Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Cray Releases Highly Scalable, More Inclusive Super-Linux

Cray Inc. — maker of some of the fastest supercomputers in the world — released the third-generation of its super-operating system. What makes it so super special? For one, it's Linux — and that's always a good thing. More...

Friday, April 09, 2010

Install XMMS In Ubuntu Karmic Koala (9.10)

How to install XMMS in Ubuntu Karmic Koala (9.10) add the third party repository, to install it follow these steps :

Login as root and add your repository by type :

$ sudo su
$ gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Add this line and save :

deb http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/karmic ./
deb-src http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/karmic ./

Update and Install

$ apt-get update
$ apt-get install xmms

To run xmms, create launcher, right click on the desktop, choose create launcher, choose browse, go to /usr/bin then find xmms (application/x-executable) click ok.

And, Enjoy...
Windows 7 Ultimate Running inside Ubuntu 10.04

Monday, April 05, 2010

Online File Conversation

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12 More of the Best Free Linux Books

Many computer users have an insatiable appetite to deepen their understanding of computer operating systems and computer software. Linux users are no different in that respect. At the same time as developing a huge range of open source software, the Linux community fortunately has also written a vast range of documentation in the form of books, guides, tutorials, HOWTOs, man pages, and other help to aid the learning process. Some of this documentation is intended specifically for a newcomer to Linux, or those that are seeking to move away from a proprietary world and embrace freedom. More Here...