Control Linux with your Voice

 Apple iPhone has got Siri to control and carry on certain tasks which made Android users to stare at what response does Google do for them. As a result came the Google Voice Search, integrated with certain Android Phones. Results showed Google Voice search can do...

Ubuntu for Tablets – Revealed

 As promised on seamless integration of its Operating System in diversity of devices , Ubuntu announced their OS for Tablets. Prior to the announcement a count-down timer on their website which made the announcement ” Tick, Tock, its Tablet Time “. A month...

Design Guidelines for Ubuntu Phones

One of the biggest announcement in the Linux world and much expected device of the Year is a Smartphone from Ubuntu. The demo shown my the founder of Canonical and Ubuntu Mark Shuttleworth  at the start of this year received appreciation from even non Linux users....

WebKit to Power Opera Browser

Opera has been one of the favorite browser of most of the Mobile phone users before the Smartphones and Google Chrome came into existence. For Instance, I never used the default browser that came with J2ME powered phones from Sony or Nokia, but downloaded the Java...

Get a Fedora Operating System DVD for Free

Ubuntu reached lakhs of people because of it’s free shipping CD all around the world. Unfortunately Canonical stopped free-shipping of CD / DVD’s since Ubuntu 11.04. But still Ubuntu is Free and always will be downloaded from their website if anyone wishes...

Mozilla focusing on Mobile with new CTO

While we are continuously hearing about the Firefox OS for Lower-end Smartphone from Mozilla which is a combination of Linux kernel running as a base & Mozilla’s B2G (Boot 2 Gecko) Rendering engine running on top of it to deliver top...

WebP – A Open Standard for Images

We have evidently seen how proprietary companies like Apple, Microsoft, etc., go beyond patenting system, wasting their time and hindering the development process as well as delaying, instead of focusing on more of Research & Developments. But Google’s...

[How-To] Stream FM Radio Stations from VLC Player

Even though today we have TV Channels, Websites that streams Songs, still there are lot of people who love hearing to FM commentary and Songs to have a good pass time. Here we show you how to stream fm radio stations from Internet via VLC Media Player. Step 1: Find...

Linux and Gnu/Linux

While there is a major misinterpretation for beginners that Linux is a operating system and they get confused on hearing Gnu/Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, etc., The very next question that arises in their mind is that “What is the difference...

Variety – More than just a wallpaper changer

If you are looking for a cool Wallpaper changer for your desktop that automatically changes the wallpaper there are some in Ubuntu, but what we found is a tool named ” Variety ” which does variety of work as the name implies. Installing in Ubuntu 12.04 /...

FOSS.IN

foss.in, India’s premier conference on Free & Open Source Software where Open-source Enthusiasts / Activists / Evangelists / Contributors / Programmers / Geeks around the world gather annually at India and for this year 2012 the conference has Kick-started...

[How To] Enable Facebook Integration with Firefox 17

Firefox 17 has been released recently. You can download from here or you can update from your existing Firefox from Help -> About Firefox and updates will downloaded automatically and will be installed if you are using Firefox 15/16. If you are using older versions...

A Tablet that runs both Linux & Android – PengPod

Linux and Android While there is a rivalry between the top tablet manufacturers (Samsung running Android vs Apple Ipad running iOS) each other trying to suppress the rival’s products by investing more on Patents and wasting time by finding out what patents are...

[How to] back-up your Bookmarked links in Firefox?

All of us have the habit of bookmarking the website links for future reference either to use it ourself or to show the page to our friends. But, there can be hard times when we wanted to change our Operating system (or) to uninstall and reinstall Firefox web browser....

Download Manager for Linux – FlareGet

Any Windows user, who are using Ubuntu or any GNU/Linux like LinuxMint, Fedora, etc., would definitely look for a Download Manager to download and manage files from Internet. Probably the most widely cracked and used software would be Internet Download Manager (IDM)....

Why Open Source is the future?

Open Source – The term most widely used today wherever you turn up, especially in the field of Web (i.e. Internet). 1. The Web itself is Open with HTML + CSS + JAVASCRIPT. 2. VLC Media Player , world’s most downloaded and top most player that plays...

How to Set Alias for commands in Linux terminal

We said how to Find your most Frequently used command in terminal in our last post. Now you once found that and if you feel a Single letter can replace a command in terminal, your productivity in terminal would be faster. Here in this post, we would tell you how to...

Your Favorite command in Terminal

Which is your favorite command in Linux that you use in terminal ? If you are a hardcore GNU/Linux user, damn sure you would be preferring terminal over Graphical user interface. You may be using number of commands while using the operating system, but sometimes, you...

Linux Driver for Epson Printers and Scanners

Have you got a Epson branded Printers or Scanners / Multifunction Epson products which can Print + Scan + Copy and looking for drivers for the devices to work in GNU/Linux ? An Organization from Japan named Avasys is providing Drivers for Epson Printers + Scanners +...

Linux Kernel 3.5 Quantal Released

Linux Kernel 3.5 was released yesterday on July 21, 2012. Linux official page on Google + said “Changes all over with almost 60% of the patch being drivers (mainly networking, GPU, media and sound, but it’s all over), 20+% arch updates, and 20% being...

Reinstall / Recover GRUB from Ubuntu live CD / USB

This is the common problem which is faced, when you try for dual boot. Easily Recover / Re-Install Grub in Ubuntu using Boot-Repair from live cd / usb. Boot Repair is the simple graphical tool used to repair, restore or reinstall the grub bootloader on Ubuntu. Now...

Unable to start Google Chrome on Fedora 16 / 15 / 14

After installing Google Chrome in Fedora 16 / 15 / 14. Chrome Browser failed to start and no window appears when you click on the chrome icon. or Error on starting the Google chrome in terminal. See the error below. “/opt/google/chrome/chrome: error while...

Security Breach on Kernel.org

They have discovered this on August 28th, 2011. Linus Torvalds on Google+ said """ kernel.org has been down, so people aren’t sending me nearly as many pull requests las they normally do (I could hope it’s because we’re late in the -rc cycle and...
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