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Dr K Y Srinivasan, principal architect at Microsoft

“Linux interoperability has been enabled through work across Microsoft”

Players in the Linux community often find Microsoft and open source technology not quite in sync. Ironically, Microsoft is one of the major contributors to the Linux kernel, but is still perceived as…

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Need a Backend For Your App? Here’s Parse to the Rescue!

Discover Parse, which allows mobile app developers to forget about server maintenance and complex infrastructure, and instantly add push notifications, data storage and social integration to their apps. Read on… With the advent…

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Set Up Your Own Chat Server

Chatting and Instant Messaging applications are used regularly at workplaces and for personal reasons. So how about setting up your own chat server? This article shows you how… Let’s use Openfire, a cross-platform, open…

Restore Partitions Over the Network Using Clonezilla

Clonezilla is back-up and restore software that is a powerful alternative to Symantec’s famous, yet expensive, commercial software Norton Ghost. Do you often format your partition and reinstall Windows along with other software…

Blaze the automated desktop experience for Windows

Blaze is a small multipurpose utility that does the job of an application launcher and file searcher, and records macros for desktop automation. A special pattern detection feature separates this tiny utility from…

Let’s WAMP Up!

Close on the heels of the LAMP development platform is WAMP. Read on to learn the right steps to install and set it up. This article also outlines a few of the typical…

Want Freedom? Initiate Linux In Your Life Today

If you are a newbie in the Linux domain, this article is for you. The author explores the ins and outs of the operating system and tells you why you should choose Linux…

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…

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Gaming on Linux: The State of Affairs

How does the gaming hemisphere fare when it comes to the open source world? Read on to find out! All of us have played games on the computer at some time or the…

Gianugo Rabellino, senior director of Open Source Communities, Microsoft

Microsoft: We Don’t Compete with Linux, But with Linux Vendors

With initiatives like the Imagine Cup and PhoneGap Meetup, Microsoft is surely taking many steps forward to engage with open source communities across the globe, including India. At the sidelines of OSI Days…

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