"LFY November 2010" tag
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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…

Default desktop

A Quick Look at Ubuntu Studio 10.10

Ubuntu has a large and growing variety of flavours. Ubuntu Studio is a useful Ubuntu derivative targeted at multimedia artists. If you’re a professional, or need applications to create/edit images, video and audio,…

Keep things synchronised

Keep Your Data Synchronised Across Desktops and Online Services with GNOME Conduit

GNOME Conduit, a synchronisation tool for the GNOME desktop, enables users to synchronise email, files, bookmarks, photos, contacts, and personal information, with another computer, Web-based service or an electronic device. This article provides…

Cut and Play with Pitivi Video Editor

Cut and Play with Pitivi Video Editor

In this article, I talk about editing videos (one of my hobbies) using one of the many open source video editors available — Pitivi. With this, I hope to get new GNU/Linux users…

Driven...

Device Drivers, Part 1: Linux Device Drivers for Your Girl Friend

This series on Linux device drivers aims to present the usually technical topic in a way that is more interesting to a wider cross-section of readers. “After a week of hard work, we…

Android application development

Android Application Development: CLI Tools

This article on Android application development introduces you to the command line utilities that come packaged with the Android SDK, all of which are extensively used to create an Android Application. When using…

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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…

Android and SSH

Accessing a Home Laptop Remotely from Android

Consider this: You’re on vacation in the Maldives, when your office calls, with an urgent request for some files and information. These happen to be on your laptop, which is at home! If…

Kernel tracing

Kernel Tracing with ftrace, Part 1

This article explains how to set up ftrace and be able to understand how to trace functions. It should be useful for current kernel developers and device driver developers who want to debug…

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