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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…

Reflections: OSI 2010 CXO Summit

Reflections — Open Source India 2010 CXO Summit

Gone are the days when Open Source Solutions were considered the play-tools of geeks. Over time, open source tools and technologies have emerged as powerful, scalable, flexible, and most importantly, economical alternatives to…

Dell India R&D Centre team

Dell India R&D Centre is 10 — Team’s Take on Milestones, Roles & Responsibilities, FOSS

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Dell India R&D Centre, the LINUX For You team caught up with Rudramuni B, executive director and head of the Centre, along with his…

Vineet Tyagi, senior director, engineering, Impetus

“Open-Source Professionals are Welcome at Impetus”

If you think there is a dearth of financially viable opportunities in the world of FOSS, think again! Organisations like Impetus Infotech (India) Pvt Ltd welcome IT professionals with exposure to the open…

Linux Virtualisation Roundup

VMWare Player, VirtualBox, KVM: Finding Virtualisation Software that Fits

This article is intended to guide users in choosing the best virtualisation solution for themselves. According to Wikipedia: “Virtualisation, in computing, is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something,…

Rootkits: The Enemy Within

Rootkits: The Enemy Within

While it was assumed in the past that viruses only targeted Windows, hackers targeting the FOSS world proved this wrong. A rootkit on a Linux distribution makes it vulnerable to programmatic and manual…

Get in the ring!

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…

Goodbye, and thanks for all the fish!

Unix-to-Linux Migration Has Come of Age

If you’ve often wondered whether you ought to migrate your Unix system to Linux, this article will answer your question! The driving force behind every migration is the promise of a better tomorrow….

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…

The RoboMSR team

Open Hardware Sparks Innovation in Robotics

Open hardware helps sort out many issues that hamper the advance of robotics in India — the lack of advanced components, insufficient know-how to patch these together into finished products, the high cost…

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