The web browser has become the most important software on most users’ computers. You probably use your web browser for entertainment, work, learning, and other purposes. Therefore you can make your life easier by using it efficiently. Here are some tips for keyboard shortcuts that will save you time and… Continue Reading →
Want to get quick, at-a-glance details about your connected drives while on Ubuntu? A new indicator applet aims to help. UDisks-Indicator is a small panel-based applet that shows disk usage information about mounted partitions. It’s being developed by the creator of the (very handy) Unity Launcher List indicator. Udisks Indicator is inspired by the iStat Menu 3 menulet, a small […]
Open source software is in danger of being beaten at its own game by upstart services that are tightly integrated, less complex, and easier to use. That message was at the heart of the cautionary tale told by Stephen O’Grady in his keynote at this year’s ApacheCon North America in May.
Stu Keroff will be speaking at All Things Open in Raleigh this year. The Community School of Excellence (CSE) Asian Penguins are the world's first and only Linux user group based in a Hmong charter school. A failed Windows laptop program at the school was turned by the Asian Penguins into a Linux success.read more
A new version of Spotify Web Player for Linux, a desktop app that integrates the web-based version of the music streaming site with your Linux desktop, is available to download. This post, Spotify Web Player for Linux Adds Media Key Support, Improved Customisation, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Last month we discussed setting goals for your community metrics program. These goals serve as a constant reminder of what you want to achieve in the program and should be used as metrics themselves when deciding exactly what you are going to measure.This month we'll document a basic strategy for deciding what to measure, and […]
In this article, we will discuss one such application – dubbed KDEConnect – that connects your Android or BlackBerry phone to your Linux computer. Suppose you are working on your computer and your phone rings. You pick it up and see that there’s a spam SMS. You just ignore it. After some time, the phone […]
Jenkins is a self-contained Java-based program, ready to run out-of-the-box, with 1000 of plugins to support building, deploying and automating any project.
An interview with the project lead of elementary OS about his favorite software.
“The software update that prevented the use of third-party ink was reportedly distributed in March, but this anti-feature itself wasn’t activated until September,” EFF Special Advisor Cory Doctorow wrote in a letter to HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler. “That means that HP knew, for at least six months, that some of its customers were buying […]
The KDE developers proudly announced the availability of the first point release for their recently introduced Kirigami UI framework to create mobile and convergent applications.
The use of Ubuntu’s cloud platform is likely to escalate now that IBM and Ubuntu’s parent company, Canonical, have formed a partnership that brings Ubuntu OpenStack to Big Blue’s metal. According to an announcement released September 19 by Ubuntu, its implementation of the open source cloud platform is now available to run on the entire […]
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GNOME 3.22, the second major update this year to the GNOME desktop environment, debuted Sept. 21—and since then, has made its way into the repositories of Linux distributions
Engineers love to think that they make decisions based on purelogic and merit. But of course, everyone has biases in terms ofprogramming languages, editors and other technologies—biases thatprobably can be defended in technical terms, but that often come down to anemotional argument as much as a technical one.