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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….

Let's create an online forum

Set Up Your Own Forum Using phpBB

Clich├ęd as it may sound, we do live in the age of the social media. It is normal for humans to gather in groups and communities — offline, and online too. We love…

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WordPress Multi-site Servers on Production Machines

Everybody knows how to set up a LAMP machine and get a WordPress site running, using the famous three-minute installation. But how many of you can actually get WordPress 3′s new multi-site capability…

What's up with the DEs!

Exploring Software: Unity, GNOME Shell and the Notification Area

Do the new desktops succeed in creating intuitive, simple-to-use and distraction-free desktop environments? It is hard to be passionate about something that everyone does! I was reminded of this by a blog about…

It's Natty time...

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Review

The latest and greatest version of Ubuntu, 11.04 Natty Narwhal, was released on April 28, 2011. Ubuntu is now the most popular desktop operating system, and with this release, Canonical has made some…

PCI/USB

Shared Computing — Where PCI Performs and USB Lags

This article explores the evolution of shared computing, and evaluates the value proposition that a shared computing environment can offer to organisations. Also included are the test results conducted to gauge the efficacy…

A screeshot of the Glest gameplay

Work Your Brain Cells with Strategy Games on GNU/Linux

Are you ready to accept the double-barrelled challenge of acquiring hard-to-get natural resources and confronting enemies on the rampage, while in a race against time? GNU/Linux is not all work and no play….

Olive Healthcare

Olive Healthcare Slashes IT Costs by Migrating to Desktop Linux

A manufacturer found migrating to Linux to be a breeze, apart from being cost-effective. Users in SMEs often have similar requirements in terms of everyday computing needs — a user-friendly operating system, office…

Profiling...

Code Profiling in Linux Using Gprof

Today, performance is a pivotal point in the programming world. Programmers constantly strive to make their code run in fewer milliseconds. Performance analysis can be done in various ways, static as well as…

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