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For Shaadi.com, Ubuntu Scores Over Windows

For all CTOs and IT managers, bringing costs down and deploying easy-to-use technology is the biggest challenge. Shaadi.com has addressed this issue by relying on the open source model. Over a year, more…

Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix

Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix Gets an Update to 12.04

Canonical, the commercial company backing the Ubuntu project, had launched the Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix in February this year, based on Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot”, which was the current stable version Ubuntu back…

Super+W to spread all windows in the current workspace

Ubuntu 12.04 Review: An LTS Done More or Less Precisely

Ubuntu 12.04 is the fourth LTS release from Canonical that came out about a month back, and the first LTS with the revamped user interface, Unity, as the de-facto interface. Let’s take it…

The elegant and usable Mint Menu

Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon Edition: Makes the Old-timers Feel Right At Home

No Unity. No GNOME Shell. But a GNOME 2*ish-looking GNOME 3 + Compiz Muffin window manager, dubbed Cinnamon. It comes with a certain amount of polish, subtle desktop effects, and the right amount…

Internationalisation and localisation

Localisation: An Introduction

This article is aimed at language computing enthusiasts interested in using computing devices in their native language, developers interested in supporting localisation, linguists interested in understanding translation issues, and business managers exploring the…

TrimSlice H250 -- a very compact product

Linux Desktop Experience with ARM and MIPS

The Linux experience for many of our readers most likely starts with an x86 hardware platform. However, desktop solutions exist for other platforms, like ARM and MIPS. When Linus Torvalds’ practice with Minix…

Tiling window manager?

Tiling Window Managers, and Getting Started with dwm

A window manager is perhaps the most ubiquitous yet invisible aspect of any modern desktop operating system. This software manages the placement of windows and dictates where newly opened windows will show up….

The UEFI factor

UEFI: Should Linux Users be Worried?

Microsoft intends to capture UEFI and make GNU/Linux and other free OSs “unauthorised”! Is this true, and if so, what is the community doing about it? This article attempts to answer some questions….

Preparing a Debian-based LEMP server

WordPress on Nginx, Part 1: Preparing VPS the Debian Way

In this first part, we deal with the LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) stack recipe and set up the basic server after installing the required packages. It started off thus: The theme developer…

FOSS for cooperatives

Proprietary Solutions Can’t Milk Money from these Cooperatives!

The dairy cooperative societies in Kerala are gradually switching to open source in an attempt to cut costs and stay secure. While people are still contemplating whether to use open source in their…

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