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How To Install ATI Catalyst 11.5/FGLRX 8.5 In Ubuntu 11.04


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Most of you who uses Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narhwal” on a system with an ATI graphics card must be aware that the ATI proprietary driver (Catalyst/fglrx) available in the Ubuntu repository does not work with Unity. Unity works with the open source Radeon driver but with the newer ATI cards there are a lot of…

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By Ricky on May 31st
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Richard Stallman’s Opinion On Dual Booting – “Defenestrate It”


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We all know that Richard Stallman has some very strong, serious and unconventional views on software freedom. Well, someone decided to ask him his view on dual booting Linux with Windows. His reply? “Defenestrate it.” Defen what? Well, I must also admit that I have never heard this word before. According to Wikipedia, “Defenestration is…

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By Ricky on May 31st
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“Version numbers? We can increment them!”; Linux 3.0 On Its Way


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Earlier, we reported that Linus Torvalds is considering ending the Linux 2.6 series to move to either Linux 2.8 or 3.0. Well, Linus has finally done it and tagged the next development version 3.0. Yes, that is right folks, the next release of Linux is going to be Linux 3.0. Tagging the next release as…

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By Ricky on May 30th
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How To Fix GRUB To Get Back Ubuntu After Installing Fedora


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With Fedora 15 having been released with GNOME 3, a lot opeople including Ubuntu users would be installaing it. I too installed it along side Ubuntu only to find out that Fedora’s GRUB menu list does not list Ubuntu at all. Fortunately, getting back Ubuntu’s GRUB is very easy and it supports Fedora 15 as…

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By Ricky on May 29th
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How To Change The Background And Theme Of GDM [Ubuntu]


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GDM Tweaker is a simple tool you can use to change the theme or background of GDM. In this article, we take a look at the application and tell you how you can install it.

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By Ricky on May 28th
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How To Recover Unity After Removing GNOME 3 In Ubuntu 11.04


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Suppose you wanted to try out GNOME 3 and installed it in Ubuntu 11.04. The GNOME 3 installation will wipe out Unity. So, what do you do if you installed GNOME 3 (GNOME Shell) only to find out that you do not like it? In this article we will tell you how you can remove…

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By Ricky on May 26th
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Fedora 15 Released – Includes Dynamic Firewall, GNOME 3 Among Other Features


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Note: Download the Fedora 15 cheat sheet from here. After months of development, Fedora 15, codenamed “Lovelock” has finally been released today. In keeping up with Fedora’s love for the latest software, Fedora 15, too, has a lot of amazing new features. In this article, we will look at some of the new features and…

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By Ricky on May 24th
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Fedora 15 Lovelock – Reference Cheat sheet


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Fedora Linux as usual continues to amaze Linux users with it’s cutting edge features. Fedora 15 is codenamed as “Lovelock” and already has many new features and first timers. Here is a quick recap of all new things in Fedora 15: Fedora 15 has the latest edition of MySQL database server – MySQL 5.5 Fedora…

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By Debjit on May 24th
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End Of The Road For Linux 2.6; Next Release Might Be Linux 2.8 Or 3.0


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So far, we have seen 39 development of Linux 2.6 and the 40th is about to start. However, Linux 2.6.39 might be the end of the Linux 2.6 series. In an email, Linus Torvalds wrote that the numbers are becoming too big and he is thinking of giving the next release a version number of…

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By Ricky on May 24th
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