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Locking Horns: Fedora 15 ‘Lovelock’ v/s Ubuntu 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’

The two titans of the free software operating system arena, Fedora and Ubuntu, usually time their distribution releases a few days apart. This makes the competition between the two fiercer than it would…

It's Natty time...

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Review

The latest and greatest version of Ubuntu, 11.04 Natty Narwhal, was released on April 28, 2011. Ubuntu is now the most popular desktop operating system, and with this release, Canonical has made some…

A screeshot of the Glest gameplay

Work Your Brain Cells with Strategy Games on GNU/Linux

Are you ready to accept the double-barrelled challenge of acquiring hard-to-get natural resources and confronting enemies on the rampage, while in a race against time? GNU/Linux is not all work and no play….

A different distro

Igelle for the Masses: A First Look

There are hundreds of different Linux distributions worldwide. However, almost all of them are based on Debian, openSUSE, Slackware or Red Hat. But is there a distribution with unique features that is not…

GNOME 3 is here!

GNOME 3 is Here!

GNOME 3, code-named ToPaZ (for Three Point Zero), was released on April 6 this year. The release has raised many questions. Can GNOME 3 maintain its dominance in the Linux world as a…

Debian time...

Debian 6.0 ‘Squeeze’: What’s New?

With its extremely long release cycle (this one took two years), Debian 6.0 Squeeze was rolled out on February 6th, amidst jokes like, “See you in 12 months’ time,” and “So they finally…

Sintel treating Scales (the baby dragon)

Sintel, the Movie: Open Source Goes to Hollywood

Sintel, the fourth open movie from the Blender Foundation, is out. Building on the success of its previous open movie projects, this release has upped the ante by depicting a tragic showdown, complete…

Slightly customised KDE desktop

Fedora 14 Review: I’m Smiling About Laughlin

I was initially a KDE user, but for a long time, I’ve been using GNOME on Ubuntu. This is because there has always been some serious bug or the other in KDE, ever…

UNE home screen

Live Life to the Full with Ubuntu 10.10

On October 10, 2010, Canonical released the latest avatar of Ubuntu, 10.10, codenamed “Maverick Meerkat”. The desktop version of its last release, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, will be supported for three years and the…

The AIA Web application

App Inventor: Develop Android Apps in a Jiffy

Here’s introducing Google’s new App Inventor service (the beta version) to design graphic applications for the Android platform. The Android in question is 1.5 Cupcake, running on an Openmoko FreeRunner GTA02, though you…

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