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[Linux desktop] Browsing the web with Linux.Ecco the main web browser.

2 commenti July 31, 2008 2 comments

I start to write some articles addressed the use of Linux in the desktop environment and dedicated to those who, for the first time, approaching the world of Penguin. The question I have asked is this: what can it do who start using GNU / Linux for the first time The answer is quite simple and is tied closely around with the article a few days ago in which I showed you how make the configuration of your ADSL . In fact, the activity most likely to want to perform will be to surf the web. Hence the idea to show the main operations software to do this on Linux. Continue reading ...

[Linux Games] That's what it means to take advantage of an open source 3D graphics engine: Sauerbraten is among us

Today's article is the last blog before a short break to relax a few days in sea :) And I could not stop my articles without talking about a game in open source code, derived from another game in turn released with open source code and that shows what I said a few weeks ago about the positive aspects of the release of games with open licenses. Today we speak of Sauerbraten , open source shooter playable in single or multi player and derived from Cube , open source 3D graphics engine written by Wouter van Oortmerssen . Continue reading ...

[Linux Admin] Aria2, a download so fast he had never seen

The software which I want to talk about today is dedicated to all those who are used to download a lot and that they need to speed up the download on your computer. If we add to this the be used to use the command line to proceed with the download of any "thing", then the software that's right for you is calling aria2 . Continue reading ...

Neo FreeRunner. Impressions on the Smartphone Open-source after a week of use

Wandering through the net, I was struck by an article published on the blog of Joachim Breitner and comment on the only smartphone currently on the market on a platform developed entirely Free Software. I'm talking of course of the Neo FreeRunner that a few days ago is on sale and which I talked about in a recent article of this blog. ... Continue reading

Firefox 3: after the official Guiness version 3.0.1 available here

On July 10, it was officially the achievement of the Guinness Book of World Records for the Firefox 3 download day well with 8,002,530 people who have downloaded the most popular open source browser in the 24 hours between 18:16 UTC of 17 June 2008 and 18 : 16 UTC on June 18, 2008 Yesterday, however, was released the first update of Firefox in version 3.0.1. Continue reading ...

[Desktop Linux] Installing and removing software on Gnome and KDE

1 commento July 21, 2008 1 comment

Today's subject was already discussed on my blog. In fact, not very far away in time, I showed you how to do the ' install software in Ubuntu (Gnome) or by using the graphical tools and is using the text tool, which I loved so much! However, I decided to repeat the same topic but framed in a different way. This is because, in this new section of the blog dedicated to the use of GNU / Linux Desktop environment, I promised to review some software to help you migrate to Linux and it is therefore essential to have knowledge of the methods of installing software distributions taken at reference for our purposes (Ubuntu and Kubuntu.) Continue reading ...

OpenGEU: road test with video guide of this great Linux distribution.

3 commenti July 19, 2008 3 comments

Erratum 22:07:08:
The project is hosted on the servers of OpenGEU InTiLinux who worked early on in the development of this distribution. However, the project is the brainchild of TheDarkMaster it is, therefore, the father of OpenGEU :)

Not long ago I discovered GNU / Linux distribution called OpenGEU . It is a project created by the team of InTiLinux who has decided to give us a new Linux distribution based on Ubuntu but with a desktop nothing short of sensational: Enlightenment . I was actually looking for a distribution to install on my laptop a little 'ancient and this was a good opportunity to try a very light desktop and really ugly. Continue reading ...

[Linux Media] The second Kino Video editing: from acquisition to rendering.

The software of which I speak is now called Kino and is one of the software indispensable if we are producers of movies or, more simply, the people who occasionally "gocano" with the video ... maybe acquired from your camcorder. Kino is, in fact, a software very easy to use and feature-rich video editing. Let me be clear, nothing to do with the far more noble professional software, but if you do not have big claims, I assure you that you can reach really high levels of quality for our video. But let's see how to install and how to use Kino. Continue reading ...

FileZilla and open source: the conquest of the 10th place in the rankings for download from SourceForge.net

2 commenti July 17, 2008 2 comments

That is: how to start from the bottom and get there in a few years, in tenth place in the rankings for download from SourceForge.net . This is, perhaps, in a nutshell, the story of FileZilla , the FTP client, multi-platform created by Tim Koss and two other students in January 2001 The choice of open source, it may seem trite to say, was made ​​to time as a solution to "fallback": since, in fact, the already large number of FTP clients available on the market even then, the three thought they would be able to sell a single copy. Continue reading ...

Power Color presents the first video card in the world with 2 GB of ram!

2 commenti July 15, 2008 2 comments

A few days ago the hot news on the subject of video cards which concern the Asus had presented a video card with 1 GB of ram well. Today, it is the Power Color to talk about his new little jewel: the PCS HD4850 ​​with 2 GB of GDDR3 RAM. According to what we read in the press release issued yesterday, July 14, by the manufacturer Color Power, the graphics card in question is based on the RV770 chipset manufactured by ATI. Continue reading ...