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Fedora 18 To Be Signed By Microsoft For UEFI Compatibility


Mathew Garret of Red Hat, announced that Fedora 18 will be signed by Microsoft to ensure compatibility with systems with UEFI Secure Boot. As we had earlier reported, one of the requirements for Windows 8 certification is the UEFI Secure Boot. UEFI Secure Boot is a good idea from a security point of view as it prevents…

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By Ricky
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New Linux kernel 3.3 Includes Android Code And Additional Features


Linux 3.3 Kernel & Android

The new version of the Linux kernel called Version 3.3 which was to be released about a week ago, has finally come out with some interesting and useful features. The most important of these is the availability of the Android kernel code along with additional feature upgrades for networking and processing architecture support. Since a…

 Android   Linux   News  

By Debjit

Adobe Flash To Be Available Only On Google Chrome In Linux


Adobe has never provided proper support for Flash on Linux. In fact, they only introduced the 64-bit build of Flash in July last year. Today, they have announced that they will no longer release future versions of Flash on Linux – except as a part of Google Chrome. Since 2009, Google has been working together…

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By Ricky

Canonical Announces Ubuntu For Android


Today, Canonical has made a huge announcement – they are launching Ubuntu for Android. It is not the rumored Ubuntu for mobile but, in my opinion, even better. Ubuntu for Android is basically a full desktop Ubuntu running on an Android phones when docked. It is sort of similar to what Motorola’s Atrix does. Ubuntu…

 Android   Linux   News  

By Ricky
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Canonical To Stop Funding Kubuntu Development


As the title of this article says, Canonical has decided to pull the funding for Kubuntu – the KDE sister distribution of Ubuntu. This news was announced by Jonathan Ridell, the lead and only paid developer of Kubuntu. This is what Riddell wrote announcing the news: Today I bring the disappointing news that Canonical will…

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By Ricky

This is The Ubuntu TV


Canonical is making an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. They are showing many things about Ubuntu – but the most interesting one is Ubuntu TV. Thanks to PC Pro, we can get a glimpse of what Ubuntu TV is. It looks like Ubuntu TV is basically a scope of Unity which is…

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By Ricky

How To Install Ubuntu Tweak Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot


How To Install Ubuntu Tweak Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

Ubuntu Tweak is one of the most useful and a must have application if you are an Ubuntu user. Although it has been a few days since Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot” is available, Ubuntu Tweak for Oneiric is not yet available in the original PPA. That does not mean that Ubuntu Tweak is not available…

 How-To   Linux  

By Ricky

ClipGrab – An Awesome Video Downloader For Linux


ClipGrab - Linux Video downloader

Want to download videos from sites like Youtube, Vimeo and Metcafe without much hassles on your Linux based computer? Well, here is one application that will simply blow your mind. ClipGrab is an awesome web video downloader for Linux using which you can download videos from YouTube, Vimeo and Metcafe. However, the app does not…

 Linux   Reviews   Software  

By Debjit

Windows 8 Certification Requirement Might Create Problem For Booting Linux


Windows 8 Certification Requirement Might Create Problem For Booting Linux

Microsoft has recently released the developer preview of Windows 8. Windows 8 represents a complete overhaul of the traditional Windows user interface and it has everyone excited and talking about it. However, there are certain aspects of Microsoft’s upcoming operating system that users should find worrying – especially those who support free and open source…

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By Ricky

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