"GNU/Linux" tag
Seven Ubuntu tips

Ease Your Ubuntu Experience

So you have made the leap, and are flying away from Windows… welcome to Ubuntu! You must have performed a few common activities like using the Ubuntu Software Centre, installing media codecs and…

Sed Explained

Sed Explained, Part 1

UNIX-like operating systems have numerous powerful utilities accessible via the command-line and shell-scripting, which are flexible enough to operate in a variety of problematic domains. Text processing is one of these. Among the…

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…

Show me the money!

FreedomYUG: Get Out of Your Own Way

How to Successfully Earn a Living with FOSS — Part 2 Let’s start with a simple example. You convince a friend, colleague, or a client to migrate from Windows to GNU/Linux. You wipe…

Should we have thin clients instead?

Desktop Virtualisation in EduBOSS using NComputing X550

The BOSS (Bharat Operating System Solutions) GNU/Linux distribution developed by C-DAC (the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) is derived from Debian, to enhance the use of FOSS throughout India. C-DAC recently released…

Because it's fun to code on GNU/Linux

Write Your Next Program on Linux

Quite a few colleges and schools still teach C/C++/Java programming on Windows — and even worse, on DOS (using Turbo C/C++)! GNU/Linux provides a first class operating system, replete with support for dozens…

´╗┐Fight Club: Windows 7 vs Mandriva 2009.1

A face off between Mandriva Linux 2009.1 Spring and the release candidate of Windows 7.

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