It is a known fact that the Linux community has been trying to woo Windows users to convert to the open-source operating system: The latest version of Ubuntu comes with a Wubi installer that allows you to try Hardy Heron in Windows (without physically install it), andLinux allows you to use Linux applications and now […]
You have used GNOME and KDE, but have you ever tried Enlightenment? If not, give it a try and I am sure you won’t regret. Enlightenment, also known simply as E, is a lightweight desktop manager for Linux which can be used alone or in conjunction with GNOME/KDE. While most lightweight desktop managers shave out […]
I love making short notes on my iPod Touch, but I hate it when I can’t sync and backup to my computer. While you can sync all your iPod Touch setting, including your iTunes, movies, calendar, contact, email, the only thing that Apple misses out is the note syncing. Thanks to the community, there is […]
In Ubuntu (and many other Linux distro), the Terminal is the single application that is used most frequently. Rather than seeing the monotonous black on white background everytime you launch it, why not set it as an eyecandy on your desktop?
If you are looking for a free software to convert your existing video files to iPhone format so that you can watch it on the go, then Videora iPhone converter is the one for you. Videora iPhone converter is a free video converter that converts video files, YouTube videos, movies and DVD’s into iPhone format. […]
Adobe Photoshop is a great product. I have been using it since 2003 and I simply love its functionality and ease of use. If there is anything to complaint about, then it has to be the high cost (US$649) involved in buying the software. For those who can’t afford Photoshop, here is a list of […]
For those who are a crazy fan of the Mac OSX dock, you can now install Avant Window Navigator to achieve the similar dock-like effect in Ubuntu Hardy Heron. Avant Window Navigator (AWN) is a dock-like navigation bar for the Linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used […]
The latest version of Ubuntu – Hardy Heron, comes with a lot of improvement and functionality over its predecessors. However, unknown to many, some of the best features are hidden and are not enabled by default. To really get the most out of Hardy Heron, you really need to uncover these features, activate and configure […]
WinDirStat is a disk statistic viewer and cleanup tool for all variants of Windows OS. What makes this open-source software different from the rest is that you can delete and remove unwanted files right inside the program. Most disk usage analyzers only allow you to view the file size and the percentage of the hard […]
[Game console lover] If you need a reason to convince yourself to buy the expensive iPhone, here is it: You can now play all your favorite console games in your iPhone, via the emulators. Be it Playstation, Nintendo or even Sega Genesis, their emulators are easily available in the installer app. Simply click and install […]
Zenbe is a late starter in the webmail arena, especially after the market has long been dominated by Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. However, this newcomer into the industry does has some ‘killer apps‘ that could probably snatch some market shares from the leaders.
Other than the big four: Google, Yahoo, MSN and Ask, how many search engines do you know? One? Two? Five? Or Ten? Most people don’t realize that there are LOTS more search engines than just Google, and a great proportion of them are targeting great niches and providing useful information (and features) that you can’t […]
MD5 is a message digest algorithm that takes a message of arbitrary length and produces a 128-bits digital signature of the message. It is most widely used for verifying the integrity of the file downloaded from the Web. Since it is almost impossible to produce the same digital signature from different message, by simply comparing […]
After installing VMware Server on Hardy heron, if you find that your virtual machine cannot detect any USB devices on the host, that is because Ubuntu has removed the support for /proc/bus/usb/*. The following is the way to solve this issue:
There are plenty of ways to do a search on Google, but if you want a specific result that is targeted to your OS, then you might want to give Google specific search a try.
I always feel that WordPress is more than just a simple blogging software. In fact, I have used it as a CMS for many of my sites. Other than being simple and easy to use, the factor that makes it a great CMS engine is its flexibiity and customizability, both in design and functionality.
Wouldn’t it be great if there is a small application that don’t require any installation and allows you to remote control your computer via email? If you are searching for such an application, then Gmail Remote Command (GRC) is definitely the one that you are looking for.
Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron was officially released on 24th Apr last week. I specially took the weekend to download the iso and upgrade my Gutsy. What I thought would be a smooth process turns out to be a rather messy affair, with Hardy breaks some of my favorite software. One of them is VMware server. […]
When a seasoned Windows user first migrates to Linux, the first question is always “where is the anti-virus?” I have been asked this question countless time and were always given the “you are lying to me” kind of look when I told them that they don’t need anti-virus software in Linux. Over the decade where […]
If you have bought your PC from an OEM vendor, most likely you will see their logo and support information when you open the System Properties (Control Panel -> System). OEM vendors often use this trick to advertise their services, create brand awareness, and also give your PC an air of professionalism. Now, with a […]