How to Upgrade Ubuntu 9.10 to Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1

by on March 22, 2010
in Linux, Tips and Tricks

ubuntu-logoUbuntu 10.04 Beta 1 was released yesterday which brings some new and exciting features that Ubuntu users are going to love for sure.

New features include the latest GNOME desktop environment, new drivers and improved support for nVidia cards, built-in Twitter/Facebook integration, new themes and notifications etc.

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How To: iPhone Tethering on Ubuntu 9.10 via USB

by on January 14, 2010
in iPhone, Linux, Tips and Tricks

ubuntu-logoYesterday, I posted a tutorial on how to tether your iPhone on Ubuntu 9.10 using Bluetooth, and now I have another tutorial to tether iPhone using USB on Ubuntu Linux.

In this tutorial, we’ll be using an iPhone Ethernet driver written by Diego Giagio and several packages from Jonathan Beck’s PPA.

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How To: iPhone Tethering on Ubuntu 9.10 via Bluetooth

by on January 13, 2010
in iPhone, Linux, Tips and Tricks

iphone-3giPhone tethering on Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) is now possible! You can easily tether your iPhone 3G or 3GS running on iPhone 3.0 or 3.1.x firmware with your laptop/netbook running on Ubuntu 9.10.

If you’re running 3.0 then you can do this without jail breaking your phone by installing a modified carrier profile. However, if you’re on OS 3.1+ then you will need to jail break your phone to install the modified carrier profile.

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Android Theme for Ubuntu

by on December 6, 2009
in Android, Linux, Tips and Tricks

ubuntu-logoWe’ve seen many themes for Ubuntu but the only OS theme left for Ubuntu was, Android.

This Android theme, Genoid, brings Android-styled interface to you Lunux with matching icons, background and wallpapers. Now you can easily change GNOME desktop to Android.

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Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx Mockups

by on November 30, 2009
in Linux

We’ve just had Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala a month ago, and Ubutu has already started working on their next version of Linux distro, Ubuntu 10.4.

Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx mockup designs were posted in the Ubuntu Wiki. This artwork has been labeled as UbuntuSun.

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Nvidia Graphics Drivers 190.42 for Ubuntu

by on November 2, 2009
in Linux

The Nvidia Linux team released the Nvidia driver 190.42 RC a week ago, which were very stable and have now been officially released on Nvidia’s website.

The NVIDIA 190.42 driver is the first official release in the 190.xx Linux driver series. It has been in beta for months with many updates and releases.

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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Released

by on October 29, 2009
in Linux

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala has just released today and is now available for download, though it doesn’t yet show on the website.

I have already written about when the order page was updated and you could pre-order Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala CDs.

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Windows 7 Transformation Pack for Ubuntu

by on October 27, 2009
in Linux, Tips and Tricks

linux-penguin-logoI’ve previously shared a Windows 7 transformation pack for Linux, but that was only for the Linux distro Kubuntu.

Here’s another Windows 7 transformation pack that works with the most popular Linux distro, Ubuntu and features an interface that is very close to the actual one of Windows 7.

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Get Opera with Flash, Java Plugins in Ubuntu

by on October 18, 2009
in Browsers, Linux, Tips and Tricks

opera-logoOpera is one of the popular browsers on Ubuntu (Linux) and is quite faster than others available.

The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, IRC online chatting, downloading files via BitTorrent, and reading web feeds.

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