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Archive for February, 2008

Drastically reduce the Ubuntu launch time with Preload

By • Feb 27th, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Tips and Tricks

Preload – is an application that practically pre-loads or better still caches your frequently used applications with the aim of speeding up their load-time. This application that works in the background deploys only unused RAM and does not consume your system memory as imagined. On Ubuntu you can install Preload with the command sudo apt-get […]

Moving closer to Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron with the fifth Alpha Release

By • Feb 26th, 2008 • Filed under: Ubuntu

Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron is moves closer to its April launch with the fifth alpha release. What’s new; You can either run and install Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 5 using the LiveCD, or use Wubi to install Ubuntu on a partition from within Windows. With Wubi a Windows user can install and uninstall Ubuntu like any […]

500 Million Firefox Downloads for 500 Million Grains

By • Feb 22nd, 2008 • Filed under: Extras, Firefox

Firefox makes 500 million, not 500 million years because it is just 4 years old but 500 downloads. Wow!!!. To celebrate this open source icon and community project, the Mozilla Team has paired up with FreeRice.com, and appeals to all Firefox users and non, or any body who has ever downloaded Firefox to donate via […]

Canonical to resell IBM’s DB2 Express-C Server

By • Feb 22nd, 2008 • Filed under: Linux Packages, Open-Source, Ubuntu

After making Parallel the first commercial software in Ubuntu, Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu has announced the availability of another commercial software through the Ubuntu Partner Repository. The commercial software is IBM’s DB2 Express-C 9.5. “IBM DB2 Express-C is a no-charge data server for use in development and deployment of applications. Ideal for small […]

Kabatology Features in top Websites

By • Feb 21st, 2008 • Filed under: Blog World, Extras

These are just two of the several posts featuring Kabatology, done on other top websites or weblogs. It has little to do with blog promotion, nothing to do with alter ago, but all to do with the authors aptitude for freelance-tech-writing and web programing/developing. Both posts are done by Kabatology’s author Martin Kaba aka Kanute. […]