"LFY November 2011" tag
Apex court orders in favour 'Spirit of Ubuntu'

Indian Supreme Court Opts for Ubuntu 10.04

A free SMS channel has also been created to increase awareness about the features and functionality of Ubuntu Linux OS among the judicial officers, technical personnel and other members of the court’s staff….

Ramandeep Singh, CEO, Calsoft Labs

Calsoft Labs CEO: FOSS is Something You Learn While You Work

Recently, the French technology consulting and engineering company, Alten, acquired Calsoft Labs, the outsourced product development business of the Chennai-based software company. LINUX For You caught up with Ramandeep Singh, CEO, Calsoft Labs,…

Seems like things are finally automated in here

Automate Your Office Yourself with ProcessMaker, Part 2

In the first part of this series, we got an overview of ProcessMaker, and how to get started with it; how to set up processes and assign them to users. In this part,…

Way to the GUI Library

Spicing up the Console for Fun and Profit, Part 2

In the previous part of this article, we manipulated various aspects of the shell and terminals, like prompts, colours, cursor movements, etc, using escape sequences and utilities like tput. Now let’s move to…

OSI 2011 Speakers Speak

Open Source India: A Celebration of True Sprit of Open Source

There is no denying the fact that knowledge sharing is the true essence of the open source movement. However, knowledge seekers in this domain certainly need a platform to connect with the gurus….

Mr. Gold Fish

Learn to Animate with Blender, Part 1: Modelling the Goldfish

Apart from being a great 3D modeller and one of the best animation programs, Blender is also great for compositing. This article is an introduction to animation in Blender. Start Blender by double-clicking…

A screengrab of Magzter website

Digital Magazine Store Magzter Uses Open Source to Slash Costs

A mobile digital magazine newsstand goes the open source way to cut its initial investments, and allow publishers to share digital editions of their periodicals with a widely-dispersed global readership. Magzter is a…

Is the World's Cheapest Tablet worth it?

Aakash: A Historical Mistake?

India created history (of sorts) recently by launching the world’s cheapest tablet, Aakash. It almost looked like we’d conquered the world… till the reality came to light. LFY gives you a complete picture…

Hmm... time to debug

GDB: Logging Function Parameters, Part 1

Sometimes an application’s release version crashes in particular scenarios, but the debug version does not — and to make matters worse, the call-trace gets corrupted. It’s then very difficult to find the cause…

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