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Nitro To-Do List Manager for Ubuntu

By • May 18th, 2012 • Filed under: Google Chrome & Chromium, Open-Source, Ubuntu

If you’re looking for a utility that’s more powerful than a text editor but is still light on your system then consider Nitro, a basic, free to-do lists manager that offers Dropbox and Ubuntu One Synchronization. Nitro also supports Smart Lists – lists based on self-defined criteria, easy editing and Quick Search. It’s clean interface […]

How-to Install SopCast in Ubuntu

By • May 18th, 2012 • Filed under: Multimedia, Open-Source, Ubuntu

This simple guide can be used to install SopCast in Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04 Precise Pangolin, 12.10 Quantal and later versions of Ubuntu. SopCast player adopts the P2P(Peer-to-Peer) technology to broadcast video and audio over the Internet. I’ve written about Sopcast on previous occasions;  here and here. Then installing SopCast in your Ubuntu was a little […]

How to Install Java Runtime Environment JRE7 In Ubuntu

By • Feb 1st, 2012 • Filed under: Firefox, Security, Ubuntu

Ubuntu 9.10 was the last version to have Java Runtime Environment in its repositories. Since then all other versions come with the community-built OpenJDK that has little or nothing to envy the previous, Oracle’s JRE. If you installed a recent version of Ubuntu from scratch you certainly don’t have Java Runtime Environment running in the […]

Ubuntu 11.10, the Oneiric Ocelot, Released

By • Oct 13th, 2011 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

TIME TO TO MOVE ON. Ubuntu 11,10 codenamed Oneiric Ocelot has been released today 13 October 2011. Users can download the latest version of this free operating system from the Ubuntu project website or upgrade older versions of Ubuntu via the Update Manager. It’s always advisable to backup your documents and configuration files before carrying […]

Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1 Released

By • Jun 3rd, 2010 • Filed under: Open-Source, Ubuntu

Canonical has just released the first Alpha of upcoming Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat its now available for download. Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat will have altogether four alpha releases before the first beta in September 23rd. Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1 still looks very much like Ubuntu 10.04 final, but contains lots of new code. It is […]