Launcher was proposed for merging in Unity a few minutes ago.

March 24th, 2014 by cj2003

Installing Sun JRE (Java Run-time Environment ) in Ubuntu

Some-times ago, I gave you the installation steps for Sun Java ( Now Oracle Java ) for the Ubuntu Linux @ my previous post about installing sun jre . But now that doesn’t seems to work even for me as Oracle has removed the binary ( .bin ) file from their website . Even the […]

March 24th, 2014 by cj2003

OpenStack’s top operating system: Ubuntu Linux

While digging into the last OpenStack User Survey, I found that Ubuntu Linux was the most popular OpenStack operating system.

March 23rd, 2014 by cj2003

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 359

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 359 for the week March 10 – 16, 2014.

March 23rd, 2014 by cj2003

HOW-TO:Compile XBMC on Debian or Ubuntu

This is a tutorial on how to compile and install XBMC on Debian or Ubuntu

March 23rd, 2014 by cj2003

How to enable php mail() in your ubuntu

Today, we will learn how we can enable email in that server, so that we can use php mail() to send mail from our system. Today I won’t go in that detail but just to set a simple mail server.

March 22nd, 2014 by cj2003

Install BitTorrent Sync GUI In Ubuntu Or Debian [PPA Repository]

An unofficial BitTorrent Sync GUI for Linux was released today, providing almost all the features available in the official Windows and Mac BTSync GUI.

March 22nd, 2014 by cj2003

3 easy Linux alternatives for Windows XP refugees who don’t want a new PC

The three Linux distributions we’re recommending for displaced Windows XP users are all based on Ubuntu, which is widely considered to be the world’s most popular version of Linux.

March 21st, 2014 by cj2003

Ubuntu Mobile hands-on review

Canonical announced earlier this year that the first Ubuntu smartphones will be made by BQ and Meizu. That created a wave of interest in how the open source Linux operating system (OS) distribution will look and work on a smartphone or tablet.

March 21st, 2014 by cj2003

How to setup a VPS (Ubuntu) for WordPress hosting – A to Z tutorial

VPS is being more popular day by day. Personally I prefer to use DigitalOcean, they are cheap and their support is awesome. They also have tons of tutorial guides, chat community. Also they answer your questions very quickly in their support forum.

March 20th, 2014 by cj2003

Setting up Ubuntu as a Penetration Testing and Development environment

Few activities that happened recently spiked my interest in Penetration Testing of systems and as a long term perspective I want to focus on developing this as an alternate skill.

March 20th, 2014 by cj2003

Canonical CEO: Ubuntu phones will target Android users, not iPhone addicts

The first Ubuntu smartphones will be made by Meizu and BQ, and should launch at some point this fall. According to Shuttleworth, Canonical isn’t going after iPhone users, who have an “emotional connection” to the Apple ecosystem. Instead it may be targeting Android buyers.

March 19th, 2014 by cj2003

Enable the Confirmation when Deleting Files and Folders Using the rm Command in Ubuntu

By default in Ubuntu 13.10, when deleting files on the command line using the “rm” command, no confirmation displays before the file is deleted. However, you may want that extra layer of protection. You can easily turn on the confirmation for deleting files.

March 19th, 2014 by cj2003

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Default Wallpaper Revealed

In a rather vague article posted yesterday, Michal Izydorczyk revealed a wallpaper that was later confirmed to be the default Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wallpaper.

March 19th, 2014 by cj2003

Is Ubuntu Animosity Misplaced?

Hate it or love it, Ubuntu is a hot topic these days among those in Linux circles. Despite the success the distro has enjoyed over the years, there have been some significant bumps in their path forward as well. In this article, I’ll take a look at some of the most common issues Ubuntu detractors […]

March 18th, 2014 by cj2003

How to Install Windows XP Theme in Ubuntu

Ubuntu is very stable operating system. Most developers prefer using Ubuntu over Windows. Some users find it difficult while moving to Ubuntu from Windows. If you were a Windows user and recently moved to Ubuntu. You probably wants to change the look and feel of Ubuntu to Windows GUI.

March 18th, 2014 by cj2003

Install uGet 1.10.4 download manager in Ubuntu 13.10

uGet is a free and open source download manager. Here’s how you can install it in Ubuntu 13.10.

March 18th, 2014 by cj2003

CeBIT: Ubuntu smartphones to cost between $200 and $400

Smartphones on Canonical’s Ubuntu operating system will cost between $200 and $400, according to the firm’s chief executive Mark Shuttleworth.

March 17th, 2014 by cj2003

Do you know Ubuntu?

Microsoft is dropping support for Windows XP. Many computers running Windows XP won’t be able to handle an upgrade to Windows 8, and frankly not a lot of people want to pay several hundred dollars for a full new version of Windows. Have you heard about Ubuntu?

March 17th, 2014 by cj2003

What to expect in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Every two years a Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu is made available to the public. Every LTS is supported for 5 years by Canonical. This year is the year of LTS release and its just 1 month away. Canonical will be keen to keep up the stability of LTS release like it has […]

March 16th, 2014 by cj2003

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 358

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 358 for the week March 3- 9, 2014.

March 16th, 2014 by cj2003

How-to: Setup Ubuntu in VirtualBox

This tutorial will show you how to set up and run Ubuntu, a popular distribution of Linux, in VirtualBox. This same general process can be applied to install many other operating systems in VirtualBox as well. I will be using Windows 7 as my host operating system throughout this tutorial. If you are using a […]

March 15th, 2014 by cj2003


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